The School of Chemical, Materials and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Georgia (UGA) invites applications for a non-tenure-track Lecturer position to begin in August 2017 or sooner. The School of Chemical, Materials and Biomedical Engineering is one of the three schools in the College of Engineering at UGA, which is one of the newest engineering colleges in the nation. The school consists of two undergraduate degree programs (biochemical and biological engineering) as well as five graduate programs including M.S. in biochemical and biological engineering, M.S. in engineering, Ph.D. in engineering and Ph.D. in biological and agricultural engineering. The school currently consists of 15 faculty members, 380 undergraduate students and 36 graduate students. Due to the recent growth in our undergraduate programs, the school has opened a new lecturer position and is actively seeking applications to fill the position. The primary duty of the lecturer will be to teach up to 12 credit hours per semester. Successful applicants must be able to teach courses in chemical and biological engineering disciplines including mass transfer, heat transfer, chemical engineering thermodynamics, process design, process control, kinetics and reactor design, process safety, unit operations as well as be able to handle the corresponding laboratory courses. A Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or related discipline is required. Position responsibilities include effective classroom teaching of undergraduate courses, laboratory supervision, mentoring undergraduate engineering students, and working with other faculty on innovative teaching methods within the college’s growing instructional programs. Effective communication skills are required. The university offers campus wide professional development programs to enhance the teaching skills of instructors.
About the College of Engineering: Described as a college without boundaries, UGA’s College of Engineering, formed on July 1, 2012, reflects a new paradigm for interdisciplinary engineering education that fosters engineering education in a liberal arts environment and research in areas inspired to solve real-world problems. While engineering is a UGA tradition dating back to the 1850’s, in the modern era, the rapidly expanding UGA engineering program focuses on opportunities for learning, research and outreach at the confluence of disciplines. The College offers eight undergraduate and seven graduate engineering degree programs in all engineering fields. Additional information is available at http://www.engr.uga.edu/.
The first state-chartered university in the country, this land grant and sea grant research university is located in Athens, GA, about 60 miles from Atlanta, with 36,000 students, enrolled in 17 schools and colleges, and 1800 faculty. For many reasons, Athens is consistently voted among the best municipalities in America. http://www.forbes.com/places/ga/athens/; http://www.athensclarkecounty.com/.
Application Procedure: To apply, candidates should submit (1) letter of application indicating your teaching experience and interests, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) teaching philosophy/statement not exceeding 2 pages (4) unofficial transcripts, and (5) contact information for three references. Please submit applications at the following website: http://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/1960. Questions related to the position may be directed to the school chair Dr. Ramaraja Ramasamy, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org .
The position will be open until filled. Applications received by April 30, 2017 will be given full consideration.