Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering Technology

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Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering Technology

Job ID: 220134
Location: Marietta, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 35,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status.

Department Information
The Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology is the second largest engineering college in Georgia with nearly 5,000 students. Students receive hands-on learning experiences from industry-expert faculty in the University's state-of-the-art facilities to produce Georgia's next generation of integrated engineers, with technical knowledge, intellectual depth, and experience in professional skills. With two programs in the Top 20 largest programs, the college has the third largest African American student enrollment among engineering colleges. Recently named among the 100 best engineering programs without a Ph.D. program in U.S. News & World Report. For more information related to the college, please visit the website at https://engineering.kennesaw.edu/index.php.

The Engineering Technology Department consists of 400 students and over 14 full-time faculty members who are committed to student success. The faculty are committed to delivering a nationally recognized program. Scholarship in the Department spans both industry- and government-funded research projects focused on practical application of engineering principles. The faculty have expertise in areas that include additive manufacturing, engineering materials, nondestructive testing, mechanism design, product development, prototyping, mechanical design of automated manufacturing systems, biomedical applications, engineering design graphics, as well as teaching and learning in
engineering education.

For more information related to the department, please visit the website at https://engineering.kennesaw.edu/engineering-technology/.

Job Summary
Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a ful-time, nine-month, non-tenure track Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering Technology faculty position beginning January 2021.

The primary responsibilities for the position include teaching and service work with an emphasis on enhancing the teaching mission of the Department.

The appointment is for 9-months but has the possibility of teaching opportunities in the summer. The teaching load is nine courses per academic year (fall and spring semesters). Courses are taught on the Marietta campus of Kennesaw State University and are offered during daytime and evening hours. Faculty are expected to teach in a variety of instructional modalities, including face-to-face, hybrid, and online.

Required Qualifications
Candidates must have earned a master's degree, or foreign equivalent, in Mechanical Engineering, or a related field. An earned doctoral degree in engineering or closely related field, or its foreign equivalent, is preferred. Significant relevant work experience, college level teaching, and online teaching are pluses.

The ideal candidate should have an area of specialization in engineering design graphics, mechanics, welding, machining, and/or manufacturing.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Industry experience and/or Professional Engineering license.
  • Experience teaching in various instructional modalities.

    Apply Before Date
    To guarantee consideration, applications must be received by October 9, 2020.

    Contact Information
    For questions about this faculty position opening, please contact the Department Chair, Associate Professor Dr. David W. Stollberg, P.E. ([email protected]).

    For more information or questions about a faculty job posting, please contact Academic Affairs at [email protected]. For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at 877-251-2644, or by email at [email protected].

    Conditions of Employment
    All applications must be submitted electronically. Required documents include:
    1. Letter of Application
    2. Current Curriculum Vitae
    3. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (Official transcripts due upon hire)
    4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
    5. List of names and contact information for three references

    Equal Employment Opportunity
    Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

    To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=43000&JobOpeningId=220134&PostingSeq=1

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    Job No:
    Posted: 2/11/2021
    Application Due: 2/11/2033
    Work Type: Full Time