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

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/5/2018 10:42 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-5074
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Faculty
    Org Number
    010620
    Department
    Math/Sci Coll Course Fees Spec Inst
    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
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

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

    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, Computer 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 http://www.uco.edu/cms.

    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 and mechanical engineering.

     

    Other reponsibilities 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 an earned 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, 2018.

     

    Previous University teaching experience is preferred.

    Knowledge/Skills/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.

    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.

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