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Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Engineering Education Research at The University of Georgia

The College of Engineering at the University of Georgia invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in the area of engineering education research. Applications for other levels will be considered commensurate with the applicant’s qualifications.

The successful applicant will join the Engineering Education Transformations Institute (EETI) that is being established in the College of Engineering. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to an innovative, next generation engineering education initiative that fuses high-quality, fundamental engineering education research with systemic local and national impacts. Engineering Education is a key area of future investment in the

College that builds on the internationally recognized engineering education research program at UGA to infuse a culture of educational scholarship and innovation into all aspects of our growing College. Through the unique organizational structure of our interdisciplinary College, EETI reaches across all three schools and 15 degree programs with opportunities for an engineering education researcher to contribute to disciplinary instruction, educational development, and directly advance local educational transformations, impacts, and cultural change.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, impact-oriented, and collaborative individual to join our team with an expectation to:

  • Establish an outstanding engineering education research program that is recognized nationally and internationally and supported through competitive, extra-mural funding.
  • Contribute to the development of a cohesive, integrated engineering education development and research effort in the College of Engineering through active participation in the Engineering Education Transformations Institute.
  • Make innovative contributions to instruction through course development, curriculum transformation, and instructional excellence in any of our engineering undergraduate programs.
  • Provide creative leadership in infusing engineering education perspectives and experiences into the graduate programs of the College and specifically in developing a formal area of emphasis in engineering education research within our interdisciplinary PhD in Engineering. Candidates should hold a PhD in engineering education or a related field and be able to demonstrate the following qualities in their application:
  • The ability to conceptualize and successfully implement high quality / high impact engineering education research projects as demonstrated through a track record of significant publications, a sophisticated grasp of qualitative, quantitative, or mixed methods of inquiry, and a refined understanding of the current trends and opportunities in the engineering education research field.
  • The demonstrated capacity of and commitment to thriving in a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary environment.
  • A passion for affecting educational change in their own practice and the capacity to actively engage and inspire engineering educators in the local and national context.

The College of Engineering, formed on July 1, 2012, is building a vibrant academic environment that fosters engineering education in a liberal arts environment and research in areas inspired by real-world problems. The College offers eight undergraduate and seven graduate engineering degree programs spanning all engineering fields.

Please submit applications at Questions related to the positions may be directed to Jo Walther, Email:; Telephone: 706-542-0313. Applications received before December 1, 2016 will be given full consideration. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.


 Postdoctoral Research Associate at Arizona State University

Researchers at the Polytechnic School within the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University seek to hire a postdoctoral research associate to join a collaborative National Science Foundation-funded project on broadening the participation of underrepresented groups in engineering and computer science (Award #: 1647281, 1647327). The three-phased study includes: 1) conducting a systematic literature review that synthesizes the latest insights on the barriers to participation across the K-12 education-to-workforce pathway; 2) interviewing subject matter experts to explore connections (or lack thereof) between research and practice in this context; and 3) conducting a Delphi study that will lead to a national agenda for making progress in this area. The postdoctoral research associate will primarily work on the first two phases of this study, and as a colleague with the principal investigators on the project (Drs. Jeremi London, Walter Lee, and Bevlee Watford).

At a minimum, applicants should have 1) PhD in Engineering Education, STEM Education, Engineering, Computer Science, Education, or a closely related social science field; 2) Expertise in qualitative and/or social science research; and 3) A record of peer-reviewed publications. Desired qualifications include: experience with research on broadening participation, engineering education, and/or computer science education; experience with conducting systematic literature reviews; experience with publishing in peer-reviewed journals; ability to work collaboratively across multiple disciplines; and ability to communicate effectively.

To apply, please submit a single PDF file to Dr. Jeremi London <> that includes: 1) a cover letter, 2) CV, and 3) contact information for two references. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.


 Post-Doctoral Researcher at Ohio State University

Researchers in the Department of Engineering Education in the College of Engineering at Ohio State University seek to hire a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow for an engineering education broadening participation of underrepresented groups in engineering study. The successful candidate will be part of a team with colleagues from both education and engineering. The research team includes faculty from Engineering Education and The College of Education and Human Ecology.

Applicant will participate in research related to the development and implementation of arts-integrated engineering curriculum for inclusion of students with disabilities, underrepresented minorities, and females; utilizes techniques such as interviews, focus groups, document analysis, discourse analysis, and quantitative data analysis, for scholarship and research that contribute to the overall project; draws upon theoretical perspectives across a variety of fields (e.g., education, statistics, psychology, and engineering); uses qualitative methods, quantitative methods, and mixed methods for the research; mentors a team of undergraduate and graduate students across different phases of the research; prepares research results for publication in reports, grant proposals, papers, journals, books, and other media.

The candidate should be personable, value teamwork, and should have excellent communication skills. PhDs from engineering, education (with STEM/Art emphasis), engineering education, and other related disciplines will be considered.

This is a full-time position for one year, with a salary range of $45-50,000.

To apply, please submit a single PDF file to Dr. Deborah Grzybowski <> that includes: 1) a cover letter, 2) CV, and 3) contact information for two references. Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


Assistant Director of Outreach and Summer Programs, University of Arkansas, College of Engineering

The University of Arkansas College of Engineering has an immediate career opportunity for an Assistant Director of Outreach and Summer Programs. Under the direction of the Director of Undergraduate Recruitment, the Assistant Director of Outreach and Summer Program develops, implements, and maintains the College of Engineering’s outreach and summer program initiatives to help the College of Engineering maintain a pipeline of high achieving, diverse prospective students. Successful candidates must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education, proven success in program development and implementation, willingness to travel and work irregular hours as needed, and experience supervising staff and student interns. The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity.  Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act. For more information and to apply, visit our website ( Please direct all questions to Eric Specking via email at or phone at 479-575-7780.


