Job and Research Opportunities from 2019

August 14, 2019

Research Scientist
University of Washington

The Research Scientist will be responsible for implementing qualitative and quantitative research and program evaluation projects that are focused on improving diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM higher education.  The associate will provide equity consulting to clients, helping to improve pedagogy and other classroom experiences, sometimes through one-on-one consulting and other times through group training sessions.  The associate will be part of a highly collaborative team at the UW Center for Evaluation & Research for STEM Equity.

The Research Scientist II job is posted on the UW Hires website and is open until filled.  The requisition number is: 170856.  For more information, please see:

June 26, 2019

BOLD Center Director
University of Colorado Boulder

The BOLD Center Director is a key leadership position in the College of Engineering and Applied Science with responsibility for meeting strategic objectives of the BOLD (Broadening Opportunity through Leadership and Diversity) Center. The BOLD Center has a college-wide responsibility for broadening participation of students in engineering through fostering academic excellence for an inclusive body of engineering students to succeed. The BOLD Center Director will lead efforts involving the BOLD scholarship strategy, admissions and recruitment, enrollment and retention strategies with the goal of improving student success for underrepresented populations. Key responsibilities include BOLD Center leadership, student inclusion metrics (especially for student persistence and climate), leading college initiatives to improve the professional climate, and to maintain and advance our college’s national reputation as a leader in undergraduate engineering inclusion practices

We require:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Five years of leadership experience as an executive, manager, director, associate director or related roles in multi-faceted organizations that include working with under-served student populations. Equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.

Please apply by July 8 2019 for consideration. For more information go to CU Boulder Jobs:

June 25, 2019

Lecturer of Electrical and Computer Engineering—Open Rank
University of Southern California

The Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering seeks applicants for a full-time, non-tenure-track teaching position in the area of signal processing and machine learning. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in electrical engineering or a related field, and a strong teaching record. To apply, please see the full job announcement at: Applications will be accepted starting immediately until September 15, 2019.

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.

June 10, 2019

Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering
Ohio University

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Ohio University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank beginning fall or spring semester 2019-20 in energy or mechanical systems, specifically in advanced materials, sensors, intelligent systems, data science or related fields.

Please complete the online application and attach required documents. Required documents include: cover letter, CV, a course syllabus you developed for a course you taught or would like to teach, teaching experience and plans, research experience and plans, and a list of three professional references with current contact information (including email addresses). Review of application materials will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

For full consideration, please apply at  by July 31, 2019.

May 20, 2019

Program Dates: Wednesday, September 25 through Friday, September 27, 2019

Application Deadline: Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. [MDT]

Location: Boulder, Colorado

ACTIVE, the CU Engineering Faculty Development and Leadership Intensive, is an expense-paid, three-day program open to domestic doctoral students and new post-docs whose identity community/ies have been minoritized in STEM and who are interested in pursuing engineering faculty careers. Applicants should be graduate engineering scholars near the end of their academic training or just starting post-doctoral work with at least one year remaining before entering the academic job market. Preference will be given to individuals whose research areas match those of the CU Boulder College of Engineering and Applied Science.

This program provides PhD candidates and new post-doc participants insight into the faculty selection and hiring processes at an R1 institution to demystify the interviewing experience. ACTIVE program participants will learn about hiring committee practices and will learn how to package their experiences and unique characteristics for success in a faculty search. In addition, participants will explore the growing academic community here at the University of Colorado Boulder and hear about upcoming employment opportunities. CU Engineering comprises 18 degree programs, six academic departments, and six interdisciplinary research themes.

CU Engineering is a top research university dedicated to excellent research, teaching, and learning. Our pedagogy is rooted in active learning, which uses research-based methods to bring theory to life in any classroom or teaching setting. Read about the 2018 ACTIVE Program cohort participants.

May 16, 2019

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Engineering Fundamentals Department
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

The Engineering Fundamentals Department in the College of Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida is seeking to fill a non-tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. The department seeks a candidate who can add to the department’s expertise in engineering education pedagogy and its leadership in teaching within the College of Engineering.

