The Department of Technology, which is one of eight departments/schools in the College of Applied Science and Technology, is seeking a nine-month, tenure-track faculty member to provide leadership and instruction in the Construction Management program at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 16, 2019.
Duties of this position include: Teach undergraduate courses in Construction Management; develop a focused agenda of scholarship and grantsmanship appropriate to the discipline and disseminate through peer reviewed venues; participate and lead service activities in the profession and university; work closely with faculty and students to develop research skills; work closely with faculty and staff to develop relationships with industry and external funding for program initiatives; provide leadership to student chapters of professional organizations or student competitions.
The Department of Technology is recognized as one of the premier Technology programs in the nation at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Annually serving over 600 students, the faculty and staff are dedicated to preparing individuals for leadership positions as management-oriented technology professionals in six undergraduate programs and four areas of graduate study. Undergraduate majors include programs in Construction Management, Engineering Technology, Graphic Communications, Computer Systems Technology, Renewable Energy, and Technology and Engineering Education. The Department has a graduate student enrollment of approximately 80 students and offers programs in Project Management, STEM Education and Leadership, Training and Development, and Quality Management and Analytics. The Department consists of 29 FTE faculty members, including tenured, tenure-track, full-time, and part-time instructors. Support staff includes a full-time systems manager and centralized advising at the department level (http://www.tec.ilstu.edu/).
1. Earned doctorate in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Architectural Engineering, or closely related field. Individuals who reasonably expect to complete a terminal degree by August 16, 2019, will be considered.
2. Expertise in one or more of the following areas: sustainability for building and/or infrastructure; sustainable construction; electrical and mechanical systems; heavy civil construction.
3. Demonstrated potential to conduct research in the appropriate field.
4. State law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement of this position.
Additional Salary Information: We offer a competitive salary and benefit package, excellent educational benefits for employees and dependents, opportunities for summer salary, and the possibility of reduced teaching loads during the first two years to allow faculty to establish a research agenda.
Internal Number: 0711121
About Illinois State University - Department of Technology
Illinois State University, founded in 1857, is a student-centered, multipurpose institution of higher education that is dedicating to providing high quality undergraduate education and graduate programs of distinction in targeted areas of study. The College of Applied Science and Technology, one of five colleges, is home to eight departments offering programs that prepare students for technical and professional positions in education, government, business, and industry. The 125 faculty in the College are dedicated to student centered preparation activities as well as development of new information and professional practice in their respective areas.
The Department of Technology at Illinois State University currently serves approximately 500 undergraduate majors with programs in Construction Management, Engineering Technology, Industrial Computer Systems, Graphic Communications, Renewable Energy, and Technology Education. The Department has a graduate student enrollment of approximately 60 students and offers programs in Project Management, Technology Education, and Industrial Training and Development. The Department consists of 24 FTE faculty members, including tenured, tenure-...track, full-time and part-time instructors. Support staff include fulltime systems manager and centralized advising at the department level.
Construction Management Program serves about 215 majors and is designed to prepare students for leadership roles in the commercial and residential building construction industry. The CM Program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) and requires 94 hours of course work comprised of 51 hours in construction, 19 hours business and management, and 24 hours in General Education and Technology. Transfer articulation guidelines are in place with many community colleges in Illinois. Graduates are actively recruited for employment in all segments of the construction industry with typical entry-level position titles of project manager, project or field engineer, construction superintendent, or estimator. The CM program has extensive interaction with industry including a strong advisory board, internship program, and student chapters of professional organizations including AGC, ICC, MCAA, and NAHB. A student chapter dedicated to sustainability and green building was established in 2006. During 2009-10, CM students were awarded over $20,000 in endowed and external scholarships.