Department of Civil Engineering and Construction

  • Georgia Southern University
  • Statesboro, GA, USA
  • Jan 22, 2020
Full time   Engineering & Applied Sciences

Job Description

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Lecturer—Search #
Department of Civil Engineering and Construction
Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering & Computing


The Department of Civil Engineering and Construction in the College of Engineering and Computing invites applications and nominations for the position of Construction Management lecturer. This position will be located on the Statesboro campus.

Georgia Southern University is the state's largest and most comprehensive center of higher education south of Atlanta. With 141 degree programs at the associate's, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels, Georgia Southern is designated a Carnegie Doctoral/High Research (R2) University that serves more than 27,000 students on three vibrant campuses—the Armstrong campus in Savannah, the Statesboro campus, and the Liberty campus in Hinesville. Georgia Southern offers an attractive campus environment that encourages learning, discovery, and personal growth. Nationally accredited academic programs prepare diverse scholars for leadership and service as work citizens.

Since 1906, the University's hallmark has been a culture of engagement that bridges theory with practice, extends the learning environment beyond the classroom, and promotes student growth and life success. Central to the University's mission is the faculty's commitment to excellence in teaching and the development of a fertile learning environment exemplified by a free exchange of ideas, high academic expectations, and individual responsibility for academic achievement. Faculty, staff, and students embrace core values expressed through integrity, inclusiveness, civility, kindness, collaboration, and a commitment to lifelong learning, wellness, and social responsibility.

Within this setting, the Department of Civil Engineering & Construction offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Civil Engineering (BSCE), Construction Engineering (BSConE), and Construction (BSCons). The BSCE program is accredited by ABET and the BSCons program is accredited by ACCE; the new BSConE program will secure initial ABET accreditation after graduating its first cohort of students. The department also offers a Master of Science in Civil Engineering. Delivery of the curriculum for each program emphasizes hands-on and experiential learning where students develop practical skills valued by employers. State-of-the art equipment and software are employed in both classroom and laboratory/field settings to prepare students to be productive technical professionals when they graduate.

Position Description Reporting to the Department Chair, the successful candidate will provide teaching and service as needed within the CEC department. A background in construction management or engineering is required. Expertise in construction graphics, project cost analysis, estimating, project management, scheduling and facilities management are preferred. Desirable qualifications include excellent verbal and written communication skills, experience in curriculum planning and development, and accreditation/assessment procedures.

The position is a 9 month, non-tenure-track appointment, with the potential for a teaching appointment during the summer terms. The salary is competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications:
Earned Masters degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Architecture, or a closely related field;
Effective communication and interpersonal skills;
Willingness to engage with institutional student success initiatives;
Commitment to engaging with best practice initiatives in instruction and pedagogy, mentoring, and curriculum design and development;
Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution

Preferred Qualifications:
Relevant industry experience in the field;
Terminal degree in a construction related field;
Previous teaching experience at a higher education institution;
Relevant licensures (PE, CPM, LEED or similar);
Experience with ACCE and/or ABET accreditation and program development.

Screening of applications begins January 15, 2020, and continues until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2020. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least [number] professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications submitted electronically will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent to:

Dr. Celine Manoosingh, Search Chair, Search #
Georgia Southern University
Electronic mail: cmanoosingh@georgiasouthern.edu
Telephone: 912-478-6266

More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu/jobs or [college and/or school/department URL]. Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are committed to working in diverse academic and professional communities and who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional service within the University and beyond. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Vice Provost.





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