Assistant/Associate Professor - Educator

Assistant/Associate Professor - Educator

Department of Engineering Education

College of Engineering and Applied Science

University of Cincinnati

The Department of Engineering Education (DEE) within the College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) at the University of Cincinnati (UC) invites applications for a non-tenure track position at the level of an Assistant/Associate Professor Educator (title commensurate with credentials) to support its educational mission. DEE provides a number of common courses, including those taken by all first-year engineering students (e.g., Introduction to Engineering Design Thinking I and II).  The primary responsibility will be teaching DEE courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level at UC and teaching engineering undergraduate courses in China.  It is required for this position to teach at least one semester per year in China, such courses will be taught in English. Candidates will be required to obtain immigration documents for entry/work eligibility into China.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have a PhD in the field of Engineering Education or closely related field prior to effective date of the appointment.
  • For Associate Professor-level appointment, should have a minimum of one academic year teaching experience in first-year engineering courses or graduate level Engineering Education courses.

Primary duties: Include course preparation and curriculum development, delivering course content and leading laboratories, holding office hours, grading and preparing assessment materials. Additional responsibilities will entail participating in curriculum/course development, developing distance learning courses, service related activities, such as advising student organizations, academic standards review, outreach activities, and active participation in engineering education research and scholarship.

Appointment Details: Initial appointment is up to three years and can be renewed. It is required for this position to teach at least one semester per year in China.  Anticipated work load is four courses per semester.

Application Process: Create applicant profile in Success Factors. Apply to REQ 34749. You should attach the documents below to your application.

  • Cover Letter
  • Current CV
  • List of references (3) – names and contact information. Should we move forward with your application we will contact references
  • Two page narrative describing your teaching and education research philosophy

Additional Information: This search will remain open until the position is filled. Desired start date is August 2019.




The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.



REQ: 34749