Adjunct Instructor - Construction Science and Management
Tarleton State University
Location: Stephenville, Texas
Internal Number: R-051948
The Department of Engineering Technology seeks to expand its pool of applicants for potential adjunct faculty positions.Â We are seeking Masterâ™s and Doctoral-qualified candidates to teach undergraduate courses and/or labs in the following disciplines:
Course content may include instruction related to one or more of the following:
Construction materials and methods,
Project cost estimating,
Project planning and schedule,
Jobsite quality including site layout and dimensional control,
Project site safety, and/or
Drawing and plan reviews
Labs may require hands on instruction associated with one or more of the following trades (note, each of these trades may be taught independently or in combination in a lab setting and will be associated with a materials and methods course):
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Instruction may be delivered on-campus, off-campus, or online and may be during the day and/or evening as dictated by student demand and departmental needs.
Develop and manage the class syllabus and ensure that the syllabus meets department and college standards.
Plan and create lectures and lab work, in-class discussions, and assignments.
Assess grades for students based on participation, performance in class, assignments, and examinations.
For labs, provide hands on instruction showing students proper procedures related to installation and/or modification of construction systems or subsystems.
Assist/mentor students as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
The work requires some physical exertion, such as long periods of standing; walking over rough or uneven surfaces; recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities; or recurring lifting of moderately heavy items. The work may require specific, but common construction related activities, physical characteristics and abilities, such as above average agility and dexterity.
Minimum required experience: Masterâ™s degree and 18 graduate credit hours in Construction Management or related discipline as appropriate to the program and two years of related experience
Tarleton’s VisionTarleton State University will be the premier comprehensive regional university in the nation, dedicated to education, service and research. It is committed to being a university of opportunity for all students and believes it has a responsibility to drive regional innovation and job creation for all graduates.About Tarleton State UniversityTarleton’s innovative and transformative approach provides more than knowledge. Through real-world experiences and effective teaching, research, scholarship and service, students gain the know-how for promising careers, no matter their field of study.Tarleton has evolved into the near-perfect model of size, academic scope and affordability. Founded in 1899 and part of The Texas A&M University System since 1917, it combines the resources of a major public institution — more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, cutting-edge academic facilities, faculty experts — with its own brand of personal attention, history and community to be a first-choice destination for students across North Texas and beyond.Students can choose to study in one of seven colleges — Agricultural and Environmental, Business Administration, Educ...ation, Graduate Studies, Health Sciences and Human Services, Liberal and Fine Arts, and Science and Technology.The primary campus is in Stephenville, which consistently ranks as one of the best small towns in America. Additional locations are in Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian and Bryan, complemented by a fully online Global Campus.Students come to Tarleton from around the world, representing some 30 countries and nearly every state in the U.S., and leave as moral, ethical thinkers with civility and integrity who contribute meaningfully to a global society.Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. Students may select areas of study from six colleges: Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Graduate Studies, Health Sciences and Human Services, Liberal and Fine Arts, and Science and Technology.More than 60 bachelor's programs and 30 graduate degrees, featuring doctoral studies in educational leadership, have led more than 13,000 students from 45 states and more than 20 foreign countries to make Tarleton State their collective choice for a college education.Tarleton's research centers are daily searching for solutions to global problems. For instance, the Texas Institute for Applied Environmental Research conducts analyses to address environmental issues facing the state and nation, while the Southwest Regional Dairy Center, using an almost $1 million grant, is working on ways to turn animal waste into a viable energy source.Tarleton's blueprints for a brighter-than-ever future include a new applied sciences building with engineering laboratory space on campus in Stephenville, a new academic building on the university's planned 80-acre Fort Worth campus near Chisolm Trail Parkway, and $24 million in upgrades and improvements to the institution's venerable Memorial Stadium.Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.