Engineering & Physics, Full-Time, Non-Tenure Track, Temporary Lecturer

Edmond, Oklahoma, United States

Job description

Job ID: 2018-5081

# of Openings: 1

Category: Faculty

Org Number: 010117

Department: Engineering & Physics

Division: Provost Vice President

Job Type: Faculty

Location: US-OK-Edmond

Proposed Salary Range: Commensurate with credentials and experience.

Targeted Job Start Date: 8/6/2018

Hours Per Week: 40

Weeks Per Year: 52

Regular Workdays/Hours: Varies

Exempt Status: Exempt

College/Department Overview:

The College of Mathematics and Science currently has 135 full-time and over 70 part-time faculty in 7 academic departments. The College serves more than 3,600 undergraduate students in 26 majors and provides graduate programs in Biology, Applied Mathematical Science, Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Computational Science, Engineering Physics, and Nursing. Accreditation/Certification is held by ABET, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the American Board of Funeral Service Education, and the American Chemical Society. UCO is an institutional member of the Council on Undergraduate Research. For further information see our website at

Position Overview:

Temporary Lecturer provides a quality learning experience for students. Performs instruction-related duties and responsibilities in a timely manner and in accordance with the mission, policies and procedures of the college. The relationship of the Lecturer faculty member to the student is one of teacher and facilitator of learning. Teaching and departmental responsibilities expected.

Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

Duties include teaching day/evening undergraduate courses.

The successful candidate will work with students in and out of the classroom, teaching undergraduate courses (including introductory service courses and online courses) in Engineering Physics, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.

Other responsibilities will include serving on departmental committees and service activities appropriate to rank and appointment.

Qualifications/Experience Required:

An earned Master’s degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval). Possesses excellent communication, problem-solving, and organizational skills.

Qualifications/Experience Preferred:

The candidate must have earned a Master’s and/or Ph.D. in the area of Engineering Physics, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field, or must complete this degree by August 1, 2018.


The successful applicant will be required to teach a broad range of undergraduate physics courses and introductory engineering courses and laboratories, such as circuit theory, statics, and dynamics. Previous university teaching experience is preferred.

Physical Demands:

Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms. Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

How to apply

Online application must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, a list of three references with contact information, and transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate degrees and degrees in progress. Please submit your transcripts and teaching statement under Optional Documents.