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Assistant Professor of Construction Management

Employer
University of Wisconsin - Stout
Location
Menomonie, WI
Start date
May 1, 2024
Closing date
May 31, 2024

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Category
Education
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Job Details

JOB DETAILS:

The Operations and Management Department at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, Wisconsin, USA, invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor in Construction Management position. The anticipated start date is August 2024.

QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum Requirements
  • Master's degree in construction management or related field with five (5) years' experience in the construction industry - OR - terminal degree (e.g. PhD, MFA, MArch) in related field with three (3) years' experience in the construction industry by employment start date.
  • Interest in advancing student learning in Construction management.
  • Demonstrated success working with diverse stakeholders.
  • Fluency in writing and speaking English.
Preferred
  • Record of successful teaching and/or training at the post-secondary, college and/or professional level and across in-person and online modalities.
  • Commitment to cultivating a work environment and student experience that embraces inclusion.
The university emphasizes teaching excellence; candidates brought to campus will be required to teach a component of a class as part of the interview process and discuss how instruction partners/is supported by an online learning management system.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Teach face-to-face, hybrid, and online, undergraduate courses according to program instructional plans. The primary instructional need is for teaching coursework in construction management. In addition to teaching, all UW-Stout faculty are expected to engage in the assessment of student learning, research, and service; and contribute to a positive, collaborative environment dedicated to inclusive excellence. Additionally, faculty provide student academic advisement and conduct assessments of student learning. This includes contributing to academic program assessment and continuous improvement processes, in collaboration with faculty and staff.

A terminal degree (M.F.A., Ph.D., Ed.D., etc.) is required for promotion to full professor, unless by special exception process.

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION

The Operations and Management (O&M) Department is housed in the College of Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and Management. O&M primarily serves undergraduate majors in Management, Business, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Technology, Construction, and Packaging, as well as graduate majors in Training and Human Resources Development, Engineering, Risk Control, and Operations and Supply Management. The department currently has 40 faculty/staff and offers more than 50 courses and 100 different sections each semester.
UW-Stout's Operations and Management Department is committed to creating an inclusive campus community. Candidates who have experience working collaboratively with diverse individuals and/or groups and who can contribute to fostering an inclusive environment are encouraged to identify their experience in these areas.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Complete applications received by the end of the day, Sunday, March 31, 2024 are ensured full consideration. Applications submitted after March 31st may be reviewed at the discretion of the search committee.

Required application materials:
1. Cover letter*
2. Curriculum vitae or resume
3. Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references, including a current or recent supervisor.
4. Unofficial copies of transcripts for all degrees; official transcripts are required at the time of hire.

*Please use your cover letter to speak to each of the Minimum/Required Qualifications for this position as listed above. For each required qualification, describe your relevant experience, using specific examples from your work history to illustrate how your experience satisfies the requirement.

Applicants must complete all required fields and attach all required documents before submitting the online application.

Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.

Before starting the online application process, we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at: https://kb.uwss.wisconsin.edu/21900

It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:
Search Chair: Kevin Wilkinson
Email: wilkinsonke@uwstout.edu

If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application before uploading all of the required application materials, please contact:
Search Coordinator: Lori Sweitzer
Email: sweitzerl@uwstout.edu

INSTITUTIONAL OVERVIEW

The University of Wisconsin-Stout, Wisconsin's only Polytechnic University, offers an unmatched career-focused education that combines applied learning, theory, and research with real-world experience that prepares tomorrow's leaders to drive the future of business and industry. At UW-Stout, our students think and do from day one, and we are proud to produce lifelong learners, ethical leaders, and responsible citizens who succeed in a global society.

UW-Stout is recognized nationwide for its operational excellence. We were the first and remain the only full four-year public higher education institution in the nation to receive the Malcolm Baldrige Award, and we are dedicated to a process-improvement model that leverages the power of data and the value of our people. We believe in critical thinking and fact-informed decision-making. We pursue sustainability in form and function and collaborate across campus and with our partners to solve problems in industry and society. Providing an equitable, diverse, and inclusive environment for our faculty, staff, and students to live, learn and work is a top priority.

We offer 45+ undergraduate degrees, 20+ graduate degrees, and 30+ professional certificates in Art, Design, and graphics; Business and Management; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Information technology communications; and Science, engineering, and math and math. Our first-class digital infrastructure and learning environments provide our nearly 7,000 students with every avenue to explore and personalize their studies. We invest in people who share our vision to advance our position as Wisconsin's only Polytechnic University and as a regional, national, and international leader in higher education.

Be a part of the future at UW-Stout. Learn more at https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us

The University of Wisconsin-Stout is in Menomonie, Wisconsin, a community an hour east of Minneapolis-St. Paul. A pillar of Wisconsin's Chippewa Valley and recognized as one of the best small towns in America, Menomonie provides an idyllic combination of natural beauty, outdoor recreation, boutiques, and arts and culture with access to a metropolitan area. For more information about the UW-Stout community and region visit: https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us/our-community

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.
  • Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/quickguidefasl.pdf
  • Health & Retirement Contributions Estimator | Employee Benefits (wisconsin.edu)
All qualified candidates meeting application requirements will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against. As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout welcomes applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans, individuals with disabilities, and historically excluded populations. UW-Stout provides equal opportunity to all persons and is committed to inclusive excellence. At UW-Stout, we value our differences and welcome diverse perspectives as we continually commit to developing an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees and students.

Employment is contingent upon the final candidate's completing a criminal background check and being cleared to work by the Human Resources team. Employment is also contingent upon the final candidate passing a reference check process. The reference check process includes asking the final candidate and most recent supervisor questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. Final candidates with previous employment within the UW System and State of WI agencies will be subject to additional reference checks.

In response to a public records request, the University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7) .

UW-Stout is committed to providing safety and security for all members of our community by the Clery Act. For campus safety information and crime statistics visit: https://www.uwstout.edu/life-stout/police-and-parking/clery-information

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Find Your Calling at UW-Stout

The University of Wisconsin-Stout is a career-focused polytechnic university emphasizing applied learning. UW-Stout is known for the annual career success of its graduates, with 97 percent employed or continuing their education upon graduation.

At UW-Stout, you will join a vibrant community of passionate educators and support staff who impact our students' lives and our society at large. We call ourselves Stout Proud, and we are looking for talented individuals to join our team.

With over 1,400 employees, UW-Stout offers a wide range of positions for faculty, both tenure-track and adjunct, as well as for administrators, managers, professional and support staff. We offer exceptional benefits and a rewarding academic environment.

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