The College of Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) seeks to hire a non-tenure track Assistant Professor of Practice in the Master of Engineering Management (MEM) program, to begin Fall 2020.
The MEM is a professional graduate degree for working professionals. This non-thesis, 30-credit-hour program prepares students for managing the business challenges in their engineering career. In partnership with the MBA program at UNL, the MEM curriculum strikes a balance between business acumen and technical skills to effectively lead in an engineering environment. The program is fully online with no residency requirements and enrolls students that have undergraduate degrees in engineering, at least two years of work experience in engineering or a related field, and use employer tuition reimbursement plans to finance their education.
The position will be based on the City Campus in Lincoln or the Scott Campus in Omaha. While residency on campus is preferred, exceptional candidates who wish to telecommute and spend at least 2 weeks per semester on campus will be considered. The faculty member will be based in an academic unit relevant to their engineering background. Primary reporting will be to the Director of the MEM program, and secondary reporting will be to the academic unit chair.
The successful candidate will be expected to: a) be significantly involved in the College's teaching mission, b) teach a variety of MEM courses in an online format at the graduate level on various subjects the existing and emerging engineering management body of knowledge, c) learn new and emerging technologies and research-based instructional strategies, and integrate them into online courses in novel and innovative ways, and d) maintain and grow relevant scholarly activities and professional development in support of effective teaching in the MEM program.
Additionally, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in a variety of non-class activities that address the College's teaching mission such as advising, mentoring, and outreach. Responsibilities would include 90% teaching and 10% service, to include networking with industry, involvement with faculty in other departments who may teach courses in the MEM program, and fostering interdisciplinary ties with appropriate departments and programs within the university.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
1. At least one degree in an engineering discipline, and a graduate degree in Engineering, Engineering Management, Business Operations, Supply Chain Management, or a related field.
2. Previous successful teaching and/or mentoring experiences in Engineering Management, either through formal classroom settings or in professional industry settings (through internal company training courses, professional short courses, etc.).
3. Demonstrated potential and interest in pursuing excellence in teaching/mentoring of engineering students, and in particular in a web-based, asynchronous, online delivery mode.
4. Professional experience: 5 years of post-graduate experience in their technical area of expertise, or eligibility to achieve professional licensure (e.g. PE).
1.Ph.D. or Doctoral equivalent degree in Engineering, Engineering Management, Business Operations, Supply Chain Management, or related field.
2.Web-based, asynchronous, online teaching experience in a formal academic or professional industry setting.
Job Type: 9 Month
Internal Number: 66156
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