Lecturer/Assistant Professor of Teaching

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Position Number004534Working TitleLecturer/Assistant Professor of TeachingClassification Title12-Mo Non-Tenure Track FacultyCollegeCollege of Engineering (Col)DepartmentEngineering Technology & Construction ManagementPosition DesignationFacultyEmployment TypePermanent - Full-timeMonths per year12Primary Purpose of Department

The Department of Engineering Technology & Construction Management at UNC Charlotte delivers five undergraduate and three graduate programs. The Department seeks applicants with the ability to effectively teach courses supporting one or more of our undergraduate programs (Civil Engineering Technology, Construction Management, Electrical Engineering Technology, Fire Safety Engineering Technology and Mechanical Engineering Technology). In addition, the department administers the following graduate programs (Construction & Facilities Management, Applied Energy & Electromechanical Systems, and Fire Protection & Administration). Additional information about the department and programs offered can be found at www.et.uncc.edu.

Vacancy Open toAll CandidatesDescription of Work

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Non-Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate teaching goals.

Teaching – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching (including lab, studio, or production management) may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, and grading student work.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will demonstrate ability to effectively teach undergraduate courses and laboratories in one or more of the programs delivered by the department.
Ability to teach courses in the Construction Management, Mechanical Engineering Technology, or Civil Engineering Technology program area(s) is required.

Student advising, supervision of student project teams, course assessment and other administrative assignments are also required duties.

Candidates must be able to work independently and with a diverse team; demonstrate excellent leadership, organizational, and communication skills; and be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment that serves a diverse student population as well as faculty, alumni, and employers. As such, candidates must be able to operate within and help create an inclusive environment that facilitates student learning and development.

Minimum Experience/Education

UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned masters and/or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

To qualify for a Lecturer position, candidates must have a Master of Science degree in engineering, engineering technology, engineering management, construction management, construction science, or related degree for appointment as Lecturer. Candidates with an earned doctorate may be eligible for appointment as Assistant Professor of Teaching.

Candidates with at least two years of industry, engineering or construction experience managing projects and work teams are desired.

Preferred qualifications include professional engineering licensure, an earned doctorate, prior teaching experience, and other certifications and licenses. Positions may be either 12-month or 9-month depending on department needs and candidate interest.

Necessary Licenses/Certifications

Licensure as a Professional Engineer (PE) or other professional certification is desired.

Special Notes to Applicants

This search specifically targets candidates in either Construction Management or Mechanical Engineering Technology. The position may be either 9 months or 12 months depending upon department needs and candidate interest.

Start date is August 2019 or January 2020 depending upon department needs and candidate availability.

Please upload the following documents with your electronic submission:
1) cover letter, 2) one-page resume summary, 3) full curriculum vita or resume, 4) contact information (name, address, telephone, and email) for five professional references, at least two of which should be former supervisors, and 5) unofficial transcripts.

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree.

The candidate chosen for this position will be subject to a criminal background check.

Job Open Date06/27/2019Job Close DateOpen Until FilledYesDate Review of Applications will BeginProposed Hire Date08/12/2019If time-limited, please indicate appointment end dateContact InformationPosting Specific Questions

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  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • UNC Charlotte Website
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Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  2. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts

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