Penn State Assistant/Associate Professor of Education

The successful candidate for Penn State’s Assistant/Associate Professor of Education faculty search will join the dynamic faculty of the Center for the Study of Higher Education (CSHE), within the department of Education Policy Studies, home to 29 full-time faculty members whose work promotes educational equity and instills educational leaders with a broad K-16 mission that informs local, state, national, and international policy makers.


The specialization is open. Desired qualifications include expertise that will complement and extend the strengths of current faculty, which include the areas of institutional economics, law, equity, racial, ethnic, and socio-economic educational disparities, and administration. Scholars who possess expertise in complementary topical areas (such as curriculum and instruction and student development), in relevant epistemology and methodology, or in other areas that complement and extend our strengths are especially encouraged to apply. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.


Required qualifications: earned doctorate in Higher Education or a relevant discipline, including but not limited to: sociology, political science, public policy, history, economics, educational psychology, cultural studies; evidence of a commitment to developing a significant program of research, commensurate with experience; evidence of a commitment to excellence in teaching and advising (on campus and on line); evidence of a commitment to working collegially and with individuals from diverse backgrounds.


This is a tenure track, 36-week appointment with the possibility of supplementary summer appointments in research and/or teaching beginning Fall Semester 2017. Link to Search #66850 on PSU Website:  Questions? please contact: Dr. Alicia C. Dowd , Chair, Higher Education Search Committee:


Department of Engineering at James Madison University Invites Applications for Two Tenure Track Assistant Professor Positions

The Department of Engineering at James Madison University invites applicants who strive to be world-class engineering educators for two open tenure-track Assistant Professor positions to start in August 2017. We are seeking two colleagues with experience in the engineering application of modeling, data science, risk analysis; resilient built and natural infrastructure systems; or related areas. Successful applicants will be able to teach throughout our undergraduate curriculum and will be expected to develop collaborative, cross-cutting and transformative scholarship and student mentoring opportunities that complement or bridge ongoing engineering endeavors. We value excellence in innovative, evidence-based undergraduate teaching, as well as engaging undergraduate students through project and research experiences. Compelling candidates will capitalize on university-wide initiatives such as ethical reasoning; creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship; community and civic engagement; and sustainability. A Ph.D. in any engineering discipline or related field is required. Experience outside academia is strongly desirable.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Applications are being accepted immediately, and review will begin on November 7, 2016. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled, contingent on state authorization. For additional information and to apply, visit and search for posting number (Posting 0407647). Only completed submissions that are uploaded electronically to the JMU JobLink system will be considered.

James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination.

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact: Dr. Justin Henriques, (, Search Committee Chair, or Dr. Kurt Paterson (, Department Head.


Lafayette College Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering (Structures)

The Lafayette College Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of structural engineering, commencing in August 2017. Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in civil engineering, specializing in structural engineering, and possess enthusiasm for teaching and the ability to communicate complex, technical concepts to students. The successful candidate will have demonstrated the potential to develop a research program suitable for publication in peer-reviewed journals. Particular consideration will be given to candidates with professional experience, professional licensure, teaching experience, and/or experience conducting research with undergraduate students.

Lafayette College is a small, private, undergraduate-only institution located in eastern Pennsylvania, 70 miles from both New York City and Philadelphia. Lafayette emphasizes superior education in engineering and the liberal arts, placing a strong emphasis on student-faculty interaction in the classroom, in research, and in extracurricular activities. Faculty members in the CEE department teach five courses per year including introductory and capstone engineering courses and courses that contribute to Lafayette’s Common Course of Study. This tenure-track position provides a unique opportunity to mentor students at one of the nation’s few undergraduate-only institutions offering an ABET-accredited, BS Civil Engineering degree. Further information about the department can be found at

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, a statement of research interests, a curriculum vitae, and a list of references at Application materials should demonstrate the applicant’s commitment to teaching engineering in an undergraduate, liberal arts environments and address how the applicant’s teaching and research might support Lafayette’s commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the college’s diversity statement ( Review of applications will begin on October 14, 2016. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Lafayette College is committed to creating a diverse community: one that is inclusive and responsive, and is supportive of each and all of its faculty, students, and staff. All members of the College community share a responsibility for creating, maintaining, and developing a learning environment in which difference is valued, equity is sought, and inclusiveness is practiced. Lafayette College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

Questions about the position should be directed to Prof. Mary Roth, Search Committee Chair, All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.


Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Learning Sciences/Learning with Technology

We are accepting applications for an open-rank faculty position in the Learning Sciences/Learning with Technology at the University of Maryland. The position will be joint between the College of Education (Majority appt) and the College of Information Studies (Maryland’s iSchool). See below for the official announcement and please spread broadly! For questions or more information, you may contact the search committee chair, Diane Jass Ketelhut (

Online application link:


Position Announcement: Postdoctoral Research Scholar at Purdue University School of Engineering Education

The School of Engineering Education at Purdue University invites applications for a postdoctoral research scholar to work with Dr. Joyce Main on research related to the career outcomes of engineering students. The postdoctoral scholar will conduct interviews with students and professional engineers and analyze transcripts using grounded theory. The postdoctoral scholar is also expected to engage in research design, protocol development, general project management, mentorship of research group members, and communication and writing of research findings through peer-reviewed journal publications and conference presentations. This is a full-time, one-year appointment with potential for an extension of up to two additional years, contingent on performance and funding. The anticipated start date is January 9, 2017, but is flexible.


