Faculty – Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor – Technology Management
Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Job Type: Faculty
Job Number: FY2401674
Closing: 11/24/2023 11:59 PM Mountain
Location: 800 W University Parkway, Orem
Division: College of Technology/Computing
The Department of Technology Management (www.uvu.edu/tm) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Technology Management to begin August 2024.
The technology management faculty member primarily teaches undergraduate and graduate technology management courses, creates instructional materials, directs course projects, and holds regular office hours. The faculty member teaches in-person, live streaming, and/or online classes as assigned. The faculty member engages in scholarly activities that contribute to the mission of the university, department, and profession. In addition, the faculty member provides service at the department, college, and university levels.
Utah Valley University places a strong emphasis on teaching. Faculty members are expected to develop a learning environment and activities that help students achieve their learning objectives. UVU is committed to fostering and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). We recognize the need to develop a diverse and inclusive faculty, staff, and student body and encourage applicants with a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and expertise to apply.
The Technology Management Department offers a Master of Science in Engineering and Technology Management. Working for the Department of Technology Management at Utah Valley University (UVU) can be an appealing prospect for various reasons, depending on an individual's career goals, interests, and values. Here are some compelling reasons why you might want to work for this department:
- Educational Impact: If you are passionate about education and shaping the next generation of technology professionals, working at UVU can be highly rewarding. You can have a direct impact on students' lives by imparting knowledge and helping them develop skills for successful careers in technology management.
- Innovative Environment: UVU's Department of Technology Management is frequently at the forefront of innovative solutions.
- Professional Development: UVU is committed to the professional development of its faculty and staff. You will have access to ongoing training, workshops, and resources to enhance your teaching and research skills to support your career growth.
Consider reaching out to current or former employees to gain insights into their experiences working in the Department of Technology Management at UVU.
Graduation from an accredited institution with a doctoral degree or ABD may be considered at the time of application (must have the degree in hand no later than the start of classes) in Technology Management or a technology management related field (e.g., industrial engineering, engineering management, project management, operations management).
Candidates should also possess the following:
- Evidence of potential for effective teaching in line with the mission of a large teaching university.
- Evidence of potential for effective scholarship in line with the mission of a large teaching university.
- Evidence of potential for effective service in line with the mission of a large teaching university.
- Knowledge and skills in current theories, strategies, and techniques in technology management or related fields (e.g., industrial engineering, engineering management, project management, operations management)
- Two or more years of teaching experience.
- Evidence of use or potential for the use of digital learning tools and mechanisms in online instruction
Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities
- Knowledge of subject matter and curriculum development, including online teaching in the areas of technology management, project management, and/or engineering management.
- Knowledge of teaching through implementing appropriate pedagogy, clear presentation, and preparation.
- Knowledge of student management, motivation, and evaluation.
- Knowledge of development and assessment of curriculum.
- Skills in maintaining professional and ethical academic standards
- Excellent organizational and time management skills
- Effective verbal and technical written communication skills
- Effective interpersonal, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
- Ability to implement instructional strategies and techniques to teach course content effectively.
- Ability to function effectively on various committees and assignments that serve the needs of the University.
- Ability to work with the opportunities and challenges of a rapidly growing and dynamic institution.
- Ability to supervise undergraduate research projects.
- Ability to work with a diverse mix of other individuals, programs, departments, and industry professionals.
- Ability to follow written and verbal procedures and instructions.
- Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
- Ability to plan measurable objectives, prepare instructional materials, and follow an approved curriculum.
- Ability to conduct a student-oriented approach to education.
- Ability to assess student work and maintain and submit accurate and current plans, reports, and records involving student accountability, attendance, and performance.
- Ability to use a classroom learning management system, such as Canvas.
- Ability to conduct scholarship/creative works and service and have teaching interests that align with the technology management discipline.
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Overall, Utah Valley University places a strong emphasis on teaching. Faculty members are expected to develop a learning environment and activities that help students achieve their learning objectives. UVU is committed to fostering and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). We recognize the need to develop a diverse and inclusive faculty, staff, and student body and encourage applicants with a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and expertise to apply.
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