Professor of the Practice in Engineering Management
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Required Education: Ph.D
Salary: Based on rank of candidate
Over 10 years
The Vanderbilt University School of Engineering (Department of General Engineering ? GE) is seeking applications for two full?time, Professor of the Practice (PoP) faculty positions with a target start date of Spring or Fall 2022. These are open rank appointments. Primary responsibilities are to teach three Applied Behavioral Science, and Organizational Behavior and Leadership courses per semester at the Department’s undergraduate and graduate Engineering Management programs. These are core courses for the Engineering Management minor ?the most popular minor in the School of Engineering? and the Master in Engineering Management program, and are very well attended by the students. Our undergraduate students are high performers with an interest in the intersection of technology, business, and innovation. Our graduate students are experienced industry professionals that aspire to lead teams in technology?based enterprises.
The successful candidate is expected to advise undergraduate students in the interdisciplinary engineering major and mentor independent study and undergraduate research projects. Ideal qualifications include significant experience (10+ years) in industry (preferably in HR roles), prior teaching experience, and a Ph.D. in organizational behavior, corporate psychology, human resource management, or related field. Candidates with an understanding of the human resource aspects in engineering and technology organizations are preferred.
From its founding in 1873 as an institution devoted to “strengthening the ties which should exist between all sections of our common country,” Vanderbilt University has forged a tradition of academic excellence infused with a unique spirit of collaboration and collegiality. Our mission lies in the quest to bring out the best in humanity—pushing new ideas into the frontiers of discovery, challenging the limits of what’s possible and working diligently in the service of others. Vanderbilt’s closely connected parklike campus, set in the heart of the rapidly growing city of Nashville, Tennessee, is representative of the enduring bonds that unite us as One Vanderbilt community.