Assistant/Associate Professor of Construction Management
Utica College, a small comprehensive college in Upstate New York, is seeking applications for a tenure-track professor in the field of Construction Management beginning August 1, 2021. The department is seeking a motivated individual with dedication and commitment to teaching and service necessary to provide a high-quality education to the students in the Construction Management program. The department invites applications from a broad range of candidates who are interested in applying their industry experience to teach courses in some of the following areas: Estimating, Planning and Scheduling, Construction Finance, Mechanical and Electrical Systems, Statics and Strengths of Materials, Building Information Modeling, and Project Management and Safety. The successful candidate must be prepared to teach in face-to-face, online, and hybrid modes.
The Construction Management program has a new building with state-of-the-art laboratory space, computer labs, and classrooms. The program has a unique culture that promotes comradery among the faculty, students, alumni, and members of the industry. For more information on the Construction Management program at Utica College, visit the program’s web site at www.utica.edu/cm
In deciding whether to apply for a position at Utica College, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the UC mission and culture to help determine their potential success at http://www.utica.edu/instadvance/marketingcomm/about/. Our Mission and Values Statement includes a commitment to fostering diversity in background, perspective, and experience within an environment that is dedicated to the freedom of expression and the open sharing of ideas. At UC, diversity means that we are a community that represents a range of human experience and makes conscious choices to appreciate, respect, and learn from each other. Utica College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society.
Required Qualifications: • An earned Doctorate in Construction Management or a related field. • Dedication to teaching and demonstrated skills/potential as a teacher. • Relevant industry experience.
Preferred Qualifications: • Record of successful teaching experience at the undergraduate level. • Previous experience with outcome-based assessment of student learning outcomes. • Previous experience in a construction management firm with all aspects of construction project delivery.
To apply, submit a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and three references. Candidates are asked to submit an additional reflective statement about teaching in the required applicant document titled “diversity statement”. Since Utica College strives to be a diverse and inclusive community, it is essential that you include in this statement a reflection on the kinds of experiences you have had, and the kinds of approaches you would take, teaching and working with a diverse student body. (For the definition of diversity that we use at Utica College, please see the following web page: http://www.utica.edu/instadvance/marketingcomm/about/diversity/aboutus.cfm.)
Applications that do not address diversity will be considered incomplete.
In line with the College’s Affirmative Action Policy, there is no requirement or expectation that a candidate disclose their identity or membership in any protected class or group, either in the diversity statement or in other application documents submitted to the search committee. For additional information on what to provide in your diversity statement please reference the diversity statement guide at the following link: https://www.utica.edu/hr/media/Diversity_Statement_Guide.pdf
Active consideration of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. References will be solicited to submit letters for candidates upon application.
Utica College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse populations.
About Utica College
Founded in 1946, Utica College is a private comprehensive institution distinguished for its integration of liberal and professional study. Our dedicated faculty and staff have built a tradition of excellence in teaching and learning with particular emphasis on providing individual attention to students. The College enrolls approximately 3,700 students – approximately 2,700 undergraduates and 1,000 graduate students. A city of approximately 60,000, Utica is located at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains in the Mohawk Valley region of upstate New York. The area offers easy access to a broad variety of cultural attractions, including the historic Stanley Performing Arts Center and renowned Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute, as well as four-season recreation.