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College of Charleston, Instructor of Systems Engineering

  • 1.  College of Charleston, Instructor of Systems Engineering

    Posted 11-15-2019 07:45
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    Instructor of Systems Engineering


    College of Charleston


    Charleston, SC


    Faculty - Engineering - Other Engineering






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    The Department of Physics and Astronomy ( at the College of Charleston invites applications for a Systems Engineering instructor position to begin in Fall 2020. A new Systems Engineering degree program ( has been established within the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the College of Charleston with the first cohort of students arriving in Fall 2020. The successful applicant will be in the unique and exciting position of helping to launch this innovative new program which is the first of its kind in South Carolina. Candidates must have, or expect to complete, a Master's or Ph.D. in systems, electrical, mechanical, computer, or industrial engineering or a closely related field before August 15, 2020. The successful candidate will also have excellent communication skills, be collegial and collaborative, and have a passion for teaching undergraduate engineering courses and working with undergraduate students. This position is primarily a teaching appointment with four course/lab sections per semester, which will also require professional development and service activities.

    The College of Charleston is a comprehensive university with a rich liberal arts and sciences core curriculum, enrolling approximately 10,000 undergraduates and 1,500 graduate students. It is uniquely positioned to launch an engineering program due to its proximity to Boeing, Bosch, Cummins, Mercedes, Volvo, and several other high-tech engineering industries in Charleston, SC.

    Qualified applicants should submit
    1. A cover letter
    2. Complete curriculum vitae
    3. A statement describing teaching experience and philosophy (maximum 3 pages)
    4. Plans for professional development, e.g. discipline-based research and/or pedagogical research (maximum 3 pages), and
    5. The names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references, electronically through our online application system at

    Questions should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Sorinel Oprisan at

    Review of applications will begin December 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

    The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.



    Sorinel Oprisan
    Physics & Astronomy
    College of charleston



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