Required qualifications include: (1) PhD in Education, Engineering Education, Sociology, Organizational Behavior, or related field; (2) expertise in qualitative research or mixed methods; (3) research interest in STEM education, career decision-making, and/or student employment outcomes; (4) excellent writing skills; (5) ability to work both independently and collaboratively; and (6) excellent communication and project administration skills. Preference will be given to candidates with (1) the ability to draw upon theoretical frameworks from multiple fields; (2) a growing publication and presentation record; and (3) experience in conducting both qualitative and quantitative research.

Application Procedure

To apply, please send the following materials to Julie Russell (

(1) a cover letter detailing your interest and qualifications

(2) a representative writing sample for which you were the primary author (a published or in press journal article or dissertation chapter)

(3) curriculum vitae

(4) names and contact information of three professional references

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Massachusetts Institute of technology Educational Research Scientist
EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH SCIENTIST, Office of Digital Learning (ODL), to support strategic education initiatives, both currently underway and those being planned. Will initially help design, evaluate, and assess teacher professional development programs for an international K-12 high school science, math, and English project based on instructional design frameworks and conduct research and evaluation of the teacher professional development programs as part of the project research team. Will also lead the teacher professional development, research, and evaluation activities of an international STEM initiative; help link education research activities between projects and other MIT educational research activities; and provide expert guidance as ODL designs and develops new education and education technology projects and initiatives.
More information available here:


Fellowship Announcement: TERC Postdoctoral Fellowship in Education
The Education Research Collaborative (ERC) at TERC, a not-for-profit research and development institution focusing on education in STEM fields, in Cambridge, MA, invites applications for a two-year residential research fellowship. The fellowship program is focused broadly on transformative research on teaching and learning that intentionally seeks to expand formal and/or informal educational opportunities for children, youth, and adults from historically underrepresented communities. We are particularly interested in work focused in the sciences, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) or transdisciplinary studies (e.g., across the sciences, mathematics, humanities, and arts).
More information available here:



Applications are sought for a postdoctoral research associate to support an innovative engineering educational program, DREAM (Developing Reflective Engineers through Artful Methods).  The position will be for 12 months renewable subject to funding and performance.  The DREAM initiative is led Dr Danny Reible (NAE), Donovan Maddox Distinguished Engineering Chair and includes engineering faculty as well as faculty from psychology, education and the Texas Tech Museum.   Applicants must hold a doctoral degree and possess an interest in furthering engineering education and the application of engineering to solve community and societal problems.  The successful candidate will be expected to assist in the development of a graduate engineering program employing visual and creative arts and introspection to create reflective engineers more appreciative of the context and implications of their work and to test the program by guiding students through exercises in engineering design addressing specific community problems.  The primary goal of the proposed activities is to test the hypothesis that the implementation of artful training methods in education can improve engineering students’ understanding of ethical and socioeconomic challenges through reflective thinking.

Please submit an application to Danny Reible ( including [1] a cover letter, [2] detailed curriculum vita, [3] a statement of interests and professional goals, and [4] the names, physical and email addresses, and telephone numbers of three references.  Review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Full consideration will be given to applications received by August 15, 2016. It is anticipated that the appointment will begin in the fall of 2016.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally-diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.


University of Washington – Academic Counselor
The College of Engineering has an outstanding opportunity for an Academic Counselor.
Deadline 9/18/2016
For more information visit:


Western Washington University – Assistant Professor of Computer Science / Science Education – Two Open Positions
Applications are invited for two tenure-track positions which will be joint appointments between the Computer Science Department and the Science, Math, and Technology Education (SMATE) program at Western Washington University (WWU). These positions will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin in September 2017. The Computer Science Department and the SMATE program strive to further Western’s identity as an institution that welcomes and embraces diversity, and encourages applications from diverse candidates.
Due date November 1.
For more information visit:


The recently founded STEM Education Innovation and Research Institute ( at IUPUI seeks applicants for an Evaluation Specialist for STEM education projects. This specialist will play an integral role in the continued development of SEIRI and in the STEM education initiatives at IUPUI. This is an ideal opportunity for someone who has the goal to develop a career in the evaluation of STEM projects. Responsibilities include: (a) consulting with STEM faculty on the evaluation of STEM interventions; (b) providing feedback to faculty on evaluation designs, strategies for data collection, and methods of data analysis; (c) writing evaluation plans for internal and external grant proposals with faculty and other proposal development activities; (d) serving as an internal evaluator on local and national grant- funded projects; (e) contributing to peer-reviewed publications produced by SEIRI; (f) creating faculty development workshops on developing evaluation plans for STEM Education projects; and (g) working collaboratively with a team of SEIRI personnel which includes faculty, other professionals, undergraduate and graduate students. SEIRI staff are currently the internal evaluators/researchers on several NSF funded and pending grants. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to gain experience in doing assessment/evaluations at a high level gaining valuable experience in career advancement in evaluation.


The George Mason University Engineering Education and Cyberlearning Laboratory, in the Department of Information Sciences and Technology within the Volgenau School of Engineering, is seeking up to two highly motivated Postdoctoral Researchers to work on National Science Foundation (NSF)-sponsored projects aimed at: (1) better understanding informal learning and education among engineering students and professionals and (2) better understanding the how social media shapes engineering/STEM education. The candidate will receive opportunities to get involved in ongoing interdisciplinary and collaborative research spanning the fields of informal learning, engineering education, learning analytics, educational data mining, and social media mining across departments and schools at George Mason University.
The successful candidate is expected to take a leadership role in an ongoing project on informal learning and work with the Principal Investigator (PI) and co-PIs on collection and analysis of online data collected from engineering learning communities as well as social media platforms. As part of the postdoctoral experience, applicants will receive mentoring for developing research proposals; and participation in career development activities will be strongly encouraged. They will also receive support to develop their personal research aligned with the broad goals of our laboratory and collaborators.
The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in one of the following disciplines: learning sciences, information sciences, computer science, learning technology, or a related field. The candidate must demonstrate an academic record of scientific excellence, independent research, and a strong interest in interdisciplinary research. Applicants with a strong background in data analytics (text analysis, sentiment analysis, intent-mining, NLP), informal learning, learning in online communities, assessment and evaluation, engineering education, or related topics are particularly encouraged to apply.


