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Open Rank AGF First Year Teaching Faculty

University Of Virginia
Charlottesville City, VA
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Jun 24, 2022

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The School of Engineering at the University of Virginia invites applications to join our faculty and collaborate in teaching our introduction to engineering courses. We are transforming our first-year teaching and learning by combining technical and sociotechnical aspects of engineering alongside an embedded academic advising model into a unique year-long educational experience. We are seeking a dedicated member of the faculty to help guide this transformation. This is a full-time, benefits eligible, non-tenure-track position, at the rank of Lecturer, Assistant, or Associate Professor. Appointments are made on an annual 9-month basis.

Applicants must hold an advanced degree in engineering or a closely related field of science or mathematics. Candidates should also demonstrate strong interest in using hands-on and evidence-based teaching practices and working in a collaborative instructional environment. Experience with and a strong commitment to academic advising is preferred.

To be considered for Lecturer, applicants must have at least a Masters degree plus teaching experience. Lecturers will typically be expected to engage in service but will not be required to be engaged in scholarship. To be considered for a position as an Assistant Professor, applicants must have a Ph.D. degree by the start date. Along with teaching, faculty in professorial positions also have service responsibilities and will need to engage in either disciplinary or educational scholarship activities for promotion.

This position is for three years beginning in August 2022 with the possibility of renewal. The salary will be commensurate with experience and will include fringe benefits.

The University of Virginia offers an attractive level of job security and professional development opportunities for non-tenure-track faculty.

Apply online at and attach the following required documents to your application:
  • Cover Letter that includes:
  • A statement of teaching experience and philosophy
  • Experience with or commitment to working toward creating inclusive learning environments
  • Contact information for three references
  • Curriculum Vitae

Review of applications will begin on July 1, 2022, but the position will remain open until filled. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.

For questions about the position, please contact William Guilford, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs and Chair of the search committee.

For questions about the application process, please contact Rich Haverstrom, Faculty Search Advisor, at .

With one of the highest graduation rates of minority undergraduate students and one of the highest percentages of women engineering students among public universities, the University of Virginia is fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. UVA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We welcome nominations of and applications from women, members of minoritized groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. We also welcome others who would bring additional dimensions of diversity to the universitys research and teaching mission. We believe diversity is excellence, expressing itself through every persons perspectives and lived experiences. The University of Virginia is annually ranked as one of the premier public institutions in the United States. More information about town, the school, faculty benefits and other topics can be found at .

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines ( webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physicians Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

The University of Virginia is an iconic public institution of higher education, boasting nationally ranked schools and programs, diverse and distinguished faculty, a major academic medical center, and proud history as a renowned research university.

In January of 1819, the Commonwealth of Virginias General Assembly chartered what would become the University of Virginia. Entering our third century, the University has served Virginia, the nation, and the world by: educating responsible citizen-leaders; advancing, preserving, and disseminating knowledge; and providing world-class patient care. These responsibilities are enduring and continue to inspire our efforts.

The UVA Health System is renowned for providing outstanding patient care, educating tomorrow's health care leaders, and discovering new and better ways to treat diseases. The UVA Medical Center and Physicians Group, School of Medicine, and School of Nursing are recognized for their excellence in patient care, education, and research.

At UVA, we offer a rich collection of benefits, which have long been recognized and valued for their comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as health care, time off, and retirement, UVA offers an array of other benefits and services to support faculty, staff, and UVA Health team members with their personal and family needs.

We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and welcome diversity in all forms. For more information on the University of Virginia and the surrounding area, visit our Why UVA ( and Why Charlottesville ( webpages
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