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Lecturer - Non-Tenure Track - Department of Technology

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Job No: 512906
Work Type: On Campus
Location: Normal, Illinois

Title: Lecturer - Non-Tenure Track - Department of Technology

Employee Classification: Lecturer

Division Name: Academic Affairs

College/Unit: College of Applied Science and Technology

Department: Technology

Campus Location: Normal, IL

General Summary

The Department of Technology at Illinois State University is seeking an adjunct faculty to teach one section of the TEC 258 – Renewable Energy Technology Applications course from 4:00 PM – 5:50 PM on Mondays & Wednesdays during the Fall 2022 semester. This undergraduate lecture and lab class covers the analysis, selection, and implementation of cost-effective renewable energy technologies including solar and wind energy.

NTT faculty are expected to meet with your class regularly for the entire time scheduled (~4 hours per week) and be available to students outside of class for consultation by either maintaining regular posted office hours or by phone or other electronic medium (e.g. Zoom) etc. Consistent with ISU policy, there is no minimum requirement for office hours, however reasonable accessibility must be provided to students.

Additional Information

The Department of Technology at Illinois State University serves approximately 525 undergraduate majors, 85 graduate students, and is comprised of approximately 24 FTE faculty members, including tenure, tenure-track, full-time and part-time instructors. The faculty is dedicated to preparing individuals for leadership positions as management-oriented technology professionals and educators. Bachelor of Science programs are offered in Computer Systems Technology, Construction Management, Engineering Technology, Graphic Communications Technology, Sustainable & Renewable Energy and Technology & Engineering Education. The Master of Science in Technology provides areas of studies in Project Management, Quality Management & Analytics, and STEM Education & Leadership. Typical class sizes range from 20-24 students. Undergraduate programs hold discipline-based accreditations by ACCE, ACCGC, ATMAE, and CAEP.

Required Qualifications

1. Master's degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) field. Substantial work experience with Bachelor’s degree in lieu of a Master’s will be considered.

2. State law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position.

Desired Qualifications

1. Academic preparation and work experience in one or more of the following areas is preferred: sustainability, renewable energy, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, environmental engineering, or related field.

2. Additional experience in one of the following areas is desirable: teaching an introductory renewable energy course; design and operation of solar and wind energy generation systems.

Work Hours

Varies depending on class hours and office hours.

Functional Expectations

Must be able to complete the following with or without a reasonable accommodation:
1. Ability to effectively communicate on a daily basis.
2. Ability to conduct or attend meetings in various locations across campus.

Proposed Starting Date

08/16/2022

Salary Rate / Pay Rate

Pay is commensurate with qualification and experience, combined with an excellent benefits package.

Required Applicant Documents

1. Cover Letter
2. Reference List (at least three professional references and contact information)
3. Resume/C.V.

PLEASE NOTE: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"

Special Instructions for Applicants

All application materials must be submitted online. Application materials submitted via fax, email, or mail will not be accepted.

Please prepare in advance separate documents representing a cover letter, reference list (at least three professional references and contact information), and resume/C.V. to attach to this application.

Contact Information for Applicants

Human Resources

Clay Gruenwald
[email protected]

Important Information for Applicants

This position is subject to a criminal background investigation based on University Policy 3.1.30 and any offer of employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.

Application Opened: 01/25/2022 04:00 PM CST
Application Closes: Open until filled


Organization

About

Illinois State University, founded in 1857, is the oldest public university in Illinois. Illinois State is a co-educational, residential university committed to fostering a small-college atmosphere with large-university opportunities and promoting the highest academic standards in teaching, scholarship, and community service. Serving more than 20,000 students, our six colleges offer 178 undergraduate majors, 77 minors, 102 master’s programs, 18 doctoral degrees, and 42 certificate options. We have repeatedly been named a “Great Place to Work” by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Illinois State University is committed to and accountable for advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our mission.

Vision

Illinois State University, a first-choice public university, will be increasingly recognized as a national leader for educating high-achieving, motivated students who seek an individualized and transformative experience at an institution that:

  • Offers premier undergraduate and graduate programs that integrate traditional knowledge and methods with emerging ideas and innovations
  • Generates knowledge through high-quality research, scholarship, and creative activities
  • Supports student learning and development inside and outside of the classroom
  • Serves the region, state, nation, and world through its commitments to responsible stewardship, meaningful civic engagement, cultural enrichment, and the development of global citizens

Mission

We at Illinois State University work as a diverse community of scholars with a commitment to fostering a small-college atmosphere with large-university opportunities. We promote the highest academic standards in our teaching, scholarship, public service and the connections we build among them. We devote all of our resources and energies to creating the most supportive and productive community possible to serve the citizens of Illinois and beyond.

Values

Pursuit of Learning and Scholarship

Illinois State University works with students as partners in their educational development inside and outside of the classroom so that students come to appreciate learning as an active and lifelong process. The University contributes new knowledge through research, scholarship, and creative activities in which all students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to participate. Faculty members embrace a balanced teacher–scholar model that values their contributions as teachers (facilitators of learning) and scholars (creators and discoverers of knowledge and information). 

Individualized Attention

Illinois State University provides a supportive environment that places all learners at the center of teaching and scholarship. Innovative curricular and cocurricular programs, strong student-faculty-staff connections, and superior student services focus on each student as an individual. The University fosters academic and personal growth, recognizes unique educational aspirations, and acknowledges that each faculty and staff member is integral to student success.

Diversity

Illinois State University affirms and encourages community and a respect for differences by fostering an inclusive environment characterized by cultural understanding, ethical behavior, and social justice. The University supports a diverse faculty and staff who mentor a diverse student population. The University endeavors to provide opportunities for all students, staff, and faculty to participate in a global society.

Integrity

Illinois State University promotes an environment defined by the highest ethical standards. Leadership of the University is characterized by stability, adherence to shared values, collaborative decision making, and accountable stewardship of all university resources. Members of the University community work collaboratively through shared governance to ensure the success of the University and are dedicated to making ongoing improvements, always enhancing their contribution to Illinois State University and building on prior accomplishments. Teaching and learning, including research and creative activities, are conducted at the highest level of academic quality and integrity.

Civic Engagement

Illinois State University prepares students to be informed and engaged global citizens who will promote and further the goals of society. The University promotes active learning experiences through which students will gain an awareness and understanding of civic engagement as a lifelong responsibility. The University partners with business, industry, government, and educational entities providing leadership in local, statewide, national, and international initiatives; expanding service and outreach; and enhancing financial support for instructional, scholarly, and service activities.

Illinois State University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding affirmative action, nondiscrimination, and anti-harassment. Illinois State University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, order of protection, gender identity and expression, ancestry, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, unfavorable military discharge, or status as a veteran in employment, educational programs and activities, or admissions. Inquiries or complaints may be addressed by contacting the director of the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access by email at [email protected], by calling (309) 438-3383, or by mail at Illinois State University, Campus Box 1280, Normal, IL 61790.

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Telephone
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Location
Campus Box 1300
Illinois State University
Normal
Illinois
61790
United States
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