Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES)
The Department of Engineering and Aviation Sciences invites resumes for
a full-time, nine-month, tenure track position beginning Fall, 2014. Salary is
commensurate with education, experience, and qualifications. The Department of
Engineering and Aviation Sciences strives to further UMES’ identity as an
institution that welcomes and embraces diversity and encourages applications
from diverse candidates.
The position is targeted toward areas broadly defined in renewable and
sustainable energy system engineering and other related areas. The ABET
accreditation, outcome assessments, and service learning are important
components of the program curriculum. The position will be filled by a
candidate with exceptional commitment to teaching, research, and advising
undergraduate engineering students. The successful candidate must have a
commitment to undergraduate teaching, student advising, recruitment, and
the Department: The Engineering and Aviation Sciences
department offers undergraduate degrees in engineering and aviation sciences.
The undergraduate engineering program includes specializations in electrical
engineering, computer engineering, mechanical engineering, and aerospace
engineering. There are eight full-time faculty and 100+ undergraduate majors.
Detailed information is available for the engineering program at http://www.umes.edu/EngAvi.
Responsibilities: Teaching responsibilities of this position
include courses in the Engineering program specializations as well as
Engineering core courses. Additional responsibilities include: continual
curriculum development, student advising and recruitment, developing internship
and interdisciplinary opportunities, professional interactions with colleagues
and industry, industry liaison, accreditation activities, student club and
professional development activities. The successful candidate will be expected
to maintain a high level of scholarly activity and to participate in department
and University development activities. Performs
other related duties as assigned by the Department Chair.
Qualifications: Ph.D. degree
(received from a regionally accredited institution prior to July 1, 2014) in an
Engineering field required. An interest in grant writing and attracting
external funding is required. Evidence of strong interpersonal, oral and
written communication, computer and critical thinking abilities, and excellent
presentation skills is required. The successful candidate must have the ability
to work effectively and collegially with faculty and staff in the department, University,
and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Successful prior teaching experience in higher
education preferred. Other preferred qualifications
include: Ability to teach in two or more areas of the engineering program
specializations, i.e. electrical, computer, mechanical, or aerospace; ability
to teach Engineering core courses such as programming, computational methods,
analog and digital circuits, analog and digital electronics, controls,
instrumentation, statics, dynamics, and mechanics of materials as evidenced by graduate engineering degrees and/or
previous teaching experience; ability to conduct successful research and engage
in grantsmanship activity at the university level; and demonstrated ability to
develop and maintain a scholarship program. The successful candidate may
be expected to teach some courses using alternative delivery methods. The
candidate may also be expected to support the development of a graduate program
in alternative or renewable energy systems. The candidate must have a
demonstrated commitment to, or experience with, diverse populations, i.e.
student body, faculty, and staff. Ability
to get along with others required.
Resume review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Qualified applicants should submit a letter of application outlining how they
meet the qualifications for the position, a statement regarding philosophy of
teaching and scholarship, a statement describing a history of working with/or
demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of diverse populations, resume or CV,
and names, addresses, e-mail address, and telephone numbers of three
professional references. All information should be sent to:
The Department of Human Resources
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Princess Anne, Maryland 21853
UMES is an EEO/AA employer. The successful candidate must be able to show
acceptable documentation establishing the right to accept employment in the
United States of America. Minorities, women and persons with disabilities are
encouraged to apply.