The Ohio State University, Engineering Education

2893 12602
Position ID:OSU-EED-AY19EED1 [#12602, EED1]
Position Title: Associate or Full Professor - Engineering Education
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Engineering
Appl Deadline:2018/12/31 11:59PMhelp popup** finished (2018/10/30, finished 2019/07/07, listed until 2018/12/31)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

Open Tenure-track Faculty Position

Department of Engineering Education

The Ohio State University invites applications for a tenured faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor to start August 2019.  We are seeking proven, innovative scholars in engineering and/or computing education who will help build the Department of Engineering Education (EED, that was formed in November 2015. Highly competitive candidates have:

  • Pioneered significant scholarly contributions to engineering and/or computing research,
  • Shown that they can collaborate with both tenure-track and non-tenure-track faculty members from different disciplines, and
  • Experience in applying evidence-based pedagogical teaching techniques with attention to inclusion of multiple perspectives and demographics.

Successful candidates will be expected to continue to secure external funding to support graduate students and research, cultivate department research initiatives, and collaborate with scholars within the department, within the college, within the university, and across the engineering and/or computing research communities. In addition, they will be expected to contribute to continued improvement of our first-year engineering fundamentals courses, our engineering technical communication courses, or our multidisciplinary campus courses that includes capstone design courses.  Finally, they will be expected to build our graduate program and research enterprise.

The EED was created in November 2015 and the doctoral program was approved in Spring 2018. We already have 12-15 graduate students enrolled in the doctoral program as of Autumn 2018. The Department’s mission includes advancing the engineering profession and enabling student success by 1) contributing to developing of world-class scholarship in engineering and/or computing education, 2) modeling and advocating scholarly, evidence-based teaching within the College of Engineering; 3) developing and delivering state-of-the-art, innovative, multidisciplinary courses and programs in first-year engineering, engineering technical communication, and multidisciplinary capstone design. The EED has a curriculum centered around first-year core courses, technical communication, multi-disciplinary capstone, and other specialized courses and programs. 

Summary of Duties:

  • ·       Develop a 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
  • ·       Teach undergraduate and graduate courses
  • ·       Develop undergraduate and graduate courses and curricula
  • ·       Participate in various service areas including department and college committees
  • ·       Represent EED to the general engineering education community 

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; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Excellent record in conducting scholarly research in innovative areas of engineering and/or computing education
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching and service
  • Ability to advise graduate students
Desired Qualifications:

  • Exceptional record in conducting scholarly research in innovative areas of engineering and/or computing education
  • 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
  • Ability to mentor junior faculty 
  • Interest in engaging actively with other engineering and/or computing departments and colleges across OSU 
  • Connections and experience with industry partners 

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 31, 2018.

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:
122 Hitchcock Hall
2070 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210

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