Two Tenure-track Positions at Purdue University SCMT

Requisition ID:  16264

Assistant Professor of CMT

Job Summary

The School of Construction Management Technology (SCMT) at Purdue University has two openings for tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor faculty positions beginning in August 2022. A successful candidate will demonstrate exceptional potential to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, establish a substantial externally-funded research program, maintain active scholarship, and promote the Construction Management program through engagement.

SCMT seeks expanded faculty teaching and applied research capabilities in architecture, heavy-civil, industrial, and facilities management. SCMT emphasizes teaching and discovery that reinforce professional architecture-engineering-construction (AEC) industrial practice. A large majority of SCMT graduates gain employment in the U.S. construction industry. Many current SCMT faculty members have substantial AEC experience.


  1. An earned Ph.D. in Construction Management or a discipline closely related to the construction industry.
  2. Knowledge and skill to develop curriculum and teach a broad range of construction management topics, which shall be explained by applicant in the statement of teaching interests and philosophy.
  3. Ability to develop applied research projects and obtain external research grant funding, which shall be explained by applicant in the statement of research interests.
  4. Record of scholarly publication.
  5. A strong sense of teamwork and adaptability to mutually support other faculty, especially when team-teaching a course.
  6. Excellent written and oral English communication skills.

School and College

Purdue University is an R1 university with more than 40,000 students. Purdue was recently ranked 9th among public institutions by the Wall Street Journal and 5th among the most innovative universities by the U.S. News & World Report. The main campus is about 65-miles (105-km) northwest of Indianapolis and 103-miles (166-km) southeast of Chicago. The campus and surrounding communities provide a variety of entertainment and dining options.

The School of Construction Management Technology has delivered construction higher education excellence for more than half a century. With more than 20 faculty members, as well as about 500 undergraduate and 100 graduate students, the School has a vibrant teaching and applied research culture. In addition to a degree in Construction Management Technology, which is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education, the school offers an innovative degree in Design and Construction Integration, which combines construction expertise with design appreciation, preparing the students for collaborative AEC industry professional experiences. The School offers an MS in Construction Management Technology, and a Ph.D. in Technology is offered by the Purdue Polytechnic Institute.

Diversity and Inclusion

Purdue University’s School of Construction Management Technology is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort—including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates shall address at least one of these three areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement of their application by showing how their experiences, current interests or activities, or future goals will promote a work climate that displays diversity and inclusion. This statement is essential to the application procedure.

FLSA Status


Application Procedure

Interested candidates are required to submit: (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae listing all professional positions and dates of employment and studies subsequent to earning their baccalaureate degree; (3) a statement of teaching interests and philosophy; (4) a statement of research interests; (5) a statement satisfying the Diversity and Inclusion requirement, above; and (6) the names of three professional references who have observed the relevant performance of the applicant, with their contact information (emails, telephone numbers, and relationships to applicant).

Submit application using the link below.

Review of application packets will commence promptly upon reception, intending to interview the top candidates early in the spring 2022 semester. Review will continue until both vacancies are filled.

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A background check is required for employment in this position.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.