Lecturer and Director of Engineering Management

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College of Engineering

The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering invites applications for a non-tenure-track faculty position as Lecturer and Director of Engineering Management to begin spring 2019.

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Industrial Engineering, Engineering Management, or a closely related field at the time of appointment. Preference will be given to outstanding candidates who have demonstrated experience in: 1) managing both on-campus and online engineering management programs, 2) industry outreach to facilitate the development of capstone experiences; and 3) enhancing diversity and inclusiveness.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate is expected to teach basic engineering management courses for the Master of Engineering Management (MSEM) program, lead student recruitment efforts to grow the program, advise current students and create a strong community for these students to thrive in, engage the faculty in curriculum development, reach out to industry to coordinate capstone experiential activities and internships, and promote diversity and inclusiveness.

About UMass Amherst
The University of Massachusetts Amherst (http://www.umass.edu), the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system, is a nationally ranked public research university and home to over 23,000 undergraduate and 6,000 graduate students. The 1,430-acre campus is located in the scenic Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts, 90 miles from Boston and 175 miles from New York City. UMass Amherst, along with Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Smith colleges, is a member of the Five College Consortium and the Academic Career network. The region boasts a rural setting with easy access to Boston, Hartford, and New York City. Amherst is nestled between the Berkshire Mountains, Holyoke Range and Pelham Hills providing many recreational opportunities.

How to apply

APPLICATION PROCESS: Candidates should provide the following in their application package: 1) statement of teaching interests; 2) statement describing administration experience and industry engagement; 3) current curriculum vitae; and 4) the full names and addresses of at least five references. Applicants should apply by the priority deadline of November 15, 2018, in order to ensure consideration. The search will continue until the position is filled.

These materials should be submitted to:
http://car eers.umass.edu/amherst/en-us/job/495050/non-tenure-track-lecturer-and-director-of-engineering-management-program

UMass Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University. To fulfill that policy, UMass Amherst is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. It is the policy of the UMass Amherst to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.

The University of Massachusetts Amherst (otherwise known as UMass, Massachusetts, or UMass Amherst) is a public research and land-grant university in Amherst, Massachusetts, United States and the flagship of the University of Massachusetts system.