The Department of Construction Management (CM) at the University of Houston (UH) is seeking applicants for a Tenure-track Assistant Professor position. The anticipated start date of the position is September 1, 2019.
The College of Technology is the third largest growing colleges at the University of Houston, a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university. We are looking for highly dedicated scholars, researchers, and teachers to help us prepare the future’s technologist, scientists, and business leaders.
With its vision to be “the industry’s university program”, UH CM is dedicated to prepare industry-ready graduates, offer practical curriculum to students and working professionals, and conduct both applied and academic research. The program has experienced a steady growth in student enrollment and research funding, particularly in industry-sponsored innovation projects. The program has an approximate enrollment of 900 undergraduate and graduate students. It has 150 industry partners in its industry advisory board and approved internship employer program. Additional information is available online at:http://www.uh.edu/technology/departments/cm/
A successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to attract externally funded projects, develop research initiatives, and teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Areas of particular interest include remote sensing technology, IoT, data analytics/artificial intelligence, and virtual and augmented reality leading to breakthrough and/or practical applications for connected built environment, construction safety, and innovative training/visualization.
Please submit the following: (1) Curriculum Vita, (2) Statement of research accomplishment and future plan, (3) Statement of teaching philosophy and accomplishment, and (4) Three letters of recommendation.
Applicants are encouraged to submit their application by March 1, 2019 for full consideration. Application review will begin on March 1st and will continue until the position is filled. UH offers highly competitive salaries and excellent professional development opportunities, including faculty internships.
The University of Houston is a Carnegie Tier One public research university that is located on a park-like campus few minutes from Houston city center. Houston is an international and multicultural city, and the University reflects this diversity. It is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, and it has been recognized as the second most racially and ethnically diverse research institution in the nation. In addition, the University is an ADVANCE institution, one of a select group of universities to receive National Science Foundation funds in support of our commitment to increase diversity and the participation and advancement of women faculty in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.
The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.
The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. degree in construction engineering and management or related engineering fields. All But Dissertation (ABD) candidates must provide documented evidence that all their degree requirements including successful dissertation defense will be accomplished before the hiring date. Candidates with relevant industry experience, especially in Industrial Construction and Engineering-Procurement-Construction (EPC), are encouraged to apply. All candidates must command excellent written and oral communication skills.
Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of final candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.
Required Attachments by Candidate: Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Letters of Recommendation, Teaching Philosophy or Statement, Research Statement
Internal Number: FAC000859
About University of Houston
Founded in 1927, the University of Houston is the leading public research university located in Houston, Texas, the nation’s fourth-largest city and the energy capital of the world. Our undergraduates choose from 120 majors and minors. At the graduate level, we offer 139 master’s, 54 doctoral, and three professional degree programs. The Carnegie Foundation classifies UH as a Tier One research university.
The Department of Construction Management offers both an undergraduate and a graduate degree with over 650 undergraduates and 50 graduate students. The undergraduate program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE). Additional information is available online at: http://www.uh.edu/technology/departments/cm/