Professor of Practice

Classification Title:

Professor of Practice

Job Description:

The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering at the University of Florida invites applications for multiple full-time, nine-month or twelve-month, non-tenure track positions at the level of Professor of the Practice.

The ideal candidate would qualify as a senior faculty member at the professor level. A national or international record of distinction in non-academic achievement pertinent to the position is required, and/or have demonstrated applied and practical professional experience relevant to the goals of the academic unit in which they will be employed. Duties and responsibilities include: teaching, revising and developing undergraduate and graduate engineering courses, and may include both on-line as well as face-to-face instruction in one or more of the following areas:

Biomedical Engineering, Civil and Coastal Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Electrical and Computer Engineering, Institute for Excellence in Engineering Education, the Engineering Leadership Institute and Engineering Innovation Institute.

In addition, there may be other service and teaching activities at local, state and national level, as well as at the university level, as directed by the department chair. Teaching assignments will be made according to background and experience and will be four to six course sections per year based on mutual agreements.

Advertised Salary:

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Minimum Requirements:

Ph.D. in related engineering field or equivalent qualifications based on professional experience.

Preferred Qualifications:   Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications should include a letter of interest, a detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and long-term goals, and the names and email addresses of three or more references. The application packet will be submitted as one PDF file through the UF Jobs website at https://jobs.ufl.edu/.  The review process will commence immediately and will and will continue until the positions are filled. The expected starting date is August 16, 2017.

Final candidates will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

University of Florida counts among its greatest strengths — and a major component of its excellence – that it values broad diversity in its faculty, students, and staff and creates a robust, inclusive and welcoming climate for learning, research and other work. UF is committed to equal educational and employment opportunity and access and seeks individuals of all races, ethnicities, genders and other attributes who, among their many exceptional qualifications, have a record of including a broad diversity of individuals in work and learning activities. The selection process will be conducted in accord with the provisions of Florida's 'Government in the Sunshine' and Public Records Laws. Search committee meetings and interviews will be open to the public, and applications, resumes, and many other documents related to the search will be available for public inspection. The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (EDT) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: No