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Teach introductory and advanced engineering courses in one or more engineering disciplines.   The instructor will be responsible for developing course materials, lecturing, holding office hours, preparing and grading exams, managing and grading class projects, managing assigned class staff.

A successful candidate will have knowledge and experience requisite for college-level teaching in an engineering discipline, as well as expertise and experience related to issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Additional administrative duties, as needed, include; mentoring and advising students and student groups, participating on departmental, College and University committees in support of College of Engineering initiatives.

Required Qualifications*

- PhD degree in engineering, related engineering discipline, or equivalent college teaching experience of subject matter courses.

- Previous effective teaching experience as evidenced by evaluations. 

- Demonstrated support of academic programs and student success.

- Strong oral presentation and communication skills.

Please submit a cover letter with a link to a teaching demonstration video, CV, teaching statement, research statement, teaching evaluations, and three references to:

A short video is part of this application.  Please film yourself teaching an approximately 5-minute lesson plan on any topic appropriate in your area of specialization.  The format is up to you (e.g., screencasts are fine).  Video production quality is not part of the evaluation – filming with a smartphone is acceptable.  Creativity is welcome.  Upload the video to YouTube and mark it as “unlisted” (not “private”).  Include a link to the video in your cover letter.

Desired Qualifications*

Ability to teach advanced level courses in engineering (any of the disciplines listed here). 

Course descriptions can be found at:

Additional Information

Department: One or more of the following; Biomedical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Material Science, Chemical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, or Engineering Education Research

Hours: 40 (100%)

Appointment period: Sept-May (U-YR)

Duration of appointment: Sept. 1, 2017 through May 31, 2020, renewable

Number of openings: Two for the 2017-2018 academic year

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Application Deadline

Application deadline is April 30, 2017.

Decisions will be made by June 30, 2017.

Final hiring approval is subject to higher UM administrative approval.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.