Assistant Professor/Associate Professor - CAST Dept of Civil Engineering Tech & Environmental Mgmt - Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester

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Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, Not Specified 14623


United States
(1335BR)

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Requisition Number: 1335BR

Organization:
CAST Dept of Civil Engineering Tech & Environmental Mgmt

College/Division:
College of Applied Science and Technology

Posting Rank:
Assistant Professor, Associate Professor

Posting Tenure Status:
Tenure-Track

Position Title:
Instructional Faculty

Anticipated Start Date     
August 2015

DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION
The Department of Civil Engineering Technology, Environmental Management and Safety (CETEMS) in Rochester Institute of Technology’s (RIT) College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST) is c­urrently seeking applications from exceptional candidates for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at either the assistant or associate professor rank to launch the new Master of Science Construction Management program. Scholarship productivity supporting department-defined areas of focus consistent with a scholarship-intensive profiles for the university as a whole (https://www.rit.edu/cast/scholarship-foci-department) is expected.

The successful candidate will have the unique and exciting responsibility of working with the department chair and faculty to initiate an on-line Masters degree program in construction management at RIT. Responsibilities include program oversight and growth, course development and delivery, program coordination, academic advising for graduate students, scholarship/research in a well-defined area of focus that is in line with the department’s research agenda (including securing external funding), service to the department/college/university, and maintaining a clear professional development agenda to support the department’s growth.
 
Responsibilities will also include service on department, college and university committees and maintenance of professional and technical capabilities and affiliations.  Developing relationships with professional organizations and hospitality businesses for the benefit of students and scholarship opportunities is expected. 
 
We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to Student Centeredness; Professional Development and Scholarship; Integrity and Ethics; Respect, Diversity and Pluralism; Innovation and Flexibility; and Teamwork and Collaboration. Select to view links to RIT’s core values, honor code, and diversity commitment.  

Job Requirements:
Assistant Professor Required Qualifications:
 
• Ph.D. in construction management or a related field or ABD with completion date prior to August 13, 2015.
• Three years relevant U.S. industrial experience in construction, construction operations, or construction management
• Demonstrated potential for research and scholarship activities (including refereed publications) in alignment with the CETEMS’s scholarship foci.
• Demonstrated potential for high quality teaching.
• Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.
                                                            
Associate Professor Required Qualifications:
 
• Ph.D. in construction management or a related field.
• Five years relevant U.S. industrial experience in construction, construction operations, or construction management
• Minimum of 5 years of teaching experience at the higher education level in the construction management discipline.
• Ability to fully develop and teach graduate and undergraduate courses in three of the following areas:
- Construction leadership
- Construction operations and productivity
- Construction cost analysis and management
- Sustainable design and construction
- Construction delivery methods including Integrated Project Delivery/Lean.
- Construction customer development and retention
• Demonstrated record of research and scholarship activities (including refereed publications) in alignment with the CETEMS department’s scholarship foci.
• Demonstrated record of academic program leadership/administration
• Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.

Minimum Education Qualfications:
PhD

Department Description:
THE COLLEGE/ DEPARTMENT:

THE UNIVERSITY AND ROCHESTER COMMUNITY: RIT is a national leader in professional and career-oriented education. Talented, ambitious, and creative students of all cultures and backgrounds from all 50 states and more than 100 countries have chosen to attend RIT. Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing career education and experiential learning. With approximately 15,000 undergraduates and 2,900 graduate students, RIT is one of the largest private universities in the nation. RIT offers a rich array of degree programs in engineering, science, business, and the arts, and is home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. RIT has been honored by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” for four years. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site. RIT is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples by our membership in the Upstate NY HERC.

Rochester, situated between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes region, is the 79th largest city in the United States and the third largest metropolitan area in New York State. The Greater Rochester region, which is home to over one million people, is rich in cultural and ethnic diversity, with a population comprised of approximately 16% African and Latin Americans and another 7% of international origin. It is also home to the largest deaf community per capita in the U.S. Rochester ranks 3rd among the best metropolitan regions for “raising a family" by Forbes Magazine; 6th among 379 metropolitan areas as “Best Places to Live in America” by Places Rated Almanac; 1st in Expansion Management Magazine’s ranking of metropolitan areas having the best “quality of life in the nation”; and is among Essence Magazine’s “Top 10 Cities for Black Families.”

How to Apply:
Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/527899
Keyword Search: 1335BR.
 
You can contact the search committee with questions on the position at: Dr. John Morelli, Search Committee Chair, john.morelli@rit.edu.

Applicants are encouraged to apply by October 22. Review of applications will begin October 24 and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

Additional Details     
RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.

RIT provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, veterans or wounded warriors where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: At least 1 years
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume