Professor of the Practice in Engineering Management (Open Rank)
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Internal Number: 84533
The Vanderbilt University School of Engineering (Department of General Engineering - GE) is seeking applicants for a full-time, Professor of the Practice (Pop) faculty position with a target start date of Spring 2023. This is an open rank appointment. Primary responsibilities are to teach three Project Management and Applied Behavioral Science courses per semester at the department's undergraduate and graduate engineering management programs. These are core courses for the Engineering Management minor - the most popular minor in the School of Engineering and the Master in Engineering Management program, and are very well attended by the students. Our undergraduate students are high performers with an interest in the intersection of technology, business and innovation. Our graduate students are experienced industry professionals that aspire to lead teams in technology-based enterprises. The successful candidate is expected to advise undergraduate students in the interdisciplinary engineering major and mentor independent study and undergraduate research projects. This is a term appointment, eligible for renewal, contingent on performance. The Engineering Management programs at Vanderbilt are growing, are committed to teaching and research excellence and include a number of professors of the practice and lecturers who are fully integrated into GE faculty operations. Professors of the Practice of any rank are expected to participate in faculty governance and have the same voting rights as tenured faculty. This position is eligible for all the benefit programs offered by Vanderbilt University, including but not limited to health care plan, retirement plan, life and disability insurance, health savings account, and tuition discount.
Full consideration will be given to candidates with significant experience (5+ years) in industry, prior teaching experience and a PhD in a related field.
Applications should include a full CV, statements of teaching experience, research experience and interests, and three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted online through Interfolio http://apply.interfolio.com/84533 For more information visit our website: https://engineering.vanderbilt.edu/ge
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