Job Positions

Advisor/Instructor, Mechanical Engineering

Categories: Southeast Region 4

Department:

School of Engineering

Institution:

University of North Florida

Date Posted:

Jul 17 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:

08/01/2019
 

Position Description

The School of Engineering at the University of North Florida (UNF) invites applications for a non-tenure-track academic advisor/instructor position in Mechanical Engineering commencing in Fall 2019. An undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering or closely related field from an accredited institution and a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field are required. The position is a 12-month appointment with academic advising and teaching duties.

Duties

Academic advising and undergraduate student teaching:

Effective academic advising is a major requirement for this position, and the successful candidate is expected to teach fundamental engineering courses and demonstrate a capacity to work and engage with the diverse engineering student body. The 20% teaching load consists of two courses per calendar year, and academic advising and service comprise of 80% of the load. Collegiality, active service and participation in governance in accordance with the vision and mission of the school, college, and university are also expected. More information about the Mechanical Engineering program and the School of Engineering can be found at http://www.unf.edu/ccec/engineering.

Application Process

Applicants must complete a one-page application on-line at http://www.unfjobs.org/postings/10734

Upload the following documents to be considered for this position:

  • A letter of interest
  • A complete curriculum vitae
  • A statement of purpose detailing approach to academic advising and mentoring students, and teaching experience.
  • Applicants must include 3 references with contact information within the application in order for the application to be considered.

Official copies of graduate school transcripts are required by the time of employment. Applicants who do not apply online and/or do not upload all the required documents will not be considered. A confirmation number will be received upon submitting a complete application and uploaded documents.

Initial review of applications will begin on August 1, 2019. This position will be considered open until filled. 

Institution Information

University of North Florida, ! UNF Drive Jacksonville, FL 32224

Additional Information

UNF is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action Institution. Inherently, UNF fosters diversity and is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community by striving to attract students, faculty, and staff from a variety of cultures, abilities, backgrounds and life experiences to achieve vibrant, robust University community.

Contact Information

Alexandra Schonning (904) 620-2357

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

An undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering or closely related field from an accredited institution and a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field are required.