RIT’s College of Engineering Technology (CET) invites applications from exceptional candidates for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the CET Exploration Program. The Assistant Professor Position begins mid-August, 2023. A Ph.D. in engineering education or STEM education, with an MS in a relevant engineering field or a Ph.D. in engineering is required as well as some professional experience in an engineering field. Application review begins immediately and continues until position is filled. Candidates for this position will focus primarily on undergraduate student success and help lead the development of a common, multidisciplinary, experiential curriculum for all first-year students in CET. We seek candidates with teaching expertise that includes one or more of the following areas: first-year engineering experiences, applied mathematics and statistics, introductory programming, circuits and electronics, statics and dynamics. Successful candidates will have demonstrated ability to conduct engineering education research, and expertise to teach advanced courses in mechanical, manufacturing, electrical, civil, computer, environmental, packaging & printing, or other relevant areas.
REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Ph.D. in an engineering discipline or Ph.D. in engineering education or, STEM education with appropriate MS in engineering or engineering technology discipline.
Demonstrated high quality teaching, using research-based pedagogical strategies, in one or more areas related to: first year engineering experiences, applied mathematics and statistics, introductory programming, circuits and electronics, statics and dynamics, advanced courses in mechanical, manufacturing, electrical, civil, computer, environmental, packaging & printing engineering, or other relevant areas.
Demonstrated potential for high quality research in engineering education including meaningful journal publications and/or conference proceedings.
Demonstrated potential for establishing and conducting sponsored research in engineering education.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences
HOW TO APPLY:
Apply online at Job Search Welcome | Rochester Institute of Technology; search openings, then Keyword Search 7243BR. Please submit your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:
A brief teaching philosophy
The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Contribution to Diversity Statement