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

Construction Science

College Station, Texas
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The Department of Construction Science, School of Architecture at Texas A&M University invites applications for up to 10 positions full-time or part-time, 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.  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 spring or fall 2023. 

The Department is seeking new teaching professionals who are interested in a part-time or full-time academic career in teaching, research, and service in construction methods and materials; building architectural, structural, mechanical, plumbing, and electrical systems; estimating; scheduling; project controls, contracts; and the technologies 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 industry, including industry outreach. 

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 School of Architecture. The School of Architecture, with over 2600 students, is the largest School of Architecture in the nation. In addition to Construction Science, the School of Architecture includes the Department of Architecture and the Department of Landscape Architecture & Urban Planning. The School of Architecture 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's students, and 28 Doctoral students. The undergraduate program has been continuously accredited by the American Council for Construction Education [ACCE] since 1978; and 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 recently 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 with our College Station 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, all applicants must meet one of the following criteria: a) have a terminal degree appropriate for the field in which the faculty member will teach (normally a Doctoral level degree), b) have a Master level degree appropriate for the field in which the faculty member will teach and significant teaching experience at the college/school level in the field or in a related field, or c) have an extraordinary record of accomplishment in an applied setting.
  • Candidates must have at least five years of construction experience.
Application Instructions

Interested applicants must apply through the Texas A&M University faculty job board hosted by Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/113196 and upload the following: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume/CV, and 3) three references.  Additional materials may be requested from finalists. 

Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 1, 2022. Applications received after that date may be considered until positions are filled. It is anticipated the appointment will begin in the spring or fall of 2023.

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.