The successful candidate will teach courses in the Essential Engineering Core and Industrial Engineering Core. Initially, the Engineering faculty may also teach courses in mathematics in addition to the engineering courses to meet their 12 credit hour per semester teaching load. All Engineering courses are traditional in-seat course offered on our Lakewood, Colorado campus.
In addition to teaching, the candidate will be expected to participate in regular faculty responsibilities, such as mentoring B.S. Industrial Engineering students and participating in committee work. A Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering or a related field is required. Faculty rank will be determined based on the finalist's credentials and experience.
The B.S. Systems and Industrial Engineering program is located in the College of Undergraduate Studies (CUS) Department of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Engineering within the School of Humanities and Sciences (SHS).
Duties and Responsibilities
Teach assigned undergraduate courses in accord with all standard policies and procedures within the SHS. A typical load is 24 credit hours of undergraduate in-seat courses per year (12 credit hours per semester).
Advise and mentor SHS students as assigned by the Dean, typically but not limited to, the B.S. Industrial Engineering students.
Provide strategic thinking in fulfilling the goals of CUS School of Humanities and Sciences in support of the University Strategic Objectives.
Provide effective servant leadership among faculty, staff, students, and administrators.
Work effectively and positively with administrators, faculty, and support staff to establish and maintain effective positive working relationships.
Communicate effectively with the University community, ministry partners, corporate partners, and general audiences.
Strong participation in faculty, committee, or other meetings as part of this position or as assigned.
Participate in extracurricular activities to support and encourage students.
Assist the Dean of the School Humanities and Sciences and the Department Chair of Science, Mathematics and Engineering with other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
A Ph.D. in Systems or Industrial Engineering or related field from an accredited college/university is required.
Demonstrated excellence in teaching engineering, science, and mathematics courses.
Proficiency in appropriate MS Office applications and professional software appropriate to the discipline. Able to use appropriate software/technology such as a collegiate learning management system (LMS) in the learning environment.
Three or more years of successful teaching experience in a college or university preferred.
Proven track record of student learning and engagement through previous classroom evaluations by students or faculty administration.
Superior oral, interpersonal, and written communication skills.
Deeply committed to student success.
Passionate about Christ-centered higher education and dedicated to the integration of faith and learning in the field of engineering.
Strong sense of calling to the mission and vision of Colorado Christian University, have a lifestyle compatible with CCU’s Statement of Faith, and be in agreement with the University’s Strategic Objectives.
Committed to learning new ideas for classroom presentations and dynamic class interactions to engage student learning in a meaningful way.
Nature of Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, you may be required to walk, stand, sit, reach with hands and arms, balance, stoop, speak with clarity, and have appropriate vision and hearing capabilities. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
With a heritage dating back to 1914, Colorado Christian University is committed to offering a complete education that develops students intellectually, professionally, and spiritually. Just a few minutes from downtown Denver, CCU is uniquely positioned to offer students a distinctive variety of educational opportunities and experiences.