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Lecturer

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applications may be submitted online at: http://www.jobs.mtu.postings/4920. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must submit a cover letter confirming their interest in the Electrical Engineering Technology faculty position and available start date. A description of how the applicant meets the required qualifications for the position and a detailed resume. Applicants will be asked for the names and contact information for three current references. Letters of reference will be solicited for candidates that make the final selection.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Lecturer
Department School of Technology
Location Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Position Type Faculty
Full-time/ Part-time Full-time
Full-Time Equivalent (1.0=100%) 1.0
Appointment Term 9 Month
Pay Type Salary Basis
Title of Position Supervisor Dean, School of Technology

Position Summary Information

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Description Summary

Michigan Technological University, a nationally recognized leader in science and engineering education and research, invites applications for a non-tenure-track faculty position in the ETAC-ABET accredited Electrical Engineering Technology program within the School of Technology starting August 2017. Our goal is to attract world-class faculty to enrich the educational experience of our bright, motivated, and adventurous students. Michigan Tech is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)

Develop and teach undergraduate classes and laboratories.

Create innovative instructional materials and laboratory experiences.

Participate in program assessment activity related to accreditation.

Perform student advising and other departmental service.

Apply safety-related knowledge, skills, and practices to everyday work.

Commit to learning about continuous improvement strategies and applying them to everyday work.

Required Education (minimum requirements)

Master’s degree in electrical, computer, or a closely-related engineering or engineering technology field from an accredited institution.

Required Experience (minimum requirements)

Evidence of effective teaching.

Motivation to develop partnerships with industry.

Evidence of three years of relevant industrial experience.

Demonstrate technical expertise to teach fundamental courses such as digital electronics, communications, electrical machinery, electronics, and circuits.

Capable of teaching a variety electrical engineering technology courses in the areas of controls, computer architecture, embedded systems, instrumentation, LabVIEW, PLC, and industrial automation.

Desirable Education and/or Experience
Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities (minimum requirements)

Evidence of strong oral and written communication, computer, and presentation skills.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities
Work Environment and/or Physical Demands

The work environment is that of a typical office and/or classroom setting. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

Required Training and Other Conditions of Employment

Every employee at Michigan Technological University will receive the
following 3 required training; additional training may be required by the department.

Required University Training:
• Employee Safety Overview
• Anti-Harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation Training
• Annual Data Security Training

Background Check:
Offers of employment are contingent upon and not considered finalized until the required background check has been performed and the results received and assessed.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 16313
Posting Type Internal & External Posting
Internal Posting Date 11/10/2016
External Posting Date 11/10/2016
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants (if applicable)

Applications may be submitted online at: http://www.jobs.mtu.postings/4920.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants must submit a cover letter confirming their interest in the Electrical Engineering Technology faculty position and available start date. A description of how the applicant meets the required qualifications for the position and a detailed resume.

Applicants will be asked for the names and contact information for three current references. Letters of reference will be solicited for candidates that make the final selection.

Additional Information

Information about the School of Technology, along with the curriculum and course descriptions, can be found on-line at: http://www.mtu.edu/technology/.

Michigan Tech is an internationally renowned doctoral research university located in Houghton, MI in Michigan’s scenic Upper Peninsula, on the south shore of Lake Superior. The area provides a unique setting where natural beauty, culture, education, and a diversity of residents from around the world come together to share a superb living and learning experience.

Michigan Tech is an ADVANCE institution, one of a select group of universities in receipt of NSF funds in support of our commitment to increase diversity and the participation and advancement of women in STEM.

Michigan Tech also has a Dual Career Program which assists departments with partner orientation to the university and community and identification of possible positions for partners.

Michigan Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Educational Institution/Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes proving equal opportunity for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Experience Qualification Statement
  3. Resume or Curriculum Vita
Optional Documents