Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Technology
Nestled in a beautiful valley in the Southern Tier of New York, Alfred State has a long tradition of drawing the best faculty and staff from every field. This College of Technology offers outstanding opportunities in more than 70 majors, where project-based learning, sustainability, and civic engagement are cornerstones of the curricula. When students work on real-world problems, they learn how to think, not what to think, and they learn how to be involved in their community. That is why Alfred State graduates have a 99 percent employment and transfer rate.
Our faculty is dedicated to teaching and the academic success of our students. Alfred State seeks educators who are student-centered and engage in the life of the College. Our tenure process emphasizes teaching and university service with a more flexible approach to scholarship and professional growth. For faculty interested in research, the college maintains a teacher-scholar program to support research including applied research that complements our emphasis in experiential learning, civic engagement and sustainability.
Department: Mechanical & Electrical Eng Technology
Location: Alfred, NY
Posted: Oct 14, '16
Alfred State, SUNY College of Technology, seeks qualified applicants for an Assistant Professor position in the ETAC-ABET accredited Mechanical Engineering Technology Program. This position focuses on teaching, laboratory work and project-based learning. The department is interested in individuals who have a passion for relating engineering theory to practical application, enabling students to "learn by doing." A start date of August 2017 is required. The position could involve teaching courses in thermodynamics, control systems, statics, and dynamics, among other topics.
Teaching a variety of undergraduate mechanical engineering technology courses in both lecture and laboratory settings in which professors are responsible for all aspects of courses from laboratory set-up to grading and assessment.
Opportunities exist to recruit students for the program, oversee senior projects, and advise club project activities.
Collaborating on departmental initiatives ranging from ETAC-ABET accreditation to program development.
A minimum of three years of relevant industrial experience that ties directly to the mechanical engineering technology curriculum. Baccalaureate and master's degree in mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering technology or a closely related field. Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or closely related field is preferred.
Possession of excellent written and oral communication skills.
The applicant will be evaluated by the following criteria: education, industrial experience, engineering/technology teaching experience, ability to communicate, participation in professional societies, certifications/licenses, and scholarly activities. While quality teaching is the primary responsibility, professional development, university service, student advisement, and scholarly ability are also required for promotion and tenure.
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All applicants are subject to a criminal, employment, and educational background check.
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