Graduate Research Assistantships available at Iowa State University
Half-time research assistant (RA) positions are available for graduate students who are interested in engineering education research and want to pursue MS or PhD degree in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Iowa State University.
Potential engineering education research topics for students include:
  • Technology use in engineering classrooms
  • Student-centered pedagogy
  • Mentoring in engineering
  • Professional development of engineering students
  • Engineering in K-12
  • Engineering curriculum development and assessment
Preferred qualifications or experiences include:
  • Undergraduate degree in engineering or science
  • Good writing and communication skills
  • Experience in working with engineering students or faculty
  • Experience in teaching engineering courses
  • Experience in conducting engineering education research (or related topics)
If you are interested in applying for the graduate program and the RA position, please contact Dr. Benjamin Ahn at bahn@iastate.eduwith your CV or resume attached. Applicants will be directed to apply to the Aerospace Engineering graduate program under the supervision of Dr. Ahn.
A preferred start date is January 2017 or August 2017. The deadline for graduate application submission is August 1st, 2016 (for spring 2017) and January 1st, 2017 (for fall 2017). Graduate application is accepted through


Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at University of Michigan and Iowa State
We are looking for a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow for an engineering education/ design education research project funded by the National Science Foundation. This project is a collaborative effort between the Iowa State University and the University of Michigan. The successful candidate will be part of a team with colleagues from both universities. The research team includes faculty from Engineering Education, Mechanical Engineering, Cognitive Psychology, and Industrial Design. The project will focus on creating new knowledge and research publications about the dissemination of design pedagogy. The candidate will be involved in collecting and analyzing data, developing design tools and curriculum, writing manuscripts, leading workshops at other institutions on design pedagogy, and supporting the success of a network of instructors. Additional responsibilities will include mentoring undergraduate students who are involved in the project and maintaining our research website.
The candidate should be personable, value teamwork, and should have excellent communication skills. PhDs from engineering, design, engineering education, and other related disciplines will be considered.
This is a full-time position for one year, with a salary range of $45-50,000. The candidate will get structured mentoring from both institutions to excel in her/his career as a researcher and an educator.
We would like to hire immediately; however, a later start date is possible, depending on the candidate’s timetable. Please send your CV and cover letter describing your interest to
Please contact us with any questions you may have.
Seda Yilmaz, Iowa State University,
Shanna Daly, University of Michigan,


Postdoctoral Scholar, Center for Teaching and Learning, Georgia Tech
The Center for Teaching and Learning at Georgia Institute of Technology is seeking a postdoctoral scholar to contribute to the Center’s teaching and learning initiatives for faculty and future faculty. The successful candidate will contribute to the development and assessment of current and emerging programs for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty professional development. The Postdoctoral Scholar position offers many exciting opportunities for career development, and for the candidate to apply and develop expertise in a wide range of programs and activities. The Center’s mission is to enhance the teaching and learning standard of excellence by fostering, recognizing, and rewarding a community of unparalleled teachers and learners through our commitment to faculty and future faculty educational development, assessment, and support.
Opportunities for this position include:
  • Contributing to the success of the Center’s faculty programs and services (e.g., teaching consultations and observations, workshop development and facilitation, Celebrating Teaching Day, faculty learning communities, etc.)
  • Contributing to the success of the Center’s future faculty programs and services (e.g., TA training, TA Orientation, Tech to Teaching Certificate Program, academic career consultations)
  • Collecting, analyzing, and disseminating research data on teaching and learning
  • Providing individual consultations and classroom observations to faculty, graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars seeking to enhance expertise in the classroom
  • Teaching a graduate-level CETL course in teaching and learning or academic communication
  • Exploring research-based strategies for improving teaching and learning, and for faculty and future faculty development
Qualifications for this position include:
  • Two or more semesters of college teaching as a TA or instructor of record
  • Familiarity with the literature on evidence-based teaching and learning techniques
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills, and the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to work independently and as part of a team, and experience collaborating with diverse stakeholders
For more information visit:


Program Coordinator, Illinois Engineering First-Year Experience, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks applicants for Program Coordinator, Illinois Engineering First-Year Experience (IEFX). The Program Coordinator designs, implements, and assesses programs, courses, and activities to provide significant learning experiences for over 1500 engineering students per year. We are looking for someone with the experience, enthusiasm, and organizational skills necessary to develop and sustain a large-scale educational program. Deadline to apply is June 24, 2016.
For further details please see:

Concordia University’s Centre for Engineering in Society (CES) of the Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science invites applications for an Extended Term Appointment (ETA) faculty position in the area of Engineering Education.  CES is dedicated to developing innovative teaching methods to educate engineers who are technically skilled and fully aware of their professional responsibilities to society and the environment.  CES achieves this broad mandate through a faculty complement of five professors with eclectic research in the areas of health communication, risk assessment, equitable infrastructure, public understanding of science and technology policy.

CES is seeking a candidate with a bachelor’s or master’s degree in an engineering discipline, and a master’s or PhD in the area of Engineering Education or related field. The chosen candidate will divide his or her effort between assessment and evaluation of the Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board (CEAB) graduate attributes within the Faculty, and teaching courses in his or her area of expertise. The preferred candidate will have a strong understanding of the CEAB attribute assessment process, as well as a commitment to fostering students’ deep understanding of engineering problems as the first step toward innovation design solutions.

