Educator/Teaching Professor in Engineering Technology

  • Wichita State University
  • Wichita, KS
  • Jun 01, 2021
Full time Engineering & Applied Sciences

Job Description

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Position: Educator/Teaching Professor in Engineering Technology, Full-time, 9-month

The Department of Engineering Technology at Wichita State University invites you to apply for a teaching faculty position at the rank of Assistant Educator or Assistant Teaching Professor specializing in range of technology, innovation and foundational engineering and mechanical courses.

  • Develop and teach a range of technology, innovation and foundational engineering and mechanical courses.
  • Support laboratory development and experiential activities to enhance strong hands-on learning experiences.
  • Mentor and advise undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Provide program development and accreditation/assessment leadership.
  • Participate in recruitment and other service activities.
  • Graduate degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology or related discipline by hire date.

In lieu of a Master's degree, consideration will be given for individuals with BS degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, or related discipline by hire date and 8 years of industry or military industrial experience.

  • Demonstrated effective teaching at undergraduate or high school level
  • Demonstrated ability to engage with industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and/or lead multidisciplinary team members.
  • Candidate should have demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Appropriate background and experience consistent with the Engineering Educator/Instructor level.
  • Ability to teach new concepts at freshman level
  • Knowledge of hand and power tools typical of maker space
  • Demonstrated knowledge of curricula, software, and tools specific to material and mechanical devices discipline
  • Willingness to accommodate a variety of learning styles and strategies in instructional delivery and learning activities, including online and blended learning, flexible teaching methods, and applied learning approaches.
  • Terminal postgraduate degree relevant to engineering or related field.
  • 3+ Industry experience
  • 3+ years of teaching/training experience.
  • Experience advising undergraduate applied computing, engineering and engineering technology students.
  • Experience with students' recruitment and outreach activities.
  • Industrial experience in materials selection and mechanical design
  • All candidates for faculty positions should be able to demonstrate the ability to successfully educate and empower a diverse student population.
  • Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check as required by Board of Regents policy.

Wichita State University does not discriminate in its employment practices, educational programs or activities on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran.

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