Assistant Instructor III - UVU Prep Engineering - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

UVU PREP Engineering teacher manages instructional time to teach physics based Engineering curriculum for three 50 minute class sections Monday-Thursday to groups of 30 students aged 12-14 for seven weeks. Attends staff meetings. Curriculum is provided but needs to be tailored to student needs. A Teaching Assistant (TA) will be assigned to each teacher to help with classroom instruction, behavior management, grading assignments, etc. UVU PREP Engineering teacher coordinates hands-on problem-based labs with the Teaching Assistant assigned to support their students learning.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree in a field related to the Summary of Duties. Certain programs may require professional an educator license or extensive specialized industry experience, see preferred qualifications for additional requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Physical Science, Physics, or other related fields and 3 years of experience teaching or working in a related field.


Knowledge of Engineering, Physical Science, Physics or other related field as indicated by the department.

Knowledge of instruction and student motivation techniques.

Knowledge of the history and philosophy of engineering, the engineering design process and mathematical tools.

Knowledge of the use of computers in engineering, engineering ethics and standards of professionalism, job focus, and also requirements for career preparation for various types of engineering fields.


Skills in leading classroom discussions/activities.

Skills in effective verbal and written communication.


Ability to teach basic engineering principles in the areas of work and energy, simple machines, light and optics, thermal science, and mechanics.

Ability to teach students the relevance of distribution math and its link to engineering and study electrical engineering.

Ability to teach students to apply the engineering design process and design a sound demixing device and describe techniques related to multi-channel surround sound.

Ability to participate in and support informal learning activities.

Ability to participate in UVU PREP staff meetings training events.

Ability to maintain confidentiality of student records.

Pay Range


Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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