University of Texas at El Paso-Associate Professor/Professor

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University of Texas at El Paso-Associate Professor/Professor






The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) ( seeks exceptional candidates for a faculty position in the Department of Engineering Education and Leadership (E-Lead, in the College of Engineering. The position is available for a Fall 2023 start, and appointments will be at the Associate Professor level; competitive salary will be commensurate with experience.

The successful candidate will work collaboratively with E-Lead faculty to further build the department’s research program in engineering education. Candidates with a research focus on engineering education at the college level, and particularly in leadership development for engineers, are specifically encouraged to apply.

The department emphasizes innovative teaching with an entrepreneurial perspective that thrives in an active student-centered learning environment; most of our courses are co-taught and project-based. The successful candidate must be committed to the educational goals of the E-Lead program and enhance as well as promote it toward national prominence. The candidate’s experiences beyond the Ph.D. in engineering or related field is pertinent to this position and should be discussed in the application materials; these might include experience with leadership, business, start-ups, social-benefit organizations, a complementary profession, among other examples.


A successful candidate for this position will receive a tenure-track appointment as an Associate Professor in the Department of Engineering Education and Leadership in the College of Engineering. Successful applicants will possess a Ph.D. in engineering, engineering education, or related field; at least one degree (BS, MS, or PhD) in engineering or computer science is desirable.


Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For consideration, applicants should submit: 1) A letter of application describing your interests, emphasizing your abilities, qualities, and the reasons for your application; 2) Your detailed curriculum vitae; 3) Statement of your career objectives and vision for engineering education and engineering leadership; 4) Statement of education philosophy and teaching experience; 5) A description of research accomplishments and plan; 6) a statement of contributions to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility, and 7) List of three professional references including full contact information. If desired, applicants may also submit links to personal websites or portfolios that detail the applicant’s research, design work, business experience, etc. Please limit sections, except the CV, to two pages.

Review of applications will continue until a successful candidate is identified. This position is subject to availability of funds from the College of Engineering.

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About the Department of Engineering Education and Leadership (E-LEAD)

Engineering Education and Leadership is the newest department in UTEP’s College of Engineering. The department offers the nation’s first undergraduate degree in engineering leadership. Leadership is available at Further inquiries may be directed to David Novick, chair of the search committee, at

In keeping with its Access and Excellence mission, The University of Texas at El Paso is committed to an open, diverse, and inclusive learning and working environment that honors the talents, respects the differences, and nurtures the growth and development of all. We seek to attract faculty and staff who share our commitment.

The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or sexual orientation and gender in employment or the provision of services in accordance with state and federal law. Discrimination on the basis of sex includes an employee’s or prospective employee’s right to be free from sexual harassment under Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972.

For accommodation information for employees and applicants with disabilities, please contact UTEP's Equal Opportunity Office at