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Assistant Professor (Job Id: UL096)

Position Deleted on 4/01/2014. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Louisville, KY
Faculty - Engineering - Other Engineering
Full Time
Job ID: UL096
Location: Engineering Fundamentals

Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Employer, committed to community engagement and diversity, and in that spirit, seeks applications from a broad variety of candidates.

Position Description
The Department of ENGINEERING FUNDAMENTALS of the UNIVERSITY of LOUISVILLE is seeking candidates for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor rank.

The J.B. Speed School of Engineering is implementing an ambitious new strategic plan with a vision of excellence in engineering education, research, and community engagement. The plan calls for a major investment in the School's faculty, to ensure a thriving academic enterprise with significant growth in research and scholarly profiles. The Department of Engineering Fundamentals will play a key role in realizing the Speed School's vision of educational excellence. One way will be through the planned establishment of a Speed School Center for Teaching and Learning housed within Engineering Fundamentals.

The Engineering Fundamentals Department is comprised of faculty who teach core, introductory courses taken by engineering students before they matriculate to their chosen engineering department. The department seeks to provide a positive and supportive environment where students are enabled to succeed academically while gaining an understanding of the engineering profession and its disciplines. Department faculty are expected to participate in educational research in support of the department's strategic plan to develop and evaluate innovative teaching methods and adopt sound methods, both traditional and technology enabled.

Candidates are expected to have an earned doctorate in engineering with an undergraduate degree in any engineering discipline; strongly preferred are candidates with a doctorate in engineering education. Candidates must possess a solid commitment to engineering education research and excellent communication skills. They must have demonstrated educational research experience evidenced by refereed conference and journal publications and participation on funded grants. Preference will be given to those who have teaching experience in an introductory engineering course and those with a proven record in obtaining educational research funding.

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Candidates are required to submit an application via the "Online App. Form" link below that includes curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, and the names of three professional references. Although applications will be accepted until the position is filled, review of applications will begin January 5, 2014 with the desire to fill the position by July 1, 2014.
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