The primary responsibility of a faculty member at Northern Virginia Community College is to provide quality instruction to students. The major emphasis is on excellent teaching by working with students in classrooms, laboratories, individual conferences, and related activities to help students fully develop their interests and abilities to become better people, better workers, and better citizens.
Description of Duties and Tasks:
Full-time teaching faculty members are responsible for teaching various courses in engineering, as well as engineering-related mathematical concepts and related coursework. Courses are offered in traditional, hybrid, and distance learning environments. All faculty members must be available to teach day, evening, and weekend classes, serve as faculty advisers, serve on committees, and participate in curriculum development.
Engineering faculty members are expected to mentor, encourage, and inspire first and second-year engineering students to complete their studies at NOVA and actively assist students in preparing to enter engineering programs at other academic institutions.
This is appointment has a normal teaching load of 15 credits per semester.
Minimum Qualifications :
The candidate must have a master's degree in any engineering discipline or related qualifying field, or a master's degree with a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in engineering coursework.
A preferred candidate will meet one or more of the following criteria:
PhD or equivalent in an engineering related discipline
Demonstrated experience teaching college-level engineering or engineering-related courses
Relevant work experience as an engineer in the public or private sector
An educational background that includes graduate-level coursework in mechanical, civil, structural, aerospace, or electrical engineering
An educational background that includes at least 18 graduate semester hours in mathematics or physics
Experience in computer aided design
Internal Number: 25188
About Northern Virginia Community College
Begun in 1964, Northern Virginia Community College offers a quality and convenient educational experience at an affordable price. NOVA is the largest educational institution in Virginia and the second-largest community college in the United States, comprising of more than 75,000 students and 2,600 faculty and staff members. NOVA is also one of the most internationally diverse colleges in the United States, with a student body consisting of individuals from more than 180 countries. Located near Washington, D.C., the College includes six campuses. NOVA is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and offers more than 160 degrees at the associate's level and certificate programs.