Employment


Undergraduate Student Employment Opportunities

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant

Undergraduate Teaching Assistants help with First-Year Engineering courses, working with faculty and Graduate Teaching Assistants. Duties include helping students during class, grading, assisting with Help Session, attending weekly meetings with the teaching team, and other duties as assigned. This position is paid hourly, and the expectation is to work 8 to 12 hours per week with the possibility of working up to 15 hours per week occasionally. To apply, students must have completed First-Year Engineering course work (or equivalent) with a B- or better. This position qualifies for Federal Work Study; please inform us about your FWS when applying. 

Spring 2021:  All positions are filled. Please visit us in March 2021 if you have an interest in a position for Fall 2021.

Questions? Email the First-Year Engineering Operations Center: fye-opscenter@purdue.edu


Graduate Student Employment Opportunities

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Graduate Teaching Assistants help ENE faculty with instruction and instructional material development for First-Year Engineering courses. Duties range from lecturing, course material development, maintaining course management software, overseeing Help Sessions, grading, mentoring Undergraduate TAs, and other duties as assigned.

Applications for the Fall 2021 semester are due by APRIL 1, 2021. For consideration, please read the following document which includes a link to the application.

If you have application questions, please direct all emails to:  fye-opscenter@purdue.edu


Faculty and Staff Employment Opportunities

Visiting Assistant Professor Position - School of Engineering Education 

The School of Engineering Education at Purdue University invites applications for multiple Visiting Assistant Professors. Purdue University seeks to attract exceptional candidates with interests and expertise in engineering education research ranging from pre-kindergarten through college and into engineering practice. Candidates must have a PhD or similar, with at least one degree in engineering, education, or a related field. The Visiting Assistant Professor will primarily teach in the first-year engineering (FYE) program, which includes two foundational courses: ENGR 131 - Transforming Ideas to Innovation I, and, ENGR 132 - Transforming Ideas to Innovation II, which focus on the engineering design cycle and programming languages, specifically MATLAB. Based on enrollment needs, the Visiting Assistant Professor may teach other courses in the FYE program or in the multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary (MDE/IDE) program. The teaching load will be two courses in each of the academic year semesters. Other responsibilities may include pursuing an independent research program of the candidate’s interests and other duties as assigned.

Submit applications to this site: https://careers.purdue.edu/job/West-Lafayette-Professor-Visiting-Assistant-IN-47906/696560600/ including 1) a brief cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) teaching philosophy and plans for teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, 4) research plans including funding possibilities, and 5) names, titles, and contact information for four professional references. Candidates anticipating receiving a PhD in the coming months may apply, but should have their degree in hand at the start of the contract. For information or questions regarding applications contact the search committee chair, Morgan Hynes at morganhynes@purdue.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position.


Last Updated: February 15, 2021