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FACULTY

Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor – Department of Construction Management

General Description:

The Construction Management Department in the College of Technology, Architecture & Applied Engineering at Bowling Green State University (BGSU) seeks applicants for a tenure track position in Construction Management at the Assistant/Associate Professor level.  The Construction Management Program serves about 205 undergraduate students and 75 graduate students.  Approximately, 45 undergraduate students and 20 graduate students graduate each year. The program has well-established relationship with construction industry in Ohio and across the US.  The program is fully accredited by the American Council for Construction Education (ACCE) and is a member of the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC), Region 3.  The department values the diversity of its faculty and seeks to provide a variety of experiences for students. The department seeks applicants, especially women and minorities, who will enhance the current faculty and their perspectives for our students.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include teaching, curriculum development and research in construction management or related field.  The exact assignments depend on the candidate’s qualifications and interests.  Eligible candidates are expected to teach a variety of construction courses.  All areas of construction related expertise are open to consideration.  The major responsibilities include:

1.     Teach and further develop construction management courses at the bachelor, master, and PhD levels.

2.     Advise/mentor undergraduate and graduate students.

3.     Research and disseminate scholarship through scholarly publications.

4.     Provide service to the department, college, university, and community.

5.     Foster collaborative partnerships with business, industry and government.

Minimum Qualifications:

1.     PhD or equivalent in construction management, civil engineering, architecture, or related field. Candidates who have made significant progress toward the completion of their PhD and are in their final semester are encouraged to apply; however an offer will be contingent on the candidate providing documentation that all requirements for the PhD have been completed before the start date of the contract. 

2.     Construction management working experience.

Additionally, an applicant for the Associate Professor rank must have a demonstrated ability as an effective teacher and scholar indicated by refereed publications and/or significant research suitable for this rank.

Preferred Qualifications:

Evidence of teaching effectiveness, research abilities and skills, professional certifications, U.S. construction industry experience, and communication skills in spoken and written English.

Salary and Position:  The salary is competitive and commensurate with academic preparation and experience.  Full benefits package is available. 

Application Deadline:          October 15, 2016                   Starting: January 2017 or August 2017

Application: Submit application materials electronically to Sherry Pickerel at psherry@bgsu.edu. Application file must include: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, unofficial transcript, statements of teaching philosophy and research interest, and a list of three (3) professional references with their contact information.  Applicants may be asked to forward additional materials in support of their application.  Final candidate(s) will be required to submit official letters of recommendation and official transcripts.  Finalists must authorize and pass a background investigation prior to an offer of employment.  For questions call 419-372-5439. For further information regarding the university, visit our web site at http://www.bgsu.edu/technology-architecture-and-applied-engineering/faculty-and-staff/job-opportunities.html.

Part-Time Instructors  

The Department of Engineering Technologies at Bowling Green State University invites applications for adjunct instructors to teach undergraduate courses in Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology, Engineering Technology [similar to mechanical engineering technology], and Quality Systems. We are seeking multiple candidates for multiple positions. There is a possibility of renewal for these positions based on funding and need.  Qualified applicants and current adjuncts will be forwarded to the next year’s pool automatically without reapplying, unless they indicate they do not wish to do so. 

Please follow this link by, clicking, typing or copying and pasting this link into your browser to search for classes at     

            http://www2.bgsu.edu/catalog/CCLGprint031414.pdf

  • Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology – Search for ECET courses. Part-time instructors may be hired to teach one or more courses, either at the undergraduate level or at the graduate level.

A minimum of a master’s degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, engineering technology or closely related field is required for undergraduate instruction. A Ph.D. in electrical engineering, computer engineering, engineering technology or closely related field may be required for graduate instruction.

  • Engineering Technology – Search for ENGT courses.  Part-time instructors may be hired to teach one or more courses at the undergraduate level. A minimum of a master’s degree in engineering, engineering technology or closely related field is preferred, but a bachelor’s degree in engineering, engineering technology or closely related field may be considered with three years’ of relevant industrial experience.
  • Quality Systems – Search for Quality Systems courses. The Quality Systems courses are delivered in an 8 week format 100% on-line, via BGSU eCampus.  Part-time instructors may be hired to teach one or more courses at the undergraduate level.  A minimum of a master’s degree in engineering, engineering technology or closely related field is preferred, but a bachelor’s degree in engineering, engineering technology or closely related field may be considered with three years’ of relevant industrial experience. The successful candidate should possess industrial experience in a Quality Management and/or Quality Engineering or related role and shall possess working knowledge of Lean Enterprise and Six Sigma Principles.  Additionally, the successful candidate should have experience delivering on-line courses using a known LMS such as Canvas, Blackboard, Moodle, etc.  Quality Matters Rubric training/knowledge is a plus.

There is a possibility of renewal for these positions based on funding and need.  Qualified applicants and current adjuncts will be forwarded to the next year’s pool automatically without reapplying, unless they do not wish to do so. Applicants with a bachelor’s degree will be evaluated by the department along with approval of the Dean. 


Electronically submit a letter of eligibility and interest, resume and two letters of recommendation to Linda Leimgruber at lleimgr@bgsu.edu . For questions call (419) 372-2439.  Final candidates will be required to submit original letters of recommendation and official transcripts. BGSU is an AA/EEO/Vet employer. We encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities regardless of age, gender identity, genetic information, religion, or sexual orientation. BGSU policy requires finalists to authorize and pass a background investigation prior to receiving an offer of employment.