Engineering and Physics, Full-Time, Temporary, Non-Tenure Track, Visiting Assistant Professor
Job Details
Main Campus - Edmond, OK
OTRS Classified
Engineering and Physics Visiting Assistant Professor

Position Overview:

Visiting faculty are employed by the university to teach or perform research for a limited time. This is a non-tenure track, temporary position. Service or research may be expected. Teaches, advises and mentors students, evaluates student performance, and maintains department and student records in accordance with university policies.  Adheres to the educational philosophy of the university.  Works in a collaborative manner with colleagues and professional peers.  Participates in university meetings that relate specifically to faculty.  Serves on department, college, and university committees as requested.  Prepares departmental reports as requested.  Engages in teaching, service, and scholarly and/or creative activities as defined by the tenure and promotion policy in the UCO Employee and Faculty Handbook. The general schedule for this position is 40 hours a week, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. The salary for this position is commensurate with credentials and experience.


College/Department Overview:

The College of Mathematics and Science currently has 135 full-time and over 70 part-time faculty in 7 academic departments. The College serves more than 3,300 undergraduate students in 27 majors and provides graduate programs in Biology, Applied Mathematical Science, Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Computational Science, Engineering Physics, and Nursing. Accreditation/Certification is held by ABET, the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the American Board of Funeral Service Education, and the American Chemical Society. UCO is an institutional member of the Council on Undergraduate Research. For further information see our website at


Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

Duties include teaching day/evening classes, graduate/undergraduate courses, face-to-face/online courses, scholarly activities, and service to the department, college and university.  The successful candidate will work with students in and out of the classroom, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in biomedical or electrical engineering and conduct active research in an area of biomedical or electrical engineering that also supports and promotes the department’s strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate student research.  The successful candidate will be expected to actively participate in professional activities.  Other responsibilities will include serving on departmental, college and university committees, and service activities appropriate to rank and appointment.


**Special Instructions for Applicants**

For full consideration, online applications should include: 

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae 
  • Teaching Statement 
  • List of three references with contact information
  • Transcripts for all undergraduate, graduate, and any degrees in progress 

Experience/Education Required:

  • An earned doctorate degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval).


Experience/Education Preferred:

  • The candidate with teaching experience in lower division and upper division electrical or biomedical engineering courses and experience directing undergraduate research in an area of biomedical or electrical engineering will be given preference. 
  • Preference will also be given to candidates with prior university teaching experience and those who can support the department’s general engineering and physics service courses.



  • The ability to work cooperatively in a multidisciplinary department with ABET accredited Engineering programs. 
  • The ability to teach a broad range of undergraduate and graduate biomedical or electrical engineering classroom and laboratory courses.    


Physical Demands:

Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.