WIED Elections 2023

We are pleased to announce that we are accepting nominations for the WIED Executive Board.  If you’ve thought about getting involved, now is a great time!!

All WIED members are welcome to participate on the board. The benefits of serving as a board member include:
– Networking
– Visibility in the profession
– Opportunity to engage with a dynamic group of other board members
– Leadership development
– Mentoring
– Developing an understanding of how ASEE works
– Helping to advance women in engineering

The WIED Nominating Committee is seeking candidates for four positions. Members may nominate friends and colleagues (with the friend/colleague’s consent) or may self-nominate. All nominees must be dues-paying ASEE members and must be an active
member of ASEE at the time of nomination. The positions and their responsibilities are described below.

To nominate yourself or a colleague for one of these positions, please email Jenahvive Morgan (jenahviv@msu.edu). The email should indicate the nominee’s name, affiliation and the position in which s/he is interested. Please include a brief bio (150-200 words) to be used on the WIED election page for membership voting purposes.

Questions about the positions and their duties may be directed to Jenahvive Morgan (jenahviv@msu.edu) or to the person currently filling the position. All nominations and bios must be received by no later than March 15, 2023. 


Director: Awards
Director: Positions
Director: At Large

Treasurer maintains the financial records of the organization. As such, s/he is responsible for creating and presenting financial reports for the Executive Board throughout the year, and to the general membership at the Annual Business Meeting. The treasurer is responsible for keeping track of all income and expenses for WIED. This position is a 2-year term. CURRENT: Lily Wang (lilywang@unl.edu)

Director: Awards is the Chair of the WIED Awards Committee. As such, s/he is responsible for (1) constituting the awards committee composed of at least 4 WIED members, (2) coordinating the process for selection of the Best Paper Award based on information provided by the Program Chair and providing this information to the Program Chair. This position has a 2-year term. CURRENT: Jessica Perez (joperez@cpp.edu)

Director: Positions forms a Nominating Committee whose responsibility is to: (1) solicit nominations for the open Officer and Director positions from the WIED membership, (2) prepare a ballot to be distributed to WIED members. The Director: Positions conducts
the election and notifies the Division Chair and all of the candidates of the results. This position has a 2-year term. CURRENT: Jenahvive Morgan (jenahviv@msu.edu)

Director: At Large – Those elected to these positions are assigned duties by the Division Chair, usually to work on standing or ad hoc committees of the WIED. This position has a 2-year term. CURRENT: Lily Wang (lilywang@unl.edu)

Thanks for considering submitting a nomination.

Engineering PLUS stEm PEER (Practitioners Enhancing Engineering Regionally) Academy

Application Deadline: March 20, 2023


stEm PEERs will engage in a 2-year professional development and research experience to support the design and implementation of an engineering-focused Implementation Project at their home institutions, with the institution’s support. PEERs will have the opportunity to learn and engage with program experts, researchers and practitioners. Throughout the 2-year engagement, participants will deepen their knowledge and understanding of the challenges and successful strategies guiding the transformation of our national Engineering landscape. PEERs will utilize data and assessment to inform not only their specific implementation project but also to support their synergistic program efforts at their respective institutions and beyond. PEERs will also be guided and supported to submit project outcomes as publications to LSAMP, ASEE and/or the National INCLUDES Network to inform future broadening participation collaborations. PEERs will launch a growing national community of engineering education equity leaders.

Additionally, each program participant will receive a $1,000 stipend to support their participation and continued engagement in this effort. We are seeking mid-career education professionals with a minimum of five years of related experience.

The stEm PEER Academy will investigate the following topics:

  • Understanding the Engineering Education Pathway Landscape with emphasis on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Models and interventions that work for women and BIPOC students to enroll and facilitate degree attainment
  • Building partnerships/engagement of stakeholders
  • Planning, implementing and assessing, and scaling the Implementation Project

Key Dates for Applications:
Open: December 1, 2022
Deadline: March 20, 2023
Notification: Accepted applicants will be notified no later than April 10th, 2023

2023 Institute:
Orientation: Attend a virtual Orientation, Tuesday April 18th, 2023.
Institute: 10-1pm ET on May 23, May 24, May 30, May 31, June 6, June 7
Monthly: Attend virtual ½ day sessions and complete program updates (July 2023 – May 2024)

For additional information please contact Claire Duggan, c.duggan@northeastern.edu

The Edge: Fostering Inclusion & Belonging For All

Through 2023, The Lokhorst Group is releasing information and publications related to inclusion and belonging in engineering education and the engineering workplace. The publication is “The Edge”, a new book in progress. You are free to review and incorporate these resources at your pace.

