The Department of Construction at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position. It is anticipated that the appointment will begin August 2021 and will be made at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level.
Responsibilities include undergraduate instruction, research, and university and public service. Candidates for this position will be expected to be student-centered and should embrace the Teacher-Scholar model, demonstrate a commitment to promoting experiential learning, and contribute to the improvement of the construction industry through their research. Candidates must be prepared to pursue externally sponsored research, engage in interdisciplinary collaboration, guide students in scholarly activities, and participate in industry outreach and service, advisory board relations, and program promotion. Construction faculty members are encouraged to perform research with engineering graduate students and serve on thesis committees.
The department offers a BS in Construction Management as well as a specialization in Land Surveying. The Construction Management program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education. The department is housed in the School of Engineering.
Terms of Appointment Full-time, continuing, tenure-eligible appointment beginning August 2021.
Source of Funds State
Salary Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits package included.
Application Process To apply, submit a letter of application, resume and/or curriculum vitae, statements of teaching, research, and diversity (not to exceed one single spaced page each) and contact information for three references in one file in PDF format via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Application Deadline All application materials must be received by November 1, 2020.
SIUE is a comprehensive state university of over 13,000 students, located in the St. Louis metropolitan area. 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, and is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their experience, research, teaching, and service to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. The SIUE Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan is available online at https://www.siue.edu/institutional-diversity-and-inclusion. 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. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Acts (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, please call 618-650-2190 or email EmploymentHR@siue.edu.
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Selection criteria will emphasize finding the best qualified candidate with the ability to teach a variety of courses in the department. A PhD (ABD candidates may be considered) in a construction-related field such as Construction Management, Construction Engineering, and/or Civil Engineering is required. Demonstrated construction management knowledge is required. Prior teaching experience or similar such as conducting educational seminars and/or workshops, or professional presentations is desirable.
Internal Number: FY21-016
About Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is a nationally recognized university that provides students with a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live.
Situated on 2,660 acres of beautiful woodland atop the bluffs overlooking the natural beauty of the Mississippi River’s rich bottom land and only 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, the SIUE campus is home to a diverse student body of more than 13,000 individuals.
SIUE is is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, as well as more than 30 additional accrediting agencies. In January 2019, SIUE was reclassified by The Carnegie Commission on Higher Education to the newly created doctoral/professional universities category.
Fully certified at the Division I level by the NCAA, SIUE is a member of the Ohio Valley Conference and the Mid-American Conference (MAC) (men’s soccer & wrestling).