The Carolyn Guidry Professor of Engineering Education - San Jose State University in San Jose California

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San Jose State University

San Jose, California 95112

United States

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Detailed Job Description

San José State University
San José, California

Subject to Budgetary Approval

The Carolyn Guidry Professor of Engineering Education

Job Opening ID (JOID): 22969

The Carolyn Guidry Professor of Engineering Education will be a senior faculty member (associate or full professor) who is a national leader in engineering education and higher education research, and possess expertise in developing innovative approaches to teaching engineering. The selected candidate will provide leadership in engineering education to the members of the college.

Rank: Associate or full Professor

Qualifications: An earned Ph.D. in an engineering discipline and significant experience in engineering education research, or a Ph.D. in engineering education with a minimum of a BS degree in an engineering discipline is required. A strong record of scholarship, teaching and professional achievement sufficient to merit a tenured appointment at advanced rank is also required. Applicants should have awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching, and other comparable experience.

Responsibilities: The selected candidate will conduct research in approaches and strategies for teaching engineering, resulting in development and implementation of best practices for retention and learning outcomes for engineering students. S/He will also work closely with faculty and staff in the Engineering Student Success Center to analyze, design, and implement student success programs. The successful candidate will also teach in his/her specialty areas and advise undergraduate and graduate engineering students.

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Starting Date: August 18, 2015

Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Application Procedures: For full consideration, by November 15, 2014, upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/philosophy, research plans and at least three original letters of reference with contact information at

Please include JOID # on all correspondence. The position remains open until filled.

The San Jose State University College of Engineering:
• Is a leading provider of engineering professionals to Silicon Valley’s high-tech industries.
• Offers BS and MS degrees in Aerospace, Chemical, Biomedical, Computer, Electrical, General, Industrial and Systems, Materials, Mechanical, and Software Engineering, as well as Aviation and Industrial Technology.
• Provides faculty members with opportunities for close collaborative ties with industry and research partners in the Silicon Valley.
• Serves 6000 students, including 2000 graduate students.

San José State University is California’s oldest institution of public higher learning. The campus is located on the southern end of San Francisco Bay in downtown San José (Pop. 1,000,000), hub of the world-famous Silicon Valley high-technology research and development center. Many of California’s most popular national, recreational, and cultural attractions are conveniently close. A member of the 23-campus CSU system, San José State University enrolls approximately 30,000 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.

San José State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to all San José State University students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that all San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

The latest San José State University Safety 101 Uniform Campus Crime and Security Report is available. You may request a copy of San José State University’s annual safety report by contacting the University Police Department at (408) 924-2222 or by visiting the University Police Department website at (


Keyword Phrases

  • Engineering
  • Engineering (all disciplines)
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: At least 1 years
Level of Job: Professor
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume