Assistant Professor – Construction Management

Assistant Professor of Construction Management at Western Carolina University

The Kimmel School of Construction Management (KSCM) at Western Carolina University (WCU) invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Construction Management beginning August 2024. This is a nine (9) month tenure-track position. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, advise students, be involved in extra-curricular student engagement activities, develop a sustainable program of research and scholarship, and fulfill normal institutional service duties. Candidates will be expected to teach across a broad range of construction management and civil engineering topics including, but not limited to construction materials and methods, estimating, scheduling, project management, construction codes and documents, sustainability, construction law, etc. Applicants must demonstrate potential for excellence in both teaching and service based on the Boyer Model of Scholarship with a primary focus supporting students in undergraduate research.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Possess an earned doctorate or equivalent terminal degree in construction management, construction engineering, civil engineering, architecture, architectural engineering, or a closely related discipline from an accredited institution.
  • Be able to teach at least three (3) existing courses in the CM curriculum.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred candidates will have one or more of the following:

  1. Have a minimum of three (3) or more years of U.S. project-based construction industry experience.
  2. Upper-level management experience in the construction industry.
  3. Relevant professional registration and/or certifications (PE, CPC, PMP, PSP, etc.).
  4. University-level teaching experience including online/distance education.
  5. Ability to develop and teach course(s) in one or more of the following specialty areas:
  • Advanced Construction Technologies
  • Building Information Modeling & Digital Twin Models
  • Building and MEP Systems

Application Portal

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