Assistant Professor

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Work type: Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Construction/Design/Planning
Department:15030000 - DCP-RINKER SCH OF CONSTR MGMT

Classification Title:

Assistant Professor

Job Description:

You Belong at a University that is Leading the Way

Job Description

The College of Design, Construction and Planning (DCP) at the University of Florida (UF) invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in the M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management. The position is available from August 15, 2023.

We seek applications from intellectually rigorous and passionate scholars whose research focus is among the following: productivity and production management, decision support systems and risk analysis, project finance, innovative project delivery systems and alternative contracting methods, or contract law and dispute management. The successful candidate will excel at teaching courses within core project management competency areas, including estimating, scheduling, and contracts. We expect a demonstrated interest in using research to improve project delivery and advance construction management practices. Candidates must have construction project management and/or field supervisory experience in the construction industry in the United States.

The successful candidate should demonstrate the potential to attract nationally competitive research grants, engage in multi-disciplinary research, and be motivated to collaborate with other faculty across the College of Design, Construction and Planning and within other colleges at the University of Florida. The successful faculty candidate will be expected to develop funded research programs, publish in peer-reviewed journals, supervise graduate student research, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and provide service to the University, the community, and the profession.

The M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management

Established in 1935, Rinker School is the oldest continuing building construction program in the country. The Rinker School has nearly 8,000 graduates, over 320 upper-division undergraduate students, around 75 Master’s students, and nearly 50 Ph.D. students. The Rinker School has 29 full-time faculty members and 11 support staff. Our vibrant faculty are nationally and internationally recognized, consistently attracting a significant amount of research funding every year.

The University of Florida

The University of Florida (UF), founded in 1853, is one of the state's oldest academic institutions. It is a top-tier public comprehensive learning institution built on a land-grant foundation, currently ranked 5th among all U.S. public universities by U.S. News and World Report.  We are The Gator Nation, a diverse community dedicated to excellence in education and research and shaping a better future for Florida, the nation, and the world.

Our mission is to enable our students to lead and influence the next generation and beyond for economic, cultural, and societal benefit.

The College of Design, Construction and Planning

Established in 1925, DCP is a preeminent College of Design, Construction, and Planning. DCP’s vision is to be recognized globally as a preeminent College for teaching, research, creative scholarship, and outreach in the built and natural environments. The mission of the College is to improve the quality of the built and natural environments through offering exceptional educational and professional programs and research/scholarship initiatives that address the planning, design, construction, and preservation of the built and natural environments.

Rinker’s Commitment to Diversity

Diversity and inclusion enrich our institution and the Rinker family, and we value the unique viewpoints a diverse group of colleagues provides. Achieving a top-tier university ranking means we make it a priority to employ and work with people from many backgrounds, cultures, abilities, and ethnicities to discover new ways to leverage technology for research, education, and the ethical advancement of society expected of a comprehensive land-grant institution.

Expected Salary:

Commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Terminal degree - Ph.D. in construction management, building construction, civil engineering, architectural engineering, or closely related fields.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Project management and/or field supervisory experience in the construction industry in the United States.
  • University-level teaching experience in the core project management competency areas.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply at https://jobs.ufl.eduTo ensure full consideration, the required documents should be submitted by November 1, 2022, when the Search Committee will begin reviewing applications and will continue until the positions are filled.

Required Submissions:

  1. Cover Letter (1 page)
  2. CV
  3. List of minimum 3 references
  4. Research Statement (2 pages)
  5. Teaching Statement (1 page)
  6. Diversity and Inclusion Statement (1 page)

Inquiries should be directed to Masoud Gheisari, Ph.D . Search Committee Chair masoud@ufl.edu.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

Health Assessment Required: No

 

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