Specialist - Teacher, College of Engineering

United States, North America
Jul 03, 2014

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Position Information

Posting Number: 9372

Internal Posting Date: 07-01-2014

Internal Closing Date: Open Until Filled

External Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Review of Applications begins on: 05-31-2014

Job Title: Specialist - Teacher

Position Title/Rank:

Multiple Position Numbers

Multiple Position Numbers No

Major Administrative Unit/College: College of Engineering

Primary Department: 10016576 MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

Position Employee Group: Fixed Term Academic Staff-FAS

Appointment Basis: Academic Year, 9 month

Appointment Status: Fixed Term Academic Staff

Employment %: 100


Work Hours:

Varied Work Hours (if applicable):

Project Tech/Flexible Appointment/Off-Date Information (if applicable):

Faculty: Salary Range
Support Staff: Pay Minimum
$50,000.00 - $65.000.00

If flex, dates of annual flex leave:

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Position Summary: The Michigan State University Department of Mechanical Engineering invites applications for a fixed term teaching specialist position in mechanical engineering. This is a limited-term position with a three-year appointment. This position is renewable depending upon the teaching needs of the Department, availability of funds, and performance. The primary duties of this position are teaching and service. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching academic-year offerings of the ME capstone design class and mechanical engineering undergraduate courses in machine design, kinematics, manufacturing, dynamics, vibrations and controls as needed. The anticipated teaching load will be three courses per semester during the academic year.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications
Support Staff: Minimum Requirements
A master's degree in Mechanical Engineering or closely equivalent. The candidate must have the ability to communicate with undergraduate students effectively and teach mechanical engineering courses that include undergraduate courses in machine design, kinematics, manufacturing, dynamics, vibrations, controls. Brief descriptions of current offerings in these areas can be found in www.egr.msu.edu/me/course-syllabi

Typing Requirements (wpm):

Desired Qualifications: Teaching experience in engineering.

Summary of Health Risks and Physical Demands (if applicable):

Required Applicant Documents: Resume/CV
Cover Letter
Learning Philosophy

Optional Applicant Documents: Other Document
Other Document 2
Other Document 3

Number of Reference Letters Required: See Special Instructions

Special Instructions to Applicants: Review of applications will begin on May 31, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be received before the date when review of applications begins. Applicants must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching, and contact information for three references.

Department Website Address: www.egr.msu.edu/me

Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair: Ronald Averill/Associate Professor/averillr@msu.edu

If flex, dates of annual flex leave:

If flexible appointment, indicate end date of annual flex leave:

If flex, number of months worked per year

Union Affiliation Union