Under the provisions of the current CUFA Collective Agreement, an ETA’s primary responsibility is teaching and service to the unit. Applicants are expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The initial appointment is for a three year period, with the possibility of reappointment.  The appointment will be made effectiveAugust 1, 2016 or soon thereafter.

Consideration of applications will begin on March 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

Submission will consist of: (i) a letter of application, (ii) a current curriculum vitae, (iii) a statement of the applicant’s understanding of the contributions of humanities and social science studies in engineering pedagogy, (iv) a statement of the applicant’s philosophy of teaching, (v) evidence of teaching effectiveness and (vi) the names of three referees.

Applications and inquiries should be submitted electronically to:

Dr. Deborah Dysart-Gale
Associate Professor and Chair
Centre for Engineering in Society

Employment equity

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.  Concordia is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff.  The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, members of sexual minorities, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversification.


Post-Doctoral Position in the field of Socially Engaged Design and Undergraduate Engineering Education

Insitu, the Center for Socially Engaged Design has an open postdoctoral position to engage in its launch of a new educational initiative that leverages online learning and face to face consultation and feedback.   To learn more about Insitu, please visit

The responsibilities of this position will include developing learning materials for best practices in socially engaged design (such as interviewing stakeholders and customers, planning design ethnography experiences, and synthesizing qualitative data), developing an educational research plan, and collecting and analyzing data on students’ development in socially engaged design skills and ways curriculum can support this development.

Applicants should be passionate about undergraduate education and/or practices related to socially engaged design, have experience developing curriculum materials, and have foundational knowledge in asking educational research questions.

The position is available starting in January 2016 with flexibility in the start date, and will continue for the duration of one year.  Workload will be full time, 40 hours per week with the option to work remotely part-time.  Applicants who have received their PhD in engineering education, anthropology, design, higher education, and related fields are especially encouraged to apply. However, applicants from all disciplines will be considered.

The post-doctoral fellow will be advised by Drs. Shanna Daly and Kathleen Sienko.


Shanna Daly, PhD:                                                                                                                     Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering,

Kathleen Sienko, PhD:                                                                                                                       Associate Professor, Depts. of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering,

To apply, please send a CV, cover letter, and list of three references to to Maria Young,


The Ohio State University College of Engineering is excited to announce that our newly formed Department of Engineering Education (EED) is expanding its core team of faculty.  We seek candidates for two tenure-track positions beginning August 2016.  Game changers will help build this new department based on the successes of the Engineering Education Innovation Center. Successful candidates will conduct significant engineering education research, build our graduate program, develop engaging courses, and continue to grow our significant undergraduate fundamentals courses by collaborating across campus and throughout the engineering education community.  The EED seeks candidates with research interests and experience in emerging areas of engineering education that yield student outcomes for success in both academic and non-academic sectors.

Visit our web page at to learn more about the qualifications for these two positions. To apply, email your application including a cover letter, curriculum vita, statements of teaching and research interests, and three references in one PDF file to: for the Assistant Professor or for the Associate/Full Professor.

Deadline: January 31, 2016 or until positions filled.

The Ohio State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.  Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Director of Freshman Engineering at Montana Tech

The School of Mines and Engineering’s Freshman Engineering Program is the entry point for all beginning engineering students. The mission of this student-oriented service program is to recruit, advise, teach, and retain outstanding students for Montana Tech’s School of Mines and Engineering. The Freshmen Engineering Program provides students with a firm foundation and understanding of engineering and career options to assist them in identifying which of Montana Tech’s engineering disciplines is the right fit. In addition to assisting in administration of the Freshman Engineering Program and advising freshman engineer students, the position will teach some courses.

For more information on the position and applying:


Postdoctoral Positions in Cancer Bioengineering

Postdoctoral positions are currently available at the Institute for NanoBioTechnology at Johns Hopkins. Candidates are expected to work in one of the following three projects: 1. The development of high-throughput technologies for screening the metastatic propensity of breast cancer biopsies. 2. The role of osmotic engine in cell migration in confined microenvironments. 3. The role of podocalyxin (PODXL) in pancreatic cancer metastasis. These projects involve the integration of µ-fluidic technology, cell & molecular biology techniques and in vivo models. Qualified individuals should have a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Cell Biology or a related field and a demonstrated track record of productive research experience. Interested individuals should apply by sending their CV to Konstantinos Konstantopoulos ( along with a short summary of their previous work.


Two Postdoctoral Research Associate positions at Western Michigan University

The Center for Research on Instructional Change in Postsecondary Education (CRICPE) at Western Michigan University (WMU) is seeking two postdoctoral research associates to support the project implementation and research the impact of institutional transformation funded by a $3.2M grant from the US Department of Education. “Fulfilling the Promise: Institutional Transformation to Support Student Success” is built around an innovative model to promote and institutionalize emergent change in higher education, particularly around student success.

The postdocs will join CRICPE, a WMU research center that conducts and supports interdisciplinary research focused on promoting transformative change in postsecondary education (see  Supervised by CRICPE Co-Directors, Dr. Charles Henderson and Dr. Andrea Beach, the two postdocs will engage in mixed-methods research on important processes and outcomes of the project. These include the work of learning communities; intra-organizational alignment of student support structures; and institutional culture/climate related to student success. The post docs will also consult with and serve as resources for professional learning communities of faculty, staff, and undergraduate students as these heterogeneous groups engage in action research projects. Responsibilities will include research planning, development, data collection and analysis, and development of manuscripts and presentations related to the project.

