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Open Rank Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Engineering Education

Employer
University of Georgia
Location
Athens, Georgia
Salary
Commensurate with Experience
Start date
Oct 16, 2023

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The Engineering Education Transformations Institute (EETI) in the College of Engineering at University of Georgia invites applications for two open-rank, 9-month, tenure-track faculty positions to start August 1, 2024.

 

We are seeking innovative scholars in engineering education who will help expand EETI and contribute to our mission of creating community and capacity around engineering education scholarship and practice at UGA and beyond.

 

The successful candidates will become core faculty members within EETI, holding the title of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor of Engineering Education. In addition, they will be an active member of one of the four Schools in the College of Engineering: the School of Chemical, Materials, and Biomedical Engineering; School of Electrical and Computer Engineering; School of Environmental, Civil, Agricultural, and Mechanical Engineering; and School of Computing. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in one of the four Schools as well as graduate courses in the Engineering Education and Transformative Practice program housed in EETI.

 

The UGA College of Engineering currently enrolls over 2,700 engineering majors and has over 95 full-time engineering faculty across 15 degrees and 3 Schools.

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

 

All candidates must have a Ph.D. in engineering education, STEM education, engineering, computer science, or a related discipline. 

 

Additional Requirements

Candidates must also have a documented research background appropriate for the appointment rank.

 

For information about the requirements for each faculty rank, please see the UGA Guidelines for Appointment, Promotion and Tenure.  Specific criteria for Associate Professor and Professor in Engineering are summarized at https://provost.uga.edu/policies/appointment-promotion-and-tenure/promotion-tenure-criteria/.

To be eligible for tenure upon appointment, candidates must be appointed as an associate or full professor, have been tenured at a prior institution, and bring a demonstrable national reputation to the institution. Candidates must be approved for tenure upon appointment before hire.

 

 

Relevant/Preferred Qualifications

 

Commensurate with the rank sought, highly successful candidates will demonstrate a past record of or potential to:

  • Establish a world-class funded research program that graduates doctoral students, produces peer-reviewed journal articles and conference proceedings papers, and supports continued growth of the Institute through grants and other scholarly activities.
  • Build EETI’s graduate program and effectively mentor a wide range of graduate students.
  • Collaborate with scholars, instructional faculty, and staff within EETI, within the college, within the university, and across the global engineering education research community.
  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in one of the four Schools within the College of Engineering and/or EETI.
  • Develop undergraduate and graduate courses and curricula.
  • Provide leadership for various service areas including EETI, School, and College-level committees.
  • Represent EETI to the global engineering education community.

 

 

   

Application Procedure

Please review the full position advertisement prior to applying here:
https://www.ugajobsearch.com/postings/345310

 

Applicants are asked to submit the following information along with their application:

  • A detailed curriculum vitae A cover letter (not to exceed two pages) that includes the rank the candidate is seeking and addresses the candidate’s research, teaching, and service, as well as plans to contribute to EETI. A combined teaching and mentoring statement (not to exceed three total pages) describing your teaching and mentoring philosophies and prior experience. A research statement (not to exceed 2 pages), highlighting contributions to engineering education, future plans and directions, and broader impacts of your work. The names, titles, and contact information for three professional references.  

 

 

 

 

Questions related to the position may be directed to EETI Director Julie P. Martin (Julie.Martin@uga.edu)

 

All applications received by November 15, 2023 will receive full consideration. 

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (hrweb@uga.edu).

 

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