ENGINEERING INSTRUCTOR - TENURE TRACK
Posting Number: 18-00092
Job Title: ENGINEERING INSTRUCTOR - TENURE TRACK
Position Type: Full Time Faculty
Department: C - Engineering
Months: 10 Month
Pay Grade Level: $56,229 (Class I, Step 6) - $114,088 (VII, Step 30)
Starting Pay Rate: $56,229 (Class I, Step 6) - $85,393 (VII, Step 10)
Shift Differntial: None
Required Applicant Documents: Resume
Supplemental Materials 1
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants, interested in applying to this position must submit all of the required application materials by the closing deadline.
1) Complete District Academic Application.
2) Complete and current resume/ C.V.
3) 1-2 page cover letter addressing how the applicant meets the necessary qualifications for this position.
4) Official or unofficial transcripts.
*note* If you have a degree from a college or university outside of the UNITED STATES, you must have your coursework evaluated by a professional association. Please visit our Human Resources page for more information.
5) Supplemental Materials 1 CLICK HERE FOR SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS 1.
Do not submit letters of recommendation or other supporting documents which we did not ask for at this time.
All materials must be submitted by the closing deadline.
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Closing Date: 04-22-2019
Job Summary: Cuyamaca College seeks talented and dedicated candidates to apply for our faculty positions who share our strategic vision focused on student success and equity. With a remarkably diverse student body, we especially seek candidates with a record of successful teaching and mentoring of students of all backgrounds. Cuyamaca College is proud to be recognized in California for its equity-minded and innovative approaches that facilitate clear educational and career pathways for our students. Situated on a tree-studded, 165-acre oasis, Cuyamaca College is also among the most picturesque campuses in beautiful San Diego County. Built in 1978, Cuyamaca College celebrates 40 years of excellence this year, now serving approximately 10,000 students. If this opportunity sounds like the right fit for you, we encourage you to apply and join a stellar team of colleagues to lead us into the future.
Regular/contract instructors participate in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of educational programs, courses and other experiences that will directly result in the educational growth of the students and support advancement of the vision, missions and values of the college and District. This position will entail teaching lecture and laboratory courses in Engineering for both Engineering majors and general education students. The successful candidate will also have responsibility for maintaining and continuing to grow a state-of-the-art Engineering program for the Science & Engineering department, and will include development, implementation and articulation of curriculum, development of facilities, and obtaining and participating in existing department grants. Cuyamaca College is a Guided Pathways college and the successful candidate will be expected to actively support a Guided Pathways approach to support student success. The department has a commitment to the use of active learning methods and technology in education and to integration of curriculum between related scientific disciplines whenever possible. It is expected that the person in this position will help to expand the department in this area. This position may include a combination of day and evening assignments, large lectures and small seminars, and is being offered by a college strongly committed to the "open door" concept serving a diverse student population. Instructors will be expected to perform other duties consistent with their faculty job description as stated in the faculty contract.
CHARACTERISTICS OF ASSIGNMENT
1.Teach lecture and laboratory classes in Engineering for engineering majors including Introduction to Engineering, Statics, Dynamics, Electric Circuits, Materials, Engineering Computer Applications, Engineering Graphics, and Digital Design.
2.Develop curricula and innovative teaching materials for engineering and closely related courses.
3.Participate in Department of Science & Engineering planning and decision-making including preparation and implementation of operational, planning, growth and budgetary strategies.
4.Participate in the college's shared governance process and serve on college committees.
5.Assist with articulation of courses with transfer institutions.
6.Advise and mentor students in the engineering program on a broad range of topics including degree requirements, strategies for academic success and career opportunities in engineering.
7.Provide academic assistance to students in the engineering program outside of normal class hours and demonstrate a willingness to work with and motivate these students, through activities such as club sponsorship, supervision of independent projects and development of workshops to better prepare students for academic success.
Minimum Qualifications: SEE "SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS" SECTION BEFORE APPLYING.
APPLICANTS MUST MEET ONE OF THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:
1. Master's degree in any field of Engineering; OR
2. Bachelor's degree in any field of Engineering AND a Master's degree in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Chemistry, or Geology;
3. A Bachelor's degree in any field of engineering AND a professional engineer's license; OR
4. The equivalent. If you are applying base on "the equivalent", you will need to complete an Equivalency Determination Form.
CLICK HERE FOR EQUIVALENCY DETERMINATION FORM.
This form MUST be submitted as part of the application procedures.
1.Academic preparation in at least four of the following engineering topic areas: Statics, Dynamics, Electric Circuits, Materials, Engineering Computer Applications, Digital Design, Engineering Graphics and Introduction to Engineering at the college transfer level.
2.Experience teaching engineering at the college level; or experience teaching closely related courses with experience as a practicing engineer.
3.Experience using and a demonstrated ability to teach with equipment that supports and emphasize knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to maintain a successful engineering career in a research or industry environment.
4.Demonstrated commitment to remain current in the field of engineering.
5.Demonstrated ability to apply current STEM learning theory to design, assess and teach innovative, multi-modal, student centered curricula including active learning methods, cross-disciplinary approaches, and/or the use of problem-based case studies and original research problems in engineering.
6.Excellent oral and written communication skills.
7.The ability to work both independently and with teams of colleagues at all levels.
8.Demonstrated skills and experience in designing curricula responsive to the needs and interests of first-generation college students and students from historically underrepresented groups in STEM.
9.Ability to provide academic assistance to students in the engineering program outside of normal class hours and a willingness to work with and motivate these students, through activities such as club sponsorship, supervision of independent projects and development of workshops to better prepare students for academic success and others.
Preferred Qualifications: OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:
1.Experience teaching college transfer level Engineering courses including as many of the following topic areas as possible: Statics, Dynamics, Electric Circuits, Materials, Engineering Computer Applications, Digital Design, Engineering Graphics and Introduction to Engineering at the college transfer level.
2.Ability to infuse modern engineering technologies into the curriculum.
3.Experience developing instructional curriculum including laboratory exercises with an emphasis in hands on project-driven work.
4.A demonstrated desire to support overall growth and success of both the engineering discipline and Science & Engineering department.
5.Experience advising and mentoring students in the engineering program on a broad range of topics including degree requirements, strategies for academic success, and career opportunities in engineering.
6.Commitment to a Guided Pathways approach to student success
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General Employment Information: Information provided by the applicant, other than that requested for statistical purposes by the Employment Services Office, which indicates candidate's gender, age, ethnicity, religious preference, etc. will be removed from the application. All submitted materials become District property and cannot be returned.
BENEFITS: The District provides an excellent health and welfare benefits package to its employees. We take care of our employees and have continued to offer medical, dental and vision coverage to eligible employees and their dependents at no charge for any of the plans we offer.The Grossmont Cuyamaca Community College District also provides membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) or the State Teachers' Retirement System (STRS).
Cuyamaca College has a child development center on-site for kids 18 months to 5 years of age. Faculty and staff are welcome to use the CDC based on availability; please talk to the CDC to find out more!
Under Federal Law, employers are required to verify that all new employees are eligible for employment in the United States. Prior to appointment to a position, you must present acceptable proof of your identity and authorization to work in the United States.
NOTE: Offers of employment are contingent upon successful pre-placement physicals and fingerprint clearance. A $32.00 processing fee plus Live Scan fee will be required. Employee's must also sign up for Payroll Direct Deposit.
Candidates invited for interview who must travel distances greater than 75 miles (one-way) from the interview site will be reimbursed up to $250 for travel.
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GCCCD is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX employer.
Posting Date: 02-20-2019
Quicklink for Posting: jobs.gcccd.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=52127
Date Job Commences: Fall 2019