Assistant Professor, Engineering Education

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Virginia, United States
Not Specified
Oct 09, 2018
Employment Type
Full Time

Faculty Tenure-Track, Engineering Education
Assistant or Associate Professor

The Department of Engineering Education (EngE) at Virginia Tech invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank. Candidates must hold a doctorate (by Aug. 2019) in engineering education, engineering, education, or a related field; at least one degree (BS, MS, PhD) in engineering or a related field is desirable.

Successful candidates will demonstrate the potential to conduct research in engineering education, secure external research funding, teach in both our first-year and graduate programs, and collaborate within and beyond the department. We welcome applicants with expertise across a wide range of engineering education areas and methods. Our faculty hold degrees in diverse fields, including engineering education, higher education, educational psychology, and linguistics as well as a range of STEM disciplines. Experience in industry is also welcome.

Applications must be submitted online to (posting number TR0180170). Review of applications will begin November 26, 2018. Applications should include: (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) a two-page research statement describing current research and future plans, (3) a twopage teaching statement, and (4) names and contact information for three references. Details on how to prepare and submit all materials can found under “Posting Details” for this position on the website.

Inquiries about the position should be directed to Chair, EngE Search Committee, 345 Goodwin Hall, 635 Prices Fork Rd., Blacksburg, VA 24061, A more detailed description of the position and information about the Department of Engineering Education can be found at

Virginia Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation please contact the hiring department with any questions.

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