Engineering & Physics - Full-Time, Non-Tenure Track, Temporary Lecturer



Job ID 2017-4156
Posted Date 7/28/2017
# of Openings 1
Category Faculty
Org Number 010117
Department Engineering & Physics
Division Provost Vice President
Job Type Faculty
Location US-OK-Edmond
Proposed Salary Range Commensurate with credentials and experience.
Targeted Job Start Date 8/7/2017
Hours Per Week 40
Weeks Per Year 52
Regular Workdays/Hours Monday through Friday
Preference Date 6/23/2017


Special Instructions to Applicants

Transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate degrees and degrees in progress are required. Please submit your transcripts under Optional Documents.

College/Department Overview

The College of Mathematics and Science currently has 135 full-time and over 70 part-time faculty in 7 academic departments. The College serves more than 3,600 undergraduate students in 26 majors and provides graduate programs in Biology, Applied Mathematical Science, Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Computational Science, Engineering Physics, and Nursing. Accreditation/Certification is held by ABET, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the American Board of Funeral Service Education, and the American Chemical Society. UCO is an institutional member of the Council on Undergraduate Research. For further information see our website at http://www.uco.edu/cms.

Position Overview

Temporary Lecturer provides a quality learning experience for students. Performs instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies and procedures of the college. The relationship of the Lecturer faculty member to the student is one of teacher and facilitator of learning. Teaching and departmental responsibilities expected.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions

Duties include teaching day/evening undergraduate courses.

The successful candidate will work with students in and out of the classroom, teaching undergraduate courses (including introductory service courses and online courses) in engineering physics and mechanical engineering.

Other responsibilities will include serving on departmental committees, and service activities appropriate to rank and appointment.

Qualifications/Experience Required

An earned Masters degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval). Possesses excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills.

Qualifications/Experience Preferred

The candidate must have earned a Master's and/or Ph.D. in the area of mechanical engineering or a closely related field, or must complete this degree by August 1, 2017.

Previous university teaching experience is preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

The successful applicant will be required to teach a broad range of undergraduate physics and mechanical engineering courses and laboratories, such as statics, dynamics, strength of materials, and fluid mechanics.

Physical Demands

Repetitive movement of hands and fingers. Typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required.

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