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Crowley Family Professorship In Engineering Education (002788-2012)

The School of Engineering Education (ENE) (https://engineering.purdue.edu/ENE) within the College of Engineering invites applications for the Crowley Family Professorship in Engineering Education.

Requirements: The School is a vibrant, young and growing community of scholars who are envisaging ways of transforming engineering education based on scholarship and research. The programs we administer include the first-year engineering program (2500 students), an undergraduate program in multidisciplinary engineering, a program in 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 into engineering practice. We have an Institute for P-12 Engineering Research and Learning (INSPIRE), a variety of labs and a research program focused on engineering students in the college year, and are planning a research center focused on learning in industry. A summary of our current research can be found at https://engineering.purdue.edu/ENE/Research/

Qualifications: 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 individuals with an outstanding 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. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, collegiality, and interdiscipinlarity. They will also have excellent communication and collaboration skills and be expected to provide leadership assisting the Head in mentoring faculty and the further development of the School, in refining its strategic direction, and in programmatic support in executing the strategic plan. The successful candidates will be expected to teach in both our undergraduate and graduate programs, and develop a nationally recognized, externally funded research program in engineering education.

Applications: Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2012 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 five references must be provided 

Applications must be submitted online at the following site: https://engineering.purdue.edu/ Engr/InfoFor/Employment. A background check is required for employment in this position. 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 David Radcliffe, Kamyar Haghighi Head (dradcliffe@purdue.edu).

Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.