POOL - Lecturer - Project Management

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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 2/23/2017

University of Kansas Overland Park, KS

Overland Park, KS
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Masters Degree


Position Overview
The Department of Engineering Management invites qualified scholars and professionals with experience in engineering and project management to submit applications that will be reviewed by the faculty and placed in a pool for consideration for part- to full-time (regular or temporary) teaching positions as they are needed. Lecturers teach graduate level courses and must possess an advanced terminal degree. This position reports to the Assistant Dean of Engineering and Project Management Program. This is a Johnson County Education Research Triangle (JCERT) academic program.

Applications will be reviewed and placed in a pool to be considered for teaching positions as needed. Applications will be accepted throughout the year. Appointments are one semester, renewable, subject to review and funding. The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins. Any employment with the University of Kansas is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check.

Work location is at the KU Edwards Campus, located in Overland Park, Kansas. To learn more about the Edwards Campus visit http://edwardscampus.ku.edu.

Job Description
50% Plans, prepares and presents lectures for one or more graduate courses in project management based on the approved course syllabi. Instruction is typically one class per evening (3 credit hours), one evening per week/ one course per semester.

50% Develops assignments, evaluates student work, supervises projects as appropriate to the course provides feedback to students, and grades student projects and exams. Maintains office hours as necessary to meet student s needs. Prepares, teaches and organizes courses taught specifically via distance education.

Required Qualifications

* Earned Master s degree in engineering, project management, or closely related discipline OR ten years of professional experience in closely related discipline.

* Three to five years of professional experience and/or two to four years supervisory experience in engineering, project management or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

* Doctorate level degree

* Evidence of prior success in teaching, preferable at the graduate level (e.g., course evaluations, supervisor ratings).

* Five or more years of supervisory experience in engineering, project management or relevant field.

Additional Candidate Instruction
Specific Application Instructions for this Pool: A complete application will include the online electronic application, cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume, 3 references, and evidence of professional experience and/or teaching experience.

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.

Contact Information to Applicants
Norma Delaorra / Office Administrator / ndelaorra@ku.edu / 913-897-8495

Advertised Salary Range
$5,570 per course

Application Review Begins

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