The Department of Engineering Education (EngE) at Virginia Tech is seeking applicants for a non-tenure-track, regular faculty position as Professor of Practice in Engineering Education at any rank. Applications are invited from individuals dedicated to undergraduate teaching and student engagement. Candidates are sought with experience related to teaching and developing courses in engineering problem solving, design, and professionalism at the undergraduate level. Experience with teaching applications of software tools (including CAD, computational programming, and/or data acquisition) is desirable, as well as experience teaching in a project-based learning environment. Responsibilities will include teaching up to 12 credit hours per semester in first-year engineering or an equivalent combination of teaching and course development, depending on department needs. Opportunities for supplemental summer teaching assignments are possible.
Qualifications for this position include an M.S. or Ph.D. in an engineering or closely related field coupled with significant industry experience that includes design. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and be able to demonstrate an ability to effectively teach engineering courses at the undergraduate level.
EngE (www.enge.vt.edu) is home to an outstanding first-year engineering program that engages students with an innovative curriculum that provides a hands-on, minds-on approach to engineering education. Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity, inclusion, and to maintaining a work and learning environment that is free of all forms of discrimination. It is the recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional award to increase the participation of women in academic science and engineering careers. Virginia Tech is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Institution.
Review of applications will begin January 14, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, please submit by January 14, 2019. The start date for the position is August 10, 2019.
Apply for this posting (TR0180184) at www.jobs.vt.edu