Richard E. and Yvonne Smith Postdoc-to-Tenure-Track Fellow Position in Environmental Engineering at Bucknell University
Position type: full-time
Location: Lewisburg, PA
The Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE) Department at Bucknell University invites applications
for a Richard E. and Yvonne Smith Postdoc-to-Tenure-Track Fellow position in Environmental
Engineering, starting in August 2023. The Smith PTT Fellowship Program promotes pedagogical and
institutional excellence through diversification of faculty and curricula at the University. Richard and
Yvonne Smith were people of great intellectual curiosity and humility, with uplifting and encouraging
spirits and a generous hospitality that was a foundation for promoting inclusion and belonging at
Bucknell. They reached out to and engaged with students and colleagues in ways that left a profound
and positive impact on the institution. In that spirit, we are seeking candidates from diverse backgrounds
who have an active intellectual life that they wish to share with the Bucknell community. Candidates
from groups underrepresented among faculty in higher education are strongly encouraged to apply, and
we hope that you will. It would be a privilege to learn more about you, and we would like for you to get
to know us as well!
For this position, we seek individuals with broad teaching and scholarly interests in the area of
environmental engineering and who wish to cultivate and develop these interests with support and
mentoring. Candidates must have a doctorate in environmental engineering, or a closely related
engineering field, at the time of appointment. Candidates are asked to convey in their application
materials an enthusiasm for undergraduate teaching, a commitment to inclusive teaching practices in the
classroom and laboratory, and an interest in establishing a productive research program. We are seeking
an individual with teaching interests to support the EVEG curriculum, as well as scholarly interests that
complement our current capabilities. This position is ideal for candidates who are excited about working
to enhance established strengths of the University, examples of which include research involving
undergraduates, collaboration within and across departments and colleges, community engagement, and
The successful candidate will spend one or two years as a Smith PTT Fellow at Bucknell, bringing new
perspectives and contemporary knowledge and participating in campus life. The Fellow will receive
mentoring, a reduced teaching load, resources for scholarship, travel, and professional development, and
other support that will help them a) better understand the nature of a career as a teacher-scholar at a
predominantly undergraduate institution; b) develop and strengthen their pedagogical skills and
experience; and c) establish and enhance their research trajectory. The Fellow will have the opportunity
to engage in innovative teaching and scholarship within our excellent facilities, including the
University’s Environmental Engineering and Science Laboratory (EESL). At the end of the fellowship
period, and with positive evaluations, the Fellow will transition into a tenure-track faculty position at
Application materials must include the following five documents:
1) a cover letter that clearly summarizes the candidate’s interest in Bucknell and in this position
2) a current curriculum vitae
3) a teaching statement that conveys the candidate’s interest in undergraduate teaching, describes the
candidate’s ideas or philosophy for equitable and inclusive teaching, and identifies the courses within
the EVEG curriculum to which the candidate could contribute (3 pages maximum)
4) a scholarship statement addressing the candidate’s plans for scholarly work at Bucknell and how that work may
include undergraduates, if applicable (2 pages maximum)
5) contact information for at least three potential references (letters may be requested by the search committee).
Applications will only be accepted online through Bucknell’s career site (careers.bucknell.edu). Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled. Interested individuals may contact the Chair of the search committee, Kevin Gilmore (email@example.com), with any questions you may have or to convey your interest in the position and intent to apply
The Engineering Fundamentals
Assistant Teaching Professor (CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION)
The Department of Engineering Fundamentals at Michigan Technological University houses the Bachelor of Science in Engineering program, teaches common first year engineering courses, and supports engineering education research. We approach teaching in cutting edge ways, using a flipped format with an active and collaborative learning environment and supported by trained near-peer mentor assistants. We are looking for innovative individuals to expand our progressive teaching team. Our supportive and growth-based mindset will help you maintain a balanced work life, family life, and career path.
We are seeking an assistant teaching professor ready to grow their career; Applicants with the required education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and accomplishments conducive to a higher rank will also be considered for an appointment at the rank of associate or full teaching professor or professor of practice. Applications are due January 2nd with the anticipated start date of August 21, 2023. Michigan Tech’s nationally recognized College of Engineering offers ample opportunities for collaboration in research and teaching across engineering disciplines.
