The Engineering Education Department (EED) at Utah State University seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level. This is a nine-month academic-year appointment with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2024. Candidates must have earned a doctorate in an engineering discipline, engineering education, cognitive science, education, or psychology by the start of the appointment. Candidates must also have a B.S. and M.S. in an engineering discipline. The ideal candidates are expected to demonstrate the potential to develop a strong and externally funded research program in engineering education, a track record of peer-reviewed publications, potential or record of teaching competency at both graduate and undergraduate levels, and evidence of professional leadership skills. Post-doctoral and/or teaching experience is highly desirable.
Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Demonstrate excellence in establishing a strong and externally funded research program in engineering education.
- Effectively teach undergraduate Engineering Statics, Dynamics, Strength of Materials, or Fundamental Electronics for Engineers courses as well as graduate courses in the Department’s Engineering Education Ph.D. and M.S. programs.
- Serve as a mentor to graduate and undergraduate students on their research activities.
- Demonstrate a commitment to the department, university, and community service.
About Utah State University, Engineering Education Department
Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.
USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employs 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.
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