Engineering & Physics, Temporary Lecturer

Edmond, Oklahoma, United States
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Job description

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 and mechanical engineering.

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

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

The successful applicant will be required to teach a broad range of undergraduate physics and mechanical engineering courses and laboratories, such as statics, dynamics, strength of materials, and fluid mechanics.

Desired Start Date: August 14, 2017

Discipline Emphasis and Responsibilities:

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.

Preferred Qualifications:

The candidate must have earned a Master’s and/or Ph.D. in the area of mechanical engineering or a closely related field, or must complete this degree by August 1, 2017.

Previous university teaching experience is preferred.

Salary Range: Commensurate with credentials and experience.

How to apply

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Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Contingent on state funds. Finalists will be required to furnish official transcripts. Generally includes day/evening, graduate/undergraduate courses and may include weekend classes. Previous successful university teaching experience with racially and culturally-diverse student populations preferred. Scholarly/creative productivity and service commitment expected. Must be eligible to work in the U.S. All finalists are subject to criminal background checks and previous employment and degree verifications. UCO strongly promotes diversity and encourages members of under-represented groups to apply.