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Assistant Professor - Construction Management
Thomas Jefferson University East Falls Campus

Date Posted Sep. 14, 2020
Title Assistant Professor - Construction Management
University Thomas Jefferson University East Falls Campus
Philadelphia, PA, United States
Department College of Architecture and the Built Environment
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 1, 2021
  • Assistant Professor
  • Construction Engineering/Management
    Civil Engineering

Status: Full-Time/Regular

Location East Falls, PA

The College of Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) seeks to a full-time, 9-month, tenure track and/or non-tenure track assistant professor position to teach in the Construction Management programs, this faculty position will start in Fall 2021. We seek a dynamic, collaborative colleague with the credentials to join our faculty at the rank of assistant professor. The successful candidate will teach in all modes (face-to-face, online and hybrid) across all levels in the B.S. in Construction Management (ABET-ANSAC accredited), and the M.S. In Construction Management (on campus and online) programs.

The industry-centered curricula of the programs prepare students for leadership roles in this challenging, multifaceted, competitive field. Our faculty of experts in the construction management profession bring invaluable real-world experience to the classroom, teaching technical skills, decision-making techniques and the principles of environmental sustainability.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of construction management courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels; contribute to the program through curricular/course development, course coordination, assessment for ABET accreditation, student advising, and student recruitment; conduct original research and engage in scholarly activities; and perform service at the Program, College, and University levels.

Candidates must hold the terminal qualification in their discipline (e.g., PhD or foreign equivalent in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or a closely related field). An exception may be made for candidates with extensive industry experience in construction management (10 plus years) who do not hold the PhD. In this case, candidates must possess professional licensure and one of the following categories of acceptable academic credentials: 1) a combination of a professional Bachelor’s and Master’s degree; or 2) a terminal professional Master’s degree. The disciplines for the degrees may be in construction management, architecture or a closely related discipline. Foreign equivalents to U.S. degrees are acceptable. Candidates who fulfill these criteria will be hired on a non-tenure track. Candidates with 3 years of experience in college-level teaching in the field and 3 years of industry experience in construction management with a strong record of research/scholarship and/or professional practice are preferred. The candidate must have organizational and sound communication skills and must be a team player and relationship builder. An aptitude for professional and pedagogical engagement in a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment is required. Candidates with a knowledge of ABET accreditation; assessment practices; and online teaching will be preferred. Desired qualifications include professional credentials such as LEED AP.

Application Procedure:
Job ID 9235028
Job Link to Apply…To apply, interested applicants must complete the Faculty Employment Application questionnaire found at Applicants must submit separately an application as a single PDF to and containing 1) cover letter, 2) CV, 3) Portfolio of Teaching/Student Work, 4) Portfolio of Professional Work and/or Research, and 5) contact information for three professional references. Address the cover letter to Barbara Klinkhammer, Dean and Professor, College of Architecture & the Built Environment, Thomas Jefferson University, 4201 Henry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19144.

Please contact with questions or to provide additional information.
The search will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified.

Closing Statement:
Jefferson Health delivers state of the art healthcare services to patients throughout the Delaware Valley and southern New Jersey. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) provides more than 8,400 full and part-time students from nearly 40 states and 40 countries with 21st century professional education. Combined, we have over 30,000 employees. Jefferson Health, with 14 hospitals (seven are Magnet designated by the ANCC for nursing excellence) and 40+ outpatient and urgent care locations, offers a broad range of primary and complex, highly specialized care that touches the lives of more than four million patients annually. U.S. News & World Report has ranked Thomas Jefferson University Hospital among the nation’s best in eight specialties. Jefferson Health also includes the NCI designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center; it is one of only 70 such centers in the nation. Thomas Jefferson University has ten colleges and three schools that offer more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs. Our University is dedicated to inter-professional and transdisciplinary approaches to learning that offer a vibrant and expandable platform for professional education. Through this unique model, we are preparing our students for current and yet to be imagined careers. As an employer, Jefferson maintains a commitment to provide equal access to employment. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, disabled individuals, and veterans.

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Contact Information

  • Gulbin Ozcan-Deniz
    College of Architecture and the Built Environment
    Thomas Jefferson University East Falls Campus
    4201 Henry Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19144


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