Assistant Professor (Construction Management) Indiana State University

Quick Brief

  • AD&D insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Prescription drug insurance
  • Wellness program

Full Job Description

Application Information

  • Location: Indiana State University, 200 North 7th Street, Terre Haute, Indiana 47809. 
  • Visa sponsorship is available for this position. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For full consideration, submit your application and required materials by August 4, 2024.

Required Application Materials

  1. Cover letter or letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact information for three professional references and arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted online.
  4. Unofficial transcripts for Undergraduate, Masters, and Doctoral academic work—official transcripts required prior to hire.
  5. Teaching Philosophy
  6. Research Statement

Please note: Your references will receive a request for a recommendation letter immediately upon submission of your application.

  • Job Title: Assistant Professor Construction Management
  • Department: Built Environment
  • Work Schedule: Flexible hours as required by coursework and extracurricular activities.
  • Notice of Vacancy Number: F24-00032
  • Desired Start Date: January 1, 2025
  • Open Date: May 21, 2024
  • Job Category: Faculty Tenure Track
  • Job Type: Faculty Full Time
  • Pay Grade: 120 Assistant Professor
  • Salary Range: Competitive, commensurate with experience


  • Life Insurance: Coverage amount is based on two and one-half times the appointment salary, rounded to the nearest thousand, with a maximum coverage of $100,000, including Accidental Death and Dismemberment benefits. The University covers the entire cost.
  • Medical, Dental, and Prescription Drug Coverage: Costs are shared between employees and the University, with rates determined by Wellness Program participation and tobacco product usage. Coverage begins on the first day of the month following the appointment date.
  • TIAA Retirement Contributions: Contributions start from the first day of employment at a rate of 10% of the base salary, paid entirely by ISU. Immediate vesting with 40 investment options.
  • TIAA Auto Enrol: New employees are automatically enrolled in a tax-deferred retirement program, with a 3% deduction before taxes, to aid retirement planning. Opt-out is available within 90 days.
  • Long Term Disability Coverage: Eligible after three years of continuous, regular employment, offering 66 2/3 percent income protection after 180 days of disability. Immediate participation for current members of a similar program.
  • Fee Waiver Program: Reduced tuition rates for employees, spouses, and dependent children. Staff may enrol in up to 18 hours annually, spouses in 15 hours, and dependent children may receive an 80% fee waiver for up to ten semesters.
  • Sick Leave: Accrues at 12 days per academic year, with unlimited accumulation.
  • Pay Options: Faculty can choose between 10 payments (September 1 through June 1) or 12 payments (September 1 through August 1).

Optional Benefits

  • Voluntary Life Insurance: Additional life insurance for employee, spouses, and dependents.
  • Voluntary Vision Plan: Enrollment is available within the first 31 days of employment.

Job Summary/Basic Function

The successful candidate will actively contribute to the ongoing development of the construction management program, collaborate with colleagues, and engage with students to enhance the curriculum. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses, conducting impactful research, and continuously improving course materials for both on-campus and online programs. The role also involves advising students, recruiting, engaging with industry partners, and participating in re-accreditation processes.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Teaching undergraduate courses
  • Providing university and external services
  • Conducting research and scholarship
  • Recruiting and advising students
  • Engaging students in scholarship activities
  • Collaborating with industry partners
  • Developing curriculum
  • Tracking outcomes assessments
  • Participating in the re-accreditation process

Courses to be Taught

  • CNST 100 – Introduction to Construction (3 Credits)
  • CNST 106 – Building Information Modeling (3 Credits)
  • CNST 111 – Construction Materials, Methods, and Equipment (3 Credits)
  • CNST 118 – Soils Laboratory (1 Credit)
  • CNST 201 – Construction Contract Documents and Project Delivery (3 Credits)
  • CNST 213 – Environmental Control Systems (3 Credits)
  • CNST 214 – Plan Interpretation and Quantity Take-Off (3 Credits)
  • CNST 304 – Construction Scheduling (3 Credits)
  • CNST 306 – Sustainable Design and Construction (3 Credits)
  • CNST 314 – Estimating and Bid Preparation (3 Credits)
  • CNST 318 – Statics and Strength of Materials (3 Credits)
  • CNST 330 – Construction Accounting, Finance, and Safety (3 Credits)
  • CNST 351 – Professional Internship (3 Credits)
  • CNST 401 – Ethics and Construction (3 Credits)
  • CNST 418 – Design of Temporary Support Systems (3 Credits)
  • CNST 420 – Construction Surveying (3 Credits)
  • CNST 450 – Construction Project Management (3 Credits)
  • CNST 480 – Construction Capstone (3 Credits)

Required Education & Experience

  • Terminal degree in construction, architecture, engineering, or a related field (Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Construction Management, Construction Engineering, or Architectural Engineering). A foreign educational equivalent is acceptable.
  • Evidence of or potential for establishing a publication record and securing grants.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Adaptability, multitasking, and the ability to follow verbal and written instructions in English.
  • Capacity to work independently and collaboratively.
  • High ethical standards, professionalism, politeness, and courteousness.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, planning, teambuilding, and problem-solving skills.
  • Willingness to interact with a diverse community and travel when required.
  • Professional demeanour, high energy, dynamic personality, and excellent communication skills.

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