Lecturer of Engineering Mechanics

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Open Until Filled: Yes

Job Summary: The School of Environmental, Civil, Agricultural and Mechanical (ECAM) Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Georgia (UGA) invites applications for one non-tenure track Lecturer position effective August 2018. The College of Engineering and the ECAM School is experiencing an unprecedented growth and the primary duty of the selected candidates will be to teach at the undergraduate level. Position responsibilities include effective classroom teaching of undergraduate courses, laboratory supervision, mentoring undergraduate engineering students, and working with other faculty on innovative teaching methods within the college's growing instructional programs. Effective communication skills are required. Position Specifics: Successful applicants must be able to teach courses in Engineering Mechanics (primarily Engineering Statics). Applicants must be proficient in teaching of engineering mechanics and reinforce the value of communication skills to undergraduate students. Teaching methods and attitude should promote student success for all students, regardless of background, identity, or learning style and improve student retention and success. Based on enrollment needs applicants may also be asked to teach other courses in engineering mechanics: (i.e. dynamics, thermodynamics, heat transfer and fluid mechanics). Faculty may also be asked to work collaboratively with colleagues on curriculum development, pedagogy, program assessment, and other school or college wide projects About the School of Environmental, Civil, Agricultural and Mechanical Engineering and the UGA College of Engineering: The College of Engineering at the University of Georgia is one of the fastest growing programs at UGA and one of the fastest growing public colleges of engineering in the nation. Since our founding in 2012, enrollment in the College of Engineering has grown to over 2200 students. Students and faculty alike are attracted to our setting in a comprehensive, land-grant, research institution that's consistently ranked among the 20 best public universities in the nation. The rapidly expanding UGA engineering program focuses on opportunities for learning, discovery and innovation at the confluence of disciplines. The College faculty are not partitioned into departments but rather into three interdisciplinary schools that promote cross-disciplinary educational, research and service activities. The ECAM School comprises degrees in Environmental, Civil, Agricultural and Mechanical Engineering and now consists of over 1250 undergraduates. Additional information is available at http://www.engr.uga.edu/. The University of Georgia is a land grant and sea grant Research University is located in Athens, GA, The University has an enrollment of over 38,000 students, enrolled in 17 schools and colleges, with over 1800 faculty. For many reasons, Athens is consistently voted among the best municipalities in America. http://www.forbes.com/places/ga/athens/; http://www.athensclarkecounty.com/. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]). Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

Minimum Qualifications: An M.S. in Engineering is required.

Preferred Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Engineering is preferred.


Faculty Rank: Lecturer

Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track

Employee Percentage: 100

Location od Vacancy: Athens Area




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Posted: 2/13/2018
Application Due: 4/15/2018
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