Professor of Practice in Construction Management and Surveying Engineering Michigan Technological University, a nationally recognized leader in science and engineering education and research, invites applications for a Professor of Practice position with a joint appointment in the Construction Management (CMG) and Surveying Engineering (SE) programs in the School of Technology starting January 2012. The Professor of Practice is a non-tenuretrack position. Our goal is to attract world-class faculty to enrich the educational experience of our bright, motivated, and adventurous students. Michigan Tech is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities. Responsibilities The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate classes and laboratories in both Construction Management and Surveying Engineering. In particular, the individual hired will be expected to teach Building Utility Systems and the capstone Construction Project Simulation course for CMG, and Boundary Surveying Principles and Land Subdivision Design for SE. In addition, the selected candidate will assist in the development of external funding sources for student projects, promote the CMG and SE programs through local, regional and national engagement, participate in program assessment activities related to accreditation, and perform student advising and other departmental service. The following areas have been identified as being of strategic importance to the University: biotechnology; manufacturing; nanotechnology; engineered materials; information technology; environmental science and engineering; and natural resource development. Qualifications Applicants must have: (1) an earned Masters degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering or a closely-related field; (2) be a licensed professional surveyor, preferably in the state of Michigan, (3) a minimum of 3 years relevant industrial experience; (3) evidence of strong oral and written communication, computer and presentation skills; (4) a commitment to teaching and student success; and (5) motivation to develop partnerships with industry. Preference will be given to those also having one or more of the following: professional registration; teaching experience; ASC student competition experience; or extensive relevant industrial experience. Salary Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Application Information Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested individuals must submit a letter of application indicating interest in the Professor of Practice faculty position, a description of how the applicant meets the required qualifications for the position, a detailed resume, the names and phone numbers of three current references, and available start date. All materials must be submitted electronically. Final candidate(s) will be required to furnish proof of Masters degree, three letters of reference, and a completed faculty application form. Further Information Information about the School of Technology, along with the curriculum and course descriptions, can be found on-line at: http://www.mtu.edu/technology. Address applications to: Dr. James Frendewey, Dean School of Technology Michigan Technological University 1400 Townsend Drive Houghton, MI 49931-1295 Email applications to: [email protected] Michigan Tech is an internationally renowned doctoral research university located in Michigan's scenic Upper Peninsula, on the south shore of Lake Superior. The area provides a unique setting where natural beauty, culture, education, and a diversity of residents from around the world come together to share a superb living and learning experience. Michigan Tech is also an ADVANCE institution, one of a select number of universities in receipt of NSF funds in support of our commitment to increase diversity and the participation and advancement of women in STEM. For more information, please visit our ADVANCE web page at http://advance.mtu.edu/. In addition to the present search, a search to fill ten growth positions in "Transportation" and "Water" are under way and qualified candidates are encouraged to send a separate application, following the "How to Apply" guidelines at www.mtu.edu/sfhi. Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer.