STATUS:Full-time, 9-months position, tenure-track and/or non-tenure trackDEPARTMENT:Construction ManagementDESCRIPTION:The College of Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) seeks to fill two full-time, 9-month, tenure track and/or non-tenure track assistant professor positions to teach in the Construction Management programs. One faculty position will start in spring semester 2020 and the other in Fall 2020. We seek a dynamic, collaborative colleague with the credentials to join our faculty at the rank of assistant professor. The successful candidate will teach in all modes (face-to-face, online and hybrid) across all levels in the B.S. in Construction Management (ABET-ANSAC accredited), and the M.S. In Construction Management (on campus and online) programs.The industry-centered curricula of the programs prepare students for leadership roles in this challenging, multi-faceted, competitive field. Our faculty of experts in the construction management profession bring invaluable real-world experience to the classroom, teaching technical skills, decision-making techniques and the principles of environmental sustainability.
QUALIFICATIONS:Candidates with 3 years experience in college-level teaching in the field and 3 years of industry experience in construction management with a strong record of research /scholarship and/or professional practice are preferred.The candidate must have organizational and sound communication skills and must be a team player and relationship builder. An aptitude for professional and pedagogical engagement in a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment is required.Candidates with a knowledge of ABET accreditation; assessment practices; and online teaching will be preferred. Desired qualifications include professional credentials such as LEED AP.EDUCATION REQUIRED:Candidates must hold the terminal qualification in their discipline (e.g., PhD or foreign equivalent in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or a closely related field).An exception may be made for candidates with extensive industry experience in construction management (10+ years) who do not hold the PhD. In this case, candidates must possess professional licensure and one of the following categories of acceptable academic credentials: 1) a combination of a professional bachelor’s and a master’s degree; or 2) a terminal professional master’s degree. The disciplines for the degrees may be in construction management, architecture or a closely related discipline. Foreign equivalents to U.S. degrees are acceptable.Candidates who fulfill these criteria will be hired on a non-tenure track.RESPONSIBILITIES:The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of construction management courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels; contribute to the program through curricular/course development, course coordination, assessment for ABET accreditation, student advising, and student recruitment; conduct original research and engage in scholarly activities; and perform service at the Program, College, and University levels.APPLICATION PROCEDURES:To apply, interested applicants must complete the Faculty Employment Application questionnaire found at https://www.jefferson.edu/human-resources/careers.html. Applicants must submit separately an application as a single PDF to Sarah.Bott@Jefferson.edu and Gulbin.Deniz@jefferson.edu containing 1) cover letter, 2) CV, 3) Portfolio of Teaching/Student Work, 4) Portfolio of Professional Work and/or Research, and 5) contact information for three professional references. Address the cover letter to Barbara Klinkhammer, Dean and Professor, College of Architecture & the Built Environment, Thomas Jefferson University, 4201 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144.Preferred deadline for applications is December 1, 2019. The search will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified.Furthermore, all applicants are required to create a profile and apply for the position at the External Self-Service website:https://hr.jefferson.eduThe Job Opening ID - 9235028