I came across this job posting for an Internship Director for Purdue’s Construction Engineering and Management Program. A brief excerpt of the job description follows:
Provide the Division of Construction Engineering and Management (CEM) with the experience and knowledge of a veteran engineering and construction professional to: direct the CEM Internship Program; serve the CEM faculty in activities where professional engineering, construction and management experience is a key factor, and teach courses where experience in professional industry practice is essential to the course needs. Responsible for the design, implementation and direction of the CEM Internship Program, including development of new initiatives. Includes development of policies and procedures to govern the operation of the program. Responsible for the development of strategic goals for the program, including both short-term and long-term goals, as well as communicating how goals are to be met.
Michigan State University is looking for a construction management professor to join their team. The details on the position can be found at this link and below:
PLAN, DSGN, CONST-ANR – SPECIALIST (2 POSITIONS)
Fixed term, 12-month basis, 100% time.
Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
DUTIES: Teach undergraduate level courses in Construction Management (90%). Participate in department service activities such as advising, curriculum development, institute service activities, and student activities, as well as being active in the professional community and professional organizations (10%). The Construction Management Program has a nationally recognized program that awards an A.C.C.E. accredited baccalaureate degree as well as Master’s and Ph.D. Degrees in Construction Management. The program currently has 9 full-time faculty positions and approximately 300 undergraduate students and 25 graduate students. This position provides exceptional opportunities for individuals who wish to be associated with a first-rate, multi-disciplinary program with rapidly developing research activities. The selected candidate will have unique opportunities to also teach overseas through study abroad programs. Initial term is for 3-years, with potential to renew depending on performance and availability of funds. For further information about the School of Planning, Design and Construction and the Construction Management Program, visit the Departmental Web site at http://www.spdc.msu.edu/.
According to a job posting at Careerbuilder.com, Cal Poly’s Construction Management Program (#3 Ranked Construction Program in the Nation according to the C-School Rankings) is looking to fill a tenure track faculty position before Fall 2007.
The posting is as follows:
“CAL POLY CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT Full-time, Academic Year, Tenure Track Position. The Construction Management Department at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, CA, is seeking applications for a tenure track position to begin September 10, 2007. Minimum requirements include a Master’s degree in Construction Management or closely related field and a minimum (5) years of relevant professional experience employed in the US construction or comparable industry. A Ph.D. is preferred. Two years of teaching experience may be substituted for one year of professional experience.
Source – San Luis Obispo Tribune”
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Virginia Tech — Tenure Track Position Available & Construction Internship and Career Fair Opportunities
Two items of note at Virginia Tech (1# CM Program according to the C-School Rankings):
Item#1 — Virginia Tech is “seeking candidates to fill a tenure-track faculty position in the Vecellio Construction Engineering and Management Program commencing Fall 2007.”
Item#2 — There are still “resume-only” opportunities available for the Construction Internship and Career Fair scheduled for February 27th & 28th 2007.
The Construction Management Program at LSU is looking to fill three Assistant Professor positions. I see on the department homepage that two Assistant Professors joined the Department of Construction Management and Industrial Engineering this past Fall. Refer to this link for additional information on the available positions.
Texas A & M is looking to fill the position of Head of the Construction Science Department according to a posting at HigherEdJobs.com. Texas A & M has one of the largest construction programs in the country. According to the Texas A & M’s Website :
Texas A&M University is seeking a strong, visionary leader to be the Head of the Department of Construction Science. This position will be responsible for one of the largest and oldest programs of construction higher education in the world.
With 700 students and 25 faculty members, who have strong credentials in both academia and the construction profession, the Department of Construction Science is a world leader in construction higher education. The Program offers a Bachelor of Science in Construction Science and a Master of Science in Construction Management. The undergraduate program has been continuously accredited by the American Council for Construction Education since 1978 and is also accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. The Department enjoys superb support from the construction industry via the Construction Industry Advisory Council; details can be found on the Department’s web site. A hallmark of the Program is the Internship requirement where every student must spend 4-6 months working with industry as part of their degree plan. Additional information concerning the Department of Construction Science can be found at http://archone.tamu.edu/cosc/