Assistant Professor of Practice - Engineering Design

Northern Arizona University in Arizona

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted January 23, 2014
Type Non tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

 

The College of Engineering, Forestry, and Natural Sciences   at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ invites applications for a   non-tenure track position in the engineering programs as an Engineering   Design Assistant Professor of Practice.  The candidate will teach   courses in the "Design4Practice" (D4P) undergraduate   curriculum.  The innovative D4P program focuses on team design processes   in undergraduate education, frequently crossing all the NAU Engineering   discipline areas of Mechanical, Electrical, Civil, and Environmental   Engineering, plus Computer Science.  The candidate also will conduct   activities which support the ABET review processes of the college. The   position reports to the D4P Director and one of the department chairs,   depending on area of discipline.

This position is renewable based on funding availability, satisfactory performance, and departmental needs and is not tenure eligible.

The minimum qualifications are:

  • An earned Masters degree in an engineering or design related field. 
  • At least 5 years of professional design experience in design.

 

The preferred qualifications are:

  • Experience in multi-disciplinary environments; this evidence can include a teaching environment and/or a work setting. 
  • Teaching experience at the collegiate level which can include any of the following: basic programming, manufacturing/fabrication, professional writing, professional ethics, creative practices, entrepreneurship, or other design areas. 
  • Experience working and interacting with people from diverse cultural backgrounds. 
  • Interest/experience in innovation and entrepreneurship.

 

The salary range for this position is $61,000-$64,000 depending on qualifications and experience. Review of applications will begin on March 20, 2014. Position will remain open until filled. 

 

Application must be submitted online at http://hr.nau.edu and must include: 1) a letter of interest, 2) a detailed resume and 3) names of four references.  Save all items, in the order stated, and attach as a single PDF or Word document to your application.  If you have problems submitting application materials please send inquiries by email to: D4PProfofPrax@nau.edu.

 

Northern Arizona University has a student population of about 26,000 at its main campus in Flagstaff and at over 30 sites across the state.  Committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment, NAU has earned a solid reputation as a university with all the features of a large institution but with a personal touch. NAU carefully balances teaching, scholarship and service with a faculty and staff dedicated to each student¿s success. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes.

While our emphasis is undergraduate education, we offer a wide range of graduate programs and research that extend to such national concerns as forest health and bioterrorism. Our institution has carefully integrated on-campus education with distance learning, forming seamless avenues for students to earn degrees.

Flagstaff has a population of about 67,000, rich in cultural diversity. Located at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks, Flagstaff is 140 miles north of Phoenix at the intersection of Interstate 17 and Interstate 40.  With its elevation of 7,000 feet and four-season climate, Flagstaff is ideal for year-round outdoor activities. Nearby attractions include the Grand Canyon, Lowell Observatory, Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona, Monument Valley, Sunset Crater, Meteor Crater, and Arizona Snowbowl.

Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, an employment history verification and a degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment. You may also be required to complete a fingerprint background check. Additionally, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States.Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, an employment history verification and a degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment. You may also be required to complete a fingerprint background check. Additionally, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States.

 

Please see www.nau.edu/hr for more information.

How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at http://hr.nau.edu