The Office of the Associate Dean for Student Services and Undergraduate Affairs (SSUA) at the Florida A&M University-Florida State University College of Engineering is pleased to invite applications for three full-time, non-tenure track faculty positions with primary responsibilities in undergraduate teaching. SSUA is responsible for the administration of undergraduate academic policies and procedures at the college and for providing academic services and support to students.
These three full-time teaching faculty will work collaboratively to establish a welcoming and supportive environment for our first-year engineering students. Teaching faculty will teach several sections of First-Year Engineering Lab (FYEL) per fall and spring semester. The FYEL course orients students to engineering, the disciplines offered, degree requirements, and the engineering profession. The course helps students develop communication and problem-solving skills and acclimates them to project-based learning.
In addition, teaching faculty will participate in new student orientation and advising, facilitate student participation in FSU’s Engage 100 Initiatives (https://engage100.fsu.edu/), assist with Living Learning Communities for engineering freshmen, coordinate with pre-engineering advisors and department major advisors, collaborate with other college staff (recruitment coordinator, director of outreach and student life, and director of student access) to increase retention, and help monitor retention rates and other performance-based metrics.
Applicants must have earned a Master’s degree in an engineering discipline, engineering education, or equivalent field with five years of experience. An earned PhD degree in Engineering is preferred. Industrial experience, while not required, would be very valuable. Candidates must possess excellent communication skills, a commitment to innovative teaching methods, and a desire to serve and prepare students for successful college and professional careers. An interest in engineering education best practices, research and assessment, and demonstrated knowledge and interest in first-year engineering programs and initiatives are desirable attributes. We seek candidates who are committed to building an inclusive environment for students from diverse backgrounds.
The FAMU-FSU College of Engineering is the unique combination of two outstanding universities with overlapping but distinct missions – the nation’s top Historically Black College/University with a Tier-1 research university. As such we provide an outstanding research and entrepreneurship-based education to one of the most diverse student populations in the U.S. Faculty are employed by one of our partner universities, but hold joint faculty privileges at both institutions.
Applicants should apply directly to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu, Job Opening ID 45342. Applicant should upload: cover letter; full curriculum vitae; teaching statement; and names and contact information of three references.
Review of applications will begin May 20, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. Any questions about the positions should be directed to Ms. Alicia Morey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.