Concordia University - Irvine Ca
  • School of Arts & Sciences
  • Irvine, CA, USA
  • Full-Time

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The School of Arts and Sciences at Concordia University Irvine seeks applicants for a full-time (10 month) faculty position starting January 1, 2021. Responsibilities will include leadership of all aspects of the new undergraduate major in General Engineering, including curriculum development and supervision, student recruitment and retention, faculty hiring, teaching courses in the major, development of corporate connections, fundraising, laboratory facilities development, equipment procurement, and accreditation, if appropriate.

The Director of Engineering is the champion and lead faculty member for the Engineering major and will:

  1. Provide mission-oriented direction, guidance and oversight of engineering program and curriculum in the context of Lutheran liberal arts education.
  2. Effectively develop courses and teach various content areas in the major as required.
  3. Build mutually beneficial relationships with local engineering corporations and community.
  4. Recruit and mentor excellent students to the university for the major, demonstrating a commitment to student development and success.
  5. Recruit and supervise other full-time and part-time Engineering faculty who are mission-focused and experts in their content areas.
  6. Develop an entrepreneurial, servant-focused mindset in the program.

Candidates must possess a Master of Science degree in Engineering and be an active member of a Christian congregation. A terminal degree in Engineering and/or teaching experience at a liberal arts institution are strongly preferred. An understanding of or experience in corporate engineering is helpful in building necessary local corporate connections. Academic rank will be awarded according to teaching experience.

The School of Arts and Sciences strives to educate its students within the multi-faceted context of the liberal arts. Firmly rooted in the Christian tradition of Concordia University Irvine, the School confidently and freely explores both the riches of the past and the knowledge of today. The School cultivates within all students a disciplined and coherent worldview to prepare them to be active and effective leaders in today's world.

Concordia University Irvine, California, is a Lutheran, co-ed, residential liberal arts university offering both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Concordia University Irvine does not discriminate in the employment of individuals on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, disability, sex or age. CUI is a Christian educational institution operated by The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) and, in compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, employs only those individuals who meet the religious membership requirements established by the University. It is our desire to build an employee community of individuals who are currently actively living out their Christian faith.

Review of application materials begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

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