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Tenure Track Faculty Member, Assistant or Associate Professor (002836-2013)

The Department of Building Construction Management at Purdue University seeks a new tenure-track faculty member, who shall be hired to fill a 10-month position at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor rank.

Requirements: The candidate is required to have (a) five or more years of professional (post-baccalaureate) experience in the construction industry; (b) an earned terminal degree from an accredited university and in a discipline closely related to the construction industry; (c) at least one semester or two quarters of documented successful experience teaching a construction-related course(s) at an accredited university, whether full-time or adjunct; and (d) apparent flexibility and competence to develop and deliver baccalaureate or graduate instruction in several subject matter areas prescribed by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE; http://acce-hq.org/index.htm).

Qualifications: The preferred candidate will be able to document or demonstrate some or all of the following qualities: (a) exceptional experience in one of the supplemental study areas under development in the department--site supervision, graphics and BIM, owner representation, facilities management, sustainability, and global construction; (b) construction project or program supervisory experience; (c) an earned Ph.D. in a discipline closely related to the construction industry; (d) a record of scholarly publication related to the construction industry; (e) professional licensure or certification in skills and knowledge closely related to the construction industry; and (f) international construction management experience.

The selected candidate shall be expected to (a) develop and teach assigned courses; (b) perform and publish results of research; (c) participate in scholarly activities; (d) develop industry and government relationships in a field of construction expertise; and (e) perform incidental administrative activity necessary for success of other duties.

Applications: The anticipated start date is August 12, 2013. Applications will be reviewed and the position will be filled as soon as possible. A background check will be required.

For additional information about the position, please contact

Dr. Randy Rapp, Search Committee Chair


Candidates please send their application cover letter and curriculum vitae to

Ms. Brenda Sheets