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Temp PT Instructors, Applied Engineering & Technology Management, Occupational Safety & Environmental Health, Automation and Robotics Engineering Technology, Manufacturing Engineering Technology; Technology & Engineering Education (Unsolicited)
Millersville University


Department: Applied Engineering, Safety and Technology
Nature of Position: Temporary, part-time

Job Summary/Basic Function
Millersville University occasionally needs temporary, part-time instructors in its Applied Engineering, Safety and Technology department.

The purpose of this posting is to generate a pool of qualified faculty. Applications submitted will be reviewed on an as needed basis based on enrollment. Anyone meeting the qualifications may be contacted for an interview and potentially hired when a need exists. In the event that you are interviewed but not immediately hired, your application will remain in the departments pool of qualified faculty.

Applicants will teach undergraduate and graduate technical courses in one or more of the following areas: computer-aided drafting and design; production materials and processes; printing and packaging technology; graphic communication management; occupational safety and environmental health; industrial hygiene; robotics; energy, power and transportation; industrial controls and automation; construction technology; construction project management; bio-related technology; and technical management to include quality assurance. Courses include both a lecture and laboratory component.

Please see our web site for course descriptions and program information: https://www.millersville.edu/aest
In addition to teaching, there is an expectation for scholarship and service commensurate with the assignment.
Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications as well as aligned with the details contained in the Collective Bargaining Agreement and the Millersville University Promotion Statement.

Minimum qualifications required to be considered for appointment at the rank of instructor include having an earned masters degree in occupational safety & environmental health or related field.

A complete application comprises the following:

  • A Cover Letter summarizing how the applicant's education and experience match the required qualifications of the position.
  • A current Curriculum Vitae or professional resume.
  • Copies of registrar-issued unofficial transcripts for all degrees conferred and in progress (the successful candidate will be required to provide registrar-issued official transcripts from the issuing institution(s) directly to the Provost's Office by the start date).
  • Two current letters of reference dated within the last 12 months (applicant to submit names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of individuals who will be contacted to upload current letters of reference directly to a confidential website).



Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Applicants are encouraged to submit their application materials far enough in advance of the closing date to allow time for their references to respond. If you choose to provide additional documentation, please upload these items as optional documents.

Please do not link your application to the position until you have uploaded all of the required documents and any optional documents you want to provide. You will not be able to change the materials submitted or upload any new additional materials, after the application process has been completed and you receive a confirmation number.

Located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Millersville University of Pennsylvania is one of the 10 public universities of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education. Our pillars of distinction include exceptionally strong student-faculty relationships, numerous programs of distinction, a beautiful campus and vibrant location, and successful job placement for our students. Our students' success, both inside and outside of the classroom, is our highest priority, and we provide numerous opportunities to facilitate their academic, personal, and social growth and development. Almost 70 baccalaureate programs are available for our 6,000 students to find their path.. Approximately one thousand graduate students enroll in 21 master's and three doctoral programs. Our faculty are highly respected in their fields and dedicated to the success of students in the classroom, research labs, and in campus life. Over 66,000 alumni live in all 50 states and in 72 countries around the world. We seek individuals who embrace and value our EPPIIC values of exploration, public mission, professionalism, inclusion, integrity, and compassion.

At Millersville University we are committed to fostering a learning and working environment that promotes diversity to foster a climate of inclusion. EPPIIC values and the principles of Inclusive Excellence are an essential part of the foundation for our learning and working environment. Millersville University is an equal opportunity employer and, in compliance with federal and state laws and university policy, is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

The State System Employee Benefits Summary for faculty can be found at: https://www.passhe.edu/inside/HR/LR/Documents/APSCUF_July2019-June2023.pdf.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree plus 15 semester hours of graduate credit in a field relevant to area of application.
  • Applicants should hold a baccalaureate or graduate degree in industrial technology, an engineering discipline, engineering technology, architecture, computer aided drafting and design, construction management, technology education, occupational safety and environmental health, or a related area.
  • Experience supervising, maintaining, and improving a technology laboratory facility; and a willingness, ability and commitment to teach in a lab-based learning environment.
  • Three years professional experience with documented effectiveness in teaching or training.
  • Willingness and commitment to teach in a laboratory-based, hands-on teaching/learning environment.
  • Proficiency in the application of information technology relevant to the teaching and learning process.
  • Evidence of commitment to serve diverse populations.
  • Commitment to promote a safe and healthy learning and research environment.
  • Commitment to the involvement in and support of student organizations.
  • Verifiable ability to work cooperatively with colleagues.
  • Successful interview.
  • Successful teaching demonstration.
  • Successful completion of three background checks.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in a field relevant to the area of application
  • Industrial experience.
  • Prior college-level teaching experience.


Job Description
TEACHING AND PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:The Millersville University Applied Engineering, Safety & Technology Department is committed to creating inclusive, accessible, and equitable learning environments and emphasizes active and learner-focused approaches to instruction.

