Elon University seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in engineering at the assistant professor level beginning in mid-August 2021. The ideal candidate will support the development of a new environmental engineering concentration within Elon’s existing engineering program, support the establishment of a new environmental engineering laboratory, and pursue an undergraduate environmental engineering/science research program at Elon. Both an undergraduate engineering degree and a PhD in engineering or related discipline are required. Potential for excellence in teaching lower level undergraduate engineering courses is essential, as is integrating undergraduate students into a research agenda, advising and mentoring students, and contributing to the growth of the engineering program. The ideal candidate will be interested in contributing to Elon’s interdisciplinary Core Curriculum program and appropriate interdisciplinary programs and minors; and advance strategic efforts to address inequities and to promote diversity and inclusion in the program.
Review will begin on November 30, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. Send electronically: letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy, research plans, diversity statement, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and three letters of support to Engineering Search Committee, at email@example.com. Please include your name in the subject line. For questions about the position, please contact the chair of the search committee at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of people, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experiences in their cover letter. Elon is a dynamic private, co-educational, comprehensive institution that is a national model for actively engaging faculty and students in teaching and learning in a liberal arts based residential campus. To learn more about Elon, please visit the University web site at www.elon.edu. Elon University is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.
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About Elon University
Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered environment for experiential learning, with an emphasis on strong personal relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon students are ambitious, curious and compassionate, inspired to be big thinkers and creative problem-solvers.
Elon’s rigorous curriculum is grounded in the arts and sciences and complemented by nationally accredited professional programs. The 446 full-time faculty members teach in more than 60 undergraduate majors and nine graduate programs. Elon’s four-year graduation rate of 79 percent ranks in the top six percent in the nation.
Elon’s 6,277 undergraduate and 811 graduate students come from 48 states and 47 other countries. About 24 percent are from North Carolina, with strong enrollment numbers from the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and other states across the country.
Elon is ranked among the top-100 National Universities by U.S. News & World Report, with a #2 ranking for excellence in undergraduate teaching and #11 for innovation. Elon is the only university in the nation recognized by U.S. News for excellence in all eight academic programs “Focused on Stud...ent Success.” Included are #1 rankings for study abroad and learning communities and #2 rankings for first-year experiences and service learning.
Global engagement is central to Elon’s experience and 78 percent of students have at least one international study experience, often combined with internships, research or service. Elon is among the nation’s top universities for producing Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. In addition, Elon’s Study USA program includes opportunities to study in Los Angeles, New York City, Washington, D.C., Hawaii, Alaska and other locations.
The university includes Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law, which is located on a campus in downtown Greensboro, N.C.