Eastern Michigan University's School of Visual and Built Environments in the College of Engineering and Technology seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Construction Management (CM) to begin Fall 2020. EMU has attractive benefits, and salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
The EMU Construction Management programs include an ACCE-accredited Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, and a Master's degree in Construction Management, as well as a college-wide Ph.D. in Technology with a concentration in Construction Management. The graduate and undergraduate programs focus on construction of commercial, industrial, institutional, and civil/heavy/highway/infrastructure facilities. The Michigan construction industry actively supports EMU's efforts in curriculum development, student job placement, and accreditation.
Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in construction management, student advising, active engagement in scholarly activity and research, and providing service to the CM programs, school, college and university. Key services include construction lab oversight, participate and support the assessment and accreditation activities and process, leading our student competition teams, participation in alumni and professional associations, and events organization such as our annual career fair, golf-outing, and guest speaker series. Potential for program leadership exists.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach contractual load of undergraduate and graduate courses as assigned by the department or school.
Assign and submit grades in accordance with established University schedules.
Keep posted office hours during the week which are scheduled at times most beneficial to students.
Provide academic advising to students, if applicable.
Serve on search committees for hiring of new faculty members, departmental committees and other service committees across the university.
Participate in activities such as student registration, orientation, convocations and commencements.
Attend and participate in scheduled departmental meetings and functions.
Provide other support service to the department, college and/or university, if applicable.
Engage in pursuits that enable them to remain current in their respective disciplines.
Engage in pursuits that help to further organize and contribute to growth of the body of knowledge in their respective disciplines, and/or to explore interdisciplinary implications.
Perform related Departmental duties as required.
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between EMU and the EMU Chapter of the American Association of University Professors, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
Doctoral degree in Construction Management or a related field with U.S. construction management industry experience, or Master's degree in Construction Management or a related field with a significant U.S. construction management industry experience
Evidence of successful college teaching experience of CM courses that include Construction Systems, Surveying, Construction Safety, Estimating and Bidding, Planning and Scheduling, and Project Control.
Demonstrated expertise in construction management and computer applications, especially in areas of estimating & bidding, planning & scheduling, and project production control.
Demonstrated or has the potential to conduct scholarly works in a construction management related field.
Preferred Qualifications and Credentials:
Professional registration/certification such as CPC, PE, CCM, PMP, and AIA.
Prior substantial full-time university-level teaching experience in construction management or related programs.
Demonstrated industry network and interactions with the construction industry through training, practice, service, research programs and similar partnerships.
Dedication to actively providing leadership to students through student club sponsorship, competition team coaching, organizing and implementing of similar student activities.
Internal Number: 10863
About Eastern Michigan University
Since its inception, Eastern Michigan, first as a Normal School, then as a College and finally as a University, has grown and developed to respond to the ever-changing needs of society. Over the years, EMU has educated thousands of sons and daughters of Michigan, the nation, and the world. The University currently serves 23,000 students who are pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 200 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University?s Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Health and Human Services; Technology, and its graduate school. Eastern Michigan?s exceptional faculty, students and alumni include CEOs from major businesses; a National Student Teacher of the Year, National Teacher of the Year, numerous Fulbright Scholars and Milken Family Foundation National Educators award winners; and several Michigan Teachers of the Year.