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Open Faculty Position in Engineering Fundamentals

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 excellence.

 

Candidates are expected to have an earned doctorate in any engineering discipline or in engineering education with an undergraduate degree in any engineering discipline, a solid commitment to engineering education and engineering education research, excellent communications skills, and a serious interest in teaching Introduction to Engineering and undergraduate engineering mathematics courses. Preference will be given to those with publications and funding related to engineering or engineering education and experience teaching engineering students.

 

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 helped to succeed in their studies and to select a major discipline. Department faculty are expected to engage in educational research in support of the department’s strategic plan to develop, evaluate, and adopt innovative teaching methods, both traditional and technology enabled.

 

For more information, visit our website at www.louisville.edu/speed/fundamentals

 

Candidates are required to submit an application with a curriculum vitae, 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 in March of 2013, and we want to have the position filled by August 1, 2013.

 

To apply, please visit www.highereddecisions.com/uofl/current_vacancies.asp

 

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

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