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Professors of Practice – Assistant, Associate or Full, Durham School

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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Professors of Practice – Assistant, Associate or Full, Durham School
Department/College/Unit Durham School of Arch Engr & Const-4975
Requisition Number F_160240
Posting Open Date 02/03/2017
Application Review Date:
(To insure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)
03/06/2017
Posting Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Description of Work

These positions will primarily focus on instructional programs and participate in College of Engineering outreach and service activities. The successful candidates are expected to contribute to Durham School undergraduate instructional programs and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and service to the industry.

Responsibilities would include 90% teaching and 10% service. Positions will be expected to be significantly involved in the unit and College teaching mission including development of course materials, lecturing, holding office hours, preparing and grading assignments and exams, managing and grading class projects, and coordinating teaching assistants who serve as lab instructors and graders. In addition, they will be expected to participate in a variety of non-class activities which address the teaching mission.

This appointment is intended for individuals who are dedicated to being leaders in educational innovation, curriculum development, and pedagogy.

Minimum Required Qualifications

Applicants are expected to have a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management or a closely-related field, e.g., engineering. Applicants must have a strong record of exemplary accomplishments in the construction industry and must have not less than ten (10) years of construction experience in the United States in a progressive series of responsible positions.

Candidates demonstrate previous successful teaching and/or mentoring experiences in Engineering and/or Construction, either through formal classroom settings or in professional industry settings (through internal company training courses, professional short courses, etc.); and demonstrate potential and interest in pursuing excellence in teaching/mentoring of Construction and Engineering students.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred candidates will possess an advanced degree, e.g., M.S. in Construction Science, M.S. Engineering, Master of architecture, M.B.A., J.D., Ph.D. etc. Licensure as a registered professional engineer or architect, certification from LEED, ASHRAE or other nationally/internationally recognized accreditation organizations preferred. Preferred candidates will also demonstrate strong experience in at least two of the following priority area(s) of emphasis: project management; building information modeling (BIM); construction contracts and law; professional practice; construction communication; design/build; heavy/highway; sustainability; mechanical/electrical; software currency (Excel, energy modeling, estimating and/or scheduling).

Experience in integrated project delivery methods and associated technologies is expressly sought.

Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required
Criminal History Background Check Required No
Posted Salary
How to Apply

Click Apply for this Job, complete the faculty form and attach a cover letter (with specialty and position level clearly stated), resume, and a list of three references. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.

For questions or accommodations related to this position contact

Nancy Re, nre2@unl.edu, 402-472-5268

Job Category
Job Category (old) Faculty Non-Tenure Leading
Job Type 9 Month
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? No
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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. List of References
  2. Resume
  3. Cover Letter
Optional Documents