Department: Civil Engineering and Construction
Faculty Hire Number: 22-13
Effective Date of Appointment: August 24, 2022
(Subject to Budgetary Approval)
Rank: Assistant Professor Salary: Dependent upon qualifications
The department of Civil Engineering and Construction Management at California State University, Northridge
(CSUN) is seeking a tenure-track faculty member in Construction Management at the rank of Assistant Professor.
The successful candidate will teach Construction Management courses, both at the undergraduate and graduate
level and have research interests in the field of Construction Management and/or Construction Engineering or
related field. The successful candidate will advise undergraduate students and supervise graduate students.
In addition to teaching, the position requires weekly office hours, attending faculty meetings, and service to the
department, college, and university. The successful candidate will be held to the standards and requirements of the
college and department in which he/she/they is/are housed for recommending tenure and promotion.
As a Hispanic-serving Institution (HSI), inclusiveness and diversity are integral to CSUN’s commitment to excellence
in teaching, research, and engagement. As of Fall 2020, CSUN enrolls ~40,000 students, where 56% are Latinx,
20.8% are White, 9.3% are Asian American, 4.8% are Black/African American, 0.1% are Native American, and
0.1% are Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander. The successful candidate will help the Department achieve equitable
outcomes for all students through teaching, student mentorship, scholarship, and service.
• A Ph.D. in Construction Management, Construction Engineering or closely related discipline from an
• The candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to effective teaching covering the core content of
Construction Management at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
• Presently engaged in conducting research in the areas of construction management and/or construction
• Demonstrate an ability to perform multidisciplinary research.
• Demonstrated proficiency in both written and oral communication in English.
• Demonstrate the ability to teach, mentor, advise and effectively work with students from diverse background
• Teaching and industry experience are desirable.
Screening of applications will begin Friday, November 19, 2021. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the
screening deadline; however, the position will remain open until filled.
How to Apply:
Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN online application. To submit an application and for more detailed
information on the application and hiring process, please visit this link: www.csun.edu/careers
Applicants must submit a complete application that includes the following documents to the website in the section
• Cover letter 1 page
• Curriculum vita 5 pages
• Teaching statement 1 page
• Research statement 1 page
• List of three references
In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide additional materials, including letters
of recommendation, professional work samples, and work produced through student mentoring.
At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the United
States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to work in the United States.
In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime
Statistics Act, California State University, Northridge has made crime-reporting statistics available on-line here. Print
copies are available by request from the Department of Police Services, the Office for Faculty Affairs, and the Office
of Equity and Diversity.
The person holding this position may be considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and
Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a
condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can
be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the
application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion,
national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition,
marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096.
Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the
Department of Civil Engineering and Construction Management at (818) 677-1200.