Engineering Management, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship-Part Time Lecturer
Location: Medford, MA; or remote/online
Internal Number: 64100
The Gordon Institute at Tufts University is conducting an ongoing search for highly-qualified, enthusiastic part-time lecturers for its undergraduate and graduate programs.
We invite applications from individuals who are interested in teaching courses in all aspects of engineering management, technology innovation, and entrepreneurship. This spans topics in strategy, new product identification, design, and development, marketing- both inbound and outbound, leadership and organizational design, business communications, data science/data analytics, finance, business planning, sales, and social enterprise---particularly as they apply to both entrepreneurial and enterprise scale organizations.
The initial contract will be for one year, with a renewal option available contingent on successful review. The successful candidates will teach classes in the multiple programs, utilizing lectures, experiential learning, team projects and case study discussion.
Tufts University School of Engineering and the Gordon Institute
Home to seven graduate and professional schools across three campuses, Tufts University prides itself on its culture of cross-school partnerships. Located on Tufts' Medford/Somerville campus, only six miles from historic downtown Boston, SOE faculty members have extensive opportunities for academic and industrial collaboration, as well as participation in the rich intellectual life of the region.
Tufts' School of Engineering (SOE) distinguishes itself by the interdisciplinary focus and integrative nature of its engineering education and research programs, within the intellectually rich environment of both a "Research I" university and a top-ranked undergraduate institution. The past ten years have been a period of extraordinary growth for SOE at Tufts, with recruitment of over half of its current tenured and tenure-track faculty members and a more than three-fold increase in research productivity. Tufts offers the best of a liberal arts college atmosphere, coupled with the intellectual and technological resources of a major research university.
Part of the Tufts University School of Engineering, the Gordon Institute (TGI) fosters and inspires individuals to become leaders capable of addressing the challenges of the 21st century.
TGI offers minors in entrepreneurship and engineering management for Tufts undergraduates, a master of science in engineering management for technology professionals, a master of science in innovation and management for recent STEM graduates, and professional education programs tailored to the needs of practicing engineers.
All TGI programs share a visionary approach to fostering creativity and leadership development. Through a curriculum directly applicable to students' professional interests and mentorship by faculty who are leaders of industry and entrepreneurship, TGI students gain the knowledge, skills, confidence, and experience to harness the power of cross-disciplinary teams and advance their careers while growing into leaders for the innovation economy.
Candidates must hold a graduate degree and have relevant management experience in the topical area they'd like to teach. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
Candidates should submit their application, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and objectives, contact information for three references online , and if applicable, prior student evaluations. Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the positions is filled
Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University has also committed to becoming an anti-racist institution and prides itself on the continuous improvement of diversity, equity and inclusion work. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.
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