Share this Job


Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.  Newly hired individuals will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination.  There is an opportunity to request an exemption from the vaccine requirements for medical reasons, sincerely held reasons of conscience, or religious beliefs.

Assistant, Associate, Full Professor, Department of Engineering Education

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors > http://bit.ly/UCEMPL


You are invited to submit an application to be considered for a position with more than one opening. The number of positions varies depending on the needs of the department. Rank and compensation will be based on experience and academic credentials.


Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati puts education into action, ranking among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.


At UC, today’s possibilities spark tomorrow’s reality.


Job Overview

The Department of Engineering Education (DEE) in the College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) at the University of Cincinnati (UC) invites applications for multiple tenure-track positions at all ranks. Candidates will be expected to conduct research in one or more of the following Engineering or Computer Science (CS) Education research areas: Engineering/CS epistemologies, Engineering/CS learning mechanism, Engineering/CS learning systems, Engineering/CS diversity and inclusiveness, and Engineering/CS assessment.


The Department of Engineering Education was created in 2007 with the goals of delivering the highest quality teaching and learning experience for the CEAS students, as well as advancing the scholarship of teaching and learning through a rigorous research enterprise. The department provides undergraduate students with tutoring, mentoring, advising and other support services, as well as valuable research opportunities. Graduate students learn about conducting fundamental research on engineering learning and bridging research and practice by defining effective practices, identifying the reasons why they work, developing curricula, assessing how students learn, and moving those findings into future engineering classrooms. Faculty in the department teach fundamental courses in undergraduate engineering, as well as graduate courses in the discipline of engineering education. The CEAS is the birthplace of the cooperative education (co-op) program and still holds the largest public mandatory cooperative education program at a public university in the United States. The CEAS total undergraduate and graduate enrollment is 6,200 students.

Essential Functions

  • Commensurate with rank, faculty will be expected to develop (or advance) a nationally/internationally recognized, externally-funded research program in engineering/CS education; advise graduate students; teach graduate and undergraduate courses in engineering education (including, but not limited to, first-year engineering courses); perform service at the Department, College, University, and professional societies levels; nurture collaborations across the college and campus; and work to achieve departmental, college, and university strategic goals.
  • The Department is charged with developing and sustaining premier research programs and with preparing students to become high-performing professionals in the workplace. Faculty will be expected to further these goals by collegial collaboration and teamwork both within the Department of Engineering Education and with other CEAS departments and other UC Colleges.

Minimum Requirements

  • Prior to the effective date of appointment, must hold a Ph.D. degree in Engineering Education, or a related discipline and demonstrate excellent potential to build an independent research program at the forefront of their field (evidenced by grantsmanship and/or published refereed journal/conference papers, commensurate with rank), as well as potential to educate and mentor students (evidenced by prior experience in supervising undergraduate and/or graduate students, commensurate with rank).

Application Process

Please submit applications online at http://jobs.uc.edu.


Your application should include:

  • Brief cover letter.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Teaching philosophy and plans for teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Research agenda including funding possibilities.
  • Diversity Statement that demonstrates your understanding of the broader issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion in engineering education; any DEI contributions you have made or been involved with to enhance the classroom or campus experience for students or colleagues; and how you envision making DEI related contributions within the department, college, and/or university.
  • Names, titles, and contact information for three references.


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. Please use the Additional Documents feature in the application system to upload items 3) through 6) as separate files.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.




The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 80442 


Assistant, Associate, Full Professor, Department of Engineering Education

Date:  May 20, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Medical, Engineer, Equity, Computer Science, Education, Healthcare, Engineering, Finance, Technology