University of Georgia-Assistant Professor

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University of Georgia-Assistant Professor


Clinical Assistant Professor
Engineering Education Transformations Institute


Position Summary

The Engineering Education Transformations Institute (EETI) in the College of Engineering at the University of Georgia (UGA) invites applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor in Engineering Education. This is a 9-month non-tenure track, clinical faculty appointment with opportunities for promotion and for summer salary through extramural funding. The Clinical Assistant Professor will join EETI’s existing faculty, students, and staff in supporting our vision to become the premier global model for integrating scholarship and practice. This is a uniquely defined position in the field of engineering education whose professional activities involve serving as a mediator between educational research and practice.

The Clinical Assistant Professor will build research capacity for engineering education by supporting and collaborating with engineering tenure-track faculty, lecturers, staff, and graduate students to (1) design educational research projects and proposals for competitive extramural funding programs (e.g., NSF) and (2) develop and lead a graduate certificate program in engineering education. The successful candidate will utilize using asset- and strength-based perspectives as they engage with members of the UGA community.

Minimum Qualifications:

· A PhD in engineering or STEM education, higher education, educational psychology, or similar discipline.

Additional Qualifications:

Applicants with a PhD in Engineering must have a background that includes educational research training and leading high quality educational research projects.

Relevant/Preferred Qualifications:

· Capacity for and commitment to thriving in a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary environment.

· Foundation in qualitative, quantitative, and mixed research methods with demonstrated expertise in one or more method.

· Knowledge of federal funding opportunities in engineering education.

· Track record of successfully applying for federal funding in discipline based educational research.

· At least one year of teaching and curriculum development experience in higher education.

Application Procedure:

To apply, please submit applications at:

Applications should include:

· A detailed curriculum vitae

· A cover letter (not to exceed two pages) that addresses the candidate’s research, teaching, and service, as well as plans to contribute to EETI.

· A combined teaching and mentoring statement (not to exceed three total pages) describing your teaching and mentoring philosophies and prior experience as well as potential contributions to the Engineering Education graduate certificate (i.e., specific courses to develop or teach).

· A research statement (not to exceed 2 pages), highlighting contributions to engineering education, research collaborations, and broader impacts of your work.

· The names, titles, and contact information for three professional references.

· [Optional] Candidates may submit (one) page of references corresponding to their teaching/mentoring and research statements as a separate page if desired.

Questions related to the position may be directed to Julie P. Martin, EETI Director, Applications received before January 5, 2024 will be given full consideration.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (