How to Apply
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position. For questions, contact email@example.com.
Candidates from backgrounds historically underrepresented in faculty development are encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing programs and activities for the improvement of engineering faculty. This includes the following:
Completed Ph.D. in engineering, engineering education or related STEM field (e.g., physical sciences, mathematics) by the start date; university or college teaching experience in engineering or related STEM field; faculty and/or graduate student instructor/teaching assistant development experience; experience with program planning and administration; commitment to contemporary issues of diversity, inequalities, access, and/or differential success in STEM contexts; strong attention to detail; outstanding oral and written communication skills; and ability to work effectively with graduate student instructors, faculty, and academic administrators.
Experience with assessment or educational research, experience promoting the effective use of instructional technology in the classroom, familiarity with scholarship on faculty development, familiarity with University of Michigan policies and procedures.
The Center for Research on Learning and Teaching in Engineering (CRLT-Engin) represents a partnership between the College of Engineering and the main CRLT office. Established in 2004, CRLT-Engin is staffed by experienced engineering and STEM educators who work in close collaboration with engineering faculty and administrators. CRLT-Engin promotes excellence and innovation in engineering education through the facilitation of evidence-based teaching practices that supports all students. For information about CRLT-Engin, visit crlte.engin.umich.edu/.
Starting date: As soon as possible. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Michigan Engineering’s vision is to be the world’s preeminent college of engineering serving the common good. This global outlook, leadership focus and service commitment permeate our culture. Our vision is supported by a mission and values that, together, provide the framework for all that we do. Information about our vision, mission and values can be found at: http://strategicvision.engin.umich.edu/ .
The University of Michigan has a storied legacy of commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). The Michigan Engineering component of the University’s comprehensive, five-year, DEI strategic plan—along with updates on our programs and resources dedicated to ensuring a welcoming, fair and inclusive environment—can be found at: http://www.engin.umich.edu/college/about/diversity.
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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.