Job ID: CES-0308-055
The College of Engineering & Science at the University of Detroit Mercy invites applicants for multiple full-time non-tenure track China programs cohort instructor positions in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Environmental Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering beginning in April 2021 or August 2021.
The College’s faculty forms a vibrant community of teaching scholars with a strong focus on professional and academic mentorship of students. U.S. News and World Report has ranked Detroit Mercy in the top tier of Midwest Regional Universities for the past 18 years (15 percentile in 2019), and the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings for 2020 place Detroit Mercy at 3rd in Michigan and 172 Nationwide.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Instructors will teach undergraduate classes to support College programs with partner institutions in China and in the United States at Detroit Mercy. Overseas teaching assignments can range from two to 15 weeks in length.
Minimum Qualifications: An earned doctorate in an appropriate area or a master’s degree with significant, relevant industrial experience, strong communications skills, and commitment to excellence in teaching are required.
The successful instructor at Detroit Mercy is an effective and enthusiastic teacher at the undergraduate level, engaging students in active hands-on learning. Instructors will teach undergraduate courses and laboratories and may supervise projects in engineering courses in the discipline.
Physical Requirements: Job may require lifting light weight objects (1 to 10 pounds) with no repetitive bending or stooping. Occasionally lift average weight objects (1 to 10 pounds).
Work Environment: Regular exposure to favorable conditions such as those found in a normal office.
Salary/Pay Information: Commensurate with experience
Special Instructions to Applicants: Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and should include contact information for three references. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until positions are filled.