Required Education, Certifications, Licensures (minimum requirements):
Master’s degree in engineering, STEM Education, or a related field. Applicants with comparable credentials are also encouraged to apply.
Desirable Education and/or Experience:
• Ph.D.in engineering, STEM education, or a related field.
• Previous teaching or curricular experience with first-year engineering students
• Previous experience with Maker Spaces and/or student labs
• Terminal degree in engineering, a related STEM field, or STEM education
• Research in engineering education
• PE License and/or PMP Certification
Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities (minimum requirements)
• Strong interpersonal skills
• Demonstrated ability to work with diverse student, faculty, and community populations
• Demonstrated teaching ability
• Demonstrated ability to work on teams
Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities
• Practice or interest in active, collaborative, and flipped class learning methods
• Advanced computer skills, (MATLAB or other programming languages)
• Experience with modern design approaches (i.e. Design Thinking, Human Centered Design)
• Experience with Problem Based Learning
• Experience with simple robotics and/or Arduinos projects
• Experience with engineering CAD software
University of Texas at Austin
The Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering
Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor of Practice in Mechanical Engineering (CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION)
The Department is interested in identifying candidates who would become long-term members of our community through multi-year teaching contracts. The university supports the career development of professional instructional track faculty with defined guidelines for promotion. The department is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community; we are interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through teaching and service.
The candidate must have a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Education or a closely related field, or relevant MS degree and teaching or industrial experience. We are seeking a candidate with a demonstrated commitment to education and knowledge of teaching methods that actively engage all students in learning, as well as a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, equity, and accessibility, and the ability to work effectively with culturally diverse students and colleagues. The person in this position will be expected to teach a range of related mechanical engineering lecture and/or lab courses, in addition to participating in teaching the senior capstone design course. Examples of other courses include but are not limited to those in design and manufacturing, thermal fluid systems, and systems and controls. Depending on the courses taught, responsibilities could include supervision of graduate teaching assistants, solicitation of capstone design projects from external and internal sponsors, organization and management of project teams, co-supervision of support staff and coordination with project sponsors, faculty co-instructors, and project faculty advisors. Our undergraduate courses are currently taught in person.
University of Texas at Austin Cal Poly Humboldt
School of Engineering
Tenure Track Faculty (CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION)
The School of Engineering will launch three new programs in Fall 2023 at Humboldt: Energy Systems Engineering (B.S.), Mechanical Engineering (B.S.), and Engineering and Community Practice (M.Eng). These will join our existing program in Environmental Resources Engineering (B.S.) and two options in the Environmental Systems master’s program (M.S.): Environmental Resources Engineering and Energy, Technology, and Policy. New faculty will be able to contribute to multiple programs if applicable.
The launch of our new Engineering programs is part of the polytechnic transition at Humboldt. In addition to support for new faculty, there are several new facilities in the planning and design phase that will be constructed in the coming years, including a Engineering and Technology building that will house our new programs, an Energy Research & Sustainability building that will included dedicated microgrid teaching and research facilities, and a Marine Research Facility that will support a range of activities including offshore wind power research.
We anticipate that new faculty members will be able to collaborate in developing & launching new programs and facilities that will shape the future of engineering education and research at Humboldt. Our foundational curriculum for engineering students includes emphasizing a systems-thinking approach, skillfully applying computational methods and data analysis, seeking opportunities for applied design work to support learning, and valuing engineering work that is done in service to society. The new programs will incorporate and build on this foundation.
Engineering Studies Program
Assistant Professor of Engineering Studies (CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION)
The Lafayette College Engineering Studies Program invites applications for a new full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position focused on Engineering, Social Justice, and inclusive STEM studies to begin Academic Year 2023-2024. The program is a leader in undergraduate engineering education, offering a unique, interdisciplinary Bachelor of Arts degree in engineering at an undergraduate-only liberal arts college that offers four ABET-accredited BS engineering degrees. The new faculty member will teach courses at the intersections of engineering, public policy, and inclusive STEM studies. This position will help to expand the Program’s course offerings and research related to engineering and social justice, inclusive practices in engineering education, questions of identity in the engineering design process, and/or equity and inclusion in the implementation of technologies for the public good. The position is integral to the strategic direction of our new Hanson Center for Inclusive STEM Education and represents an exciting opportunity to help shape the scope and impact of this interdisciplinary center as well as the Program, Engineering Division, and College.