Assistant/Associate Professor in the College of Engineering
Job no: 494517
Work type: Faculty
Categories: Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Full Time, Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
CONTEXT OF JOB:
The University of Delaware College of Engineering is seeking applications for Director of First-Year Engineering at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. This is a continuing-track faculty position. A level of effort of about 60% is assigned to the innovation and delivery of our college-wide Introduction to Engineering (EGGG101) course and 40% is assigned to teaching, service, and/or scholarship in a home department or departments (Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer and Information Sciences, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and/or Mechanical Engineering).
Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in a traditional engineering field or in engineering education, experience teaching lower-level undergraduate courses, experience working in teams of faculty, a familiarity with evidence-based teaching and learning methods in engineering, and evidence of commitment to diversity and inclusion among undergraduate engineering populations. Preference will be given to candidates with a publication record in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and those with personal experience in the implementation of evidence-based pedagogical practices.
The Continuing Track (CT) is UD’s permanent non-tenure track. CT faculty enjoy contracts that increase in length over time, as well as many of the same benefits as tenure-track and tenured faculty, such as identical titles, a parallel promotion track, sabbaticals, and shared faculty governance. You can read more at https://sites.udel.edu/ctcaucus/why-do-you-want-to-be-a-ct-faculty-at-ud/.
The search committee will begin reviewing applications on December 2nd, 2019, and the position will remain open until filled, with a target start date of August 1st, 2020. Please submit a (1) cover letter, (2) current CV, (3) statement of teaching philosophy, (4) diversity and inclusion statement, and (5) list of the names and contacts of at least three references. A statement of research interests is optional.
The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer with diversity as one of its core values and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, those from historically underrepresented groups and people with disabilities. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be viewed at: www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html. As a recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equality, the University of Delaware is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.
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