The Assistant Professor for Construction Science and Management, tenure track, supports the teaching, scholarship, and service goals of the Department of Engineering Technology. This position will require teaching in a laboratory environment to teach students practical knowledge in construction techniques.
60% of the work load is Teaching:
Develop, implement and review effective teaching/learning processes, incorporating appropriate methodology, technology and other tools. Remain current in discipline and update course content when appropriate to reflect current levels of student knowledge in the discipline. Develop a system for ongoing evaluation of both teaching and learning, including expectations of student competency and student learning outcomes. Work in partnership with immediate supervisor through a formal system of evaluation of instruction to identify strengths and weaknesses and identify professional development activities to improve student learning.
30% of the work load is Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities:
Demonstrate a record of ongoing research, scholarship or creative activity appropriate to your academic discipline. Mentor 2-3 undergraduate research projects per year. Participate in departmental based research projects as necessary.
10% of the work load is Service:
Maintain appropriate schedule of office hours for student access and inquiry. Work in partnership with student success personnel on student advising and orientation. Participate in institutional service roles such as but not limited to, college committees, club sponsorship, advisory committees, student/faculty recruitment and mentoring of new and part-time faculty.
Required Education and Knowledge: Earned doctorate in Construction Science, Civil Engineering or related field approved by the University and recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges required at time of hire. All applicants must be knowledgeable in their disciplines and be able to demonstrate the potential for effective instruction as evaluated by their peers and department head.
Internal Number: R-018815
About Tarleton State University
With its main campus in Stephenville, an hour southwest of Fort Worth, Tarleton State University offers the value of a Texas A&M University System degree with its own brand of personal attention, individual opportunities, history, tradition and community. Tarleton is a vibrant learning community with nearly 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, as well as a doctorate in education, within five colleges—Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Liberal and Fine Arts, and Science and Technology. Tarleton’s research centers include the renowned Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research and the Southwest Regional Dairy Center. Recent additions to the Stephenville campus consist of a state of the art Nursing Building, and a new $25 million living and learning residence hall for 500 students. Tarleton has extended the reach of state-supported, affordable education by expanding online undergraduate and graduate programs with classes in Waco, Midlothian and the Southwest Metroplex Center in Fort Worth. Tarleton offers a traditional, residential college experience with a lively campus atmosphere, intercollegiate athletics, dozens of student or...ganizations and cultural attractions. Students benefit from the personal attention, warmth and faculty interaction found at smaller, liberal arts institutions.* Please note job openings are updated on a weekly basis *