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Instructor or Professional-in-Residence

Company:
Louisiana State University
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Category:
Other Engineering Faculty
Type:
Full-Time

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The Roger Hadfield Ogden Honors College at Louisiana State University invites applications for a teaching position starting August 2024 (renewable up to three years). Successful candidate will hold the title of Instructor or Professional In-Residence depending on their qualifications. We seek an MS or PhD in engineering (environmental, biological, civil, chemical, computer, construction management, mechanical, petroleum, industrial) to teach two to three courses per semester. Successful candidate will teach in our core curriculum (small classes focused on critical thinking and writing), and honors sections of courses in the LSU Department of Engineering (statics, dynamics, and vibrations, and/or instrumentation and measurements), with the opportunity to design and implement new honors courses in areas of interest, including study abroad courses. We are especially interested in candidates who have teaching experience at the undergraduate level, and who have a strong interest in teaching high-achieving students from a wide array of majors. Interest or experience with STEAM education, science communication, or engineering ethics and/or policy is also desired. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job Responsibilities:

Teach two/three courses per semester.

  • HNRS 2000: Critical Analysis and Social Responsibility, HNRS 2010: Science for Citizens

  • Engineering courses for Honors students: statics, dynamics and vibrations, instrumentation, and measurements

Administrative duties in the Ogden Honors College will consist of academic coordination, including leading faculty teams, assisting with course assessment, and directing the STEM portion of the new Honors CORE and Honors Delta minors curricula.

Required Qualifications:

Instructor: The applicant will possess an MS or PhD in engineering (Construction Management or Environmental, Biological, Civil, Chemical, Computer, Mechanical, Petroleum, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering) and will have a strong commitment to teaching high-achieving undergraduates.

Professional-in-Residence: The applicant will possess an MS or PhD in engineering (Construction Management or Environmental, Biological, Civil, Chemical, Computer, Mechanical, Petroleum, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering) and have a strong commitment to teaching with at least eight or more years of industrial work experience.

Additional Job Description:

Special Instructions: Campus interviews will be conducted in Baton Rouge, LA, prior to an offer being extended. Any offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check and submission of official transcripts. Full review of applications will be conducted starting March 1, 2024, or earlier, and the review will continue until the position is filled. We strongly encourage early applications, which will be reviewed immediately upon receipt.Please provide cover letter, resume, (3) professional references and transcripts. Official transcripts are required prior to hire. For questions or concerns regarding the status of your application or salary ranges, please contact Ogden Honors College at (225) 578-8831.

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

Positions approved to work outside the State of Louisiana shall be employed through Louisiana State University’s partner, nextSource Workforce Solutions, for Employer of Record Services including but not limited to employment, benefits, payroll, and tax compliance. Positions employed through Employer of Record Services will be offered benefits and retirement as applicable through their provider and will not be eligible for State of Louisiana benefits and retirement.

LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and SAME Agency:

LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. LSU is also designated as a State As a Model Employer (SAME) agency and provides assistance to persons needing accommodations or with the accessibility of materials. For those seeking such accommodations or assistance related to this search, we encourage you to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (hr@lsu.edu).

HCM Contact Information:

For questions or concerns related to updating your application with attachments (e.g., resumes, RS:17 documents), date of birth, or reactivating applications, please contact the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or email HR@lsu.edu. For questions or concerns regarding the status of your application or salary ranges, please contact the department using the information provided in the Special Instructions section of this job posting.

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