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Assistant Professor - Civil Engineering and Construction Management - #22-13

California State University, Northridge

Last Updated: 6/04/22

Job Description

Department: Civil Engineering and Construction Management

Faculty Hire Number: 22-13

Rank: Assistant Professor

Effective Date of Appointment: August 24, 2022(Subject to Budgetary Approval)

Salary: Dependent upon qualifications

CSUN’s Commitment to You:

CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.

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About the Department:

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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.

Required Qualifications:

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 accredited institution.
  • 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 engineering.
  • 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching and industry experience are desirable.

Application Deadline:

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:

Applicants must submit a complete application that includes the following documents to the website in the section above:

      • 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.

General Information:

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 [Register to View] .

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Northridge, California, United States