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Students and Faculty from Many Departments work on Integrated Design Project

New Assistant Dean Position to Foster Collaboration, Student Experience

Candidates for the position have been announced. View the candidates, their resumes, and their forum information.

The Tickle College of Engineering has announced the creation of a new position, the Edwards Assistant Dean and Director of Integrated Engineering Design.

View the job posting, salary information, and other details.

Please contact Search Committee Chair Bill Dunne at 865-974-3608 or by email at with questions or inquiries about the position.

The new position will help expand the college’s efforts to enhance student project, design, and research experience by coordinating across departments and working with the directors of the Cook Grand Challenge Honors and Jerry E. Stoneking engageTM Engineering Fundamentals programs to foster both internal—and external—partnerships.

Another key aspect of the position will be the coordination and distribution of space in the design studio of the forthcoming New Engineering Complex, as well as significant input to the Associate Dean for Research and Facilities for the overall space.

The position is named in honor of Tom, a 1972 graduate of mechanical engineering, and Elaine Edwards for their most recent transformative support.

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