Adjunct/Part-time Faculty; College of Engineering Senior Design Program

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Position NumberEPTF50Working TitleAdjunct/Part-time Faculty; College of Engineering Senior Design ProgramDivisionAcademic AffairsDepartmentCollege of Engineering (Col)Work UnitStudent Dev & Success Work LocationVariesVacancy Open ToAll CandidatesPosition DesignationAdjunct / Part-Time FacultyEmployment TypeTemporary - Part-timeHours per week2-4Work Schedule

Will vary based on project needs.

Pay Rate$1500 per project/per semesterMinimum Experience/Education

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering is required. Master’s Degree preferred, but UNC Charlotte would also consider work experience in the field in lieu of the Master’s degree. Candidate should have a base of technical knowledge and application experience in the Engineering field. Candidate must have a minimum of 10 years of experience in Industry in a technical capacity. Candidate should have experience in managing diverse, multi-disciplinary engineering teams. Candidates must have an interest and passion for mentoring and developing students.

Departmental Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education:Duties and Responsibilities

UNC Charlotte is accepting applications for adjunct or part-time faculty. These positions are temporary and usually involve teaching a particular course or courses for a particular semester. These positions are temporary and do not accrue benefits.

Responsibilities of this position is to serve as a faculty mentor and grading instructor for College of Engineering Senior Design Projects. In this role, the position will perform the following duties:
•Work with an Industry Project Supporter to understand fully the scope of the senior design project they are assigned to as Faculty Mentor
•Mentor diverse, multi-disciplinary student teams for Senior Design I and Senior Design II courses
•Meet weekly with student team and mentor them to ensure that the project stays on track and meets the desired outcomes of the College of Engineering for the academic course requirements and the Industry Supporter for the defined scope.
•Escalate academic or industry supporter issues to Senior Design Committee Chair/Director ISL as appropriate to facilitate student achievement and industry supporter satisfaction with the Senior Design Program.
•Promptly grade students according to the course syllabus and grading templates using the CANVAS software package. Training in the use of this tool and grading procedures will be provided.
•Work with Senior Design Committee Chair and ISL Director to handle any issues that arise in order to produce successful teams and results.
•Maintain positive relations with industry supporters to encourage continued participation by industry supporters with the Senior Design Program and the College of Engineering.
•Attend all Project team events that occur on campus or at the Industry Supporter. Examples of these events are weekly team meetings, data gathering visits to industry supporters, design reviews and Expos.

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. Applicants subject to criminal background check.

Other Work/ResponsibilitiesNecessary Licenses or Certifications

PE Certification a plus but not required.

Proposed Hire Date10/21/2019Expected Length of Assignment6-7 MonthsPosting Open Date09/18/2019Posting Close Date10/04/2019Special Notes to Applicants

All finalists will be required to provide an official transcript.

All finalists will be subject to a criminal background check.

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Posted: 9/19/2019
Application Due: 10/4/2019
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