The Department of Construction Science,College of Architecture at Texas A&M University (TAMU) invites applications from exceptionally qualified candidates for up to two full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor positions with a 9-month academic appointment beginning fall semester 2020. The successful candidates are expected to develop cutting-edge and nationally recognized research programs specific to their area of specialty, contribute to scholarly work in the construction research domain, promote students’ high-impact lifelong learning experience through the integration of research and education, and engage in professional service.
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 successful candidate will be expected to lecture, lab, and seminar courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.
The Department of Construction Science (COSC) is one of the largest and highly recognized programs of construction higher education in the world. Currently, the Department has: (1) a student population composed of 1,000 students at the Bachelor’s level, 60 students at the Master’s level, and 20 students at the doctoral; (2) 42 faculty and 6 staff members; (3) the support of a Construction Industry Advisory Council (CIAC), composed of approximately 220 construction and construction-related companies; and (4) eight endowed professorships. COSC’s 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. Both programs are STEM coded. Each year, the Department awards more than $500,000 in scholarships through the support of our partners, and conducts the largest department-level career fair at TAMU, with approximately 175 companies participating in a career fair each semester. The Department is housed in Francis Hall, a newly-renovated, state-of-the-art 35,000 SF historic building located in the heart of the campus, being the only stand-alone building for construction education in the State of Texas. More information on COSC is available at: http://cosc.arch.tamu.edu/.