Utah State University

Assistant/Associate Professor

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 3 months ago(2/4/2021 12:35 PM)
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Benefited Full-Time
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College of Agriculture & Applied Sc
Applied Sciences Technology & Educ
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


The Applied Sciences, Technology and Education (ASTE) department in the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences at Utah State University invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track Technology Engineering Education faculty member at the Assistant/Associate Professor level to begin in August 2021. Additional summer months may be available. Candidates for the position must have earned an Ed.D. or Ph.D. degree in Technology and Engineering Education, Career and Technical Education (CTE), Secondary Teacher Education, or closely related.


Estimated start date is August 1, 2021.


The Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor position will be approximately 70% teaching, 25% research, and 5 % service.


The successful applicant for this position will provide teaching excellence in the TEE degree program which includes:

  • Design and teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate level in Technology and Engineering education, STEM, Career and Technical Education, and teacher education.
  • Mentor undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Implement high impact instructional strategies, teaching methods and learning theories in Technology and Engineering Education or Career and Technical Education.
  • Provide focused efforts in student recruitment into the TEE program and department
  • Collaborate with teachers in the K-12 setting, the Utah State Board of Education, and involvement in professional associations (e.g., the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association – ITEEA.
  • Supervise student teachers.
  • Participate in committee assignments in the department, college, and university level.
  • Establish a relevant, independent research program in Technology and Engineering Education, STEM education, or Career and Technical Education.
  • Ability to participate in interdisciplinary research with faculty in ASTE and/or other disciplines.
  • Ability to secure internal and extramural funding to support scholarly efforts.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned Ed.D. or Ph.D. in a degree program closely related to Technology and Engineering Education (completed by date of appointment).
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching in K-12 public school or post-secondary level for minimum of 3 years.
  • Knowledge of educational standards, including the Standards for Technological and Engineering Literacy: Defining the Role of Technology and Engineering in STEM Education (STEL).
  • Evidence of potential for effectiveness in research and ability to secure funding.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Publication of peer reviewed research.
  • Experience with educational technology and strategies.
  • Success in obtaining funding to support sustainable scholarly efforts.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:


1) A curriculum vitae that includes details and dates for your educational degrees, employment history, courses taught, professional publications, patents, grant funding received, collaborative research efforts, and professional awards/recognitions. To be uploaded under Resume/CV

2) A letter of application that includes your interest in the position and teaching philosophy

3) A brief description of your research agenda.

4) Five professional references who can evaluate your professional career. Also include your association with each reference listed.

5) Copies of unofficial transcripts for all college/university course work. Official transcripts will be required of all candidates selected for interview


Documents 2-5 to be uploaded under "Other Documents 1-10"


**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits


Employees typically work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  

College/Department Highlights

The Applied Sciences, Technology and Education (ASTE) department provides instruction to students seeking a certificate, or an associate, baccalaureate or graduate degree. These innovative degree programs allow students to gain expertise in the fields of agriculture, applied sciences, business, design, development, machinery and technology. Opportunities are available for teacher licensure in agricultural education; business education; family and consumer sciences education; and technology and engineering education.


University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 114 undergraduate majors, 132 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of EducationOffice of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


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