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Chair & Associate Professor/Professor

Employer
Miami University
Location
Hamilton, OH, Middletown, OH

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Job Details

Job no: 502947
Department: Engineering Technology - Hamilton Campus
Location: Hamilton, OH, Middletown, OH
Work type: Faculty
Categories: Administration, Teaching
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title:

Chair and Associate Professor/Professor

Job Summary:

Chair and Associate Professor/Full Professor for the Engineering Technology department at Miami University’s College of Liberal Arts and Applied Science (Regional Campuses in Hamilton and Middletown, OH). The Chair & Associate Professor or Professor provides academic and administrative leadership and manages the work of the Department. The Chair and Associate Professor/Full Professor will supervise and manage the associate and baccalaureate programs in Engineering Technology; oversee all administrative, financial, and planning aspects of the department, including faculty and staff recruitment, workload assignment, and performance evaluations, and promotion and tenure evaluations; direct faculty and staff evaluations on a regular basis; monitor student learning outcomes, program assessment, and ABET/ETAC accreditation processes, as well as enrollment management; advocate for the department and serve as a key member of the college's senior leadership team; facilitate interdisciplinary collaborations to expand the department's research initiatives while maintaining a focus on teaching; represent the College of Liberal Arts and Applied Science (CLAAS) within the University and to the broader public; collaborate with the CLAAS Dean's office to enhance recruitment efforts for community college transfers and high school students; communicate university and divisional policies and procedures to departmental staff and faculty; develop and foster industrial partnerships and initiatives, and overseeing grant and contract activities. Additional chair responsibilities are outlined in the Miami University Policy Library.

The department comprises six full-time faculty members and approximately 300 undergraduate students. The department also secured funding from the Ohio Department of Higher Education, to establish state-of-the-art laboratories for robotics, electro-mechanical, electrical and computer engineering, and mechanical engineering. Strong connections with local industries in the Ohio southwest region have consistently enabled Engineering Technology faculty to secure externally funded research and teaching projects. More information can be found at https://miamioh.edu/regionals/departments/engineering-technology/index.html.

Engineering Technology is a growing and dynamic department offering a professionally rewarding opportunity for the right candidate. The department offers ABET/ETAC accredited bachelor’s completion degree programs with concentrations in Electrical and Computer, Mechanical, and Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology; and associate degree programs in Mechanical Engineering Technology and Electrical & Computer Engineering Technology. In addition, the department offers a new bachelor’s completion degree in Robotics Engineering Technology. These programs are offered at local campuses and also offered as a distance-learning program to college partners across Ohio. The department is part of the College of Liberal Arts and Applied Science of Miami University and is based on Miami’s open-admission regional campuses in Hamilton and Middletown, Ohio.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, electrical and computer engineering, robotics engineering, or closely related field. A record of teaching, scholarship, and service that supports appointment to the faculty with tenure. Strong background with ABET/ETAC accreditation process. Some university leadership experience. For appointment as full professor, requires cumulative record of high-quality teaching and academic advising; cumulative record of research, scholarly and/or creative achievement which has resulted in an established reputation within the discipline.

Desired Qualifications:

Consideration may be given to candidates with strong experience in teaching on-line or hybrid courses, industry experience, P.E. Licensure, should be an innovator and an entrepreneur, in addition to a proven teacher and scholar. A commitment to the larger community, public service, and public scholarship is also valued.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and research agenda. Inquiries may be directed to Kelli Bray, at braykd@miamioh.edu.

Diversity Statement:

Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act: Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560. As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223. Labor Law Posters for Applicants:

Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for employment. Here, you will find links to the current information regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).

Benefit Eligible:

Yes

Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of applications begins March 30, 2024 and continues until the position is filled.

A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact ADAFacultyStaff@Miamioh.edu or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 05 Mar 2024 Eastern Standard Time

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Organization

Nationally recognized as one of the country's most outstanding undergraduate institutions, Miami University is a public university located in Oxford, Ohio (35 miles north of Cincinnati), with regional locations in Hamilton, Middletown, and West Chester, Ohio, and the John E. Dolibois European Center in Luxembourg. Miami combines a wide range of strong academic programs with the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions. A liberal education core complements the more specialized studies of the majors.

Along with an impressive number of opportunities to gain practical, hands-on and immersive experiences, Miami is distinguished by a faculty who enjoy teaching and mentoring students. Recognized as a "Public Ivy" by Richard Moll in his 1985 book about America's flagship universities, Miami is consistently recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s best schools for “unusually strong commitment to undergraduate teaching.” This commitment to teaching is demonstrated in the University's record of exceptional retention and graduation rates-which are among highest for NCAA Division I schools. Miami also regularly ranks among the top public doctoral university in the country for study abroad participation by undergraduate students.

Chartered in 1809, Miami is the 10th oldest public university in the nation. Enrollment includes almost 15,000 undergraduates and more than 2,200 graduate students on the Oxford campus, which is lauded for its exceptional beauty. The charming, historic uptown area of Oxford is adjacent to the campus.

Miami offers bachelor degrees in over 100 areas of study and master's degrees in more than 50 areas; the University also offers a number of doctoral degrees.

More information on Miami may be obtained via http://www.miamioh.edu.

Miami University is deeply committed to the success of every member of the community. At Miami, our mission is to empower each student, staff, and faculty member to promote and become engaged citizens who use their acquired knowledge and skills with integrity and compassion to improve the future of the community and the world.

The Office of Equity and Equal Opportunity (OEEO) exists to provide an inclusive, equitable, working, living, and learning environment to members of the Miami University community. OEEO provides members of the university community a place to obtain guidance for providing equal opportunity in personnel matters, and to resolve issues of harassment and discrimination

The Office of Equity and Equal Opportunity (OEEO) ensures that Miami University provides an equitable environment for students, faculty, and staff. This will be achieved with compassion, understanding, and fairness to all parties involved and act as a resource for all members of the university community.

Office of Diversity Affairs is located at 336 Shriver Center 3rd Floor. The Main Office line is (513) 529-6504.

Janine Todd, Program Associate
Mr. Gerald Yearwood, Senior Administrative Director
Dr. Juanita S. Tate, Director of Divisional Initiatives
Demere Woolway, Assistant Director of ODA & Coordinator of GLBTQ Services
Yvania Garcia-Pusateri, M.S., Assistant Director & Coordinator of Diverse Student Development

Office of Equity and Equal Opportunity is located at 219 E. Spring Street Oxford, OH 45056. The Main line is (513) 529-7157.

Kenya Ash, Director, Title IX Coordinator & Section 504/ADA Coordinator
Kristie Marcum, Associate Director
Tandy Hamm, Assistant Director
Janet Fink, Administrative Assistant

For a list of contacts involved in diversity-related efforts, see Diversity Contacts (PDF 229KB).

As part of institutional diversity and inclusion goals, our efforts diligently center on four core areas: recruitment, retention, curriculum and climate. These core areas are addressed through key initiatives that are tailored to faculty, staff, and students and are executed either through programs and support from our office or in collaboration with other university offices, departments, and programs. In addition, we also value relationships with our community partners who also work with us to promote diversity and inclusion at Miami.

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