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Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Instructor
Faculty Rank: Instructor
Posting Number: TR0180031
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

The Department of Engineering Education at Virginia Tech is seeking applicants for Instructors in General Engineering. Applications are invited from individuals dedicated to undergraduate teaching and student engagement. Candidates are sought with experience teaching courses in engineering application of software tools (including CAD, computational programming, and/or data acquisition) and/or experience in teaching problem solving, design, and professionalism at the undergraduate level. Our Instructors will work closely in a teaching team environment, and have an openness to interactive pedagogies.

The opening is for one or more non-tenure track RESTRICTED faculty positions at the rank of Instructor. The start date for the position(s) is August 10, 2018. Responsibilities will include teaching of up to 12 credit hours per semester in general engineering or an equivalent combination of teaching and course development. Opportunities for supplemental summer teaching assignments are possible.

Required Qualifications:

Qualifications for this position include either a Ph.D. in an engineering field or an M.S. in an engineering field coupled with relevant industry experience. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and a demonstrated ability to effectively teach engineering courses at the undergraduate level.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with engineering software and CAD programs typically used in first-year engineering programs such as MATLAB, Inventor, and Solidworks. Experience teaching and developing curriculum for first year engineering programs. Ability to contribute to emergent directions of the department, including design education and global engineering.

Employment Conditions:
Must have a conviction check? Yes
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How to Apply for this Job:

Qualified applicants must electronically submit an online application. Apply to posting #TR0180031 and include a CV, cover letter, and list of references.

Virginia Tech is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.

Employee Category: Instructional/Research Faculty
Appointment Type: Restricted
If restricted or temporary, enter end date: May 9, 2019
FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Academic Year or Calendar Year? Standard Academic Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Pay Range: Commensurate with experience
Department: Engineering Education
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Job Posting Date: 04/12/2018
Review Begin Date: 05/14/2018
Job Close Date: (if applicable)
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Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Accessibility at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/85625

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents