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Instructional Assistant Professor – Technology Project Management

University of Houston
Houston, Texas 77204

The Technology Project Management (TPM) program at the University of Houston seeks qualified candidates for a 9-month non-tenure-track Instructional Assistant Professor position in Technology Project Management. The preferred candidate will be responsible for teaching courses in this master’s level program on topics directly related to the processes outlined in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) from the Project Management Institute. Additionally, this person will participate in program, department, and college committee assignments and in other activities related to the TPM program and the rest of the campus. The anticipated start date is September 1, 2020.


The Technology Project Management Program is a master program that is designated as a STEM program (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). The program is accredited by PMI’s Global Accreditation Council. For more details, please visit our web site at https://www.uh.edu/technology/programs/graduate/technology-project-management/


The College of Technology is the third largest college at the University of Houston, and one of the fastest growing. As a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university, we are looking for highly dedicated scholars, researchers, and teachers to help us create and prepare the talent for the future’s technologists, engineers, scientists, and business leaders for a lifetime career of innovation, economic development, and workforce creation.


The University of Houston is public research university that is located on a park-like campus a few minutes from the Houston city center. Houston is an international and multicultural city, and the University reflects this diversity. It is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, and it has been recognized as the second most racially and ethnically diverse research institution in the nation. In addition, the University is an ADVANCE institution, one of a select group of universities to receive National Science Foundation funds in support of our commitment to increase diversity and the participation and advancement of women faculty in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.


The University of Houston, with one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation focuses on recruiting and retaining a diverse community of scholars. Given this, a candidate should exhibit the potential for excellence in teaching and a clear commitment to enhancing the diversity and inclusiveness of the faculty and graduate student population.


The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


An earned Ph.D. in Project Management or a Ph.D. in a related discipline, such as Operations Management, Industrial Engineering, Engineering Management, Information Technology, Computer Science, etc.., with a strong teaching background in all aspects of Project Management.  

Holding a Project Management Professional certificate (PMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI) is strongly preferred.  Other experiences are also preferred including:

  • Intimate knowledge of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) 
    • Five or more years of industry experience working as a project manager
    • Work and teaching experience related to energy, healthcare, transportation/logistics, and/or information technology industries


Salary Details

Commensurate with experience


Posted: 2020-01-11 Expires: 2020-02-25

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University of Houston
Houston, Texas 77204

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