Assistant Professor

Virginia Tech - Blacksburg, VA (30+ days ago)4.4

Full-time

The Department of Engineering Education (EngE) at Virginia Tech invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor rank. Candidates must hold a doctorate (by Aug 2019) in engineering education, engineering, education, or a related field; at least one degree (BS, MS, PhD) in engineering or a related field is desirable. Successful candidates will demonstrate the potential to conduct research in engineering education, secure external research funding, teach in both our first-year and graduate programs, and collaborate within and beyond the department. We welcome applicants with expertise across a wide range of engineering education areas and methods. Experience in industry is also welcome.
EngE (http://www.enge.vt.edu ) is home to an outstanding first-year engineering program and a premier PhD program in engineering education. The department is home to 24 full-time faculty including tenured or tenure-track professors, professors of practice, and instructors. It serves approximately 2500 general engineering students and 40 PhD students annually. EngE faculty collaborate nationally and internationally to conduct cutting edge research in engineering education. Our faculty hold degrees in diverse fields, including engineering education, higher education, educational psychology, and linguistics as well as a range of STEM disciplines.

Required Qualifications:
Candidates must hold a doctorate (by Aug 2019) in engineering education, engineering, education, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications:
At least one degree (BS, MS, PhD) in engineering or a related field is desirable.

Employment Conditions: Must have a conviction check? Yes Describe Other: Employment Comments:
Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity, inclusion, and to maintaining a work and learning environment that is free of all forms of discrimination. It is the recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Award to increase the participation of women in academic science and engineering careers.

How to Apply for this Job:
Applications must be submitted online to http://jobs.vt.edu to posting TR0180132. Review of applications will begin November 19, 2018. Applications should include: (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) a two-page research statement describing current research and future plans, (3) a two-page teaching statement, and (4) names and contact information for three references. Details on how to prepare and submit all materials can found under “Posting Details” for this position on the website. Inquiries about the position should be directed to Chair, EngE Search Committee, 345 Goodwin Hall, 635 Prices Fork Rd., Blacksburg, VA 24061, engesearch18@vt.edu
A more detailed description of the position and information about the Department of Engineering Education can be found at http://www.enge.vt.edu/

Virginia Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation please contact the hiring department with any questions

Employee Category: Instructional/Research Faculty Appointment Type: Regular If restricted or temporary, enter end date: FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime Tenure Status: Tenure Track Academic Year or Calendar Year? Standard Academic Year Percent Employment: Full-time If part time, enter Percent Time: Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience Department: Engineering Education Work Location: Blacksburg Location, if not Blacksburg: Location Zip Code: 24061 Job Posting Date: 09/26/2018 Review Begin Date: 11/19/2018 Job Close Date: (if applicable) Restricted to university employees only? Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:
Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:
If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.