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Posting Date:   September 14, 2022                                                                               Posting End Date: December 14, 2022

Position: Assistant Professor of Construction Science and Management                       Location: Department of Construction Science 

Status: Full-Time

Special Qualifications
In keeping with the President's commitment to Tuskegee University becoming  "One Tuskegee”,  the ideal Assistant Professor will possess the willingness to use their expertise in transforming Tuskegee into a leading 21st century living and learning environment.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

This is a full-time tenure-track position in the Construction Science and Management(CSM) program. The faculty member will be involved in a full teaching load, academic advising, active research and scholarship in area of Construction, engineering and/or Architecture.

Tuskegee University  is a private, historically Black University in Tuskegee, Alabama. It was established by Lewis Adams and Booker T. Washington. The Construction Science and Management (CSM) program at TSACS at Tuskegee University was established in 1933 and is the oldest construction baccalaureate program in the country. Its roots can be traced back to vocational  trade education that began at Tuskegee University in 1883 with a mission to develop skilled craftsmen capable of building sound structures. However, with the evolution of project management, the present mission· is much broader  than the original one. TSACS encourages a holistic, cross-disciplinary teaching approach between Construction and Architecture, which integrates community outreach, project management, and cooperative education. In addition to teaching and research, faculty arc required to serve on committees, present clear research and teaching, effectiveness plans, grant-writing, and fundraising, curriculum development, foster industry contacts, recruit students, assess course results, and participate in faculty development training.

  • Teaching responsibilities include time spent in the classroom, field sites, or construction labs, in immediate preparation for them; maintaining and improving competence in subjects being taught; preparing teaching materials; conferring with students course materials; advising terminal projects; and supervising independent study projects. Professional development is an essential feature of effective teaching.
  • Administer academic teaching, which may include practice and teaching interests that compliment those of existing faculty. Teaching in areas of current practice interests include, but are not limited to, "hands-on" applied construction techniques used in construction industry crafts/trades, including investigation of systems using advanced technology- safety equipment, advanced task management software, etc.
  • Contribute to the existing range of courses such as Building Materials and Assemblies, Materials & Structures, Construction Safety, Introduction to Construction, Construction  Methods, Surveying and Layout, Construction Management, MEP, Cost and Estimating, Scheduling, Structures/Statics, Sustainable Construction, Construction Capstone; etc, and may develop a seminar/lab that reflects his or her interdisciplinary interests in architecture, engineering, construction controls management, virtual design & construction/BIM. Faculty members are expected to engage in an active research agenda to pursue external research funding and publication, deliver undergraduate and teaching interdisciplinary courses  in the new certificate programs and a minor in consh11ction science  & management, and meet service obligations  (university, discipline, community).

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Construction Management, Civil or Structural Engineering, Architecture or other closely  related field.
  • 3-year experience of university-level teaching in topics of Architecture, Construction or related areas.
  • Appropriate amount of professional experience in the construction industry that is relevant to the areas of teaching needs.
  • Hold construction  industry certifications such as CPC/AIC, PMP, LEED Associate or LEED Accredited Professional, ENV SP, or similar.
  • Excellent oral, written and digital communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate in Construction, Architecture, Engineering,  or a related field.
  • Ability  to teach in both face to face and virtual/online environments.
  • Evidence of successful teaching and advising at undergraduate level.
  • Ability  to advise student  competition teams and student organizations.
  • Evidence of research and scholarship in the areas of interest.

Salary
Commensurate with education, training and experience.

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility.  It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

Applications are available at the following link:
https://www.tuskegee.edu/Content/Uploads/Tuskegee/files/HR/Fillable-TU-EMPLOYMENT-APPLICATION.pdf

Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, a list of (3) letters of recommendation (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts and (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position.  The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints. Application packets with missing information will be considered incomplete and will not be processed.

Human Resources Department
Attn: Employment/Recruitment
101 Kresge Center
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama 36088

Email Address: employment@tuskegee.edu
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