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Requisition ID:  11696

Professor Visiting Assistant

Job Summary

 

The School of Engineering Education at Purdue University invites applications for multiple Visiting Assistant Professors. Purdue University seeks to attract exceptional candidates with interests and expertise in engineering education research ranging from pre-kindergarten through college and into engineering practice.

 

Candidates must have a PhD or similar, with at least one degree in engineering, education, or a related field. The Visiting Assistant Professor will primarily teach in the first-year engineering (FYE) program, which includes two foundational courses: ENGR 131 - Transforming Ideas to Innovation I, and, ENGR 132 - Transforming Ideas to Innovation II, which focus on the engineering design cycle and programming languages, specifically MATLAB.  Based on enrollment needs, the Visiting Assistant Professor may teach other courses in the FYE program or in the multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary (MDE/IDE) program.  The teaching load will be two courses in each of the academic year semesters.  Other responsibilities may include pursuing an independent research program of the candidate’s interests and other duties as assigned.

 

Submit applications to this site including 1) a brief cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) teaching philosophy and plans for teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, 4) research plans including funding possibilities, and 5) names, titles, and contact information for four professional references. Candidates anticipating receiving a PhD in the coming months may apply, but should have their degree in hand at the start of the contract. For information or questions regarding applications contact the search committee chair, Morgan Hynes at morganhynes@purdue.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position.

 

Purdue University’s School of Engineering Education is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Education

Successful candidates must have a PhD or similar, with at least one degree in engineering, education, or a related field. 

Experience

Expertise in engineering education research ranging from pre-kindergarten through college and into engineering practice.

 

Purdue is an ADVANCE institution http://www.purdue.edu/advance-purdue/.  

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer.

 All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.


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