Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 03, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

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Job Description Summary

The Department of Aerospace Engineering at Auburn University invites applications for a non-tenure-track Lecturer in Aerospace Engineering. The appointment will be for nine months and is renewable annually. Additional teaching opportunities in the summer may also be available and are subject to the availability of funds. The primary responsibility of a successful candidate for this position is to teach a selection of undergraduate aerospace engineering courses required of students of the Department of Aerospace Engineering. The successful candidate will be expected to bring experience, innovation, enthusiasm, technology, and leadership to the courses. Under typical circumstances, the teaching load will be three courses per semester, which includes course and laboratory development and management activities. In addition to instructional duties, successful candidates will contribute to the instructional mission of the department through participation on faculty committees and be expected to mentor students through possible participation in student organizations, competition activities, and other mentoring and knowledge enhancement opportunities.

Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples. http://www.auburn.edu/academic/provost/pdf/guidelines-dual-career-services.pdf

Minimum Qualifications

Successful applicants must possess a doctorate in aerospace engineering or a closely related field from an ABET accredited institution prior to the date of employment. We seek candidates with already demonstrated effectiveness in working with aerospace engineering students and professionals. In addition, applicants must have experience teaching at an ABET accredited institution of higher education in the area of aerospace structures. The candidate must also have excellent interpersonal, written and communication skills. The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements to work in the U.S. at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Desired Qualifications

Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching
Excellent communication skills

Special Instructions to Applicants

To be considered, qualified candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, student course evaluations, and contact information of three references to the job posting

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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. Student/Teacher/Course Evaluations/Effectiveness
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