We are seeking applicants who have experience and interest in applying interdisciplinary research methods to solve important problems in higher education and who have a strong interest in student success, institutional change, or professional development. Applicants must have a PhD in Higher Education or a related field.

Both appointments are full time and will be made for a period of one year, renewable for up to three years total.  Salary is competitive, depending on qualifications and experience. The start date for the positions is expected to be between May and August 2015. Review of applications will begin on March 18 and continue until the position is filled.

Applications should be submitted electronically at:

Search for job posting #0603004

You are encouraged to contact us prior to submitting your application:


Mississippi State University

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Assistant Clinical Professor
This position will be part of the MSU/BCoE Engineering on the Coast program and will be housed at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (MGCCC) in Gautier, MS.  The assistant clinical professor is a non-tenure-track faculty member in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering conducting undergraduate teaching in the MSU/BCoE Engineering on the Coast program at MS Gulf Coast Community College. Candidates should have expertise in one or more of the following ECE Technical Areas: 1) Circuits and Electronics, 2) Digital Devices and Computing, 3) Electromagnetics, 4) Signal Processing and Communication Systems, 5) Power and Energy Systems.
Essential Responsibilities: 1) Coordinate and provide leadership for courses and labs in one of the ECE Technical Areas of instruction at the MSU/BCoE satellite campus (Engineering on the Coast at MS Gulf Coast Community College); 2) Teach undergraduate courses in the general area of electrical engineering and in the individual’s area of expertise for the Engineering on the Coast program at MGCCC; 3) Support the Engineering on the Coast ECE educational program consistent with individual’s expertise and ability, and consistent with the needs of the MGCCC program and Starkville campus.
Minimum qualifications include: Ph.D in Engineering Education, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related area. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or a closely related ABET accredited program. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills are a must.
Apply at:, PARF Number 8792


Postdoctoral Researcher Position at Arizona State University in Engineering Education

Are you getting your PhD in engineering education or a related field and haven’t found the right job yet? Are you interested in the stories of engineering students and faculty and learning how to use narrative methods in educational research? Are you excited about gaining some experience to set you apart from other applicants for academic positions?

Nadia Kellam, an Associate Professor of Engineering at Arizona State University, is interested in hiring a postdoctoral researcher to help with her narrative inquiry projects during the 2015-16 calendar year. Dr. Kellam is one of a growing number of engineering education researchers at the Polytechnic School within the Fulton Schools of Engineering.  The engineering education research group at ASU is a community of engaged, passionate researchers who have a diverse set of research interests and are engaged in the innovative project-based engineering curriculum at the Polytechnic School. This postdoctoral researcher will work under the direct supervision of Dr. Kellam and will work primarily on two narrative inquiry research projects–one of these projects is exploring the role of emotions in engineering student learning and the other is developing an understanding of positive teaching transformations of engineering faculty.

More information about this position and directions for applying are at: may be addressed to Nadia at

Southern Utah University is hiring an assistant professor in the area of mechanical engineering.  The posting lists a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering as a qualification, but the search committee has agreed to consider Ph.D.’s in Engineering Education as long as they would be able to teach mechanical engineering courses.

Applications will be reviewed starting February 6 and the position is expected to be filled quickly after.  More information can be found here:

Download the posting here:  SUU-ME-Job-Posting


The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at California State University, Long Beach invites applications for multiple full-time tenure-track faculty appointments to begin in August 2015.   Women and ethnic minorities are encouraged to apply for these positions.

For more information about the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, please see our website at: Complete position descriptions for all of our recruitments are available at: Please note that applications must be submitted on the Academic Jobs Online website at:

Please note that the review of applications will begin January 16, 2015. The positions are open until filled (or recruitments canceled).

Download the postings here: PositionAnnouncement; Mailing_CoverLetter


The IDA Summer Associate Program is a 10-week internship program designed for graduate students and undergraduates who are rising seniors.  The IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute (STPI), the federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) that supports the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy and other Federal agencies, is seeking applicants. Summer Associates at STPI should have with an interest in science and technology policy, and a background in one of a diverse range of disciplines including engineering, life sciences, physical sciences, social and behavioral sciences, computer science, mathematical sciences or statistics, and learning sciences.

More information about the program can be found by visiting:

The application can be found here: with the job title “2015 Summer Associate Program”


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) is seeking an Education Specialist or Teaching Professor (dependent on credentials and experience) to coordinate the design and instruction of core lab courses, especially at the freshmen, sophomore, and junior levels.  This position will work closely with ECE faculty to provide a cutting-edge, exciting, and theory-connected experience in all core lab classes. He/she will also work closely with graduate and undergraduate teaching assistants to ensure proper training, preparation, and quality execution in the classroom.

To view the posting, click here:


The Department of Engineering Education (EngE) at Virginia Tech invites applications for two faculty positions at the assistant or associate professor rank. Candidates must hold a doctorate in engineering education, engineering, education, or a related field; at least one degree (BS, MS, PhD) in engineering is desirable.

Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to conduct basic or applied research in engineering education as well as a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. We welcome applicants with expertise across a wide range of engineering education areas and methods, including, but not limited to, design education, quantitative research methodologies, learning analytics, technology in education, innovation and the learning sciences. Experience in industry is also welcome.