Candidates must hold a master’s degree in engineering or a related field. They must be capable of teaching one or more first or second year general engineering courses, specifically Engineering Design, Introductory Computer Programming (i.e., MATLAB), Engineering Graphics (i.e., CATIA), Statics, or Dynamics. Preference will be given to candidates who have teaching experience in these courses. Candidates with terminal degrees in engineering, engineering education, or related fields are also eligible to apply.  The Engineering Fundamentals Department conducts a variety of engineering education research projects, particularly in advancing evidence-based instructional practices. Candidates should be open to participating in and supporting these research projects.  We expect our colleagues to share the department’s commitment to an inclusive, inviting, and collaborative community practicing excellence in both research and instruction.

More details on the College of Engineering and out department can be found at  To apply, please visit and click on the Career Search tab (Position ID: 190310).  Review of applications will begin on May 20th, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. The target starting date is August 2019 with the option to delay until January 2020 if necessary.

May 7, 2019

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Campbell University

The School of Engineering at Campbell University ( seeks to hire a Mechanical Engineering faculty member to fill a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor beginning August 2019 or January 2020. The primary role of this faculty member is to develop and teach thermo-fluids topics.

In the Fall of 2016, Campbell University welcomed its inaugural freshman class to the newly formed School of Engineering. The School awards a single degree, the Bachelor of Science in Engineering, with concentrations in Mechanical, Chemical, and Electrical Engineering. It is undergraduate-focused, incorporating innovative approaches to engineering education and evidence-based practices in what we call ClassLab courses that blend content and hands-on experiences. As the school continues to grow, we seek faculty who are excited to develop new courses, design interactive educational spaces, and develop well-rounded engineers.  ClassLab courses are limited to 24 students, allowing faculty and students to get to know each other while they focus on developing strong foundations in engineering fundamentals. Beyond technical content knowledge, the School of Engineering seeks to develop well-rounded engineers through its eight departmental values, professional development and service opportunities, and a focus on professional excellence through internships and other related experiences. Faculty with an interest in engineering education research and practice are particularly encouraged to apply.

This position intends to develop and implement the thermo-fluids sequence of courses including thermodynamics, fluids, and heat transfer, as well as teach courses in Mechanical Engineering as appropriate and needed. As an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, this scholar has a unique opportunity to provide leadership in building an innovative engineering program and in building the prominence of the new School and the University. Candidates must be committed to undergraduate engineering education and be dedicated to excellence in undergraduate teaching, mentoring students, and scholarship.

Campbell University is unable to accept paper or email applications. Please apply by clicking on the “Apply for this Position” button below, OR if you are viewing this posting via an outside source, visit us online at to apply. Please submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references. If you have any questions, or if you are an individual with a disability and need assistance completing an application for employment contact the Human Resources Department at 910-893-1256 or email Campbell University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Please Note: All positions at Campbell University require honesty, integrity and an understanding of the Mission Statement of Campbell University.

April 19, 2019

Professional Lecturer in Physics
American University

The Department of Physics in the College of Arts and Sciences at American University invites applications for a term faculty appointment for Academic Year 2019-2020.  Rank will be dependent on experience and stature in the field.  The appointment is a 9-month term position and will commence on August 26, 2019.  Qualified candidates will have a doctorate in physics or a closely related field. The position will require the incumbent to teach the equivalent of six undergraduate physics courses at the introductory and advanced levels. The successful candidate will be prepared to advise and teach students, mentor undergraduate research, and perform department and college service. All faculty are expected to hold office hours and participate in School and University activities and service. For more information about our program, see  We welcome questions about the position directed to

Application materials, including a cover letter addressing teaching, research and other professional experience, a curriculum vitae that includes the names and contact information for three references, and a teaching statement that describes your approach to teaching introductory and advanced physics classes, should be submitted through Interfolio:  Review of applications will begin on May 17th, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

February 4, 2019

Undergraduate Research Experience on the Internet of Things (IoT), University of Central Florida.  The Computer Science Department at the University of Central Florida (Orlando, FL) will hold an 8‐week, 2019 Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) on the Internet of Things  REU students will be trained in research‐based theory and applications of IoT technologies, which extends the connected nature of computing devices to objects of the physical world. The REU students will join well‐established research groups under the close supervision of faculty with expertise in various IoT research areas such as smart cities, smart healthcare, and smart grids. Many of the research topics will require the students to utilize state-of-the-art techniques of artificial intelligence, machine learning and data analytics.  Interested students must submit applications online at If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Damla Turgut at

