The John and Marcia Price College of Engineering is looking for an
experienced instructor for technical writing and communication
courses. The college serves eight departments and programs. The
Communications, Leadership, Ethics, and Research (CLEAR)
instructors develop curriculum and content for classwork, lectures
and workshops in technical writing and presentations, teamwork, and
ethics in collaboration with departments in the college. Works with
department faculty, staff and students to ensure departmental and
college objectives for curriculum and assessment are achieved. This
position reports to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.
The John and Marcia Price College
of Engineering has recently received Bronze level recognition from
the ASEE Diversity Recognition Program, which recognizes national
leaders in inclusive excellence. The University of Utah John and
Marcia Price College of Engineering believes that improving the
productivity, health, safety, and enjoyment of human life, starts
by listening and incorporating a wide range of personal
experiences, values, and worldviews that arise from differences in
culture and circumstances. We encourage the inclusion of diverse
thoughts and ideas to enhance our ability to provide solutions and
engineering professionals that can contribute to the overall
economy and wellbeing of society. We endeavor to support all
students, faculty, and staff so they can reach their full
At the University of Utah, John and Marcia Price College of
Engineering, we ask a lot of our employees, which is why we give so
much in return. In addition to your competitive salary,
medical/dental/vision/life plan and up to 14.2% contribution to
your retirement plan, we have the following
Other benefits and services include:
- Flexibility: Some telework options and
flextime schedules are available for faculty and staff.
- Office Culture: We have a highly collaborative
office on the University of Utah campus. Employees have access to a
full kitchen, and you have access to the Starley Cafe located in
our gallery for affordable and easy lunch options. We offer several
opportunities to engage and get to know your co-workers. Dress code
is relaxed business/casual - we want you to be comfortable.
- Wellness in action: Take advantage of our many
health and wellness programs on-campus and virtually. This includes
mental health and resiliency support, discount on outdoor
recreation rentals and Eccles Student Life Center, nutrition
services, and more.
- Community: Discounts and sometimes free
admissions to arts, cultural, museum, lectures and select sporting
events on campus.
- Learning: In addition to the many free
educational opportunities on campus, the University offers 50%
tuition reduction for eligible employees and their families. We
also offer professional development opportunities to develop your
- Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
- Supplemental Retirement Savings Plans (403(b), Roth 403(b),
- WellU Employee Wellness Program
- Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance (AD&D)
- Supplemental Life Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- Long Term Care Insurance
- Hyatt Legal Plans
- UESP 529 College Savings Plan
- Auto/Home Insurance
- Family and Medical Leave Act
The CLEAR Program at the University of Utah’s John and Marcia Price
College of Engineering prepares engineering undergraduates for
success in their careers through improving their written and oral
communication, teamwork skills and ethical understanding.
An Associate Instructor will:
• Work with one or more departments in the College to develop and
teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in technical writing,
speaking, leadership, ethics and teamwork.
• Deliver instruction in writing and communications through
lectures, individual coaching, meetings and workshops.
• Collaborate with the College and department administrators and
other CLEAR instructors to formulate and modify curricula in
accordance with College and department objectives and requirements
(e.g., ABET criteria).
• Work with the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs to create and
implement methods to collect data on student skill development and
Candidates should have an aptitude for writing and communications.
A Ph.D. or other terminal degree is preferred. Experience in
engineering, science or other technical writing is also strongly
preferred. Related experience in teaching, instructional design and
assessment is preferred. Demonstrated organizational ability,
strong interpersonal skills, and an ability to work independently
and in a team setting are required.
Full Time or Part Time?
Work Schedule Summary:
Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm, flexible
depending on course schedule
00051 - College of Engineering-Dean
Pay Rate Range:
50000 to 90000
Open Until Filled:
To apply, visit https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/151187