The Construction Management Department at the University of Washington seeks applications for a full time, non-tenure, Lecturer position. The position is for at a three-year term with the possibility of renewals. The successful candidate will teach construction management coursework in the undergraduate program and participate in service activities that support students in the department. The department offers an ACCE-accredited Bachelor of Science degree. The department has an outstanding reputation within the industry for developing graduates that are ready for entry-level management positions. The anticipated start date for this position is September 2020.
Job Description Summary: The individual in this position will be expected to be on campus during the academic year to:
1) Teach students in accordance with the department's mission. The teaching load is 30 credits per academic year. This equates to teaching two to three classes per quarter depending on the number of course credits, class size, and service obligations.
2) Advise students, assist with student organizations and competitions, and interact with construction industry.
Salary will be based on a nine-month academic year appointment.
The Department of Construction Management typically graduates about 60 undergraduate and 20 graduate students per year. The department has nine full-time faculty and is supported by a dozen affiliate faculty. The department has tremendous support from the regional construction industry. More information about the department can be found at http://cm.be.washington.edu/.
Minimum Qualifications: Required qualifications include: Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering, or a related field, with a minimum of 10 years' experience in the construction industry or a Master's degree in Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering, or a related field, with a minimum of 5 years' experience in the construction industry. PhD degree in Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering, or a related field, with a minimum of 3 years' experience in the construction industry.
Applicants will have a demonstrated background in and be prepared to teach in some of the following areas: Safety, Plan Reading, Estimating, Scheduling, Construction Law, Methods and Materials, Heavy/civil, Virtual Design and Construction, Mechanical & Electrical Systems, Project Management, Field Supervision, Sustainability, Foundations and Soils, and Temporary Structural Systems. The focus of the undergraduate program is building construction.
Desired qualifications include: Evidence of progressively responsible industry experience, evidence of effective communication, capability of incorporating information technology into the classroom and experience teaching at the university level.
Applicants will be required to submit a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae or resume, and a one to two page statement of teaching interests that explains how the applicant will contribute to the program. Names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three references are required.
Review of applications will begin January 2, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants may contact Professor Bill Bender [email protected] regarding the status of the opening or with further questions on the position.
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.
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.
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