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Assistant Teaching Professor/Teaching Instructor

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Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Assistant Teaching Professor/Teaching Instructor
Department Engn - Chem & Biochem Engn
Salary Commensurate With Experience
Posting Summary

Full-Time, Non Tenure Track Faculty Position. An academic year appointment (nine-month) with the opportunity for summer compensation depending on course offerings and grant availability. The appointment will be for a period of one to three years, and renewable subject to enrollment needs, availability of funding and performance. It is a career-oriented position with the possibility of reappointment and promotion through the university’s teaching faculty track. The Department welcomes dynamic and engaging candidates who are dedicated to instructional innovation and can bring diverse intellectual, geographical, gender and ethnic perspectives to the work.

Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum of a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering or a closely related field and demonstrated evidence of effective teaching or convincing argument of future dedication and success in the art of teaching and student services.
A Doctorate degree in the above mentioned field is required in order to be considered at the Assistant Teaching Professor rank.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for overall maintenance and supervision of the laboratory, will train teaching and learning assistants, supervise student experimental work, guide student teamwork, evaluate student written and oral reports, assess student learning outcomes, and provide instruction on laboratory safety, experimental statistics and technical communication. The laboratory consists of over a dozen modern unit operations housed in a 2000 square foot facility. Other duties may include teaching additional core undergraduate courses, assisting with the development of interdisciplinary and industry partnerships, mentoring undergraduates, contributing to recruitment and outreach activities, applying for education grants, serving on internal committees, and sharing administrative responsibilities for the undergraduate program.

Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Overview

Primary duties will include teaching the undergraduate chemical engineering laboratory. The successful candidate will be responsible for overall maintenance and supervision of the laboratory, will train teaching and learning assistants, supervise student experimental work, guide student teamwork, evaluate student written and oral reports, assess student learning outcomes, and provide instruction on laboratory safety, experimental statistics and technical communication. The laboratory consists of over a dozen modern unit operations housed in a 2000 square foot facility. Other duties may include teaching additional core undergraduate courses, assisting with the development of interdisciplinary and industry partnerships, mentoring undergraduates, contributing to recruitment and outreach activities, applying for education grants, serving on internal committees, and sharing administrative responsibilities for the undergraduate program.

Statement

As one of the nation’s leading engineering schools and the newest member of the Big Ten and the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, Rutgers’ School of Engineering prepares a richly diversified body of about 3700 undergraduates and more than 1000 graduate students with the ability to solve problems, create opportunity, make meaningful societal advances and lead through innovation. A broad spectrum of academic programs is complemented by a unique mix of early hands-on educational and research experiences, vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem both at Rutgers and along America’s northeast corridor, and extra-curricular activities. The undergraduate program in Chemical Engineering comprises 320 students in the sophomore through senior years, who enhance their academic experience with a wide range of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities such as the department’s Research Scholars Academy for honors students, the campus-wide Learning Assistant Program, student chapters of AIChE, OXE, SWE, NSBE, Society of Hispanic Engineers, Engineers Without Borders, the School of Engineering Alumni-Industry Scholars Program, and other professional and leadership opportunities that help prepare them for the global workplace in the 21st century.

Posting Details

Posting Number 17FA1063
Posting Open Date 02/15/2017
Posting Close Date 03/31/2017
Special Instructions to Applicants

If you should have any questions regarding the position, feel free to email cbenttsearch@soe.rutgers.edu

Quick Link to Posting http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/41149
Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus Busch (RU-New Brunswick)

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Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Other Document
  5. Research Statement
  6. Other Documents (2)
  7. Other Documents (3)