Lamar University, a public university, member of the Texas State University System, is seeking outstanding faculty for two tenure-track positions at the Assistant/Associate Professor level in the Reese Construction Management Program, beginning in Spring 2019 or Fall 2019. A Spring 2019 appointment is preferred if the timing is appropriate both to the candidate and to Lamar University. Duties include:
Provide academic and laboratory instruction;
Participate in scholarly and academic activities; and
Contribute to the University's and Program's service mission.
The successful candidate must have an earned doctorate in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or a closely related field. ABD candidates must provide documented evidence of dissertation defense and completion of study before hiring. Candidates with Ph.D. conferred at the time of initial appointment will hold the rank of Assistant Professor upon initial appointment. Candidates must have proven teaching capabilities, commitment to research, excellent communication skills, ability to work effectively in teams, and the ability to develop industrial relations. Candidates also must have a strong commitment to undergraduate education and interdisciplinary collaboration.
Preference will be given to applicants with any of the following qualifications:
Evidence of successful teaching at the levels of undergraduate and graduate in both traditional and online class environment;
Demonstrated potential or ability to develop an active research program and secure external funding;
Three or more years of professional experience in the construction industry;
Capability to teach in at least three of the following areas: Surveying, Industrial Construction, Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing Systems, Construction Graphics/BIM, Cost Estimating/Control, Construction Materials/Methods, Safety, Structural Behavior; Legal Issues in Construction.
Lamar University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Internal Number: #495316 & #497626
About Lamar University
Home to over 15,000 students, Lamar University, located near Houston in Beaumont, TX, is among the fastest growing Texas colleges and universities, and is a member of The Texas State University System. LU offers more than 100 programs of study leading to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. The 292-acre campus in Beaumont is about 90 miles east of Houston and about 25 miles west of Louisiana.