The Kimmel School of Construction Management (KSCM) invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Construction Management beginning Fall 2019. Two positions are available. These are nine (9) month fixed term positions. The successful candidate will have a commitment to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
The Kimmel School of Construction Management houses both undergraduate and graduate degrees in Construction Management. The programs have a strong emphasis on applied, project-based learning as evidenced by the construction experience of our faculty. The undergraduate CM program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE). The Master of Construction Management program has been recognized as the Number One online program for 2019 by Best College Reviews.
Western Carolina University is located adjacent to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Blue Ridge Parkway offering exceptional opportunities for outdoor recreational activities. In 2018, WCU was the first inductee into the Top Adventure College Hall of Fame by Blue Ridge Outdoors magazine and in 2019 was voted the Top Adventure college in the mid-Atlantic and Southwest regions by the same magazine for the fifth time for its location and opportunities for mountain biking, kayaking, hiking, fly fishing, nature photography, and outdoor life The main campus, in Cullowhee, North Carolina, is located approximately 50 miles southwest of Asheville, North Carolina, a location undergoing significant growth and construction projects. The campus is located midway between Charlotte, North Carolina and Atlanta, Georgia.
Candidates must possess, at a minimum, an earned master’s degree in construction management, construction engineering, civil engineering, architecture/architectural engineering, or closely related discipline from a regionally accredited institution. A minimum of three or more years of construction industry experience is required.
The position requires demonstrated proficiency in written and oral communication along with excellent interpersonal and professional skills.
Ideal candidates will posses an earned doctorate or equivalent terminal degree in construction management, construction engineering, civil engineering, or architecture/architectural engineering. The ability to teach construction surveying is highly desirable. Industry level certifications such as OSHA 30-hour, LEED, etc. are welcomed.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
You must apply online. Attach a cover letter, a vita highlighting educational and work experience and professional activities, statement of teaching goals and pedagogy, and the names and contact information for a minimum of three references. For questions or additional information, please contact Dr. Bruce Gehrig at 828-227-2254 or email@example.com.
WCU embraces its role as a regionally engaged university and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a community engaged university. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to public engagement through their teaching, service, and scholarship
As the westernmost institution in the University of North Carolina system, WCU provides comprehensive educational opportunities to residents in the state’s western region and attracts students from around the globe to explore the region’s vast natural diversity. Founded in 1889 as a teaching college, Western Carolina now provides an education to more than 10,000 students in undergraduate and graduate programs.