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Associate Teaching Professor in Construction Management

Employer
University of Washington, Department of Construction Management
Location
Indian, Maine, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Nov 29, 2022

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Climate Change
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Position Description

The Department of Construction Management at the University of Washington seeks applications for one full-time, non-tenure track position in Construction Management at the rank of Associate Teaching Professor. Whereas the position is expected to be full-time, the department is open to negotiating with the preferred candidate a different arrangement with a lower FTE load within the 50% to 99% range. This is a 9-month (Sept 16th - June 15th), multi-year appointment with an anticipated start date of September 2022. This position is for a three-year term with the possibility of renewals; it carries full fringe benefits and is promotable.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer and is among the most innovative public universities in the world, according to numerous ranking systems. Our department values diversity, academic rigor, dedication to our instructional mission, and innovative research in topics of relevance to construction management practice, including work that addresses technology, health, and climate change. One of our University's highest priorities is to provide superior instruction to its undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. To accomplish this mission, faculty members need to be available to students and advisees and courses need to be scheduled across the year and in patterns that maximize student access.

Our department resides in the College of Built Environments and enrolls over 180 students, divided between undergraduate and graduate programs. The department has nine full-time and several part-time faculty and is supported by a dozen affiliate faculty. Our educational offerings include a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management (with an Architecture dual degree option), an in-person Master of Science in Construction Management, an online Master of Science in Construction Management (co-offering with Civil and Environmental Engineering), and a college-wide Ph.D. in the Built Environment; we also offer a minor in Construction Management for students in other majors, and a certificate of construction management in partnership with UW Continuum College. Our instruction duties strongly support an ACCE-accredited Bachelor of Science degree, which carries an outstanding reputation within the industry for developing graduates that are ready for entry-level management positions. The focus of the undergraduate program is building construction, but we also offer elective courses on heavy civil construction. On the other hand, our graduate program includes courses both on building and heavy civil construction. More information about the department can be found at http://cm.be.uw.edu/.

Applicants should expect that this position includes participation in instructional duties and service. Positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to, experience teaching at both undergraduate and graduate level in higher education; experience in accreditation processes; and progressively responsible higher education and/or industry experience and knowledge of North American construction practices. The individual selected for this position will be expected to communicate effectively and incorporate information technology into the classroom, and to dedicate full time to teaching broadly and effectively and supporting the department's instructional mission in ways broader than conventional classroom instruction; instructional duties may comprise a variety of teaching formats and media, including undergraduate and graduate curriculum for matriculated students, and special training or continuing education for industry practitioners. In addition, a full-time Associate Teaching Professor would be expected to perform significant departmental and university service, to serve on committees, and to encourage diverse views on emergent construction management topics. Participation in service activities that support department accreditation, instructional design and administration, students in the department, student competitions and chapters, and raise the department's instructional reputation with local, regional, national and global entities will be expected. The anticipated start date for this position is September 2022.

Job Description Summary:

The individual in this position will be expected to be on campus during the academic year to instruct students in accordance with the department's mission. A full-time annual equivalent teaching load is thirty credits over three quarters. The department expects that up to one third of this load may be service obligations depending on the department's needs and the selected candidate. Therefore, the selected individual teaching load will be adjusted accordingly to take into consideration the number of courses, the number of course credits, class size, and service obligations. Expected service obligations may include serving in department, college and/or university committees, supporting and/or leading accreditation efforts, advising students, assisting with student organizations and competitions, interacting with construction industry, and participating in service activities that support students in the department and raise the department's instructional reputation with local, regional, national, and global entities. Salary will be based on a nine-month academic year appointment.

Qualifications

Required qualifications include:
  • a master's degree - or foreign equivalent - in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or Construction Engineering or related field by the start of the appointment. a minimum of nine years of experience; the required years of experience can be achieved through a mix of years working in the construction industry and teaching at the university level in construction or related programs.

Application Instructions

The UW is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge. Please apply online through Interfolio with:
  • a letter of application (maximum two pages)
  • a statement noting the potential to support the Department's and College's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, particularly about teaching (maximum two pages)
  • a teaching and mentoring statement (maximum two pages)
  • a detailed curriculum vitae
  • a document including the name, e-mail, mailing address, and phone number of at least three references.

Review of applications will begin November 28, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants may contact Dr. Giovanni Migliaccio, Department Chair gianciro@uw.edu regarding the status of the opening or with further questions on the position.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/). Additionally, the University's Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member's academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).

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Review the University of Washington Privacy Notice for Demographic Data of Job Applicants and University Personnel to learn how your demographic data are protected, when the data may be used, and your rights.

Disability Services

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu.

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information

Under Washington State Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.1, University of Washington (UW) workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit https://www.washington.edu/coronavirus/vaccination-requirement/.
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