Faculty & Staff Employment Opportunities
Position: Open Assistant or Associate Tenure-Track/Tenured Faculty Position
Unit: Department of Engineering Education
The Department of Engineering Education (https://eed.osu.edu/) at The Ohio State University invites applications for a regular tenure-track/tenured assistant or associate faculty appointment in the area of engineering education or computing education.
The Ohio State University prides itself on being model 21st-century public, land grant, research, urban, community engaged institution. Ohio State is a top-20 public university, enrolling over 60,000 students, and its Ohio State Wexner Medical Center is one of America’s leading academic health centers and recently ranked No. 4 on Forbes’ list of best U.S. employers for diversity. The Ohio State University is in Columbus, Ohio. As the nation’s 14th largest city, Columbus invites and embraces cultural and economic diversity. Read more at (experiencecolumbus.com).
The College of Engineering offers 14 undergraduate and 13 graduate programs in 12 departments or centers, as well as, three undergraduate and four graduate degrees in the Knowlton School of Architecture, to approximately 10,000 students. The college has recently expanded its degree offerings with a BS in Engineering Technology available on the regional campuses of the university. The college is one of the largest in the field with 405 faculty. The college has 14 National Academy of Engineering members and numerous members of societies and award recipients. In fiscal year 2020, the college had nearly $138.5 million in externally sponsored research expenditures. Industry R&D expenditures for the College of Engineering in fiscal year 2020 totaled nearly $44 million.
The Department of Engineering Education (EED) is located within the College of Engineering at The Ohio State University. The EED’s mission includes advancing the engineering profession and enabling student success by:
- Contributing to developing world-class scholarship in engineering education
- Modeling and advocating scholarly, evidence-based teaching within the College of Engineering
- Developing and delivering state-of-the-art, innovative, multidisciplinary courses and programs in first-year engineering, engineering technical communication, multidisciplinary capstone design, and graduate education in engineering education.
The EED was created in November 2015 and the Ph.D. program was approved in Spring 2018. In Autumn 2021, approximately 25 graduate students will be enrolled in the engineering education doctoral program. Looking towards the future, the EED is positioned to grow and establish stronger connections across the College of Engineering and the field.
We invite applications for a tenure-track/tenured faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to start August 2022. We are seeking an innovative scholar in engineering education and/or computing education who will help further build our department. This Assistant or Associate Professor will be required to establish a research program, secure outside funding, advise graduate students within our engineering education Ph.D. program, and teach courses across the department including our first-year engineering program. This individual will be encouraged to engage with the department across the various programmatic areas (Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Multidisciplinary Capstone / IBE; Graduate Studies and Research; Engineering Technical Communications; Fundamentals of Engineering – Honors; Fundamentals of Engineering - Traditional) through their work and will have opportunities to innovate and elevate our growing department.
- Ph.D. or terminal degree in an engineering discipline, computing discipline, computing education, engineering education, education, or equivalent field from an accredited institution of higher education
- Established record of conducting and publishing research (venues may include, but are not limited to, journals, conferences papers, or editorials) in innovative and influential areas of engineering education and/or computing education research
- Experience teaching in a formal learning setting including, but not limited to, K-12 classroom experience or higher education teaching as an instructor of record or graduate teaching assistant
- Demonstrated commitment to equity in the context of engineering education/computing education promoting an organizational climate that values diversity and inclusion
- Demonstrated commitment and capability to mentor diverse undergraduate and/or graduate students
- Demonstrated service that has contributed to growing the field of engineering education
- • Evidence of successful collaboration with others, including staff, students, instructors, and both tenure-track and non-tenure-track faculty members from different disciplines
- • Demonstrated commitment and capabilities to mentor diverse early-career faculty in engineering education
- • Established record of securing external funding for research and/or graduate students
- • Demonstrated leadership abilities
- • Commitment to engaging actively with other engineering and/or computing departments and colleges across The Ohio State University
How to Apply
Interested applicants should submit an application in Academic Jobs Online: (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/19508).
Please include a cover letter, curriculum vita, diversity statement (describe experiences, current interests, or activities, and/or future goals that promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion in one or more of the areas of scholarship, instruction, and outreach), teaching statement, research statement, and names and contact information for three references if applying at the Assistant level or five references if applying for Associate consideration.
The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advance Institution, a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) and have an excellent partner in The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other bases under the law.
Application Deadline: The application deadline is November 1, 2021.
For a comprehensive list of job openings at The Ohio State University, please visit the University's job posting board.