Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor- Construction Management

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Engineering and Architect

About Us:

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Job Summary/Basic Function:

The Department of Construction Management (CM) seeks to hire a full-time, 9-month non-tenure-track Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor position beginning fall 2022. The successful candidate will bring Construction Management industry expertise and technologies to our growing program and will be able to further our program's renowned success. The CM department enjoys an outstanding reputation within the industry and receives strong industry support, including the support of an industry advisory council. This faculty position is primarily a teaching position with a focus on undergraduate courses. In addition, this position will be teaching face-to-face courses in the classroom.

Department Overview:

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply for a non-tenure-track Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor in the Department of Construction Management in the College of Engineering at Boise State University.

Essential Functions:

The primary responsibility involves teaching students in the academic setting. The Department is committed to offering a high-quality educational experience for students. Teaching responsibilities may include undergraduate courses in the following areas: Heavy Civil Construction, Materials and Methods hands-on lab, Construction Surveying, Intro Structural Design, and Construction Documents. The successful candidate will have experience in the US construction industry and bring that experience to the classroom. The use of mobile devices and other technologies in the classroom is also expected.

In addition to teaching, the candidate will be expected to participate in departmental discussions and decisions related to the program's content, learning outcomes, and pedagogy. The candidate is expected to mentor students and participate in service activities such as working with student organizations, clubs, and competition teams. The candidate will also act as a department liaison with construction industry representatives. The successful candidate will demonstrate a team-player attitude.

While the candidate may participate in research and scholarly activities, these activities are not an expectation or requirement for this position.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

In accordance with discipline and departmental standards and expectations

  • Demonstrated advanced level of oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet required attendance and submission deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to create, articulate, and assess course learning outcomes.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in creating course materials (syllabus, handouts, presentations, etc.) which enhance student interest and engagement.
  • Demonstrated ability to create and manage effective grading rubrics for consistent and uniform grading results.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess student educational goals and to create graduation plans based on those goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage effective, friendly, and civil working relationships with staff, faculty, students, alumni, guests, and others at the university.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and abstract thinking skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce high quality work while working independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in construction management, construction engineering, civil engineering, or a closely related discipline or an MBA.
  • At least five years of US construction management and/or supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of teaching experience at the undergraduate level.
  • 5+ years of US construction industry experience in commercial or heavy civil construction.
  • Professional certifications or licenses related to the construction industry.
Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with experience. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at

Required Application Materials:
  • Cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications
  • CV or resume with employment history (including dates of employment)
  • Statement of teaching interests/teaching philosophy
  • Three professional references with contact information

Closing Date:  We are looking to fill this position for the Fall 2022 semester.  The review of applications will begin Monday, January 3rd, 2022.



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