The Department of Engineering Education (DEE) within the College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) at the University of Cincinnati (UC) invites applications for a non-tenure track position at the level of an Assistant Professor - Educator to support its educational mission. DEE provides a number of common courses, including those taken by all first-year engineering students (e.g., Introduction to Engineering Design Thinking I and II).
The primary responsibility will be teaching DEE courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level at UC and teaching engineering undergraduate courses in China. It is required for this position to teach at least one semester (about four months) per academic year at a collaborative Chinese university, including but not limited to the Joint Co-op Institute (JCI) at Chongqing University (CQU) in Chongqing, China. JCI is a joint venture between UC and Chongqing University in Chongqing, China. Such courses will be taught in English. The successful candidate will be required to obtain immigration documents for entry/work eligibility into China.
Must have a Ph.D. in the field of Engineering Education or closely related field prior to effective date of the appointment.
Course preparation and curriculum development; delivering course content and leading laboratories which may include but will not be limited to Engineering Foundations, Engineering Models I and II, Design Thinking I and II, Engineering Probability and Statistics in Cincinnati, Ohio and at least one semester (about 4 months) per academic year at a collaborative Chinese university
Holding office hours; and grading and preparing assessment materials such as quizzes and exams.
Conducting engineering education research and scholarship in the areas of teaming and student success.
Participating in service related activities, such as student career mentoring, advising of student organizations, serving on departmental, college and university committees and performing outreach activities.
Contributing to the success of students by participating in orientation programs.
Initial appointment is up to three years and can be renewed.
It is required for this position to teach at least one semester (about 4 months) per academic year in China.
Anticipated work load is four courses per semester.
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List of references (3) – names and contact information. (Should we move forward with your application we will contact references)
Two-page narrative describing your teaching and engineering education research philosophy
This search will remain open until the position is filled.
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As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
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