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Faculty Position FY18-046
October, 13 2017

Position Title
Assistant/Associate Professor, Construction

Department of Construction, School of Engineering

Job Description/Responsibilities
The Department of Construction at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position. The construction program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education. The program offers a BS in Construction Management as well as a specialization in Land Surveying. The department is housed in the School of Engineering. Responsibilities of the position include undergraduate instruction, research, and university and community service. Candidates for this position should embrace the Teacher-Scholar model, be student-centered, and demonstrate a commitment to experiential learning. Construction faculty members are encouraged to perform research with graduate students and serve on thesis committees. Faculty members are also expected to engage in interdisciplinary collaboration.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is committed to diversity and inclusivity, and excellence of our academic community through their experience, research, teaching, and service.  SIUE is a comprehensive state supported university of over 14,000 students located in the St. Louis metropolitan area.  

Terms of Appointment
Continuing academic year (nine month) appointment: tenure eligible. It is anticipated that the appointment will be made at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level and will begin August 2018.

Commensurate with qualifications, experience, and credentials.

Minimum Qualifications
Master’s degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Surveying, or a closely related field. Demonstrate a promising research agenda to pursue externally sponsored research and creative activities. A proven scholarship record. A demonstrated interest in university level teaching or similar.

Preferred Qualifications

An earned Ph.D. or All-But-Dissertation (ABD) in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Surveying or a closely related field.  Management experience in the U.S. construction industry and professional certification or licensure is desirable.  Strong interest in developing a graduate program.  Ability to teach a variety of courses in the program; expertise in one or more of the areas of computer applications for construction, BIM, materials and methods, soil mechanics, senior project management/capstone, and/or surveying is desirable.  Demonstrated interest in online/hybrid course development and advising and mentoring students.   Record of Department, College, University, or community service.   

Source of Funds

Application Process
To apply, please submit a letter of application (including research and teaching goals) and curriculum vitae in a single, PDF format file via email to: 

Application Deadline
For optimal consideration in a first pool of applicants, all application materials must be received by December 1, 2017. A second pool of applicants may be reviewed after this date if the position is not filled from the first pool of applicants. The position will remain open until the position is filled.

SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and people with disabilities. 

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