Position Title: Teaching Assistant Professor (Lecturer)
Posting Number: F1900126
The Department of Engineering Education (DEE) at University at Buffalo (UB) invites candidates to apply for the position of Teaching Assistant Professor (Lecturer). The DEE was recently formed and will advance modern pedagogical tools and teaching methods including the field of online education. At the undergraduate level, the department offers a variety of SEAS courses including technical communication, engineering computations, statistics, and dynamics.
We are particularly looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a team environment and in a diverse community of students and faculty and share our vision of helping all constituents reach their full potential.
Duties include teaching and development of engineering and applied science courses at both the undergraduate level; instruct academic small groups for freshman engineering students in fundamental math and science courses; formulate and implement student excellence initiatives, ABET objectives and diversity enhancement; assist in the analysis of student academic progress and retention; and contribute to assessment activities.
The University at Buffalo (UB), a member of the prestigious American Association of Universities, is the largest and most comprehensive university in The State University of New York (SUNY) system, with about 20,000 undergraduates and 10,000 graduate students and 1600 fulltime faculty. The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has 6,000 students enrolled across 9 academic departments.
Buffalo is a city with a rapidly growing economy, eclectic neighborhoods, world-class art galleries and museums, a vibrant theater and music community, the Lake Erie waterfront, a city-wide system of parks designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted, and major and minor league sports teams. The awe-inspiring Niagara Falls is just 20 minutes away. The department is located on the UB North Campus in suburban Amherst, an area that combines outstanding public schools and services with a surprisingly low cost-of-living.
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Candidates must hold a doctorate in engineering education, engineering, computer science or a related field. PhD must be conferred prior to appointment.
The University at Buffalo is SUNY’s most comprehensive public research university, and an outstanding place to work. UB amplifies ambition for faculty and staff by offering endless possibilities to achieve more. Here, people from all backgrounds and cultures challenge and inspire each other to discover, learn and succeed. Dedicated staff and engaged faculty collaborate to further knowl¬edge and understanding, and develop tenacious graduates who are valued for their talents and their impact on global society.