Engineering Professor

Engineering Professor
San Joaquin Delta Community College District


$51,912.00 - $106,386.00 Annually

Stockton, CA

Job Type
Full Time

Applied Science, Business & Technology

Job Number

10/9/2017 5:00 PM Pacific

Under the general supervision of the Division Dean of Applied Science, Business and Technology, the Associate Professor/Professor of Engineering teaches organized classes primarily in the Engineering discipline; the primary responsibility is to teach 15 units (per term) in the assigned discipline.

Responsibilities and Duties
1. Instruct courses in Engineering in accordance with credit course outlines approved by the Board of Trustees.
2. Maintain expertise in current teaching methods, discipline knowledge, and discipline specific technologies.
3. Assist students in achieving stated course objectives. Evaluate the progress of each student and notify students in need of counseling services and/or tutorial assistance. Track student learning outcomes and maintain records of student learning outcomes.
4. Participate in the departmental process of curriculum review, modification, and the assessment of student learning outcomes in order to make the program successful.
5. Support the Division Dean in cooperating with campus and community groups to provide programs, courses, and information relevant to the needs of the students and various programs.
6. Coordinate with other faculty in the selection of textbooks, audiovisual and other instructional materials.
7. Complete various reporting procedures as required for student evaluation, course reporting, equipment and supply purchases and tracking, and budget development.
8. Assist the Division Dean in the preparation of required reports by providing requested information.
9. Attend various departmental, divisional and campus-wide activities and events as required.
10. Plan and complete approved professional development flex activities each semester.
11. Perform other necessary duties as assigned by the Division Dean and as outlined in Board Policy.


  • Master's in any field of engineering OR Bachelor's in any of the above AND Master's in mathematics, physics, computer science, chemistry, or geology OR the equivalent.

    (NOTE: A Bachelor's in any field of engineering with a professional engineer's license is an alternative qualification for this discipline, pursuant to title 5, section 53410.1.)
  • Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.

  • Experience in teaching postsecondary courses in civil, electrical, industrial, or mechanical Engineering.
  • Earned doctorate or terminal degree in Engineering.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt teaching strategies and techniques to different levels of students' ability and learning styles.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt teaching strategies and techniques to students from different cultures and ethnic groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to use innovative and creative teaching techniques and equipment, including the use of multimedia hardware and software and on-line instructional techniques.
  • Demonstrated leadership in developing curriculum for discipline specific courses and/or programs.
  • Demonstrated leadership, ability, and desire to stay current in the field.
  • Demonstrated leadership and ability to work with business and industry in order to coordinate the educational program with the needs of the community.
  • Interest in or knowledge of teaching online and other distance education courses.
  • Interest in or knowledge of teaching courses in a large lecture setting.
  • Ability to teach dimensioning in accordance with the ASME standards.
  • Ability to use AutoCAD and parametric solid modeling software for preparing two and three- dimensional engineering drawings.
  • Ability to teach students the required steps for designing lighting, plumbing and mechanical systems in accordance with the Uniform Building Codes, ICBO Codes, CBC Codes.
  • Ability to teach basic surveying theory and techniques.
  • Ability to teach the preparation of civil engineering structural and site drawings using AutoCAD or similar technology.
  • Ability to teach basic engineering concepts in introductory courses.
  • Ability to teach statics and strength of materials

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