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Engineering Education Teaching Assistant/ Associate Professor

University of North Carolina Charlotte
Charlotte, North Carolina (US)
Date posted
Jun 21, 2024

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Engineering Education Teaching Assistant/ Associate Professor

The Office of Student Development and Success in the William States Lee College of Engineering (LCOE) at UNC Charlotte is offering a unique opportunity for two full-time, 12-month, non-tenure-track faculty positions at the teaching Assistant/Associate Professor rank (Pos 4401 and 3829). With a preferred start date during the Fall 2024 semester, this role will be involved in developing, teaching, and continuously improving the inaugural Common First Year Curriculum, which will be introduced in Fall 2025. This curriculum will be the foundation for all First Time in College (FTIC) students.

UNC Charlotte (, the third-largest institution in the UNC System, enrolls more than 30,000 students. As North Carolina’s urban research university, it is rapidly approaching R1 eligibility. The University pairs world-class research with outstanding academics, innovative support services, and strong community connections dedicated to transformative learning with local-to-global impact. The William States Lee College of Engineering (LCOE) is a community of students, faculty, and industry partners who are shaping the future together. Our mission is to transform lives, communities, and industries through student-centered applied learning, powerful partnerships, and solving complex problems focusing on impacting society. Students participate in experiential, hands-on projects, resulting in real-world-ready talent. LCOE offers 11 undergraduate, 9 MS, and 4 PhD degrees from 5 departments.

The position's primary duties include teaching and developing with a team of faculty the Common First Year (CFY) introductory engineering courses. The successful applicant will be an integral part of the CFY faculty team. Through collaboration, the team fosters a supportive and effective learning environment for students. Candidates must have the communication skills, energy, and passion for teaching fundamental concepts to first-year College of Engineering students. Applicants will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in higher education to students from all backgrounds and a dedication to the success of beginning College of Engineering students.

In addition, candidates actively contribute to the department's undergraduate teaching mission, provide career exploration, and support OSDS Academic Success programs and activities. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to engaging in accreditation procedures, program assessment, and service to the department, College, and University as needed.

For this position, candidates must hold a bachelor’s and a master’s degree with at least one degree in an engineering field from an ABET accredited engineering program. A Ph.D. degree in engineering education or a closely related discipline with evidence of skills in curriculum development is required.

Application procedure: Only electronic submissions will be accepted through, and applicants are subject to a criminal background check. Please submit a cover letter addressing all areas of responsibility and qualifications, as well as a curriculum vitae and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.

Charlotte is the third fastest-growing major U.S. city, the second largest in the Southeastern U.S., and the largest city in North Carolina. It is the second-largest banking center in the country and is home to the seventh-busiest airport in the world. Located in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, Charlotte is within a few hours’ drive of both the mountains and the beach.

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