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Associate/Assistant Professor

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

For full consideration submit the following application materials directly to this posting: 1) Letter of application that includes a statement of your interest in this position as well as immediate and long-term teaching goals; identify specific courses in the construction management curriculum that you are capable of teaching. The letter should clearly state which rank (assistant professor or associate professor) you are applying for. 2) Curriculum Vitae 3) Research Statement outlining research areas and immediate and long-term research goals 4) 1 – 2 representative publications 5) 3-5 professional references that include name, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Working Title Associate/Assistant Professor
Posting Number 201700151F
Proposed Annual Salary Range Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications
Position Type Faculty
Work Hours/Week 40
Description of Work Unit

The Department of Construction Management is a very collegial and supportive group that serves the largest construction management program in the country with approximately 800 undergraduate majors and 40 graduate students. The undergraduate program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education. The faculty are committed to developing a department of excellence grounded in science and the discovery process. Applicants are encouraged to visit the department at: www.cm.colostate.edu

Tenure/Tenure Track? Yes
% Research 35
% Teaching 55
% Service 10
% Administration 0
Open Posting Date 06/16/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 08/15/2017
Number of Vacancies 2
Desired Start Date 08/16/2018
Position End Date
Position Summary

Teach relevant undergraduate and graduate courses for students preparing for a career in the construction industry or related careers; work with student organizations and/or mentor student competition teams; conduct independent and collaborative research; aggressively seek external funding; direct student research; participate in graduate student advisement; and participate in service activity in support of the university, the department mission, and the profession.

The successful assistant professor candidate is expected to develop a nationally recognized funded research program and integrate their research into current and new academic courses.

The successful associate professor candidate is expected to maintain/grow their scholarly activities and integrate their research into current and new academic courses.

Candidates should identify courses in the construction management curriculum at Colorado State University that they are capable of teaching. For information on courses, go to the department website at http://www.cm.colostate.edu/students/undergraduate/curriculum.aspx for undergraduate courses and http://www.cm.colostate.edu/students/graduate/current.aspx for graduate courses.

All faculty are expected to work for the common good of the Department, the College, and the University. Teamwork is critical for success on the job, and faculty must be able to maintain relationships with students, co-workers, and other constituents that are based on professionalism and mutual respect.

Required Job Qualifications

Assistant Professor:
• An earned Doctorate, JD or ABD* in a construction-related field
• Evidence of or verified potential for University-level teaching
• Evidence of or verified potential for establishing a publication record, and external grant procurement.

*At time of hire, arrangements will be made to complete the Ph.D. within a specified time period.

Associate Professor:
• An earned Doctorate in a construction-related field
• Evidence of University-level teaching
• Evidence of a scholarly publication record, external grant procurement and University-level teaching at the associate professor level

Preferred Job Qualifications

• Teaching abilities in two or more of the following content areas is preferred:
– Virtual Design and Construction
– Construction Safety
– Preconstruction Services, Estimating and Project Procurement
– Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Systems
– Project Administration and Contracts
– Structural Components and Systems

• A minimum of five years of relevant experience in the construction industry
Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration submit the following application materials directly to this posting:

1) Letter of application that includes a statement of your interest in this position as well as immediate and long-term teaching goals; identify specific courses in the construction management curriculum that you are capable of teaching. The letter should clearly state which rank (assistant professor or associate professor) you are applying for.

2) Curriculum Vitae

3) Research Statement outlining research areas and immediate and long-term research goals

4) 1 – 2 representative publications

5) 3-5 professional references that include name, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses.

References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Executive Director of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Diversity Statement

Personal and professional commitment to diversity as demonstrated by involvement in teaching, research, creative activity, service to the profession and/or diversity/inclusion activities.

Search Contact Dr. Jon Elliott, jon.elliott@colostate.edu

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Teaching and Advising
Duty/Responsibility

Teach relevant undergraduate and graduate courses for students preparing for a career in the construction industry or related careers; conduct independent and collaborative research; aggressively seek extramural funding; direct student research; participate in graduate student advisement; and perform relevant University and professional service.

Percentage Of Time 55
Job Duty Category Research
Duty/Responsibility

The successful assistant professor candidate is expected to develop a nationally recognized funded research program and integrate their research into current and new academic courses.

The successful associate professor candidate is expected to maintain/grow their scholarly activities and integrate their research into current and new academic courses.

Percentage Of Time 35
Job Duty Category Service
Duty/Responsibility

Perform relevant University and professional service.

Percentage Of Time 10

References Requested

References Requested

Minimum Requested 3
Maximum Requested 5

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Research Philosophy
  4. Publication 1
Optional Documents
  1. Publication 2