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Renewable Energy Outreach Director

Florida Gulf Coast University

Fort Myers, Florida 33965
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The Renewable Energy Outreach Director's primary duties are to develop, coordinate and lead renewable energy engineering continuing education programs and to develop and coordinate other types continuing education programs in all areas of engineering. Additionally, the Renewable Energy Outreach Director will teach continuing education courses, teach graduate/undergraduate engineering courses, and carry out other duties as required by the Director of the Emergent Technologies Institute.

Florida Gulf Coast University is a comprehensive university dedicated to quality education, research, and service. All faculty are expected to be excellent teachers, responsive to changing professional needs; committed to innovative delivery of instruction resulting in improved student learning; committed to effective use of technology including distance learning; produce peer reviewed scholarship; and provide service to the College, University and Community. Teaching assignments may be on the main campus or at off-campus sites within our region.

Essential Job Duties

Coordinates renewable energy engineering continuing education programs and other related continuing education programs. Teaches courses within the continuing education program and graduate and undergraduate courses offered in the U.A. Whitaker College of Engineering. Works closely with the Backe Chair in Renewable Energy and the Chair of the Department of Environmental and Civil Engineering.

The successful candidate will have a Master's Degree in Environmental or Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent accreditation. At least 5 years of experience in renewable energy engineering or a closely related field. Preferred qualifications include: A demonstrated ability to develop and teach courses in renewable energy engineering at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Experience and the ability to teach engineering entrepreneurship is a plus. Professional registration or the ability to become registered. Experience in coordinating engineering continuing education programs.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Ability to develop and teach courses in renewable energy engineering at both the graduate and undergraduate level. Ability to develop and coordinate continuing education courses in all areas of engineering and to and teach courses focused on renewable energy engineering.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Appointment will be made at a faculty rank commensurate with the candidate's experience on a 9 or 12 -month multi-year appointment basis available August 2018.

Because applications and materials are subject to public review and retention under Florida's Public Records Law, please DO NOT send examples of your project/scholarship unless requested to do so. Therefore all submitted materials including articles, disks, slides, books, etc., become the property of FGCU and CANNOT BE RETURNED. As applicable, finalists will be notified of the need to submit specific additional materials. Such materials will become the property of FGCU.

Under Florida's Public Records law, applications will be available for public review upon request.

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Learn more about what FGCU has to offer you!

Florida Gulf Coast University is a young, dynamic institution of higher learning located in sunny Southwest Florida. In less than 20 years, FGCU had made an incredible impact on Southwest Florida. We are a catalyst for the area's economy and a central hub for the community. Our campus and community serve as a living laboratory from which life-improving discoveries emanate. And our sports teams energize the region. As an employee of our faculty team, support staff or administration, you will help foster this vision and continue to help positively impact the lives of our students and community.

Inspiring those who inspire others; that's the FGCU effect.

In addition to an exciting work environment, FGCU offers exceptional benefits packages including thirteen (13) paid holidays per year, tuition vouchers for employees and/or dependents, and generous leave accrual. For more information, click here:

FGCU is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability Employer


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