Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (multiple-year)

Denton, TX
Feb 28, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

System Identification Number:

Posting Origination:

Engineering Technology (130350)

College of Engineering http://engineering.unt.edu

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer (multiple-year)

Job Summary/Basic Function:
The Department of Engineering Technology in the College of Engineering at the University of North Texas (UNT) invites applications for a full-time, academic-year, non-tenure track Lecturer position in the area of Construction Engineering Technology and Management starting as early as Spring 2018. Candidates with significant teaching and industrial experiences can be considered for a senior lecturer position. The successful individual will have unique opportunities to participate in the continuing growth of the program by developing collaborative initiatives with university wide constituents, recruiting from regional educational institutions, engaging with the program Industry Advisory Board, and contributing to undergraduate and graduate teaching and to the continuous improvement and outcome-based assessment of the program to maintain ETAC/ABET accreditation. Student enrollment in the program has grown by over 70% in the last three years and is expected to continue to grow. The Department is unique in the Dallas-Fort Worth region and it currently serves about 500 students pursuing BSET degrees in Construction, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering Technology, as well as the M.S. in Engineering Technology with concentrations in Construction Management, Engineering Management, Electrical Systems and Mechanical Systems. Faculty also regularly contribute to Ph.D. programs offered in the College of Engineering and are responsible for over $500K in externally funded annual expenses. Salary, benefits and responsibilities typical for a major Tier I research university can be expected. Additional information about the department, its programs, and faculty is available at https://engineering.unt.edu/technology/ Screening of applications will begin after October 1, 2017 and will continue until the search is closed. For additional information please contact Dr. Cheng Yu ([email protected]).

As the nation's 26th largest public university and the largest, most comprehensive in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, UNT is dedicated to providing an excellent educational experience to over 38,000 students while powering the North Texas region, state and nation through innovative education and research. A student-focused public research university, UNT graduates more than 8,500 students each year from its 12 colleges and schools and offers 97 bachelor's, 82 master's and 35 doctoral degree programs, many nationally and internationally recognized. UNT's ultimate mission is to give a green light to greatness by helping its students, region, state and nation excel.

The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate.
The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

Minimum Qualifications:
Candidates are required to have 1) undergraduate and Master's degrees in Construction/Civil Engineering/Engineering Technology or closely related fields at the time of appointment; 2) relevant professional experience in residential and/or commercial construction; 3) college-level teaching experience in the relevant fields; and 4) excellent written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
Candidates holding a PhD in a closely related field with teaching and/or research interests in the areas of construction sustainability, renewable energy, building information modeling, risk analysis, and construction innovations are especially encouraged to apply. Professional licensure or the ability to become licensed is highly desired.

Area of Specialty:
Construction Engineering Technology

Position Type:

Tenure Status:
Non-Tenure Track

Appointment Basis:
9 Months

Pay Frequency:

Non-Tenured Appointment Term:
3 Years

Closing Date:
Open Until Search Closed

Review of Applications Begins:

Required Applicant Documents:
Curriculum Vita
Cover Letter
List of Names and Contact Information of Three References
Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
Summary of Teaching Evaluations
Sample Syllabi
Statement of Teaching Philosophy


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