Professor of Computer Science/Engineering in general engineering program with concentrations in civil, mechanical, biological, and computing (level commensurate with experience). The position requires academic excellence in the areas of teaching, scholarship and service with emphasis on teaching. Bryan College currently offers a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree with concentration options including civil, mechanical, biological, computing, business management engineering. The Vogel School of Engineering opened in the fall of 2018 with a freshman class of 23 students. The 2019 entering class is 34 students. Enrollment is projected to continue to increase yearly as the program develops. State-of-the-art classroom and laboratory facilities have recently been constructed to accommodate the near-term program build-out to 200 students.
Most importantly, the new faculty will share and promote a Christian worldview consistent with the Bryan College Statement of Belief and Community Life Standards. In particular, the ideal candidate will share and promote the Vogel School of Engineering Purpose Statement:
The purpose of the Vogel School of Engineering at Bryan College is to equip engineering graduates to go out into the world as Ambassadors of Christ, Biblically rooted, with academic excellence and servant hearts to fulfill God’s Creation Mandate.
Missional Engineering is the hallmark focus of the Bryan College Vogel School of Engineering. Engineering faculty are expected to embrace the concept of spreading the Gospel through the profession of engineering.
An earned graduate degree [doctorate preferred] in Engineering (civil, mechanical, computing) or closely related fields
Teaching experience at the undergraduate level
U.S. citizenship or permanent authorization to work in the United State
Duties and Responsibilities:
Working in a team environment to formulate and implement policies and procedures for the Vogel School of Engineering informed by a Christian perspective.
Developing and teaching courses and laboratory modules relating to general engineering classes including: fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, and heat transfer, as well as computing and civil engineering concentration classes and other courses as needed.
Share in administration and oversight duties of laboratory and maker-space facilities including specification, purchasing and O&M of equipment, maintaining compliance with all regulatory requirements, and developing and implementing policies and procedures relating to the safe use of the laboratory and maker-space facilities.
Scholarship in the form of research, publications, and presentations.
Serving as faculty advisor for student clubs.
Participation in the development of departmental budget for equipment and supplies.
Serving as a spiritual mentor and advising students academically and professionally.
Accreditation activities including identifying and implementing SACS and ABET requirements.
Develop industrial partners in curriculum development, sponsored, projects, and student internships/placement.
Recruitment of students.
Serving as Vogel School of Engineering representative in the community.