Open Faculty Search

Updated: 9 months ago
Location: Columbus, OHIO
Job Type: FullTime

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Position Information

Top Message Individuals interested in instructional and faculty positions must submit a curriculum vitae and cover letter directly to the academic unit. Check Additional Information for a contact name.
Message to Applicants
Number of Positions Available 1
University Title Open Faculty Search
Working Title Open Faculty Search
Department Dept of Engineering Education
Department Location Columbus
Requisition Number 455347
Summary of Duties

Open Tenure-track Faculty Position Department of Engineering Education
The Department of Engineering Education (EED) invites applications for a tenured faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor to start August 2020. We are seeking proven, innovative scholars in engineering and/or computing education who will help build the EED.

Highly competitive candidates will have demonstrated experience with the following:

• Pioneering significant scholarly contributions to engineering and/or computing research using quantitative research methods with large data sets
• Effectively collaborating with both tenure-track and non-tenure-track faculty members from different disciplines
• Applying evidence-based pedagogical teaching techniques with attention to inclusion of multiple perspectives and demographics

Successful candidates will be expected to:

• Establish a world-class funded research program that graduates doctoral students, produces peer-reviewed journal articles and conference proceedings papers, and supports continued growth of our program through grants and other scholarly activities
• Cultivate department research initiatives
• Collaborate with scholars within the department, within the college, within the university, and across the engineering and/or computing research communities.
• Contribute to continued improvement of our first-year engineering fundamentals courses, including engineering technical communication courses and multidisciplinary courses that include capstone design courses
• Build our graduate program and research enterprise
• Teach undergraduate and graduate courses
• Develop undergraduate and graduate courses and curricula
• Participate in various service areas including department and college committees
• Represent the EED to the global engineering education community

The EED was created in November 2015 and the doctoral program was approved in Spring 2018. In Autumn 2019, approximately 20 graduate students were enrolled in the doctoral program. The EED undergraduate curriculum is centered around first-year core courses, technical communication, multi-disciplinary capstone, and other specialized courses and programs.

The EED’s mission includes advancing the engineering profession and enabling student success by:

• Contributing to the development of world-class scholarship in engineering and/or computing education
• Modeling and advocating scholarly, evidence-based teaching within the College of Engineering
• Developing and delivering state-of-the-art, innovative, multidisciplinary courses and programs in first-year engineering, engineering technical communication, and multidisciplinary capstone design

Additional Information for Applicants:

How to Apply
Interested applicants should submit an application in Academic Jobs Online: Please include a cover letter, curriculum vita, statements of teaching and research interests, and names and contact information of five references commensurate with the rank sought.

The Ohio State University College of Engineering is strongly committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in all areas of scholarship, instruction and outreach. In the cover letter, describe experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals that promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion in one or more of these areas.

Application deadline: December 1, 2019

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advance Institution, a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) and have an excellent partner in The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
 Ph.D. or terminal degree in an engineering discipline, computing discipline, computing education, engineering education, education, or equivalent field from an accredited institution of higher education
 Established record in conducting research in innovative and influential areas of engineering and/or computing education
 Demonstrated excellence in teaching and service
 Demonstrated commitment and capabilities to mentor undergraduate and graduate students
 Demonstrated commitment and capabilities to mentor early-career faculty in engineering education

Desired Qualifications

Desired Qualifications:
 Exceptional record in conducting scholarly research in innovative areas of engineering and/or computing education, specifically using quantitative research methods with large data sets.
 Demonstrated leadership abilities
 Ability to collaborate with diverse teams of scholars across all faculty ranks in the department and within and outside the university to form new communities of engagement and scholarly research in engineering and/or computing education
 Commitment to engaging actively with other engineering and/or computing departments and colleges across The Ohio State University

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Target Salary Negotiable
Job Category Instructional/Faculty
Job Appointment


Full/Part Time Full-time
Temporary/Term/Regular Regular
Posting Start Date 11/16/2019
Posting End Date 11/24/2019
Dept Contact Name Froyd,Jeffrey E
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Faculty Application Instructions

Individuals interested in instructional and faculty positions must submit a curriculum vitae and cover letter directly to the academic unit. Check Additional Information for instructions.

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