Lecturer, College of Engineering Technology 6424 BR

Requisition Number: 6424BR

School/Department: College of Engineering Technology

College : CET

Faculty Rank : Lecturer
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure-Track Lecturer

Anticipated Start Date: 15-Aug-2022

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RIT’s College of Engineering Technology (CET) is currently seeking applications from exceptional candidates for a full-time, lecturer position in the CET Exploration Program. The Lecturer Position begins August 15, 2022. A Ph.D. in Engineering Education or STEM education, with an MS in a relevant engineering field is required as well as some professional experience. This non tenure-track lecturer appointment is contingent upon documentation of the completion of the Ph.D. The search will continue until the position is filled however, for maximum consideration the applicant should submit materials by February 21, 2022.

Candidates for this position will be expected to teach at the undergraduate level and help lead the development of a common, multidisciplinary, experiential curriculum for all first-year students in CET. Areas of teaching expertise include first-year engineering experiences, applied mathematics and statistics, introductory programming, circuits and electronics, statics and dynamics, advanced courses in mechanical, electrical, civil, or computer engineering, and other relevant areas.

Responsibilities will include teaching, program development, and service. Depending on the candidate’s desires and capabilities, opportunities may exist for engineering education research. Teaching includes course and laboratory development and delivery via classroom, online and blended formats. Program development will include helping create and define a vision for a common first-year experience across the nine undergraduate majors in CET and incorporating KEEN-focused student learning outcomes into foundational courses. Service will include contributions to the operation of the department, college and university, and maintaining a clear professional development agenda that supports the faculty member and department’s growth.

We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. We are seeking individuals who are committed to RIT’s core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.

Department/College Description:

The College of Engineering Technology (CET) is home to nine undergraduate and six graduate programs. It is one of RIT’s nine colleges and enrolls approximately 12% percent of the university’s students. CET prides itself on its constant evolution, innovation, and global outreach via online learning, corporate education, and international programs. CET is known throughout the RIT, national, and international communities as an excellent choice for an education that embraces the integration of “hands-on-minds-on learning” and application based instruction grounded in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) subjects. (www.rit.edu/cet)


Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with more than 19,000 students and more than 125,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world. Find out more at www.rit.edu.


PhD (or ABD with letter of anticipated completion date from Advisor) in engineering education or STEM education with appropriate MS in engineering or engineering technology. This non tenure-track lecturer appointment is contingent upon documentation of the completion of the Ph.D. prior to the start of employment.

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, electrical, civil, or computer engineering.

Demonstrated high quality research in engineering education including meaningful journal publications and/or conference proceedings.

Demonstrated ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.


Apply online at Job Search Welcome | Rochester Institute of Technology search openings, then Keyword Search 6424BR. 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

Contribution to Diversity Statement

List of Publications

Research Statement

The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to careers@rit.edu.