The School of Engineering Technology at the University of Maine seeks an experienced construction professional to join our faculty on September 1, 2017 as an academic-year Assistant Professor (tenure track) or Lecturer of Construction Engineering Technology.
The Construction Engineering Technology program combines construction, engineering and management in a practice-oriented education that leads students to rewarding careers in building construction and infrastructure nationwide. Information about the program is available at https://umaine.edu/construction-engineering/.
The successful candidate must have been employed post-graduation for at least three years as a full-time, permanent hire construction or engineering professional with U.S. or Canadian experience in several of the following areas: construction safety, surveying, computerized graphics (CAD, BIM), construction management, cost estimating, or scheduling. In addition, prior successful teaching experience in engineering or construction practices is preferred.
The successful applicant will develop and teach courses at all levels of the curriculum and will be open to using teaching styles that reach students who otherwise might not choose engineering. Engineering technology faculty members clearly communicate with students the connections between principles and professional practice using written and verbal methods. The selected faculty member is expected to engage in scholarship, professional service and/or consulting; service to the discipline and the community, as well as professional society activities; ETAC/ABET accreditation efforts; recruitment; student advising; and University committees. The department encourages faculty members to pursue professional development opportunities.
Please see our complete description at http://jobs.umaine.edu/blog/category/faculty/. If you are interested in being part of our team, please apply with a letter of application with your CV or resume, copies of academic transcripts, the names and contact information of three references and if you have teaching experience include the most recent teaching evaluations via the "Apply for Position" link at the above website. You will need to create a profile and application. Incomplete applications cannot be considered. This position will remain open until filled, however, applications received after the first screening date of February 1, 2017 will be considered at the discretion of the University.
Lecturer candidates are required to have a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Construction Engineering, or a closely related discipline by date of hire. A degree from an ABET accredited program is preferred. Tenure will not be granted at the Lecturer rank, but promotion to Assistant Professor may be considered with additional earned credentials. Assistant Professor (tenure track) candidates are required to have a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Construction Engineering or a closely related discipline by date of hire. Licensure as a professional engineer in a U.S. jurisdiction is required before being recommended for promotion from Assistant Professor.
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