Assistant Engineer - Engineering Education Department (78180)

Employer
University of Florida
Location
Florida, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 27, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology, Engineering
Employment Type
Full Time


The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering at the University of Florida invites applications for a 12-month, non-tenure track, full-time, position at the rank of Assistant Engineer, with a working title of Instructional Assistant Professor in the Engineering Education Department (EED).

Duties and responsibilities include teaching, revising, and developing undergraduate and graduate engineering courses, hands-on programming related educational laboratories, and may include both online as well as face-to-face instruction in computer programming. In addition, the position involves aspects of service and/or outreach activities at local, university, state, and national level, as directed by the department chair. EED is specifically looking for faculty with a passion for teaching and a desire to develop a career in pedagogy of engineering education. Teaching assignments will be made according to background and experience and will be six to eight course sections per year (twelve-month appointment) based on mutual agreements. Submission and funding of grants focused on engineering education is encouraged.

The University of Florida is embarking on an initiative on Digital Literacy developing requisite tools and promoting Digital Responsibility by managing the human impact of the coming transformation of society. The Engineer position will be primarily for teaching Computer Programming for Engineers (MATLAB and C++) and service related to promotion of the importance of programming education and awareness across multiple levels of the broader community.

Minimum Requirements: Ph.D. in related engineering field or M.S. in engineering or a closely related discipline.

Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in related engineering field, experienced in applying evidence-based teaching techniques and methods to engineering courses, specifically computer programming. The ideal candidate would have experience in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in their respective engineering field.

The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue to receive applications until September 30, 2021. You must apply by submitting an application through Interfolio via https://facultyjobs.hr.ufl.edu/ . (Job 78180). The application with attached PDF files of the following required documents: (1) a letter of interest, (2) a detailed curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy and interests in teaching existing courses and developing new online as well as face-to-face instruction in computer programming (4) a statement describing interest and experience in working with diverse groups and underrepresented populations, and (5) contact information of three or more references.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/ .

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

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