Toledo, Ohio
Oct 05, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The University of Toledo invites applications for a visionary leader to serve as Chair of the Department of Engineering Technology. Reporting to the Dean of the College of Engineering, the Chair is the chief academic and administrative officer of the department and is responsible for the successful planning, organization, policy development, implementation, and financial management of all aspects of the department. The Department Chair must demonstrate a strong commitment to student success and the other strategic goals found in the University’s 2017-2022 Strategic Plan ( The Chair is expected to exhibit an open and collegial style of leadership to effectively manage all aspects of the department, work collaboratively with the other departments and offices of the college and the university, and comply with the university's policies and procedures. Candidates must have a doctoral degree in engineering, engineering technology, or a  related field, and have three or more years of higher education teaching experience (five years  preferred). Demonstrated educational leadership in engineering technology or a related field is required. Candidates who possess credentials sufficient for appointment as a tenured associate professor at the time of appointment will be considered, though candidates qualified to be named a tenured full professor are preferred. Three years of industrial experience, professional licensure, competitive research funding success and ABET accreditation experience are preferred qualifications.

Founded in 1872, The University of Toledo ( is a large, multi-faceted, metropolitan research institution. The College of Engineering (, founded in 1931, currently has an enrollment of nearly 4100 undergraduate and graduate students in six departments. The Engineering Technology Department ( offers five ABET-accredited baccalaureate degree programs with total enrollment of about 1150 students and  enjoys a strong relationship with regional and national industries.

Applicants must submit a detailed resume/curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and a letter of application that discusses their interests in and specific qualifications for the position, the role  of engineering technology within a College of Engineering and in a national workforce, and their philosophies on teaching, leadership and commitment to diversity and inclusion to Questions should be directed to: ET Department Chair Search Committee, Attn: Dr. Brian Randolph, Office of the Dean, College of Engineering, MS 310, The University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606-3390. Tel: (419)530-8000; Fax: (419)530-8006; Email: Review of applications will begin August 20, 2018 with anticipated hiring for January 2019, but the position will remain open and applications will be reviewed until an appointment is made.

The University of Toledo is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans.

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