Tenured/ Tenure-Track, Tagliatela Family Chair (Civil Engineering) in Construction Management
University of New Haven
Location: West Haven, Connecticut
Higher Education Institution
Internal Number: 22-49F
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of New Haven invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured position at any rank in construction management to serve as the inaugural Tagliatela Family Chair in Civil Engineering. The position will commence in Fall 2023.
The Tagliatela College of Engineering (TCoE) takes pride in providing students a well-balanced mix of hands-on education with a strong theoretical foundation that allows graduates to function effectively and confidently in the workplace. Our graduates are highly sought after and known by employers to be work-ready. Our curricula in core engineering and applied science disciplines, combined with strong interdisciplinary coursework, internships in the field, co-curricular activities, and research opportunities, enable our graduates to remain a step ahead of the competition in today's crowded job market. The TCoE is the only private engineering college in Connecticut that offers eight nationally accredited engineering and applied science programs (chemical, civil, computer, electrical, mechanical and system engineering, computer science, and chemistry). The buzz is out there beyond Connecticut too as more than half of our incoming First-Year students come from out-of-state. We also serve a significant number of international and multicultural students. The TCoE is ranked in the top third of undergraduate engineering programs nationwide in its category by U.S. News & World Report.
Develop and launch new BS and MS programs in Construction Management and serve as the coordinator for these programs.
Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in construction management.
Advise and mentor students, and advise capstone design projects.
Develop and maintain strong relationships between the department and construction management companies in the nation for the benefit of students.
Develop a strong externally funded research program and publish scholarly work.
Develop and teach online courses as deemed appropriate.
Perform service at the professional, program, departmental, college and university levels.
PhD degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering or related discipline.
Professional Engineer (PE) licensure or the ability to obtain the PE license within three years.
Relevant industry experience is strongly preferred.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills and commitment to collegiality and teamwork.
Candidates with interest in active learning, experiential learning, and student engagement are desirable.
Authorization to work in the U.S.
Location: The University of New Haven is in a great location. New Haven has a lot to offer, and the surrounding shoreline cities are ideal for families with Connecticut being the home of some of the best schools in the nation. East Coast cities are easily accessible by train, and the location is in close proximity to New York and Boston.
About the University and College: The University of New Haven, founded on the Yale campus in 1920, is a private, coeducational university situated on the coast of southern New England. It’s a diverse and vibrant community of more than 6,800 students, with campuses around the country and around the world. Within its five colleges, students immerse themselves in a transformative, career-focused education across the liberal arts and sciences, fine arts, business, engineering, public safety, and public service. We offer more than 100 academic programs, all grounded in a long-standing commitment to collaborative, interdisciplinary, project-based learning. Here, the experience of learning is both personal and pragmatic, guided by a distinguished faculty who care deeply about individual student success. As leaders in their fields, faculty members provide the inspiration and recognition needed for students to fulfill their potential and succeed at whatever they choose to do.
Diversity and Inclusion: The University of New Haven is committed to diversity and inclusion in higher education. The University seeks candidates whose teaching, research and/or service has prepared them to contribute diversity and inclusion in our academic community. Applicants are asked to submit a diversity and inclusion statement explaining how their teaching, scholarship and/or service, contributes to building and supporting diverse and inclusive communities.
The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education.Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960 and opened its Orange Campus in January, 2014. The University operates a satellite campus in Tuscany, Italy, and offers programs at several locations throughout Connecticut and in New Mexico. UNH provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities.The University enrolls approximately 6,800 students, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 5,000 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, and Tagliatela College of Engineering, UNH offers over 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 500 study abroad programs worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II’s highly competitive Northeast-10 Conference.