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Lecturer

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The application package should consist of a cover letter, CV, contact information for at least three references, a teaching statement no longer than two pages, and teaching evaluations for previous courses taught, if available. The cover letter should explicitly include information regarding experience teaching engineering mechanics courses. The candidate should also indicate which of the courses listed above they are interested in teaching and are qualified to do so. Applicants are specifically asked to emphasize their educational, not their research, accomplishments. Applicants must answer the following question submitted as “Diversity Statement.” Applications submitted without a response to this question will not be considered: “What is the importance of considering diversity as a factor when working with students?”

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Lecturer
Posting Number F1700184
Employer State
Appointment Term Term
Position Type UUP Faculty

Posting Detail Information

Position Summary

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) seeks candidates for a Lecturer 10 mo. position beginning with the 2018-19 academic year. The successful candidate is expected to teach and contribute to the development of courses within the mechanics sequence, including Statics (EAS 207), Dynamics (EAS 208), and Mechanics of Solids (EAS 209). Students from a range of engineering disciplines participate in these courses. The successful candidate is expected to teach six course sections per academic year. The instructor will work closely with school and department leadership in course development as well as accreditation related assessment, and to coordinate activities with other aspects of the undergraduate engineering experience. The instructor may also be involved in other professional and scholarly activities, including developing proposals for educational funds to aid in pedagogical advancements.

We are particularly looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a team environment and in a diverse community of students and faculty and share our vision of pursuing innovation to foster all constituents reaching their full potential.

Salary range of the position is $50,000 – $76,500.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in an engineering, engineering education, or related discipline. Exceptional applicants with a M.S. degree will also be considered. The Master’s degree must be conferred before appointment.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience teaching engineering mechanics courses; experience teaching large courses; evidence of excellence in teaching; experience pursuing novel teaching pedagogies; and experience developing programs aimed at the retention of female and/or underrepresented engineering students.

Physical Demands
FTE 1.00
Campus North Campus
Special Instructions to Applicants

The application package should consist of a cover letter, CV, contact information for at least three references, a teaching statement no longer than two pages, and teaching evaluations for previous courses taught, if available. The cover letter should explicitly include information regarding experience teaching engineering mechanics courses. The candidate should also indicate which of the courses listed above they are interested in teaching and are qualified to do so. Applicants are specifically asked to emphasize their educational, not their research, accomplishments.

Applicants must answer the following question submitted as “Diversity Statement.” Applications submitted without a response to this question will not be considered: “What is the importance of considering diversity as a factor when working with students?”

Additional Information

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Contact Information

Contact's Name Jeffrey Errington
Contact's Title Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education
Contact's Email jerring@buffalo.edu
Contact's Phone 716-645-1184

Posting Dates

Posted 11/17/2017
Deadline for Applicants Open Until Filled
Date to be filled 08/23/2018

Reference Letters

Number of Reference Letters Required
Reference Cutoff Date
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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Contact Information for References
  5. Diversity Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Evaluations