REU program dates: May 27, 2019 ‐ July 19, 2019

Application deadline: March 1, 2019

Eligibility requirements:

‐ Sophomore, junior or senior undergraduates

‐ Majors: computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, civil engineering, and mechanical engineering

‐ Must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents

‐ Minimum overall GPA 2.7

 Program Benefits: $4,000 stipend, travel allowance, UCF on-campus housing, daily meal allowance

March 22, 2019

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University seeks a dynamic, energetic and progressive leader to serve as Chancellor of its Prescott, Arizona campus. The Chancellor will report directly to President P. Barry Butler and will be responsible for building and motivating an administrative team charged with advancing the strategic goals of the university in the five-year plan introduced in 2018.

The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and will continue to accept applications and nominations until the position is filled. For full consideration, application materials should be received by April 19, 2019, and include a letter of interest that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the Leadership Profile, a curriculum vitae and five professional references with email addresses and telephone numbers. As this will be a confidential search, references will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates. Application materials should be sent electronically to All applications and nominations will be handled in complete confidence. Links to the full advertisement can be found at and

March 15, 2019

Director, HORIBA Institute for Mobility and Connectivity (HIMaC)
University of California, Irving

The Advanced Power and Energy Program at the University of California, Irvine (UC Irvine) welcomes applications from faculty candidates in mobility and connectivity. The successful candidate will be appointed as the founding Director of the newly established “HORIBA Institute for Mobility and Connectivity (HIMaC),” and provide key leadership in the Advanced Power and Energy Program (APEP). The faculty appointment can be filled at either the Associate or Full Professor level, both of which are tenured positions. While the faculty appointment is expected to be in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, other possibilities include the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. The HIMaC Director reports to the APEP Director.

Applications must be received by March 20, 2019 to receive full consideration.

March 13, 2019

Director, Engineering Center of Excellence
Minnesota State University, Mankato

The Director of the Engineering Center of Excellence (ECoE) works with institutions throughout the Minnesota State System, along with industry, K-12 and community partners, to be the engineering education leaders for the State of Minnesota.  Through these partnerships and an Advisory Council representing academic and industry constituents, the Center will assure that ECoE meets the needs of Minnesota industry and will direct investments to adapt and facilitate curricula and effective instructional design and delivery across the ECoE partner network. The intent is to improve alignment of business needs and student interests and needs with coursework, projects, internships/coops and applied research.

More information about the Center can be found at  More information about Minnesota State University, Mankato can be found at

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: To see the complete job posting and to apply for this position, please continue the process via this website, select the job title, and click the green “Apply” button at the top of the job posting page (AA20064).

February 18, 2019

Tenure Track Assistant Professors in Computer Science
Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw State University (KSU) is now accepting applications for two nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professors in the Computer Science (CS) Department which begins August 2019. Preference will be given to candidates working on one or more of the following fields: Data Science and Analytics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Security, Robotics, Internet-of-Things, Computer Graphics and Visualization, Cloud Computing, and strong candidates in other related research fields will also be considered. Responsibilities will include teaching, scholarship, and service in the area of Computer Science. A Ph.D. in computer science, a related field, or its foreign equivalent is required. For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit

For more than 50 years, KSU has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community, offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw at the Atlanta area. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. KSU is a comprehensive university and an R2 institution: Doctoral universities – high research activity by the Carnegie Classification, KSU is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level. Computer Science Department has more than 1,500 students, offers bachelor degrees in Computer Science and Applied Computer Science, master degree in Computer Science, and Ph.D. in Data Science (jointly).

January 18, 2019

Professor of Practice in Engineering Education
Virginia Tech

The Department of Engineering Education (EngE) at Virginia Tech is seeking applicants for a non-tenure-track, regular faculty position as Professor of Practice in Engineering Education at any rank. Applications are invited from individuals dedicated to undergraduate teaching and student engagement. Candidates are sought with experience related to teaching and developing courses in engineering problem solving, design, and professionalism at the undergraduate level. Experience with teaching applications of software tools (including CAD, computational programming, and/or data acquisition) is desirable, as well as experience teaching in a project-based learning environment. Responsibilities will include teaching up to 12 credit hours per semester in first-year engineering or an equivalent combination of teaching and course development, depending on department needs. Opportunities for supplemental summer teaching assignments are possible.

