Vanderbilt University, General Engineering

2203 13015
Position ID:Vandy-General Engineering-POP [#13015]
Position Title: Associate Professor or Professor of the Practice
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Nashville, Tennessee 37235, United States [map]
Subject Area: Engineering Management
Appl Deadline:2019/03/31 (posted 2018/12/17, listed until 2019/03/31)
Position Description:    

*** the list date or deadline for this position has passed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Division of General Engineering at Vanderbilt University School of Engineering invites applications for a non-tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor of the Practice to begin summer 2019, which serve as director of graduate studies for a new master of engineering degree program. A PhD is required in engineering management or a relevant field. We are particularly seeking outstanding candidates with at least eight years of management experience in the tech industry and experience with classroom instruction and online graduate education. We strive for an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber, skilled in both scholarship and teaching. The candidate’s areas of expertise should include technology marketing and technology strategy. It is desirable, but not required, that the candidate have experience as an entrepreneur and in the patent awarding process. The successful candidate is expected (1) to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, (2) to contribute to the synergistic efforts of the School of Engineering and the entrepreneurial community, and (3) take an active role in the Innovation Pavilion and the Wond’ry. Applications consisting of a cover letter, complete curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, and the addresses of at least three references (include email address) should be submitted on-line at ( by March 1, 2019.

Vanderbilt University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action employer that aspires to become a leader among peer institutions in making meaningful and lasting progress in responding to the needs and concerns of women and members of underrepresented minority groups.

Ranked in the top 15 nationally, Vanderbilt University is a private, internationally recognized research university located on 330 park-like acres 1.5 miles from downtown Nashville, Tennessee. Its 10 distinct schools share a single cohesive campus that nurtures interdisciplinary activities. The university has a student body of over 12,500 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, including 36% minority students and over 1,100 international students from 84 countries. The School of Engineering currently comprises 100 tenured and tenure-track faculty, operates with an annual budget of over $100 million, including over $70 million from externally funded research, and serves over 1,400 undergraduate and 500 graduate students. In the 2017 rankings of graduate engineering programs by U.S. News & World Report, the School ranks in the top five among programs with 100 faculty or fewer and has risen steadily in the rankings over the past decade.

With a metro population rapidly approaching two million people, Nashville's cost of living is 4.5% lower than the national average. Nashville was named the “It” city by Time magazine, one of the 15 best U.S. cities for work and family by Fortune magazine, and listed as a top destination by Frommer's, Travel + Leisure and Men's Health magazines. Major industries include education and health services; trade, transportation and utilities; professional and business services; leisure and hospitality; government; manufacturing; financial activities; construction; and information.

Vanderbilt aspires to become a leader among its peer institutions in making meaningful and lasting progress in responding to the needs and concerns of women and members of under-represented minority groups. Vanderbilt University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Division of General Engineering
PMB 351518, Station B
Nashville, TN 37235-1518

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