The School of Engineering Technology at the University of Maine invites applications for a full-time position in the area of construction engineering to be filled at the lecturer or assistant professor level. The successful applicant will develop and teach courses at all levels of the curriculum and will be open to using teaching styles that reach students who otherwise might not choose engineering. Engineering technology faculty members clearly communicate with students the connections between principles and professional practice using written and verbal methods. The selected faculty member is expected to engage in scholarship, professional service and/or consulting; service to the discipline and the community, as well as professional society activities; ETAC/ABET accreditation efforts; recruitment; student advising; and University committees. The department encourages faculty members to pursue professional development opportunities.
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- The successful candidate must have been employed post-graduation for at least three years as a full-time, permanent hire construction or engineering professional with U.S. or Canadian experience in several of the following areas: construction safety, surveying, computerized graphics (CAD, BIM), construction management, building construction, cost estimating, or scheduling.
- Lecturer candidates are required to have a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Construction Engineering, or a closely related discipline by date of hire. A degree from an ABET accredited program is preferred, as is a Master of Science degree. Tenure will not be granted at the Lecturer rank, but promotion to Assistant Professor may be considered with additional earned credentials.
- Assistant Professor (tenure track) candidates are required to have a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Construction Engineering or a closely related discipline by date of hire. Licensure as a professional engineer in a U.S. jurisdiction is required before being recommended for promotion from Assistant Professor.
- The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, have performed effectively in collaborative team environments, and have experience working with diverse populations.
- Building construction experience and/or prior successful teaching experience in engineering or construction practices.
- PhD in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Construction Engineering, or a closely related discipline.
Materials must be submitted via "Apply For Position" below. You will need to create a profile and application; upload:
1.) a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position
2.) a resume/curriculum vitae
3.) contact information for three professional references
You will also need to submit the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status forms. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.
Search Timeline is as follows:
Review of applications to begin: February 15, 2019
Screening interviews to begin no earlier than: March 1, 2019
On-site interviews to begin no earlier than: April 1, 2019
Tentative start date: September 1, 2019
For questions about the search, please contact search committee chair Will Manion at firstname.lastname@example.org or 207-581-2340.
Appropriate background checks are required.
The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Sarah E. Harebo, Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).