Beavers-Ames Lecturer (all ranks) in Heavy/Civil Construction

Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona
Jun 04, 2021
Jul 05, 2021
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Arizona State University: Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment

Del E. Webb School of Construction

Beavers-Ames Lecturer (all ranks) in Heavy/Civil Construction

The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU) and the Del E. Web School of Construction (DEWSC) of the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment (SSEBE) seek applicants for a full-time lecturer/senior lecturer/principal lecturer in the field of Heavy/Civil Construction. SSEBE has established undergraduate and graduate programs in Construction Management and Technology, Construction Engineering, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, and Sustainable Engineering. The candidate is expected to contribute substantially to fulfilling teaching responsibilities in the Heavy/Civil Construction and closely related fields.

Appointment will begin as early as August 1, 2021, in a non-tenure track at the Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Principal Lecturer rank. The rank at time of appointment will be dependent upon qualifications.  

As part of fulfilling instructional duties in the school, the Beavers-Ames Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Principal Lecturer in Heavy/Civil Construction will have the opportunity and is expected to be involved in:

  • Teaching Heavy/Civil Construction and closely related classes at the undergraduate/graduate levels in-class and online
  • Developing new courses and curricula, and improving existing courses
  • Working with student organizations and student competition teams
  • Engaging with local and national Heavy/Civil Construction industry and professional associations

The position is expected to cover foundational learning at the lower-division (Freshman and Sophomore) and specialized learning at the upper-division (Junior and Senior) of the Construction programs. Depending on qualifications and rank, the candidate may also be expected to teach graduate courses focused in the Heavy/Civil Construction area.

Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin on June 21, 2021; if not filled, review of applicants will occur on the 1st and 15th of each month thereafter until the search is closed. To apply, candidates are asked to submit the following through their Interfolio Dossier at

  • Cover letter
  • Current Resume or CV
  • A statement describing teaching interests/philosophies and industry experience (2 page maximum)
  • A statement describing commitment and approaches to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion * (2 page maximum), and
  • Contact information for at least three references

For more information or questions about this position, please contact the search committee chair Dr. Samuel T. Ariaratnam via email at

*The ASU Charter states, “ASU is a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves.”  The diversity statement provides applicants an opportunity to demonstrate their past and current activities in promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion and how future activities will align with upholding the ASU Charter.

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Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Master's degree in construction management, construction engineering, civil engineering or a closely related area
  • Prior experience in teaching classes at an institution of higher education
  • Minimum of five years industry experience in the Heavy/Civil Construction area

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Registered professional engineer (PE), Certified Professional Constructor (CPC), Certified Construction Manager (CCM) or other recognized certification
  • Expertise and ability to teach across a broad range of construction courses
  • Evidence of teaching experience in professional training, seminars, peer-groups, and other non-traditional coursework
  • Evidence of teaching innovations that incorporate pedagogies of engagement, effective use of technology in the learning environment, and assessment techniques that include formative feedback
  • Experience working with students, student clubs, and student competitions
  • Familiarity with ACCE and/or ABET accreditation processes