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Campus:
Sacramento

Job ID: 139

Discipline:
Engineering

Appointment Type:
Tenure-Track

Time Base:
Full-Time

Date Posted:
December 21, 2012

Closing Date:
Open until filled

Link to Apply Online:
http://www.csus.edu/hr/faculty/ECS/index.htm

Campus Employment Homepage:
http://www.csus.edu/jobs

Description:

ANNOUNCEMENT OF A VACANCY

TENURE-TRACK POSITION IN CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT
DEPARTMENT OF CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

Beginning Fall Semester 2013
Position No. 139

The Construction Management Program at Sacramento State is designed for students who enter professional practice immediately upon graduation. The program and teaching methods are therefore practical in nature, providing hands-on experience for students through labs and class projects. Graduates of the program enjoy an excellent reputation among regional employers and many move quickly into leadership roles on large projects.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Required
Education
• Both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in construction management, architecture, civil or mechanical engineering or a similar profession are required, which must be completed by August 1, 2013. Candidates with other advanced professional degrees (MBA, juris doctorate, etc.) in addition to a Bachelor’s degree in construction management, architecture, civil or mechanical engineering or a similar profession may also be considered.

Special Knowledge and Abilities
• Education and experience in several of the following areas: Material testing; construction surveying; construction graphics; construction documents; construction processes and methods; construction operations analysis; construction equipment management; estimating; project management; planning and scheduling; design of soils and foundation structures; construction accounting; construction law; labor relations; computer applications in construction; equipment productivity analysis; design and construction of temporary structures; statics; mechanical and electrical principles in buildings.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Commitment to teaching excellence
• Ability to effectively teach undergraduate courses in a variety of construction management classes
• Commitment to enhance interaction with and support of the CM Program by the construction industry
• Interest in and competence using computers in construction management applications
• Ability to work cooperatively with a diverse student population and with faculty colleagues in department and college committees.

Experience
• Three years minimum practical experience in construction management or construction engineering positions with US construction contractors in commercial building, engineering, or industrial segments of the industry.

Preferred:
• College level teaching experience
• History of continuing professional development
• Interest in producing industry-related research
• PhD in Construction, Civil Engineering, or similar discipline
• Five years of professional experience as an owner or manager within the U.S. construction industry
• Experience where applicant has held position(s) with responsibility for and authority to plan, schedule, monitor, and control construction projects or significant portions of large projects

ASSIGNMENT
Duties will include teaching undergraduate courses in construction management. The successful applicant will be expected to teach a variety of construction management topics. Scheduling of classes is based on student need and may include evening classes. Other duties include advising students; instructionally related curriculum development; department, college and University level committee work; community service; engaging in student-related activities, such as student club faculty advisor or coach teams for student competitions. Professional and scholarly activities, including externally funded applied research, are strongly encouraged. Commensurate release from teaching assignments is provided for externally funded grants.

APPOINTMENT
The position is a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor rank.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Review of new applications will commence January 28, 2013, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must submit:

Required Materials:
• Letter of application: Include a list of the areas in Construction Management that the applicant feels competent to teach.
• Detailed resumé or curriculum vita that is current
• A statement of teaching and scholarly interests
• Names, emails, and telephone numbers of three recent references who can address the applicant’s professional qualifications

Applications should be addressed to:

Professor Mikael Anderson, PE, Chair
Department of Construction Management
California State University, Sacramento
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6029

Electronic applications may be submitted to: cmsearch@ecs.csus.edu