Applications must be submitted online to (posting number TR0140125).  Review of applications will begin December 1, 2014. Applications should include: (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) a two-page research statement describing current research and future plans, (3) a two-page teaching statement, and (4) names and contact information for three references. Details on how to prepare and submit all materials can found under “Posting Details” for this position on the website. Inquiries about the position should be directed to Chair, EngE Search Committee, 345 Goodwin Hall, 635 Prices Fork Rd., Blacksburg, VA 24061,

A more detailed description of the position and information about the Department of Engineering Education can be found at


The Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University has openings for tenure/tenure track faculty positions to support a broad initiative in advanced manufacturing.  Appointments will be at the assistant, associate or full professor rank commensurate with the candidate’s experience and accomplishments, beginning August 2015.  Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:  product design strategies for additive manufacturing systems modeling of advanced manufacturing systems and processes,   non-destructive testing-manufacturing integration,  hybrid additive-subtractive manufacturing process integration,   automation strategies and technologies for hybrid manufacturing, and    scalable manufacturing at the limits of size, temperatures, and material properties.  For more information or questions about the positions, please contact the search committee chair, Jennifer Bekki (   Review of applications will begin on November 22, 2014.  For more information, see the complete posting online at:


Arizona State University has an opening for a tenure/tenure track faculty position in (Engineering) Design Education and Learning Systems.  This will be in the Polytechnic School in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.

Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • design education
  • engineering education
  • learning eco-systems
  • learner analytics
  • educational technologies

And particular interest is in these cross-cutting research areas:

  • human-centered design
  • socio-technical systems
  • impact of educational innovations
  • research-to-practice mechanisms.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2014.  For more information see full posting pasted online at



The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE) at Northeastern University in Boston invites applications to fill a full-time non-tenure-track Academic Specialist position. The main responsibility of this faculty position is teaching. The annual course load is six courses. The candidate will also have the opportunity to participate in department, university, and professional service activities as well as research activities.  Course assignments may be at both the undergraduate and graduate levels within the MIE department with primary emphasis on undergraduate thermofluids courses and related labs such as thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, computational fluid dynamics, as well as Capstone Design advising. The Academic Specialist is encouraged to initiate and undertake research and service activities, including, but not limited to advising undergraduate and graduate students, student recruiting, e-learning, educational research, publications, and presentations.  The person in this faculty position reports to the Department Chair.

Qualifications:  Ph.D. required in Mechanical Engineering or related field, with B.S. preferred to be in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline. Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential. Industrial experience is desirable along with familiarity with experiential e-learning and the latest electronic teaching tools.

Additional Information: The Academic Specialist will develop course content and prepare lectures and other course delivery material, develop new laboratory modules for existing courses if necessary, perform service to the department, university, and the profession, and as noted may conduct or assist on research projects. The Department establishes the key responsibilities for the position, including breakdown of activities between teaching, research, and service.

Please visit:

Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter

Optional Documents

  1. Commentary around learning and teaching, particularly in the chosen field
  2. References with contact information


Position: Computer Engineering Assistant Professor, beginning August 2015.
The School of Engineering & Technology at Central Michigan University seeks energetic individual for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor position in computer engineering, beginning fall 2015, contingent upon availability of funding.

 Required Responsibilities:
1.  Teach up to 9 credits per semester of introductory and advanced courses and laboratories in computer engineering, electrical engineering, and related fields.
2.  Develop and teach courses and laboratories in one or more of specialty areas in computer and electrical engineering.
3.   Develop and teach fundamental computer and electrical engineering courses and laboratories courses in digital signal processing, embedded systems, field programmable gate arrays, and integrated circuit design.
4.  Be actively engaged in research/scholarly, teaching, advising, professional development and service activities.
5.  Initiate a vigorous research program and publish scholarship in refereed journals.
6.  Apply for internal and external funding in support of teaching, research and professional service.
7.  Supervise student research.
8.  Participate in professional activities, including meetings, workshops and other relevant activities including establishing appropriate relationships with industry.
9.  Participate in activities related to EAC/ABET accreditation.

Required Qualifications:
1.  Ph.D. in computer engineering, electrical engineering or other closely related engineering field; ABD candidates will be considered if degree completion is assured before duties commence.
2.  Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communications skills.
3.  Demonstrated strong commitment to and potential for excellent teaching at the undergraduate level.
4.  Demonstrated ability to develop and teach courses and laboratories, which could include digital signal processing, embedded systems, field programmable gate arrays, and integrated circuit design.

Preferred Qualifications:
1.  An earned B.S. degree from an ABET accredited program.
2.  Relevant industrial experience after doctorate.
3.  Teaching experience at the college level

1. Letter of application
2. Current Vita
3. Names of three references and complete contact information
4. Receipt of three current letters of recommendation
5. Statement of proposed research plans at CMU
6. Statement of teaching interests and philosophy

Deadline: Review of applications will begin November 1st and continue until the position is filled.  Established in 1892, Central Michigan University has an enrollment of 27,000 students, including approximately 20,000 students on the university’s main campus.  Classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a doctoral research university, CMU is recognized for strong undergraduate education and a range of focused graduate and research programs.  Central Michigan University, an AA/EO Institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity within its community (see  Women and individuals from under represented minority groups are especially encouraged to apply.


Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology – Tenure-Track and Visiting Faculty Positions in Computer Science and Software Engineering for 2015-2016

The Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology invites applications for tenure-track and visiting faculty positions for 2015-2016. The department offers B.S. degrees in computer science and in software engineering, as well as an M.S. in software engineering. Both undergraduate programs are ABET accredited and the graduate program is based on the Graduate Software Engineering Reference Curriculum. Enrollment in the department has doubled over the past six years; so, we continue to expand our faculty.

We are looking for outstanding candidates from all areas of computer science and software engineering, including those with industry experience. For tenure track positions an earned Ph.D. or near completion in computer science, software engineering, or a closely related field is required. For visiting positions an earned M.S. in computer science or software engineering, or equivalent industry experience, is required.

Essential job functions include teaching and advising students, continued professional development, and service to the department, institute and professional community. Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vita or resume, a statement on their teaching philosophy, and a statement on their professional development goals to Three recommendation letters must be submitted by the applicant’s references through the above website.

