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Assistant Professor - Construction Management
Farmingdale State College

Date Posted Jan. 13, 2020
Title Assistant Professor - Construction Management
University Farmingdale State College
Farmingdale, NY, United States
Department Architecture and Construction Management Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Construction Engineering/Management
    Civil Engineering
    Architectural (Building & Construction)

Farmingdale State College – Assistant Professor – Construction Management

Farmingdale State College (FSC) is the State University of New York’s largest college of applied science and technology with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students. A leader in applied and experiential learning, the college delivers rigorous programs that equip graduates with the academic foundation and skills sought by both emerging industries and graduate institutions. FSC offers 37 undergraduate degrees and a Master’s in Technology Management through its Schools of Business, Engineering Technology, Health Sciences, and Arts & Sciences. Known as a pioneer in the alternative energy field, the college also boasts a highly successful NCAA Division III athletics program. FSC’s strong culture of civic responsibility and engaged learning has led to reciprocal partnerships throughout the Long Island region.

Farmingdale State College is among the nation’s fastest growing colleges. Its programs regularly earn regional and national recognition as well as honors for both quality and value. Consistently ranked as a leader in return on investment and affordability, FSC is known as one of the safest colleges in the nation according to multiple rankings. The campus is located on 380 lush acres in the heart of Long Island, approximately 45 minutes by rail or automobile from New York City.

Farmingdale State College invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor in Architecture and Construction Management Department with a specialization in construction management. The successful candidate will develop and deliver courses, primarily at the undergraduate level, in construction management topics including: construction project management, advanced project planning and scheduling, quantity surveying and costing (estimating), OSHA, construction management accounting and financial principles, and construction management capstone project. Expectations of service include participation in student advisement, recruitment and other department activities. The candidate is also expected to engage with constituents involved in construction management in the region, and to conduct applied research leading to publications. The normal teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester.

The successful candidate will have excellent written and oral communication skills and must be committed to the continuous improvement process and the outcome-based assessment of the program to maintain specialized accreditation. Teaching assignments will include both day and evening classes. The Architecture and Construction Management Department offers ETAC/ABET accredited Bachelor of Science degree programs in Construction Management Engineering Technology and Architectural Engineering Technology. In addition, the department will launch a Bachelor of Science program in Civil (Engineering) Technology in the Fall of 2020.
All faculty members at Farmingdale State College have three workload components: teaching, research and scholarly activity, and service. The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest and high level of competence in teaching. Candidates should have a research agenda that complements their area of academic specialty resulting in peer-reviewed publications and presentation, both of which are necessary for promotion and tenure at Farmingdale State College. The service component of the workload includes student advisement as well as active participation on departmental, school and college-wide committees.

The college particularly welcomes candidates with knowledge, skills and abilities that include:

  • Commitment to diversity and university initiatives supportive of diversity and inclusion.
  • Interest in participating in student-centered service activities.
  • Desire to apply expertise in promoting civic engagement with the College’s many community partners.


  • NAAB Master of Architecture or NAAB professional degree with second (MS or Ph.D.) degree in architecture, construction or closely related field and an Architectural Registration (RA) license or Certified Construction Manager (CCM) certification OR
  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering with an earned PhD in construction management and a Professional Engineer (PE) license or Certified Construction Manager (CCM) certification.
  • Construction management industry experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.


  • Teaching experience and a potential for scholarship.
    This is a full-time, 10 month faculty position.
  • For the first 10 working days, beginning Friday, January 10, 2020 and ending Thursday, January 23, 2020, applications will be limited to UUP Farmingdale.
  • SALARY: $75,000/year, may increase commensurate with experience
  • ANTICIPATED START DATE: September 1, 2020
    The State University of New York offers excellent fringe benefits including health insurance options and retirement plans.

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Farmingdale State College seeks a broad and diverse pool of candidates for this position. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status or any other legally protected status.
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To apply, submit a letter of application( that includes a statement on teaching philosophy and methodology), c.v., copies of teaching evaluations, unofficial copy of graduate transcripts (showing highest degree awarded/or currently in process), names and contact information of three references. Only applications made through Farmingdale’s electronic application system will be accepted. Candidates invited for interviews will be asked to make a presentation on their research/creative activities as well as a separate teaching demonstration.


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