The Edge:
Elevating diversity, belonging and inclusion by inspiring a new way of creating knowledge that is transformational, motivational and authentic.

About Katherina:
Dr. Katherina Tarnai-Lokhorst, P.Eng., FEC, FGC (hon) an award-winning social science researcher and educator in mechanical engineering at the University of British Columbia, is a passionate leader in self-regulation and policy. Katherina’s technical specializations include aircraft design, manufacturing processes and project management. Dedicated to creating an increasingly inclusive culture in engineering, Katherina applies her mastery of
interdisciplinary studies by developing policies and delivering courses that instil learners at all levels with a deep understanding of the impact of technology on society and a passion
to make the world a better place for all.

The Edge

Two Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor Positions at Western Carolina University

Western Carolina University

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Electrical: https://jobs.wcu.edu/postings/22948

Mechanical: https://jobs.wcu.edu/postings/22946

There are two tenure-track positions opening up in the School of Engineering + Technology at Western Carolina University (WCU). You are welcome to apply at either link below, and/or reach out to us with questions.

Electrical Position:
This search is chaired by Dr. Yanjun Yan (yyan@wcu.edu)
Applicants should have an interest to teach at the undergraduate and/or graduate level in one or more of the following areas:
· Digital and Computer System, and Embedded Control
· Analog and Digital Communications
· Robotics, Automation, and PLCs
· Signal Processing
· Electromagnetics
· Power Systems, Electric Machines, Power Electronics
Applicants with experience in more than one area of need will be reviewed favorably. Applicants with teaching experience at the college level, including lab courses, will be reviewed favorably.

Mechanical Position:
This search is chaired by Dr. Martin Tanaka (mtanaka@wcu.edu)
Applicants should have an interest to teach at the undergraduate and/or graduate level in one or more of the following areas:
· Fluid Dynamics and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)
· Thermal and Thermal-fluid Systems
· Turbomachinery
· Renewable Energy
Applicants with experience in more than one area of need will be reviewed favorably. Applicants with teaching experience at the college level, including lab courses, will be reviewed favorably.

Multiple Teaching Faculty Positions in Computer Engineering at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign / Electrical and Computer Engineering

Deadline: April 7, 2023


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign invites applications for multiple teaching faculty positions at all levels and in all topical areas of computer engineering. We seek highly qualified applicants with a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and the ability to teach computer engineering at all levels. This is a 100% non-tenure-track appointment on an academic year (nine-month) service basis paid over twelve months.

Applicants must have or be working toward a Ph.D. or equivalent in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a closely related field, and a terminal degree of that type is required before starting a teaching faculty position. In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by April 7, 2023. Applications may be considered as early as October 2022, and applicants may be interviewed before the closing date. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. The preferred starting date is August 16, 2023, but is negotiable.

To view full details, please see: https://illinois.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/1351?c=illinois. The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer.

Three Faculty Positions for First Year Engineering Course

University of Virginia Engineering

Deadline: Open and Ongoing


Open Rank First Year Teaching Faculty at the University of Virginia

The School of Engineering at the University of Virginia invites applications to join our faculty and collaborate in teaching our introduction to engineering courses. We are transforming our first-year teaching and learning by combining technical and sociotechnical aspects of engineering alongside an embedded academic advising model into a unique year-long educational experience. We are seeking dedicated members of the faculty to help guide this transformation. This is a full-time, benefits eligible, non-tenure-track position, at the rank of Lecturer, Assistant Professor, or Associate Professor. See the following link for additional details and for a link to apply (position R0043376): https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UVAJobs/job/Open-Rank-AGF-1st-Year-Teaching-Faculty_R0043376-1

Lecturer in First-Year Engineering

University of Kentucky College of Engineering

Deadline: February 15, 2023


The College of Engineering at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a non-tenure-track Lecturer faculty position in our First-Year Engineering (FYE) program. The position is long-term renewable with a start date of Fall 2023. Lecturer applicants should hold at least a Master’s degree (Ph.D. preferred) in engineering or computer science, and individuals with prior industrial experience are especially encouraged to apply.

