Overview

The Division of Experience-Based Learning and Career Education (ELCE) offers in cooperation with The College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning, the College of Engineering and Applied Science, and the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services unique cooperative education (co-op) programs.

Additionally, the Division offers Academic Internships for students enrolled at all UC Colleges. UC’s groundbreaking Experiential Learning Programs have over the past 111 years evolved to become internationally recognized benchmarks. Today the University generates in excess of 6,000 student co-op and internship engagements annually.

UC and The Division of Experience-Based Learning and Career Education (ELCE) is now looking to fill two Faculty positions:

Assistant Professor, Educator Professional Practice & Experiential Learning

Appointment: Non-Tenure (Educator) Track.

Date of Appointment: August 15, 2019

Responsibilities:

The primary responsibility of ELCE faculty is to instruct and advise co-op and/or internship students enrolled in the College of Engineering and Applied Science or the College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services. Teaching and advising responsibilities are dependent on enrollment and may include a variety of majors as appropriate. Individual major assignments will be subject to enrollment at the time of appointment.

The primary teaching responsibilities for this faculty position will be within Engineering Co-op or Information Technology Co-op. The position involves the development of discipline-related co-op and/or internship positions for students in the assigned major. Faculty responsibilities include articulating the relationship between academic studies and work assignments; establishing partnerships with employing organizations; monitoring and facilitating student learning and professional development; and mentoring students through individual, group and classroom instruction. Ideal candidates will possess a strong desire to contribute to the mission of ELCE and to the field of Experiential Learning. Faculty members are expected to contribute to the service of the Division and contribute to the profession through scholarly activities.

The credentials of the selected individual should support successful instruction of cooperative education and academic internships in a cluster of engineering, engineering technology, information technology, liberal arts, science, and management oriented majors offered by the division in cooperation with the above colleges. Individual major assignments will be subject to enrollment at the time of appointment.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree with minimum three years of relevant professional work experience
  • Demonstrated organizational, written and oral communication skills
  • Candidate’s background must reflect effectiveness in interpersonal relationships and the ability to work harmoniously with a variety of interest groupsCa

Desired/Preferred Qualifications:

  • Documented experience in college-level instruction and/or professional training preferred
  • Professional Experience in experiential learning preferred
  • Professional experience and/or formal education related to the discipline(s) of proposed responsibilities preferredP

To apply, go to https://jobs.uc.edu/ and search for posting Job# 35977. Please submit a cover letter and resume with your application.