Location: Dayton, TN
Reports To: Dean, Vogel School of Engineering
Exempt (Y/N): Y
Positions Available: 1
Assistant/Associate/Professor of Engineering
Assistant/Associate/Professor of Engineering in general engineering program with concentrations in mechanical, biological, and computing (level commensurate with experience). The position requires academic excellence in the areas of teaching, scholarship and service with emphasis on teaching. Bryan College currently offers a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree with concentration options including civil, mechanical, biological, computing, business management engineering. The Vogel School of Engineering opened in the fall of 2018 and currently has approximately 50 students. Enrollment is projected to continue to increase yearly as the program develops. State-of-the-art classroom and laboratory facilities have recently been constructed.
Most importantly, the new faculty will share and promote a Christian worldview consistent with the Bryan College Statement of Belief and Community Life Standards. In particular, the ideal candidate will share and promote the Vogel School of Engineering Purpose Statement:
The purpose of the Vogel School of Engineering at Bryan College is to equip engineering students with the knowledge, skills and biblical worldview necessary to impact the marketplace for Christ.
- An earned graduate degree [doctorate preferred] in Engineering (mechanical, computing) or closely related fields
- Teaching experience at the undergraduate level
- U.S. citizenship or permanent authorization to work in the United States
- Working in a team environment to formulate and implement policies and procedures for the Vogel School of Engineering informed by a Christian perspective.
- Developing and teaching courses and laboratory modules relating to general engineering classes including: fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, and heat transfer, as well as computing concentration classes and other courses as needed.
- Share in administration and oversight duties of laboratory and maker-space facilities including specification, purchasing and O&M of equipment, maintaining compliance with all regulatory requirements, and developing and implementing policies and procedures relating to the safe use of the laboratory and maker-space facilities.
- Scholarship in the form of research, publications, and presentations.
- Serving as faculty advisor for student clubs.
- Participation in the development of departmental budget for equipment and supplies.
- Serving as a spiritual mentor and advising students academically and professionally.
- Accreditation activities including identifying and implementing SACS and ABET requirements.
- Develop industrial partners in curriculum development, sponsored, projects, and student internships/placement.
- Recruitment of students.
- Serving as Vogel School of Engineering representative in the community.
- Serve on committees.
- Other duties as required.