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Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure): Open Rank & Title (McAllen Campus)

Construction Science

McAllen, Texas
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The Department of Construction Science, College of Architecture at Texas A&M University invites applications for up to 5 positions full-time or part-time, Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure) rank/s: Open Rank-Instructional, Open Rank-Research, Open Rank-Professor Of the Practice, Open Rank-Lecturer, and Open Rank-Visiting.   All positions are 9-month service periods academic appointments, and the possibility of an additional summer appointment is contingent upon the need and availability of funds.   Applicants will be considered for the faculty titles depending on qualifications to begin fall 2022. 

The Department is seeking new teaching professionals who are interested in a part-time or full-time academic career in teaching and service in construction methods and materials; building architectural, structural, mechanical, plumbing, and electrical systems; estimating; scheduling; project controls, contracts; and the technology involved with these subject areas including building information modeling (BIM).  Responsibilities for this position include teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, and service to the department, university, and the field, including outreach to industry. 

The Department of Construction Science is one of the largest programs of construction higher education in the world. The Construction Science Department is housed in the College of Architecture. The College of Architecture, with over 2600 students, is the largest College of Architecture in the nation. In addition to Construction Science, the School has the Department of Architecture and The Department of Landscape Architecture & Urban Planning. The School provides extraordinary opportunities for interdisciplinary research and teaching. Currently, there is a faculty of thirty-three within the Construction Science Department. Program enrollment is approximately 1150 undergraduate students, 150 Master students, and 28 Doctoral students. The undergraduate program has been continuously accredited by the American Council for Construction Education [ACCE] since 1978; in 2012 the master’s program in Construction Management was the first graduate program accredited by ACCE.  The Department is located in Francis Hall, a newly renovated 35,000sf historic building located in the heart of the campus, the only standalone building for construction education in the state of Texas. The Department website http://cosc.arch.tamu.edu  contains a full description of the program. 


The position is available immediately at our McAllen Campus.   The review of applications will begin upon receipt.  

  • For appointments at Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure) rank/s: Open Rank- Lecturer, Open Rank-Instructional, Open-Rank-Research, Open Rank-Professor Of the Practice, and Open Rank-Visiting, applicants must have, at the minimum, an earned master's level degree or at least 18 graduate credit hours in a closely related construction discipline.  We will also consider applicants with a bachelor's degree and significant professional experience.
  • Candidates must have at least five years of construction experience.

Application Instructions

All application materials should be submitted through or uploaded to Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/108978.  Additional materials may be requested from finalists. Please submit Cover Letter, Resume/CV, and three references.

Full consideration will be given to applications received by July 25, 2022. Applications received after that date may be considered until positions are filled. It is anticipated the appointment will begin fall 2022.

Questions regarding this position should be sent to liz-smith@tamu.edu.

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The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and therefore has a Dual Career Program.