FACULTY OPENING ANNOUNCEMENT- Associate or Full Professor
The Department of Construction Science at Texas A&M University (TAMU) seeks faculty candidates for multiple faculty positions at the Associate or Full Professor ranks to begin in August 2017. We are seeking candidates with an outstanding record of research and scholarship with proven and substantial research expertise in the general areas of construction management and education.
Located in College Station, Texas, TAMU is about 90 miles northwest of Houston and about 100 miles northeast of Austin, within a three-hour drive from Dallas, San Antonio, and Galveston. TAMU’s main campus is home to over 64,000 students, with more than 436,000 former students worldwide. As an incubator for knowledge creation and an exemplar in experiential teaching, TAMU is one of two Tier 1 public universities in Texas and a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), as well as a designated Land-grant, Sea-grant, and Space-grant institution. More information on TAMU is available at: http://www.tamu.edu/
COSC is one of the largest and best programs of construction higher education in the world. Currently, the Department has: (1) a student population composed of 1,150 students at the Bachelor’s level, 50 students at the Master’s level, and several doctoral level students with an emphasis in construction management, who are matriculated under the Ph.D. Program in the Department of Architecture; (2) 33 faculty members ranging in rank from Professor to non-¬tenure track appointments, served by a staff of six; (3) the support of a Construction Industry Advisory Council (CIAC), composed of approximately 190 construction and construction related companies; and (4) the Charles Dewey McMullan Endowed Chair designated for the department head of COSC, and six endowed professorships. COSC’s undergraduate program has been continuously accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) since 1978, and in 2012, the master’s program in Construction Management was the first graduate program accredited by ACCE. Each year, the Department awards over $500,000 dollars in scholarships due to the support of our industry partners, and conducts the largest department level career fair at TAMU, with approximately 175 companies participating in a Career Fair each semester. The Department is located in Francis Hall, a newly renovated 35,000sf historic building located in the heart of the campus, the only standalone building for construction education in the State of Texas. More information on COSC is available at: http://cosc.arch.tamu.edu/.
- Candidates must have an outstanding record of research and scholarship.
- Candidates are expected to teach in both the graduate and undergraduate courses.
- Candidates must hold a Ph.D.
All interested, qualified persons are encouraged to apply before December 15, 2016. Applications will be reviewed on a continuing basis from December 15 until the positions are filled. Salaries are highly competitive and depend on the candidate’s credentials. Applications must include the following:
1. Cover Letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Research Statement
4. References (names of four)
Electronic applications should be emailed to the Chair of the Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Texas A&M University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The University actively encourages applications from women, minorities and persons with disabilities. The University is also responsive to the needs of dual career couples.