The School of Engineering & Applied Science at the University of Virginia seeks candidates for a non-tenure track teaching faculty (Academic General Faculty, AGF) position in the Department of Engineering Systems and Environment (ESE: https://engineering.virginia.edu/departments/engineering-systems-and-environment ) with a focus on teaching in the Systems Engineering (SE) degree program. In addition to the traditional on-grounds degree programs in systems engineering, the ESE Department offers degree and certificate programs designed for working professionals and others who prefer to earn an advanced degree or certificate without becoming a residential student. This will be a general faculty position at a rank commensurate with experience.
The department is committed to creating and benefiting from an environment where a diverse group of capable, inspired individuals interact and collaborate to learn and advance knowledge without barriers. The AGF, therefore, is responsible for teaching courses in the systems engineering degree program, to conduct and engage in educational and other research activities, to participate in service activities in ESE, to participate in ESE outreach programs (Accelerated Master’s Degree Program [AMP], on-line programs, training programs, certificate programs, conference activities, industry events, etc.) as appropriate. They must have an interest in and ability to teach a broad set of courses in our curriculum at any level. Course load will be two to three sections per semester based on the faculty’s range of activities in teaching, service, and research. Promotion will be based on the SEAS AGF guidelines (https://engineering.virginia.edu/sites/default/files/common/offices/deans-office/policies-bylaws/2017.7%20SEAS%20Policy%20on%20Academic%20General%20Faculty.pdf ).
Candidates for a General Faculty position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or full Professor must have a PhD in systems engineering or a related field, teaching experience at the university level, and well-developed oral and written communication. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and self-confidence to interact effectively with faculty and staff, working professionals, and industry/research sponsors is essential. They should also have a deep understanding of systems analysis, systems thinking, and systems engineering methods and the ability to communicate this understanding across a wide range of domains and disciplines and at all degree levels. In addition, the candidates should have demonstrated research/professional activities, possibly including publications and funded research.
Upload the following materials at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs (Requisition number ):
- Cover Letter
- Statement of Research (for Assistant, Associate, or Professor positions)
- Statement of Teaching/Mentoring Philosophy
- Contact information for three references (names, email addresses, and phone numbers)
Applications will be considered beginning June 24, 2019, and the search will remain open until the position is filled.
For additional information, contact Brian Smith by phone at 424-243-8585 or by email at email@example.com.
For information about the application process, please contact Savanna Galambos, Faculty Search Advisor, firstname.lastname@example.org
The University of Virginia is annually ranked as one of the premier public institutions in the United States and is located in Charlottesville, a picturesque small but cosmopolitan city perennially ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. With one of the highest graduation rates of minority undergraduate students and one of the highest percentages of women engineering students among public universities, the Department and the University of Virginia are fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.
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