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Assistant Professor - Plastics Engineering Technology

E-appoint Tracking Number: ETECH009488

Job Type: Unclassified

Job Category: Faculty

Is position tenure earning: Yes

Position Department/Office: Plastics Engineering Technology

Appointment Duration: 9 Month

Position Responsibilities: The successful candidate for this position will be expected to: 1) teach undergraduate and graduate plastics industry related courses (lecture and laboratory), 2) advise and recruit students, 3) serve as an advisor and mentor to student professional organizations, 4) assist with program fund-raising, off-campus/online courses, workshops and seminars, 6) support development of instruction and industry engagement.

Minimum Requirements: Have a Doctorate (preferred) or a Masters in a field related to plastics engineering technology. Candidates with professional certifications/registration and a Masters will be considered. Have industrial experience, professional practice, and technologically current knowledge that support the field of instruction (minimum 3 years required). • Have a working knowledge of polymer engineering applications, processing, compounding, testing, etc. Have experience and be proficient in plastics manufacturing processes, design practices and CAD/CAM/FEA software. • Demonstrate competence and experience in teaching lecture and lab courses in a broad plastics industry related curriculum. Demonstrate competence in student mentoring and advising. • Have program assessment experience, including program review/ABET accreditation. • Have a record of successful work on a team, professional development, involvement in professional societies, SPE, SAMPE, SPI, etc.

The Following Background Checks Are Required:

  • A criminal background check

Position Closes: Open Until Filled

Application Review: For first consideration, apply by 01/31/18

Application Instructions:

All applicants should apply online. Interested and qualified applicants should upload a cover letter; resume; and contact information for three professional references, including a current or former supervisor. Applications received by January 31, 2018, will be given first consideration. Position is contingent upon funding and open until filled. A criminal background check is required.

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