Assistant Professor

University of North Carolina Charlotte

Charlotte, NC

ID: 7055764
Posted: February 6, 2019

Job Description

Primary Purpose of Department
Our program provides accessible, high-quality education in Systems Engineering that equips students with intellectual and professional skills, ethical principles, and a global perspective. In particular, we furnish comprehensive and methodical curricula in Systems Engineering to students.
Advance innovative research, industrial applications, and practices in the Systems Engineering discipline.
Provide quality services to the public and industries in the Charlotte region, in the State of North Carolina, in the U.S., and in the world.

The College offers a BS in Systems Engineering and an MS in Engineering Management that was recently ranked as one of top online graduate engineering programs in the country. In addition the faculty members in the department participate in doctoral education through an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Infrastructure and Environmental Systems (INES). The Department has approximately 150 undergraduate and 90 graduate students.

UNC Charlotte is North Carolina’s urban research university and has an enrollment of approximately 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students. UNC Charlotte is located in the state’s largest metropolitan area and is among the fastest growing universities in the UNC system. Charlotte is ranked by numerous publications as one the best places to live in the U.S. and over a million people reside within Charlotte’s borders, approximately 2 million within the metro area, and 7 million within a 100-mile radius. Charlotte is home to 292 of the top Fortune 500 companies and more than 340 foreign firms. Charlotte is the largest city in North Carolina and has been ranked as one of the best business locations in the U.S., being the second largest financial center in the U.S. with a historically strong energy, manufacturing, health care and logistics/distribution industries.

Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Description of Work
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate goals.
Teaching, Advising, Curriculum and Instructional Development – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, advising and consultation, directing student research, curriculum and instructional development, and grading student work.
Scholarly Research, Creative, and Other Professional Activities – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to participate in expanding the knowledge base of her/his academic field by conducting research or engaging in other creative activities as appropriate to the faculty member’s discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to research may include but are not limited to: research/creative activity that generates new knowledge and/or synthesizes and/or integrates existing knowledge, publication, an on-going agenda for research, scholarly, and creative activity, and are expected to seek extramural support for their work.
Service to University, the Public, and the Profession – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to engage in a program of service appropriate to their discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to service may include but are not limited to: service to the administration and governance of the University, public service, and service to the profession.

To view the complete Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty document visit our website: http://provost.uncc.edu/academic-budget-personnel/handbook/search-committee

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, advising and consultation, directing student research, curriculum and instructional development, and grading student work.
Scholarly Research, Creative, and Other Professional Activities

Minimum Experience/Education
UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned doctorate or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience
Ph.D. in Systems Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Engineering Management, or a related field



 

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