Assistant Professor of Mechanical & Electrical Engineering

Alfred, Allegany County
Jan 23, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

Company Description:

Nestled in a beautiful valley in the western Southern Tier of New York State, Alfred State College has a long tradition of attracting the finest faculty and staff and offers outstanding educational opportunities in more than 70 programs. Project-based learning is a cornerstone of our Alfred State culture. When students work on real-world problems, they learn how to think, not what to think.

Job Description:

Alfred State College seeks qualified applicants for a ten month, tenure track position in the ETAC-ABET accredited Electrical Engineering Technology Program.   This position focuses on teaching, laboratory work and project-based learning.  The department is interested in individuals who have a passion for relating engineering theory to practical application, enabling students to “learn by doing.”  A start date of August 2014 is required. The Department will consider applicants with expertise in power systems, energy conversion technologies, or embedded systems.

Position Responsibilities:

* Teaching a variety of undergraduate electrical engineering technology courses in both lecture and laboratory settings in which professors are responsible for all aspects of courses from laboratory set-up to grading and assessment.

* Advising and recruiting students for the program and overseeing senior and club project activities.

* Collaborating on team initiatives ranging from ETAC-ABET accreditation to program development.  


Minimum Qualifications:

A minimum of three years of relevant domestic industrial experience that tie directly to the electrical engineering  technology curriculum.
Baccalaureate and master’s degree in electrical engineering, electrical engineering technology or a closely related field, doctorate preferred.

Possession of excellent written and oral communication skills with a strong command of the English language.

The overall performance will be evaluated by the following:  education, industrial experience, engineering/technology experience, ability to communicate, participation in professional societies, certifications/licenses, and scholarly activities.  While quality teaching is the primary responsibility professional development, university service,student advisement and scholarly ability are also required for promotion and tenure.

Additional Information:

Pursuant to University policy, Alfred State College is committed to ensuring equal employment, education opportunity, and equal access to services, programs, and activities without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, gender characteristics, marital status, veteran status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or ex-offender status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the University community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely based upon a protected characteristic.

All applicants are subject to drug and criminal background checks.

Applicants interested in positions may access the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the College at Crime statistics are reported in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Applicants may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the SUNY Alfred State College University Police Department at 607-587-3999.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants must complete the required application, submit a cv and a letter of interest.  Also 3 professional references at the time of application.