Location: Alfred, NY Category: Faculty Posted On: Thu Nov 7 2019 Job Description:
Alfred State, SUNY College of Technology, seeks qualified applicants for an Assistant Professor position in the ETAC-ABET accredited Mechanical 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 2020 is required. The position could involve teaching courses in thermodynamics, control systems, statics, and dynamics, among other topics.
Teaching a variety of undergraduate mechanical 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.
Opportunities exist to recruit students for the program, oversee senior projects, and advise club project activities.
Collaborating on departmental initiatives ranging from ETAC-ABET accreditation to program development.
A minimum of three years of relevant industrial experience that ties directly to the mechanical engineering technology curriculum. Baccalaureate and master's degree in mechanical engineering, mechanical engineering technology or a closely related field. Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or closely related field is preferred.
Possession of excellent written and oral communication skills.
The applicant will be evaluated by the following criteria: education, industrial experience, engineering/technology teaching 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.
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 a criminal, employment, and educational background check.
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About Alfred State College of Technology
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. As a result, Alfred State has a 99% employment and transfer rate. Many of our programs lead to internships with area companies. We also offer job placement services and very active academic advising and counseling. In our most recent placement survey, 99% of our graduates either found jobs or went on to pursue four-year degrees.Being well-prepared and work-ready gives ASC students a significant head start on life and in their professional careers. Employees consistently marvel at how ASC graduates are able to hit the ground running; making an ASC degree worth more in the marketplace.