This is a nine-month non-tenure track position starting August, 2018. The academic year is from August 16th to May 15th.
Ability to teach manufacturing processes, including metal fabrication (e.g., CNC milling and turning, casting, and sheet metal), plastics manufacturing techniques (e.g., extruding, injection molding, thermoforming), and basic wood manufacturing methods. Also, ability to teach intermediate and advanced constraint-based sold modeling.
Academic preparation and work experience in one or more of the following areas preferred: manufacturing, constraint-based solid modeling, plastics technology, power technology.
Additional experience in one of the following areas is desirable: project management, power technology, Arduino programming, Lean manufacturing, quality control.
Teach courses in Engineering Technology. Primary teaching assignments include hands-on courses in manufacturing processes, constraint-based solid modeling, plastics technology, and fundamentals of power technology.
Advise students in the Engineering Technology Club.
Participate in program curriculum development initiatives.
Participate in departmental meetings, activities, and events.
Miscellaneous lab maintenance and improvement activities.
Earned Master’s degree in Industrial Technology, Engineering Technology, Industrial Automation, or related area.
Internal Number: 0710686
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