Roanoke College invites applications for tenure-track positions in Engineering Science (general engineering), at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, starting in August 2023. The Engineering Science major is an exciting new addition to the College. We seek a candidate with energetic vision, creative thought, and collaborative spirit.
A Ph.D. in Engineering (including sub-fields), Engineering Education, or a closely-related field is expected; a Master’s Degree or higher with relevant professional experience is required. A successful candidate must
have a strong interest in teaching a wide range of undergraduate science and engineering-related courses in a liberal arts setting, in mentoring a variety of experiential learning opportunities, and in supporting
efforts towards ABET accreditation. Evidence of potential for highly effective classroom teaching is
required. The normal teaching load is six courses per year, with an additional course in our May termevery third year. The salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Research with undergraduates in engineering is expected. Faculty members maintain an active research agenda appropriate to an undergraduate institution. Start-up funds and ongoing support for research are available. Applicants should detail how their research would involve and engage undergraduates.
Roanoke College is a nationally ranked residential liberal arts college affiliated with the Lutheran Church (ELCA), located in the Roanoke Valley of Virginia. A Phi Beta Kappa institution, Roanoke College is committed to having a community of teacher-scholars that cultivate diversity, equity, and inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer that actively seeks diversity among its faculty, staff, and students. To enhance curricular innovation and enrich the educational experiences of our students, we especially encourage applications from candidates who identify as part of one or more communities traditionally under-represented in sciences.
We seek candidates with interests in mentoring under-represented students, diversifying curricular
offerings, or sponsoring diverse community engagement. Applicants are asked to address their potential
contributions in support of a diverse community.
To apply, please submit to the Academic Jobs Online system at
a cover letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, unofficial copies of graduate and
undergraduate transcripts, and a statement of research interests. Applicants should arrange for three letters of recommendation (at least one must directly address teaching) also to be submitted via Academic Jobs Online.
Review of applications will begin November 11, 2022. All completed applications received by that date will be given full consideration, and applications may be considered on a rolling basis after that deadline.
Questions about the position may be sent, through email, to the Department Chairperson at firstname.lastname@example.org.