Instructor/Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology
Rhodes State College
February 10, 2020
Competitive salary to commensu
Full Time - Experienced
Years of Experience:
Less than 2
4 Year Degree
This position reports to the Assistant Dean, Business, Technology and Public Service Division.
January 2, 2020 - May 6, 2020; Nine month annually renewable appointment.
The Instructor has the responsibility for developing curricula and teaching Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Technology courses for the Integrated Systems Technology Department. The candidate is expected to work collaboratively and effectively with industry and fellow colleagues of related disciplines. Specific duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Teach up to eighteen (18) contact hours weekly in assigned day, evening, or weekend courses. Able to teach alternative delivery modalities including flipped classes, cohort and hybrid course content.
Provide 10 office hours weekly for student advising, curriculum development, assessment activity, etc.
Provide 12 hours weekly of college and community service (committees, meetings, professional development, etc...).
Ability to learn new technologies and be a self-starter.
Assist the Chair with recommendations for hardware/software purchases, instructional scheduling, use of facilities and other related contractual items.
Assist with marketing projects and promotion of the College, BTPS and individual departments or programs through a variety of activities.
Instruct and facilitate classes and labs.
Maintain a close working relationship with industry and businesses, maintain a high visibility in the community, promote the MET and other programing with the division, stay current with latest technologies and incorporate into curriculum.
Assist with establishing goals, objectives and resources needed in the MET program.
Develop professionally by continuing to seek and learn new knowledge and skills in the MET and other associated areas.
Actively participate in divisional, college committee and related activities.
Be committed to implementation of the philosophy and conceptual framework of the BTPS Division and its programs.
Perform other similar duties as required.
Requires Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering Technology or related field required or equivalent work experience. A Masters degree is preferred. Working experience with Robotics, CNC AutoCAD, Inventor, Solid Works, and 3D printing technologies is preferred. In depth working knowledge of manufacturing and mechanical systems, demonstrated aptitude for teaching and training, and one year teaching experience preferred; should be customer and team oriented with ability to communicate and work with students, business and industry, faculty, staff and the general public.
Ability to interact positively with students and colleagues is essential. Must be committed to the two year college mission and quality instruction.
Internal Number: 20031
About Rhodes State College
Rhodes State College is a public, state-assisted institution of higher learning which is chartered to provide degree granting career education programs, non-credit workforce development, and consulting for business and industry. The college prepares students for entry into careers, develops the regional workforce through credit and non-credit occupational training, and offers curricular programs that prepare students for transfer completion baccalaureate programs at selected colleges and universities. With over 4,100 students, the college's core institutional values of integrity, caring, responsibility, respect, and quality guide its policies and practices.
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