Applicants will teach undergraduate and graduate technical courses in one or more of the following areas: computer-aided drafting and design; production materials and processes; printing and packaging technology; graphic communication management; occupational safety and environmental health; industrial hygiene; robotics; energy, power and transportation; industrial controls and automation; construction technology; construction project management; bio-related technology; and technical management to include quality assurance. Courses include both a lecture and laboratory component.

Please see our web site for course descriptions and program information: https://www.millersville.edu/aest
Part-time faculty members shall maintain a prorated number of office hours each week, at a minimum of twenty-five (25) minutes for each workload hour taught, at such days, times and locations as will accommodate the needs of the students.

This position requires in-person instruction on Millersville University’s campus. This position is contingent upon sufficient enrollments in assigned classes.

For details, please see:The CBA, Article 12.B.1, Effective teaching and fulfillment of professional responsibilities (p. 27);
CONTINUING SCHOLARLY GROWTH AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT and SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY AND/OR COMMUNITY:
In addition to teaching, there is an expectation for scholarship and service commensurate with the assignment.
OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:
Other reasonable duties assigned within the faculty member’s field of competence.
PERFORMANCE REVIEW / EVALUATIONS:
  • Please see the CBA, Article 12, Performance Review and Evaluation of Faculty (pp. 27-39).



DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION: The Department of Applied Engineering, Safety & Technology is comprised of 13 faculty members, one full-time and one half-time secretary, two full-time laboratory technicians, and 450 students collectively majoring or minoring in Applied Engineering & Technology Management (AETM), Occupational Safety and Environmental Health (OSEH), Automation and Robotics Engineering Technology (ARET), Manufacturing Engineering Technology (MFET), Technology & Engineering Education (TECE) and a graduate program in Technology and Innovation. Technology & Engineering Education teacher preparation is for those interested in becoming Technology & Engineering Education Teachers at the K-12 levels; the Occupational Safety & Environmental Health major is offered for those seeking to become occupational safety & health professionals; our Automation and Intelligent Robotics is for those students with a keen interest in advanced robotics, industrial automation and programming applications; Manufacturing Engineering Technology is a very technical program that serves students with interest in the manufacturing industry. It includes coursework in materials & processes, manufacturing, drafting & design and automation. Lastly, our Applied Engineering and Technology Management program is for students whose career paths take them towards applied engineering and management professions.

Osburn Hall, a dedicated facility for the Department, houses its classrooms, state-of-the-art laboratories and offices. This campus center for the study of applied engineering, safety and technology is organized according to technology clusters. The Production cluster includes facilities for materials and processes including a complete wood technology laboratory, polymers and ceramics laboratory as well as a complete metallic materials laboratory.

Essential Functions
  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
  • Ability to:
    • sit or stand while teaching.
    • speak clearly.
    • communicate via writing exceptionally well
    • understand verbal communication (read and understand verbal messages).
    • use construction tools safely.
    • move to and from campus buildings, offices, classrooms and stage areas.
    • climb ladders.
    • stoop or bend to pick things up.


  • Must be able to lift/pull/push up to 10 pounds without assistance.
    • lift student paper bundles, small boxes, scene shop equipment and materials.
  • Must be able to occasionally lift/pull/push heavier items with assistance.
  • Teach courses face-to-face and online if necessary at the higher education level using lectures, demonstrations, class discussion, using online tools and/or equipment and/or other appropriate tools appropriate modes of education delivery.
  • Able to record and calculate grades, prepare course outline and syllabus, develop course and lesson plans, engage in the selection of appropriate textbooks and other teaching aids necessary to the delivery of instruction.
  • Use computer for email, obtain information on websites, prepare class documents, grade papers, submit final grades online and other duties related to teaching and advising students and serving the department, college, university and community.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risks.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard and mouse.


To apply, please visit: https://jobs.millersville.edu/postings/11179








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Located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Millersville University of Pennsylvania is one of the 14 public universities of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Our pillars of distinction include exceptionally strong student-faculty relationships, numerous programs of distinction, a beautiful campus and vibrant location, and successful job placement for our students. Our students’ success, both inside and outside of the classroom, is our highest priority, and we provide numerous opportunities to facilitate their academic, personal, and social growth and development. Almost 70 baccalaureate programs are available for our 6,600 students to find their path. Several of our programs are multidisciplinary in nature, combining science, technology, and art to create a more progressive degree. One thousand graduate students enroll in 21 master’s and three doctoral programs. Our faculty are highly respected in their fields and dedicated to the success of students in the classroom, research labs, and in campus life. Over 66,000 alumni live in all 50 states and in 72 countries around the world. We seek individuals who embrace and value our EPPIIC values of exploration, public mission, professionalism, inclusion, integrity, and compassion. 

At Millersville University we are committed to fostering a learning and working environment that promotes the intersectionality of diversity to foster a climate of inclusion.  Employing our EPPIIC values and the principles of Inclusive Excellence, we hold that an inclusive community is a core value that is an essential part of the foundation for our learning and working environment.  Millersville University is an equal opportunity employer and, in compliance with federal and state laws and university policy, is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.  Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.

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