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Assistant/Associate Professor in the College of Engineering

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Newark
Categories: Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Full Time, Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering


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

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: 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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