Qualifications for this position include an M.S. or Ph.D. in an engineering or closely-related field coupled with significant industry experience that includes design. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and be able to demonstrate an ability to effectively teach engineering courses at the undergraduate level.  Review of applications will begin February 4, 2019. The start date for the position is August 10, 2019.  Apply online at to posting number TR0180184.

Instructor, Engineering Plus Program
University of Colorado Boulder

The College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a full-time Instructor position in the Engineering Plus Program. This program integrates traditional engineering disciplines such as Aerospace, Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering with a multi-disciplinary and design-based approach.  This position will support the Engineering Plus Program in teaching hands-on project courses and engaging in engineering education research.  The Engineering Plus Program also partners with the award-winning Integrated Teaching and Learning Program to deliver hands-on, design rich engineering curriculum to students throughout CEAS.  For more information about the Engineering Plus Program, please visit: For more information about the Integrated Teaching and Learning Program visit:  For more information about CEAS, please visit:

Candidates must have earned either a Master’s Degree, supplemented with extensive teaching experience, or a Ph.D. in an engineering discipline, engineering education or a closely related field. Successful candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to high-quality undergraduate engineering education and active engagement in an engineering field. An interest in improving undergraduate engineering education and modern pedagogy is desirable, and teaching experience is preferred. Ability and desire to teach two or more core engineering courses (such as first-year design, engineering math, thermodynamics, statics, materials science, circuits, and data analysis) are essential.   The successful candidate will likely be appointed as an Instructor of the Engineering Plus Program, although appointment as a Senior Instructor is possible dependent on experience and qualifications. As with all CU-Boulder faculty, the position integrates teaching, service and research components. This is a non-tenure track nine-month appointment and involves teaching three courses per semester on the CU Boulder campus. The position will report to the Directors of the Engineering Plus Program.

Applicants must submit their applications on-line at CU Boulder Jobs, job posting number 13685. Submit a PDF file containing a cover letter stating your research areas (1 pg.), names and contact information for 3 to 5 references, curriculum vita, and statements describing your goals related to teaching (2-3 pgs.) and research (2-3 pgs.).  Review of applications will begin as they are received, and will continue until the position is filled. For inquiries, please contact Christina Oerter at

January 7, 2019

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Oakland University

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Oakland University invites applications for a tenure track position at the assistant professor level in the broad area of dynamics, vibrations and controls. The appointment would be effective as early as August 2019. We seek applicants with research and teaching interests related to dynamics, vibrations and controls. Preferred candidates will have a balanced mix of the following areas: nonlinear dynamics, control of mechanical systems, and dynamics and mechanics of emerging applications. Candidates with industrial experience are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will be expected to develop an externally funded research program that includes fundamental and/or applied research. The candidate should be able to teach and develop courses in the areas of dynamics, vibrations and controls at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. An earned doctorate in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field is required with a recent record of or strong potential for external funding and successful teaching abilities in related courses.  The Mechanical Engineering Department has 18 full time faculty members who are dedicated to excellence in research, teaching and service. The department hosts three centers: Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Materials, Fastening and Joining Research Institute, and the Automotive Tribology Center, all of which are active in research.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, diversity statement, unofficial transcripts and statements of research and teaching interests to Candidates will provide a Diversity Statement that describes their interest or efforts in furthering diversity and inclusion, e.g., through mentoring, pedagogy, activism, faculty recruitment/retention, or research on issues related to diversity and social inequality. Contact information for 3 references should be provided and letter writers will be contacted by the online hiring system. An application is considered complete when all required information is received.  Review of applications will begin in January 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions can be sent to the search committee chair, Professor Randy Gu,

