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
Salary to commensurate with education and experience.
Ph.D. in related engineering field or M.S. in engineering or a
closely related discipline.
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.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
This position was originally posted under requisition #78180.
All previous applicants do not need to reapply.
The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately
and will continue to receive applications until filled. You must
apply by submitting an application through UFCareers at: https://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/en-us/listing/
(Job Requisition 519747
). The application with attached PDF
files of the following required documents: (1) a letter of
interest, (2) a detailed curriculum vitae, (3) contact information
of three or more references. Additionally, please combine items
4-5 in one PDF and upload to the “other documents” selection in the
(4) 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 (5) a
statement describing interest and experience in working with
diverse groups and underrepresented populations.
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
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution
dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and
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.
This position is open until filled. Application review will begin
immediately and continue until the position is filled.
This position has been reposted. Previous applicants are still
under consideration and need not reapply.
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