Program Director, Engineering & Technology Innovation Management (ETIM) and Engineering and Public Policy (EPP) Master's Programs
Carnegie Mellon University
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Internal Number: 117172
The Engineering and Public Policy department at Carnegie Mellon University seeks a Program Director to oversee their Master's degree programs in Engineering & Technology Innovation Management (ETIM) and Engineering and Public Policy (EPP). The successful candidate will oversee all operations of the programs including: recruiting, admissions, hiring adjunct instructors, managing instructors and staff, teaching courses, mentoring students, building internship opportunities, program evaluation, and curriculum planning. ETIM has a strong set of corporate partners that provide projects, summer internships, and employment for students, and the new director should maintain and expand these partnerships. This position would be either Teaching Track Faculty or Special Faculty.
Carnegie Mellon's MS in ETIM program cultivates next-generation, innovation leaders. It equips engineers and scientists with specialized business skills, frameworks and technical acuity necessary to creating value, and ultimately capturing value from innovative technologies. This is a unique, two-semester program that runs from January to December with a required summer internship as part of the experience. Recent enrollment has been 40-50 students per year. Carnegie Mellon's MS in EPP specializes in policy-relevant problems for which technical are central, including domains like energy, environment, information and communication technology, innovation, and risk communication. Both MS programs are part of the Department of Engineering and Public Policy, a highly interdisciplinary department that prepares engineers to bring their technical skills into the worlds of business and public policy. It is part of the College of Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, a top-ranked engineering program in a dynamic and highly livable urban location.
Carnegie Mellon University is committed to increasing the diversity of its community on a range of intellectual and cultural dimensions. Carnegie Mellon welcomes faculty applicants who will contribute to this diversity through their research, teaching and service. Qualified candidates who can contribute through their work/life experiences to the diversity and excellence of the academic community are encouraged to apply.
The ideal candidate will have a combination of corporate and academic work experience. Candidates should have a proven record of technology innovation and management experience in the corporate sector, an understanding of the needs of industry, strong administrative and people management skills, and an aptitude for teaching and mentoring. An ideal candidate might also have experience in government, corporate government relations or regulatory compliance. Carnegie Mellon is committed to increasing the diversity of its community on a range of intellectual and cultural dimensions and to fostering an inclusive environment. Candidates should be able to promote these goals. A PhD in engineering or other technical field is preferred but not required.
Applicants should submit a résumé, cover letter, and diversity statement to apply.interfolio.com/117172. The cover letter should explain the applicant's interest in the position and how their prior experiences have prepared them for the position. The diversity statement should describe how the applicant has sought to promote an equitable and inclusive culture in their professional career. Consideration of applications will begin on November 15th and continue until the position is filled. Desired start date is January 3, 2023. The position will provide a competitive salary commensurate with the candidate's experience and an attractive benefits package.
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Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.