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Open Rank Teaching Faculty in the School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs

The School of Engineering Design, Technology, and Professional Programs (SEDTAPP) seeks individuals for full-time, fixed-term, non-tenure-line teaching positions. Successful candidates should hold a Master’s degree or higher in engineering or closely related field, and initial appointment rank will be determined by qualifications.

Evidence of excellent teaching potential is required as applicants will teach as part of programs that are offered by the School, which include:

1. Courses within the Engineering Design Program, particularly the cornerstone engineering design course in which students learn design processes, methods, and decision-making tools while engaged in team-based design projects. Effective use of communication skills and computer-aided analysis tools are an integral part of the design course.

2. Courses that are taught in support of the Technology-Based Entrepreneurship or the Social Entrepreneurship cluster within the Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ENTI) Minor.

3. Courses that support the Engineering Leadership Development Program.

4. Courses that support the Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship Program.

5. Courses that support the Law, Policy, and Engineering Program.

In addition to an application letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references, the applicant must submit a combined statement of how their interests and experiences have informed their teaching philosophy and how they could contribute to the research and outreach efforts of the program(s) to which they will engage. More information of the School’s programs may be found at www.sedtapp.psu.edu.

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