A successful candidate will show a passion for teaching, recruiting, and retaining a diverse student body. Candidates are encouraged to describe the nature of their commitment to diversity and any experience with underrepresented groups.

Detailed information is available from Sriram Mohan, Search Committee Chair,, 812-877-8819 Initial review of applications will begin in December 2014.


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Seattle University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning September 2015. Candidates with expertise in computer engineering and/or communications as well as interest in innovative teaching pedagogies are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will have a strong interest in teaching and mentoring students; an established record of research; an interest in pursuing external funding; and a genuine desire to contribute to the mission of Seattle University. Responsibilities will include teaching, maintaining an ongoing research program, and providing service to the university.

Requirements: Ph.D. in electrical engineering or closely related field.

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department is housed within the College of Science and Engineering. The undergraduate electrical engineering program is ABET-accredited and supports the University’s mission of educating the whole person, professional formation, and empowering leaders for a just and humane world.

Submit applications through, including a cover letter summarizing qualifications and potential contributions to Seattle University; curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research plans, (unofficial) graduate transcripts, and contact information for three references. Letters of reference will be solicited upon completion of application. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by October 31, 2014.

For more information about the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Seattle, visit our website at Inquiries regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Agnieszka Miguel at


The Department of Engineering Education (EngE) at Virginia Tech invites applications for two faculty positions at the assistant or associate professor rank. Candidates must hold a doctorate in engineering education, engineering, education, or a related field; at least one degree (BS, MS, PhD) in engineering is desirable.

Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to conduct basic or applied research in engineering education as well as a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. We welcome applicants with expertise across a wide range of engineering education areas and methods, including, but not limited to, design education, quantitative research methodologies, learning analytics, technology in education, innovation and the learning sciences. Experience in industry is also welcome.

Applications must be submitted online to (posting number TR0140125).  Review of applications will begin December 1, 2014. Applications should include: (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) a two-page research statement describing current research and future plans, (3) a two-page teaching statement, and (4) names and contact information for three references. Details on how to prepare and submit all materials can found under “Posting Details” for this position on the website. Inquiries about the position should be directed to Chair, EngE Search Committee, 345 Goodwin Hall, 635 Prices Fork Rd., Blacksburg, VA 24061,

A more detailed description of the position and information about the Department of Engineering Education can be found at


Embry-Riddle invites applications for a Faculty Development Coordinator in the Rothwell Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence – Worldwide.  This position reports to the Director of the Rothwell Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence – Worldwide.  This is a regular full-time, benefits-eligible, position.  Information about ERAU’s competitive benefits package is available at

Summary of Job Responsibilities of the Faculty Development Instructor IRC58491:
[A complete description of job responsibilities and qualifications is available here] The individual functioning in this position is one of the center’s Faculty Development (FACD) Instructors for courses sponsored by the Rothwell Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence at the Embry-Riddle Worldwide (CTLE-W) campus. The center services 150+ campuses that are geographically dispersed and support faculty who teach in varying modalities that utilize both synchronous and asynchronous formats. This role is expected to support faculty in their teaching role from a pedagogical perspective and provide guidance regarding emerging instructional technologies. This is not a remote position, but a position located in Daytona Beach, Florida

Summary of Qualifications:
Education:  Master’s degree in Education, Educational Leadership, or Instructional Technology, ABD preferred.

Experience:  At least two years of faculty development training and teaching experience is highly desired.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ·         Learning Management System knowledge essential.
  • ·         Excellent organizational and communication skills, both oral and written.
  • ·         Ability to use and create blogs, use of social media, full understanding of the MS Office Suite, and concrete understanding of cloud-computing.
  • ·         Customer relation skills.
  • ·         Training center or university-level teaching highly desired.
  • ·         Outstanding interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively with a wide variety of people one-on-one and in a team environment.
  • ·         The ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities.
  • ·         Understanding of a university system.
  • ·         Self-motivated.
  • ·         Mastery of working in an online environment.
  • ·         Awareness of teaching and learning principles and practices.
  • ·         Ability to perform scholarly research.
  • ·         Course development skills.

Application Procedures:  For more information about Embry-Riddle, visit our website  To complete an application for this position, click here.

Deadline to apply:  Open until filled.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, disability or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.


Northeastern University STEM Future Faculty Fellowship Program

Northeastern University invites nominations and applications from candidates in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields for the Northeastern University STEM Future Faculty Fellowship (Postdoctoral) Program.

Northeastern University’s mission emphasizes translational research that addresses global challenges and enhances social wellbeing.  Northeastern University strives to create a vibrant and diverse community, characterized by collaboration, creativity, and unwavering commitment to excellence and an equally unwavering commitment to exhibiting respect for one another.  Northeastern celebrates diversity in all its forms and fosters a culture of respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds community.

Consistent with Northeastern’s mission, vision and core values, the objectives of the STEM Future Faculty fellowship program are:

1)      to encourage and promote excellence and diversity in the pool of future faculty candidates in the STEM fields at Northeastern;
2)      to introduce to Northeastern’s academic community postdoctoral researchers in the STEM fields who are considering faculty careers;
3)      to enhance opportunities for academic careers in the STEM fields for persons from diverse backgrounds who have demonstrated a commitment to an inclusive faculty and an inclusive academic experience for all students;
4)      to prepare Future Faculty Fellows for possible tenure-track appointments at Northeastern;
5)      to enhance the academic environment of Northeastern’s STEM fields by providing opportunities for students and faculty to gain experience in multi-cultural, broadly diverse and inclusive work settings and research collaborations that improve the capacity of all their members.