December 21, 2018

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
Seattle Pacific University

Full-time tenure-track position available September 2019. Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or related field required (ABD will be considered). Candidates with significant background in analog electronics or power will be given high priority.  Duties will include teaching all levels of undergraduate courses within computer science, as well as student advising, scholarly research, and active participation in the life of the department, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the University. Founded in 1891, Seattle Pacific University has a long and distinguished history in Christian higher education. Its comprehensive academic programs serve more than 4,100 undergraduate and graduate students. Located just minutes from downtown Seattle, SPU seeks to be a premier Christian University fully committed to engaging the culture and changing the world by graduating people of competence and character, becoming people of wisdom, and modeling grace-filled community. Seattle Pacific University seeks applicants committed to its Christian mission.  We also especially welcome applicants who can demonstrate effective teaching and mentoring of students from underrepresented backgrounds since more than forty percent of our students are persons of color, and a significant number of our students are first generation college students. The department is committed to building and supporting an excellent and diverse faculty who desire to be part of a supportive Christian community in which students are prepared to become responsible and effective servant-leaders.  Thus, a successful candidate must be able to work effectively in a multicultural academic community.  Further, to broaden our faculty diversity, women and people of color are particularly encouraged to apply.

The online application ( ) includes an official SPU application form, a faith statement of approximately one page, a teaching philosophy statement of approximately one page, a CV, and other supporting documents. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with the application review process beginning in January. For more information, contact Dr. Melani Plett, Electrical Engineering Department Chair, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA 98119 /

December 17, 2018

University of California, Irvine – Henry Samueli School of Engineering: We aspire to be among the premier public engineering programs in the nation, while continuing to emphasize a personal approach that is distinctive in fostering human connections and rich in experiential learning opportunities. We aim to be a top-25 school at the forefront of cultivating knowledgeable, passionate engineers dedicated to solutions-oriented engineering.

Henry Samueli School of Engineering is seeking exceptional candidates for multiple positions. Our open positions for 2018-2019 are:

Five Assistant (Tenure Track), Associate or Full (Tenured) Professor Positions in Science and Engineering of Advanced Manufacturing: The Institute for Design and Manufacturing Innovation (IDMI) in the Samueli School of Engineering is spearheading an effort to hire a cluster of 5 faculty members in the general field of Science and Engineering of Advanced Manufacturing. Appointments will be made in one of the departments of the School of Engineering. These positions will leverage significant campus resources in the area of Additive Manufacturing ( and the world-class infrastructure in Materials Characterization ( The research expertise and interests of the candidates should align with at least one of the following areas: (1) Experimental Materials Science of Manufacturing Processes; (2) Design for manufacturing; (3) Artificial Intelligence for manufacturing; (4) Control of advanced manufacturing processes; (5) Design and fabrication of novel manufacturing processes and systems.

Applications must be received by January 10, 2019 to receive full consideration. All positions will remain open until filled. More information about this search and application instructions are available at

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Mechanical and Aerospace: The Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019. We seek an individual who will strengthen our research and educational programs in the area of fluid dynamics. 

Applications received by January 15, 2019 are assured full consideration, but the search will continue until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted electronically at

Three Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science: The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science invites applications for the tenure –track positions. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, although maximum consideration will be given to applications received by January 15, 2019.

Positions available:

Tenured or Tenure Track Position – Theory and Applications of Data-driven Systems

Assistant Professor Position (Tenure Track) in Computing Systems and Security

Assistant Professor Position (Tenure Track) in Advanced Circuits and Devices

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, Chemical Engineering
Campbell University School of Engineering

The School of Engineering at Campbell University ( seeks an Engineering Faculty for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, starting in January 2019. This position in Chemical Engineering is focused on teaching our junior and senior courses in chemical engineering, as well as assisting with the senior design sequence. Campbell’s BS in Engineering (with concentrations in mechanical engineering, chemical engineering and electrical engineering) welcomed its inaugural first-year class in fall 2016. These positions present faculty with a unique opportunity to provide leadership in building an innovative engineering program and the prominence of the new School and University.

Duties will include: develop, implement and teach project-based engineering curricula; actively participate in the scholarship of teaching and learning; engage in student advising, student organizations, assessment, accreditation activities, and committee responsibilities. Applicants should be interested in contributing leadership toward the development of the engineering program. Candidates must be committed to innovative engineering undergraduate education; dedicated to excellence in undergraduate teaching, mentoring students, and scholarship; and committed to the University’s mission.

Interested applicants should apply online at and include a cover letter of introduction, a curriculum vita, and contact information for five professional references. Questions may be directed to Dr. Jenna Carpenter, Dean, School of Engineering [].