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Dale and Suzi Gallagher Professorship in Engineering Education

Tenured, Named Professor Position (002467-2011)

Requirements: The School of Engineering Education (ENE) aims to transform engineering education based on scholarship and research. Our programs include the first-year engineering program, an innovative undergraduate program in multidisciplinary engineering and interdisciplinary engineering studies and a PhD program in engineering education. The research interests of our faculty are very diverse and span aspects of engineering education from pre-kindergarten through college and practice. We have an Institute for P-12 Engineering Research and Learning (INSPIRE) and are planning a research center focused on industry. A summary of the research areas can be found at https://engineering.purdue.edu/ENE/Research/.

Applicants should hold an earned doctorate in engineering or education or related discipline and at least one degree in engineering with expertise in engineering education research. They must be qualified for tenure as a full professor in engineering at Purdue. We seek an individual with a distinguished academic record of achievement who can provide leadership in discovery, learning and engagement based on a clearly articulated vision of the current needs and future directions of engineering education. The successful candidate will have excellent communication and collaboration skills, a commitment to diversity and be expected to act in a leadership capacity, assisting the Head in mentoring faculty and the further development of ENE, in refining its strategic direction, and in programmatic support in executing the strategic plan. The successful candidate will be expected to excel at teaching in ENE's undergraduate and graduate programs.

Application: Review of applications will begin on August 15, 2011 and continue until a successful candidate is identified. Applicants must provide:

  • Letter of application emphasizing ability to carry out the responsibilities of the position
  • Detailed vitae of qualifications and experience
  • Statement of career objectives and your vision for engineering education
  • Statement of education philosophy and plans for graduate and undergraduate courses
  • Statement of research plan
  • Upon request, at least three/five references must be provided.

Applications must be submitted online at the following site: www.engineering.purdue.edu/Employment. For questions regarding the application process, please contact Marion Ragland, Faculty Recruitment Coordinator, College of Engineering (ragland@purdue.edu). Questions regarding the position should be addressed to Professor Phil Wankat, Search Chair at (wankat@purdue.edu).