Two Positions in Construction Management / Civil Engineering

The Department of Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, and Construction Management is seeking two individuals with expertise in Construction Management to contribute to both our established Civil Engineering program and our new and expanding Construction Management program. The department is housed in the U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering, which is dedicated to quality education, scholarship, and service. All faculty are expected to be excellent teachers who are committed to innovative delivery of instruction that results in improved student learning; to using technology, including distance learning, effectively; to engage in scholarly and service activities; and to engage in a continuous and outcomes-based assessment process. Faculty in the department are responsible for effectively teaching select lower-level interdisciplinary engineering courses and/or lower level construction management courses as well as more advanced courses directly related to their specific area of expertise.

We are currently seeking the following:

  • One faculty member at the rank of Assistant / Associate Professor. This position requires an earned Doctorate from a regionally accredited institution in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Construction Engineering or a closely related field.
  • One faculty member at the rank of Instructor I / Instructor II. This position requires an earned Master’s from a regionally accredited institution in Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Construction Management or a closely related field.

Successful candidates must work closely with the Department Chair, Program Director and other faculty on assessment and evaluation tasks necessary for both ABET accreditation of the Civil Engineering program and ACCE accreditation of the Construction Management program. Preferred areas of expertise for the Assistant / Associate position include virtual design and construction, advanced technologies and data analytics, infrastructure systems, sustainability and resilience and/or other cutting-edge construction and civil engineering topics. Preferred areas of expertise for the Instructor I / II position include project management, construction methods, construction / engineering mechanics, structures in construction, MEP (mechanical, electrical and plumbing) and / or other related construction and civil engineering topics. Professional registration, licensing or the ability to become licensed, or certifications related to the construction discipline are desirable for candidates for both positions.

FGCU is a regional university with more than 15,000 students and 500 faculty. Situated in Southwest Florida between the Florida Everglades and the Gulf of Mexico, it offers an exceptional environment for living and learning. Half of the 800-acre campus is preserved in its natural state and all students complete a course in sustainability and an 80-hourcommunity service requirement. Southwest Florida provides an exceptional quality of life with lush beaches, year-round recreational opportunities and a subtropical climate. The region offers an ideal environment in which to raise a family.

The position is listed as “open until filled”, however applications received by November 1, 2021 will receive priority consideration.

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