Duties will include instruction in our hands-on first-year engineering curriculum in collaboration with the FYE faculty team, and the development of new course materials and interactive classroom activities. Course topics include introduction to the engineering profession, student success strategies, computer programming and software applications, hands-on hardware interface activities, teamwork and engineering project design.

For complete application information, see: https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/442804. Applications will be reviewed starting February 15, 2023. For more information, contact Douglass Kalika, FYE Program Director (kalika@uky.edu).

ECE Visiting Assistant Professor Position at Union College

Electrical, Computer & Biomedical Engineering

Deadline: March 10, 2023


The Department of Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering at Union College invites applications for a three-year Visiting Assistant Professor position, beginning Fall 2023. A Ph.D. in Electrical or Computer Engineering or a closely related field is required. Candidates expecting to complete their doctoral thesis before September of 2023 are also welcome to apply. We welcome applications from candidates in all areas of electrical and/or computer engineering and candidates from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have a deep commitment to undergraduate education and research interests that can involve undergraduate students.

We ask that candidates submit the following: (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) statements of teaching and research interests, (4) a statement describing experience working with diverse student populations and/or the ability to contribute to a diverse community. You will also be asked to include names and contact information for three references. Review of complete applications will begin March 10 and continue until the position is filled.


Teaching Track Faculty in Tech Comm at Johns Hopkins

Johns Hopkins University

Deadline: January 31, 2023


The Professional Communication Program at Johns Hopkins University seeks candidates for a teaching-track faculty position in technical writing and professional communication. All candidates must be student-centered teachers with documented success in the classroom. Strong candidates will be able to design and teach technical communication courses within the context of a scientific, engineering, or medical discipline and to offer STEM-based journalism, ethics, or policy courses.

This teaching load for this position is three writing and communication courses each fall and spring (a total of six courses per year). All communication courses have small enrollment caps. While the candidate’s primary responsibilities will be focused on the undergraduate curriculum, there are opportunities to develop and teach graduate level courses. Candidates may also participate in the PCP’s new Technical Communication Lab.

We are looking for a long-term colleague who wants to build their career with us. This position offers employment security through a full-time, renewable, well-benefitted contract at a competitive salary. Lecturers who demonstrate meaningful contributions in teaching and service are eligible for advancement on a well-defined path of promotion where each step offers a longer-term contract and increased pay. This position also includes funding for travel/conferences and professional development.

The Professional Communication Program (PCP) is housed in The Center for Leadership Education (CLE), a vibrant, interdisciplinary center in the Whiting School of Engineering. The CLE offers a broad range of undergraduate- and graduate-level curricula in professional communication, innovation, leadership, accounting/finance, entrepreneurship, and professional development. CLE courses emphasize experience-based, active learning techniques that teach students confidence, clarity, adaptability, and self-awareness. For more information about the PCP and the CLE, please visit: https://engineering.jhu.edu/cle/programs-minors/professional-communication-program/

Qualifications: Candidates must possess an advanced degree and demonstrate capability as a teacher of writing. Candidates with advanced degrees or professional background in STEM are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates with a master’s level degree will be considered if they also bring substantial academic or professional experience in a STEM-related field. Johns Hopkins University is committed to building a diverse educational environment; women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Johns Hopkins is an EEO/AA employer.

Application Instructions: Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, and a sample syllabus from a recent, relevant writing/communication course to Interfolio no later than January 31, 2023. Letters of recommendation and other materials will be requested in advance of an interview.

Assistant Professor in Computer Engineering

The University of Southern Mississippi School of Computing Sciences & Computer Engineering

Deadline: Until Filled


The USM School of Computing Sciences and Computer Engineering at The University of Southern Mississippi invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in computer engineering with appointment in August 2023. We are committed to providing a learning environment where all persons feel welcomed and have the opportunity to excel. We have a vibrant and diverse student body: 40% of our computer engineering majors identify as black or African American, 20% as female, and 20% are 1st Generation college students. Join our team to launch your academic career and help inspire the next generation of diverse computer engineering talent.