Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor - Tenure Track Location:
Centralia College Regular/Temporary:
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Centralia College is located on a 30-acre campus in the heart of Centralia, Washington and has been serving students in the Lewis County region since 1925. As a comprehensive community college, Centralia College offers academic transfer and workforce programs, as well as adult basic education, ELL, and personal enrichment classes. The college also offers four Bachelor of Applied Science degrees: Information Technology - Application Development, Diesel Technology, Applied Management (Business), and Teacher Education.
In addition to the main campus in Centralia, Centralia College East in Morton is a smaller site that serves the needs of students in east Lewis County. Since the college is committed to the success of all students, Centralia College also provides educational programs at two corrections centers in southwest Washington - Garrett Heyns Education Center located in Shelton, Washington and Cedar Creek Corrections Center located in Littlerock, Washington. In total, the college serves more than 7,000 students annually. For more than 90 years, several generations of Lewis County residents have looked to Centralia College for their education and training needs.
For more information on Centralia College and what it can do for you, please call 360-736-9391 or visit www.centralia.edu.
The Mechanical Engineering professor will teach first and second-year Electronics, Robotics, and Automation classes, as well as, classes within the Industrial Trades Pathway.
Duties and Responsibilities
The instructor will participate in professional and community and regional service activities, provide curriculum and program development, advise students, participate in college activities, attend faculty and committee meetings, and perform other duties as assigned.
Master’s degree in an Engineering related field or equivalent education and experienceTwo years of relevant work experience.Proficiency in the following fields of study:DC and AC electronics and circuit troubleshootingCircuit prototyping and basic printed circuit board designSemiconductor technology and devicesAllen Bradley and Siemens PLC and automation technology and softwareFanuc or another industrial robot programmingDigital circuit designMicroprocessor and wireless communication programmingRepair and maintenance of electronic and automation equipment
Demonstrated ability to teach college classes.Demonstrated ability to develop and teach courses with online content.Demonstrated ability to participate in professional and community services activities.Demonstrated ability to serve the needs of students who represent a broad spectrum of ages, abilities, ethnicity, education and cultural backgrounds.Demonstrated ability to work with and advise students.
Conditions of Employment This is a full-time, tenure track faculty appointment with employment expected to begin Fall 2021, subject to state legislative funding. The State of Washington provides a comprehensive benefits package for all state employees.Centralia College faculty are represented by the Centralia College Federation of Teachers, Local No. 4469, AFT/AAFL-CIO.DEADLINE:
The screening committee will begin their review on August 9, 2021. Position is open until filled.Compensation
Placement on the established faculty salary schedule is dependent upon education and teaching experience.Application Process
Interested candidates may apply by submitting the following items:
Online ApplicationCover Letter that addresses your interest in the position and ability to perform the responsibilities described in this announcement.Detailed résumé of all educational and professional experience that demonstrates how you meet the qualifications.
List of at least three professional references
with contact information. References are typically contacted after interviews.Eligibility to Work
If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.
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