Design EPICS Program Adjunct Faculty
Job no: 492335
Work type: Adjunct Faculty Part Time
Categories: Faculty (Academic/Research/Teaching)
||Design EPICS Program Adjunct Faculty
||An EPICS Adjunct Instructor provides instruction and practice to classes of 25 students. Some EPICS 251 instructors may teach in partnership with another teaching or adjunct professor. Instructors serve as course "mentors" in that they provide guidance to project teams in a highly interactive classroom environment. The course learning objectives are achieved through instruction and extensive practice in a wide variety of fundamental problem solving skills, as reflected in the Essential Skill Set shown below.
Each Adjunct shall be
able to teach all skills identified in the Essential Skill Set, hold regular
office hours, and participate in faculty curriculum discussions.
Essential Skill Set:
- Provide instruction, practice and
guidance in the creative problem solving process.
- Provide guidance to student teams in
developing effective teamwork practices for the completion of open-ended design
- Evaluate student and team
proficiency in the practice of problem solving skills, using Program-wide
guidelines and effective and appropriate methods to assign a realistic final
course grade for each student.
must possess an earned bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree in a scientific,
engineering, or engineering-related discipline. Because of a primary emphasis
on teaching, as indicated in the Essential Skill Set, the successful candidate
must have documented teaching proficiency in open-ended problem solving, technical
design, and guiding effective teamwork for successful project completion.
Preferred teaching proficiencies include:
- Technical communication, through related teaching experience (desired) and professional publications and presentations.
- User-centered design: identifying and engaging with stakeholders and users throughout the problem solving process.
- Incorporating technology in delivering content.
- Appreciation of visualization and conceptualization skills such as hand sketching and computer aided design (specific graphics skills are taught separately)
||EPICS is a two-semester course sequence (EPIC151 and EPIC251). The EPIC151 course is required for all students at Mines and serves approximately 1,100 students per academic year; the EPIC251 course is required for about a third of the students in ABET-accredited engineering programs and serves an additional 350 students per year.
|How to Apply:
||Applicants will be asked to complete an online application (personal information, demographic information, references, veterans status) and upload a resume (required) and cover letter (optional).
||Determined based upon qualifications.
|Background Investigation Required:
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