Assistant Professor, Construction Engineering & Management Technology

Purdue University Northwest

Hammond and Westville, IN

ID: 7067011
Posted: June 17, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Summary
Purdue University Northwest (PNW) with campuses in Hammond and Westville, Indiana, invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in Construction Engineering and Management Technology housed within the Department of Construction Science and Organizational Leadership in the College of Technology, starting on August 17, 2020.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses such as Materials and Systems of Construction, Specifications and Contract Documents, Construction Operations, Fundamentals of Construction Safety, Construction Inspection, Construction Costs & Bidding, Engineering Economics for Construction, Construction Scheduling, Construction Management, Principles of Highway Construction, Concrete Construction, Mechanical and Electrical Systems, and graduate courses in Construction Engineering and Management Technology. Assistant Professors are also expected to conduct scholarly research leading to refereed journal publications, writing grant proposals, and industrial engagement and various committees. Opportunities for interacting with regional businesses are excellent and encouraged. The Department of Construction Science and Organizational Leadership offers full support when presenting peer review papers at conferences. Likewise, both the department and the university offer several internal opportunities for professional development and for external grants applications preparation.

The Department of Construction Science and Organizational Leadership offers two ABET accredited baccalaureate degree programs: Construction Engineering and Management Technology and Organizational Leadership and Supervision, which also houses an Environmental Health & Safety concentration.

Purdue University Northwest is an academically comprehensive, student-centered university located in northwest Indiana, just southeast of Chicago. As an independent university within the Purdue University system, PNW fosters a vibrant academic community for its approximate 10,000 student body through high quality and engaging undergraduate and graduate education. Offering nearly 70 academic areas of study at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels, PNW’s colleges, schools and centers are distinguished through prestigious accreditations, national recognitions and competitive rankings. The university is widely respected for its faculty’s dedication to student success through experiential learning and collaborative research across its two culturally diverse campuses in Hammond and Westville, Indiana. In the fall of 2020, a new state of the art, 68,000 sq. ft. Bioscience Innovations Building will open on the Hammond campus.

Education and Experience
A Ph.D. degree in engineering, construction engineering, construction management, or a related field is required. Experience working in engineering construction or construction management is preferred. The undergraduate degree must be in a relevant area. Candidates with ability to teach in a group learning environment and develop industry-relevant laboratory experiments are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Process
Review of applications will begin on June 29, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. This position begins August 17, 2020 and employment will be contingent on a successful background check. Interested applicants should submit electronically a letter of application, curriculum vita, professional references, unofficial transcript, (an official transcript will be required upon employment) and a statement of teaching philosophy. Questions may be sent to Search Chair at


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