Assistant/Associate Professors in Construction Management

The School of Construction Management Technology at Purdue University has three (3) openings for tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor faculty positions beginning in August 2020. The School of Construction Management Technology celebrated 50 years of construction education excellence and Purdue University was recently ranked No. 9 among public institutions by the Wall Street Journal and No. 5 Most Innovative University in America by the US News and World Report. The school of 18 faculty has a vibrant research and teaching culture with about 500 undergraduate students and 100 graduate students offering both an MS in Construction Management Technology and a PhD in Technology through the college.

Minimum qualifications of the positions include: 1) PhD in Construction Management or in a discipline closely related to the construction industry; 2) Record of scholarly publications; 3) Ability to obtain external research grants and effectively conduct research; and 4) Excellent written and oral English communication. Experience in the Architectural/Engineering/Construction (AEC) industry and higher education teaching is highly desirable for this position. The successful applicant is expected to have the expertise and knowledge to teach across a broad range of construction management topics. Potential topics of need include, but are not limited to: commercial construction, surveying, construction layout, structures, statics, soils, safety, design, construction law, risk management, and construction equipment. School of Construction Management Technology uses a team-based, collaborative approach to instruction. Candidates are encouraged to describe any like-kind instruction experience, within their Teaching Philosophy section of the application.

Purdue’s School of Construction Management Technology is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas, indicating their experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals could promote a work climate that values diversity and inclusion.

A successful candidate for this tenure-track position will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, establish a substantial externally-funded research program, maintain an active scholarship agenda, and promote the Construction Management programs through national and international engagement.

Purdue University is a major Research 1 (R1) university with more than 40,000 students. The main campus of Purdue University is about 65 miles (105 km) northwest of the state capital of Indianapolis and 103 miles (166 km) southeast of Chicago. The campus and surrounding communities provide a broad range of entertainment and dining options.

Interested candidates are required to submit: 1) a cover letter; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of teaching and research interests; 4) a statement addressing the goals and planned efforts in promoting diversity and inclusion, and 5) the names of three references with contact information, including emails, telephone numbers, and relationship of contact to applicant.

Application review will begin January 15, 2021 and continue until filled.

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Questions should be submitted via email to: SCMTfacultysearch@purdue.edu.

A background check is required for employment in this position. Purdue University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Purdue views, evaluates, and treats all persons in all University related activities solely as individuals on the basis of their own personal abilities, qualifications, and other relevant characteristics. All qualified applicants for employment will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability or status as a veteran. 

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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