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Faculty, Non Tenure Track, Lecturer - NTT - Mechanical Engineering
Utah Valley University


Date Posted Feb. 26, 2020
Title Faculty, Non Tenure Track, Lecturer - NTT - Mechanical Engineering
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Department Engineering Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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Faculty, Non Tenure Track, Lecturer - NTT - Mechanical Engineering


Position Category: Faculty - Non Tenure Track (FT)

Summary:

The Engineering Department (https://uvu.edu/engineering/) at Utah Valley University invites applications for a faculty lecturer position in Mechanical Engineering to begin Fall 2019 or Spring 2020. The successful candidate will hold a B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field and have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and advising, and laboratory development. Candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate mechanical engineering courses and laboratories. Will teach students to understand and appreciate mechanical engineering topics. Design laboratory courses and prepare laboratory instructional materials. Cultivate a student-centered learning environment, and help students succeed. Assess teaching results and apply results to improve courses, laboratories, curriculum, and teaching effectiveness. Coordinate and participate in recruitment activities for the Department. Applicant should submit a letter of application addressing qualifications along with a resume, and names, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references.

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Required Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited institution with a B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, or closely related areas required. Strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, advising, and course and laboratory development.
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques, student management, motivation, evaluation and assessment of instruction, curriculum development, program development and evaluation, current trends in technical education, cooperative work experience programs, and student recruitment.
  • Skills in interpersonal, problem solving and decision-making.
  • Skills in presentation of course materials and learning experiences.
  • Expertise in teaching subjects related to general mechanical engineering topics.
  • Ability to communicate clearly in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to engage, motivate, and evaluate students.
  • Ability to deal with the opportunities and challenges of a rapidly growing and changing institution.
  • Experience in developing laboratory experiments and teaching laboratory courses.
  • Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.


Preferred Qualifications:

Physical Requirements:

Ability to teach in laboratory and classroom settings

Benefits Summary:

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC51718 Engineering Department Faculty

Open Date: 07/19/2019

Review Start Date: 07/25/2019

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date.

Please list a minimum of three business references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process for a letter of recommendation.

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/14020

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicants qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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