*New* Graduate Student Employment Opportunities

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Graduate Teaching Assistants assist ENE faculty and the First-Year Instructional Support Team with the successful execution of our First-Year Engineering courses. Duties range from maintaining course management software, overseeing Help Sessions, grading, mentoring Undergraduate TAs, lecturing, course material development, and other duties as assigned.

Applications for the Spring 2022 semester are due by November 30, 2021. For consideration, please read the following document (PDF) which includes a link to the application.

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

*New* 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 2022:  Applications are currently being accepted. For consideration, complete the online application.

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

Faculty and Staff Employment Opportunities

Administrative Assistant - INSPIRE

Serve as administrative assistant for the INSPIRE Center. Assist the executive director, INSPIRE faculty and staff, and the managing director, with reports, documents, and special summer programs. Arrange for special programs in regards to visits from funding foundations. Duties include maintaining forms/reports that contain confidential information; assist with organizing summer workshops; database entries; materials and visuals for the programs; organize meetings; compose, format and proof correspondence and other necessary documents. Prepare travel and reimbursement forms. Maintain appropriate security for the Engineering Education Research Laboratory in WANG Hall. Applicant will also provide assistance for additional ENE faculty as needed.

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First-Year Engineering - Associate Instructional Support Coordinator

The Associate Instructional Support Coordinator will support the instructional team and course staff in managing courses for the First-Year Engineering (FYE) Program. These course are the first experience for new beginning Engineering students at Purdue. In these courses students are introduced to tools and concepts of engineering as well as provided with opportunities to explore the different engineering majors on campus. This is the kickoff to their Engineering career at Purdue.  

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Assistant Professor

The School of Engineering Education (ENE) within the College of Engineering at Purdue University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor.  Purdue University seeks to attract exceptional candidates with interests and expertise in engineering education research focused on any level from pre-kindergarten through college and into engineering practice.  Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in engineering, education, or a related discipline at the time of position start and demonstrate excellent potential to build an independent research program, as well as potential to educate and mentor students.  The successful candidate will conduct original research, advise graduate students, teach undergraduate (First-year Engineering, Multidisciplinary Engineering, or Interdisciplinary Engineering Studies programs) and graduate level courses, and perform service at the School, College, and University levels. Successful candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to collaboration and interdisciplinarity, as well as diversity and inclusion.

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Professor of Engineering Education

The School of Engineering Education at Purdue University invites applications at the rank of Professor. Purdue University seeks to attract exceptional candidates with interests and expertise in any area of interest to engineering education. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in engineering, education, or a related discipline and demonstrate an excellent track record of building an independent research program at the forefront of their field, as well as educate and mentor students. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and interdisciplinarity as well as a dedication to the well-being and advancement of students, colleagues, the School, and the discipline of engineering education. The School is particularly interested in candidates who have research interests in subjects that will contribute to the understanding of diversity and equitable opportunity. They will also have excellent communication and collaboration skills and be able to provide leadership, assisting the Head in mentoring faculty and in further development of the School, including refining its strategic direction and providing support in executing the strategic plan. They will be expected to be able to teach in our undergraduate programs, including First-year Engineering, and our graduate program, while developing or enhancing a nationally recognized, externally funded research program in engineering education. The school welcomes applications from individuals who may have had nontraditional career paths.

The School of Engineering Education at Purdue University is a vibrant and growing community of scholars who envision ways of transforming engineering education based on scholarship and research.  Our programs include First-year Engineering (2,500 students and growing), an accredited undergraduate program in Multidisciplinary Engineering, an undergraduate Interdisciplinary Engineering Studies Program, and a Ph.D. program in Engineering Education. The research interests of our faculty are very diverse and span aspects of engineering education from pre-kindergarten through college and into engineering practice.  We are home to the INSPIRE Research Institute for Pre-College Engineering and a wide range of labs and research programs focused on improving student learning and assessment; enhancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice; developing tools, methods, and theories for engineering education research; and translating research into transformative educational practice with system-scale change. Emerging opportunities include learning in industry, online learning, and engineering ethics education.  More information can be found at https://engineering.purdue.edu/ENE.

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Engineering Practice

The School of Engineering Education at Purdue University invites applications for a non-tenure track Faculty of Engineering Practice position at the rank of Assistant or Associate, commensurate with the candidate’s credentials. Purdue University seeks to attract exceptional candidates with interests and expertise in any engineering disciplinary area, with a desire to promote and provide excellence in engineering education.

Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. in engineering or technology or a related discipline, with at least ten years of industry experience and demonstrate potential to integrate their professional practice with the School of Engineering Education’s research, education, and/or engagement/outreach programs. A background in education, or experience with training or in an instructional setting is preferred. Entrepreneurship/innovation, or government-related work experience will be strongly considered.

The successful candidate will leverage their extensive experience to substantially lead and support education and engagement efforts and special initiatives related to industry and professional practice for the School of Engineering Education. They will develop and teach courses in undergraduate programs, which may include the first-year program, the Interdisciplinary Engineering Studies & Multidisciplinary Engineering programs, and as appropriate, in the graduate program. They will foster educational collaborations with other schools in the College of Engineering, other colleges across campus, and engage industry partners to foster research opportunities for the School of Engineering Education. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to collegiality and interdisciplinarity. Candidates with successful experience working with diverse groups of human resource talent and a desire to contribute to an inclusive climate are particularly encouraged to apply.

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Last Updated: November 22, 2021