Job: Assistant Professor of Construction (Tenure-track) #2-W
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Assistant Professor of Construction (Tenure-track) #2-W
UW Stout;Menomonie, WI
The Operations and Management Department at the University of Wisconsin-Stout invites applications for Assistant Professor, Construction, Tenure-Track position to begin in fall 2017.
Minimum qualifications - Terminal academic degree in Architecture (M. Arch or Ph.D.), Construction Management, Engineering or closely related field must be obtained within one year of contract start date - Demonstrated experience in establishing and leading a collaborative work environment with diverse populations - Candidates must be licensed within the United States as a certified professional constructor or other industry recognized licensure. Candidates must obtain licensure by time of tenure decision.
Preferred qualifications - Five (5) years of professional experience in the construction industry - Knowledge of the accreditation process - Knowledge of BIM or other construction industry software - Experience with LEED or other sustainability-related construction certifications
- Teach undergraduate and graduate construction management courses within the ACCE accredited B.S. Construction and M.S. Construction Management programs, such as architectural technology, estimating, scheduling, construction techniques, construction safety, high-performance building systems and construction management. - Provide service to Student Organizations, Capstone Experience, Curriculum Development and Assessment of Student Learning, and Student Advisement - Actively participate in professional organization(s) directly related to the construction industry - Research interests in areas that expand the breadth of construction safety, facilities management, building performance, and other cutting-edge fields - Graduate student advisement - Demonstrate computer literacy and expertise in construction industry software systems - Delivery courses in a variety of formats, times and locations - Set up, operate, and maintain laboratories and course related equipment - Be supportive in working with a diverse population of students and staff
PROGRAM INFORMATION The University of Wisconsin-Stout is a comprehensive, career-focused polytechnic university where students, faculty, and staff use applied learning, scientific theory, and practical research to produce innovative solutions to community, national, and global challenges. The Construction Program is housed in the College of Science, Technology, Engineering Mathematics and Management with a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction, as well as a Construction Master's degree beginning fall of 2016. The Program serves over 310 undergraduate students.
The University of Wisconsin-Stout offers a rich, dynamic and collaborative environment in which to work and grow. A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is unique within the system--it is named after its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of being Wisconsin's Polytechnic University, a designation which highlights our combination of applied learning, real-world experiences and a solid liberal arts foundation.
UW-Stout offers 48 undergraduate and 26 graduate degrees, including two terminal degrees. Student enrollment is just over 9,500.
UW-Stout faculty enjoy opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, state-of-the-art facilities, and a modern digital environment. UW-Stout values innovative approaches to solving problems in society and industry, and faculty are encouraged to maintain strong ties and seek collaborative projects within their disciplines and industries. All students are issued laptops. Faculty use the university's online course delivery system and must be available for online interactions and/or alternate time frames for teaching. Faculty members teach, advise students, conduct research, assess student learning and engage in service activities.
Menomonie, Wisconsin, is a town of 16,000 located in the beautiful Chippewa River Valley, 25 miles west of Eau Claire and 60 miles east of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.
Additional Information Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.
As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, employment will be contingent upon a criminal background check.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
Applicants will need to complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application. Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.
Required application materials in PDF format: 1. Cover letter and curriculum vitae (in one PDF format file) specifically addressing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications, if you are not licensed within the United States as a certified professional constructor or other industry recognized licensure, please specify your plan of obtaining such license within 5 years of hiring. 2. Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references 3. Unofficial copies of transcripts; official transcripts required at time of hire
Screening of applications will begin January 23, 2017. To ensure consideration applications must be submit online by 11:59 p.m. January 22, 2017. Applications may be reviewed until position is filled.
The University of Wisconsin-Stout emphasizes teaching competency, therefore, a teaching performance presentation will be included as part of the on-campus interview process.
It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.
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“Stout places high value on providing our students with experiential learning where they can apply what they learn in the classroom to the real-world through labs, internships, co-ops, study abroad, and student teaching.”Scott Griesbach - Executive Director of Student Life Services
“As a teacher, the “student centered” culture is what attracts me to Stout. We use applied, hands-on learning to prepare our students for their future careers. I keep myself updated with current industry and I share this knowledge with my students. It is always nice to hear from a former student, “I am using what you’ve taught me in my daily job…” this makes me so proud."Xuedong (David) Ding, Associate Professor, Department of Operations and Management
“I was initially drawn to Stout by the professional environment and its reputation. I stay because of the challenges and problem solving. I also get to enjoy my weekends and holidays and thank UW-Stout for that.”Dean Eide - Facilities Maintenance Specialist