Non-Tenure Track, Full-Time Renewable Instructor (12-month appointment)
Requisition Number: 0810805
Position Summary: The Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics at The University of Alabama invites applications for a full-time, renewable, non-tenure-track Instructor position (12-month appointment). The successful candidate will (a) teach graduate-level courses that support the distance learning option for the MSAEM and PhD-AEM degree programs, (b) develop/revise select online AEM graduate courses, (c) serve as the Point of Contact for AEM distance learning graduate students, and (d) provide leadership with regard to growing the distance learning option for the UA PhD-AEM degree program.
Minimum Preferred Qualifications: The Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics (AEM) at The University of Alabama invites applications for a full-time, renewable, non-tenure-track Instructor position (12-month appointment) beginning January 2018. The successful candidate will a) teach graduate-level courses that support the distance learning option for the MSAEM and PhD-AEM degree programs, b) develop/revise select online AEM graduate courses, c) serve as the Point of Contact for AEM distance learning graduate students, and d) provide leadership with regard to growing the distance learning option for the UA PhD-AEM degree program. The position is for one-year with the possibility of renewal based upon need, funding, and performance (at the discretion of the University). Teaching experience at the University-level is preferred (in aerospace engineering, engineering science/mechanics and/or a closely related field). The University of Alabama's AEM department enrolls 400+ undergraduate students in the ABET-accredited BSAE degree program and approximately 100 graduate students in the MS and PhD degree programs. The AEM Department is currently experiencing an era of unprecedented growth and expansion. The University of Alabama is located on a beautiful 1,168-acre residential campus in Tuscaloosa, a dynamic community of over 150,000. The Tuscaloosa community provides rich cultural, educational, and athletic activities for a broad range of lifestyles. With technology-oriented government/industrial research centers (including the U.S. Army's Redstone Arsenal and the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center) in north Alabama and a growing aviation industrial sector (including Airbus aircraft manufacturing & engineering centers) in south Alabama, The University of Alabama is centrally located in Alabama's north-south aerospace corridor. Applicants must have an earned doctorate degree in aerospace engineering, engineering science/mechanics or a closely related field. Applicants are to submit: a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching interests (including any experience with online teaching and/or online content development), and contact information for at least three professional references. Apply online at: http://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/41158 Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled, with an anticipated start date of January 2018. Inquiries should be emailed to: [email protected] Qualified women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University of Alabama is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, Title IX, Section 504, ADA employer. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience level.
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