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Assistant Professor, Engineering Management
Faculty
Melbourne

Florida Institute of Technology (Florida Tech) is in search of an Assistant Professor, Engineering Management for the Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering.

The Engineering Management program at the Florida Institute of Technology (Florida Tech) invites applications for a full-time teaching track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level, planned to commence in August 2019.  This is a non-tenure track position, with heavy emphasis to be placed on teaching courses within the Engineering Management program.  The program itself is graduate-only, offering degrees at the Master’s level.

Applicants should send a resume, a cover letter, a statement of their interests and visions for teaching and service, and a list of three professional references via email to EM-search@fit.edu.  Review of applicants will begin no later than 15 February 2019, and the position will remain open until filled.  Questions about the position should be addressed to the search committee at this same email address.
Florida Tech (www.fit.edu) is a private, engineering-focused university ranked as a Tier 1 National University by U.S. News and World Report, and one of the top 20 small universities in the world by Times Higher Education.  The university is located in Melbourne, Brevard County, Florida, which is one of the top areas in the U.S. for high-tech employment and is in close proximity to the NASA/Kennedy Space Center.  The Engineering Management program currently has approximately 25 students located at the main campus, as well as students located at branch campuses in Florida, Alabama, and Maryland.
 

 

 

Duties of a successful candidate will include teaching multiple graduate courses, mentoring graduate students, conducting scholarly activities primarily aimed at improving the program and the educational process in general (e.g. conducting studies of new classroom tools and techniques), and service.  The selected candidate will have the opportunity to conduct entire cycles of the Engineering Management program, preparing students to (re)enter the workforce as highly skilled entry-level engineering managers.

 

 

To be considered for the position, applicants are expected to have the following qualifications:
- Hold an undergraduate degree in engineering, engineering technology, or computer science
- Hold a Ph. D. or other terminal degree in engineering, computer science, or business
- Have an excellent potential for teaching
- Be dedicated to education, service, and professional activities
- Experience in industry as a practicing engineering manager is preferred, but not mandatory

 

* Official transcripts of all collegiate work must be sent directly from the attended institution to the Human Resources Office prior to the first day of employment. All international degrees must have a course-by-course official evaluation and translation sent to the Human Resources Office directly from an evaluation company affiliated with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES).


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