Assistant Professor or Lecturer of Construction Engineering Technology
The School of Engineering Technology at the University of Maine seeks two experienced construction professionals to join our faculty on August 15, 2022 as academic-year Assistant Professors (tenure track) or Lecturers 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 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. 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.
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, building construction, cost estimating, or scheduling. In addition, building construction experience and/or prior successful teaching experience in engineering or construction practices is preferred. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, have performed effectively in collaborative team environments, and have experience working with diverse populations.
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.
As a former NSF ADVANCE institution, UMaine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples. It is our intention to create an environment that is inclusive of all individuals. Therefore, UMaine aspires to become a more diverse community in order to extend its enriching benefits to all participants. An essential feature of our community is an environment that supports exploration, learning, and work free from bias and harassment, thereby improving the growth and development of each member of the community.
Please see our complete description with full details at https://umaine.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=73090&job=assistant-professor-or-lecturer-of-construction-engineering-technology-two-positions
If you are interested in being part of our team, please apply at the above website.
This position will remain open until filled, however, applications received after the initial review date will be considered at the discretion of the University. Incomplete applications cannot be considered. Appropriate background checks will be required.