The Department of Civil and Mechanical Engineering within the School of Computing and Engineering (SCE) at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) is seeking applicants for a non-tenure-track faculty position in Civil or Mechanical Engineering at the Instructor level. For this non-tenure-track position, the candidate is expected to teach the CAD courses required for all engineering degrees with expertise in AutoCad and SolidWorks. The qualified candidate should also be familiar with 3-D printing (additive manufacturing). The position is a three-quarter time, nine-month appointment encompassing the academic year.
The successful candidate is expected to:
(1) Have a strong commitment to quality undergraduate engineering education
(2) Teach courses in the undergraduate CME program
(3) Maintain an outstanding record of educational and professional leadership
(4) Engage in departmental, school, and/or university service activities appropriate to the position
(5) Advance the goals and strategic plan of SCE and UMKC.
The CME Department offers BS degrees (ABET accredited), MS degrees, and participates in UMKC's interdisciplinary PhD program. More information about SCE and the CME Department are found at http://sce.umkc.edu/ . UMKC is located in the heart of Kansas City, a world-class engineering hub that is home to companies such as Black & Veatch, Burns & McDonnell, Garmin, and Honeywell that provide enriching educational partnerships for SCE students and faculty.
Master's Degree or Bachelor's/Engineering Technology degree equivalency and tested advanced expertise in CAD through training, industrial or other experience.
Full Time/Part Time
75% FTE, Benefits Eligible
Evaluation of applications will start immediately and will continue until the position fills. All applicants must apply on-line and include in one pdf file (not to exceed 8 MB) a cover letter highlighting qualifications, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement including teaching experience, and contact information of three references. For additional information contact Ms. Jane Vogl ( firstname.lastname@example.org ), Assistant to the Dean, School of Computing and Engineering, subject: CAD FAC SEARCH.
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