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Professor / Assistant / Associate, Engineering Education

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Date: Jul 13, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

 

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 research areas: (1) engineering epistemologies, (2) engineering learning mechanism, (3) engineering learning systems, (4) engineering diversity and inclusiveness, and (5) engineering assessment. Commensurate with rank, faculty will be expected to: develop (or advance) a nationally/internationally recognized, externally-funded research program in engineering 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.

 

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.

 

Qualifications

Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree or foreign equivalent in Engineering Education or a related discipline prior to the effective date of appointment 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).

 

The University of Cincinnati is a major research university in an urban and diverse community. UC and its affiliates earned just over $424 million in FY2018 research funding. The university boasts a student body of over 45,000 enrolled in over 370 programs of study and is the region’s largest employer with over 15,000 faculty, staff and student workers. Additional information about the department, college and university can be found at https://ceas.uc.edu/academics/departments/engineering-education.html.

 

Please submit applications online at http://jobs.uc.edu (Requisition #37248). Your application should include: 1) a brief cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) teaching philosophy and plans for teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, 4) research agenda including funding possibilities, and 5) names, titles, and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

 

FOR ALL FACULTY HIRES

OFFICIAL ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPTS WILL BE REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF HIRE

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 / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.

 

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