Job Description

Job ID
UW Stout;Menomonie, WI
Full/Part Time


The Operations and Management Department at the University of Wisconsin-Stout invites applications to fill one (1) tenure-track position in the Construction Program. Anticipated start date is August 24, 2020.


Minimum qualifications:

  • M.S. and B.S. degrees in construction engineering/management, civil engineering, architectural engineering, or related field.
  • All academic degrees must be received and conferred from appropriately accredited institutions. M.S. applicants must have the degree conferred by August 2020.
  • Have five (5) or more years of professional experience in the U.S. construction industry.
  • Relevant professional practice experience with professional registration or certification in the U.S. (P.E., CPC, PMP, etc.) or obtain this licensure prior to start date in order to meet qualifications.
  • Demonstrated experience leading a collaborative work environment with diverse populations.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or ABD candidate in construction engineering/management, civil engineering, architectural engineering, or related field. ABD applicants must have the degree conferred by August 2022.
  • Teaching experience as a lead instructor under undergraduate-level degree in the engineering or construction management disciplines, such as estimating, scheduling, cost control, capstone, etc.
  • Currently active (within 1 year prior to application) with AEC industry networks, which can include participation in an AEC professional organization, such as ABC, AGC, ASC, MCAA, NAHB, etc.
  • Coursework towards a graduate-level degree in the engineering or construction management disciplines
  • Experience with sustainable or high-performance design and construction methods.
  • Knowledge of the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) accreditation process.


  • Teach various undergraduate and/or graduate construction management courses within the ACCE accredited B.S. Construction and M.S. Construction Management Program.
  • 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.
  • 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 stakeholders (faculty, staff, industry partners and cross departmental units).


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 280 undergraduate students.


The Operations and Management Department is housed within the College of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Management, serves graduate majors Training and Human Resource Development, Operations Supply Management, Construction, Risk Control, and Healthcare Administration and related undergraduate majors. The department currently has full-time and part-time faculty/staff and offers in excess of 50 courses and 100 different sections.


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 50 undergraduate and 24 graduate degrees, including two terminal degrees. Average student enrollment is 9,000.

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 undergraduate students participating in traditional, on campus-based programs 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.

More information about the UW-Stout community and region: Facts and data about the university:


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.

In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, employment will be contingent upon a criminal background check and authorization to work within the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

In response to a public records request, 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 final candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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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. Curriculum vitae and cover letter (combined in one PDF formatted file)
  • Cover letter should specifically address how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications
  1. Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references
  2. Unofficial copies of transcripts; official transcripts required at time of hire

Note: The University of Wisconsin-Stout emphasizes teaching competency; therefore, a teaching performance presentation will be included as part of the on-campus interview process.

To ensure consideration complete applications must be submitted online by 11:59 pm, December 1st, 2019. Applications may be reviewed until position is filled.

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.


For questions regarding these positions or recruitment procedure, please contact:

Search Chair: Professor Calvin Chen

Phone: 715-232-1161


If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact:

Human Resources: Doreen Johnson


Before starting the online application process we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at:

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