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TWO Professor of Practice/Lecturers in Construction Management - (ADJ000677) 
University of Houston

Company Description

The University of Houston is a public research university that is located on a park-like campus a 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, which has been recognized as the one of the 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 College of Technology is the fourth largest college and among the fastest growing one at the University of Houston. Starting January 2023, the College of Technology will merge with the Cullen College of Engineering to bring better outcomes for our students and better opportunities for our faculty/staff to meet our research and service mission. As a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university, we are looking for highly dedicated scholars, researchers, and teachers to help us create and prepare the talent for future technologists, engineers, scientists, and business leaders for a lifetime career of innovation, economic development, and workforce creation.

The University of Houston, which has one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, focuses on recruiting and retaining a diverse community of scholars and teachers. Given this, a candidate should exhibit the potential for excellence in teaching and a clear commitment to enhancing the diversity and inclusiveness of the faculty and undergraduate student population.

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Last Modified:
11/4/2022

UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON

Professor of Practice - Construction Management - (ADJ000677) 

Salary Commensurate with experience  

Description

The Department of Construction Management (CM) at the University of Houston (UH) is seeking candidates for two (2) 9-month full-time lecturer positions (i.e., Professor of Practice, non-tenure-track) for the CM undergraduate program. The anticipated start date is January 16, 2023. The selected candidates are expected to teach four undergraduate courses per semester and participate or lead curriculum effort such as internship program, industry relations, and student competitions. The application reviews will be conducted continuously until the two positions are filled. With its vision to be “the industry’s university program”, UH CM is dedicated to preparing industry-ready graduates, offering practical curriculum to students and working professionals, and conducting applied and academic research.

The CM program has an approximate enrollment of 800 undergraduate and graduate students.  It has over 200 industry partners in its industry advisory boards and approved internship employer program. The Process & Industrial construction program was recognized for the Spirit of ECC award for its contribution to the industrial construction sector. The CM program is a designated STEM program and is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE).  The CM program is currently housed at the UH Main Campus with the planned transition to the new facilities at the UH at Sugar Land, an instructional site of the UH Main Campus, in 2024. Additional information is available online at:  http://www.uh.edu/technology/departments/cm/   

Please submit the following required attachments:

  1. Letter of application, summarizing candidate’s interest, relevant construction industry experience, teaching philosophy, teaching experience/accomplishment if any, and philosophy to promote a diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning environment.
  2. Resume
  3. Contact information for three professional references (please note that these individuals may be contacted later in the applicant review process and asked to provide letters of recommendation through an online portal)

To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by 10/31/2022. For any inquiry, please contact Dr. Ahmed Senouci at asenouci@central.uh.edu

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications

Candidates must have earned a master’s degree in construction engineering and management, or related fields, such as Construction Science, Civil Engineering, and Architectural Engineering, along with a minimum five (5) years relevant construction industry experience. Candidates must command excellent written and oral communication skills.  Higher education teaching experience preferred.

Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of the final candidate. All positions at the university are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.

To apply, please visit: https://uhs.taleo.net/careersection/ex2_uhf/jobdetail.ftl?job=ADJ000677&tz=GMT-05%3A00&tzname=America%2FChicago

 

 

 

 

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