The School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Cornell University seeks applicants for a Senior Lecturer position in Engineering Management who has the ability to lead and teach courses in engineering management and to direct and provide guidance on student projects. Illustrative courses include: project management, project leadership, agile and lean methods for project delivery, project controls, economic methods for project management etc.
An explosion of technological advances is continually transforming the way we live and do business. Engineering managers play a significant role in shaping the development of these technological advances, and the course of the societal transformation they are fueling. Cornell's Engineering Management Master of Engineering (M.Eng) program is building the next generation of technology leaders with the technical rigor and business savvy to help reshape our future, turning sociotechnical challenges into opportunities. Our graduates combine technical depth with leadership, systems thinking, design thinking, and communication skills to drive innovation and excellence in technology-driven enterprises.
The Master of Engineering degree is a coursework and project-oriented program to help graduates lead people, make better decisions to advance their organization, and disrupt their field. It is a heavily interdisciplinary in nature. Engineering Management requires both expertise in the techniques specific to the field and an understanding of how and why people behave as they do in the complex social systems in which they work.
The Cornell School of Civil and Environmental Engineering seeks candidates with substantial engineering leadership backgrounds in technical organizations. The successful candidate will have substantial expertise in project leadership or product management including non-traditional paradigms for project management and innovation leadership in an engineering context. In addition, candidate should have experience in finance, marketing, and negotiations/contracting in technological organizations. Skills and knowledge in strategy, technology roadmapping, and digital transformation efforts are also recommended. We also plan on expanding our Engineering Management program to include distance learning. Hence this position will be involved in remote courses and project delivery.
This person will have an undergraduate degree in engineering or a related field and at least an MBA or related degree. Also at least 10 years of experience post MBA in leadership positions in engineering oriented firms is required. The start date for this position is July 2018. The position is full time for a 5-year term and is renewable indefinitely. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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