The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering at the University of Florida invites applications for multiple 9 or 12-month, non-tenure track, full-time, positions at the rank of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Master Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering. The anticipated hiring rank is Lecturer. Senior levels may be considered based upon experience or the need of the unit. The ideal candidate would have experience in teaching undergraduate courses with emphasis on design of mechanical, thermal, or aerospace systems.
Ph.D. or M.S. in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, or a closely related discipline.
Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, or a closely related engineering field, experienced in applying evidence-based teaching techniques and methods to engineering courses. Industry experience and/or contacts would be beneficial for instructors teaching engineering design.
The faculty member’s duties and responsibilities include: teaching, revising, and developing undergraduate engineering courses, and may include both online as well as face-to-face instruction in one or more of the following areas: Engineering Design, Design Realization, Capstone Design, Computer-aided Design, Manufacturing, Aerospace Systems, and General Engineering Courses related to mechanical engineering and aerospace engineering. In addition, there may be other service and teaching activities at local, university, state, and national level, as directed by the department chair. The MAE department 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) in consultation with the department chair. The faculty members will also contribute to continuous curriculum improvement, academic program ABET accreditation, and developing new educational initiatives. The candidate will have the opportunity to participate in department, university, and professional service activities. Candidates with experience or willingness to engage in activities that contribute to diversity and inclusion are especially encouraged to apply.
The search committee will begin reviewing applications Feb. 25, 2019 and will continue to receive applications until the positions are filled. You must apply by submitting an application through Interfolio via http://apply.interfolio.com/60282. The application with attached PDF files of the following required documents: (1) a letter of interest, (2) a detailed curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy and interests in existing and new undergraduate courses, (4) a brief statement describing interest and experience in working with diverse groups and underrepresented populations, (5) contact information of three or more references. Although applications will be accepted until the position is filled, the deadline for full consideration is March 15, 2019.
Selected candidate will be required to provide an 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 educational 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).
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.
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