Assistant or Associate Professor

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Work type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing
Location: Big Rapids, MI 49307
Categories: Faculty

Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  
Advertised Salary: Salary Commensurate with qualifications plus a comprehensive benefits package.  
FLSA: Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Continuing  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Full-Time  
At Will/Just Cause: Just Cause  
Summary of Position: The Department of Manufacturing Engineering Technology (MFGE) invites applications for a 9-month, tenured-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor Level. Primary responsibilities include: preparing and delivering courses, utilizing effective methods that ensure that all course outcomes are met; and delivering courses in both classroom and an on-line format. Additionally, advising students, internship coordination, recruiting students, developing industry relationships, developing curriculum, and serving on various committees within the university. Teaching at regional satellite campuses may also be required, as well as working with student organizations. Faculty in the MFGE program are expected to teach a variety of courses across the curriculum, in both lower and upper undergraduate division courses. Topics include CAD/CAM, Machining (Manual & CNC), Industrial and Quality engineering, process planning, and engineering economics.  
Position Type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing  
Required Education: Master's degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline OR a master's degree and 18 graduate hours in Manufacturing, Mechanical, Industrial or related discipline.  
Required Work Experience: At least five years of manufacturing/quality experience within an engineering discipline.
Excellent written and oral communications, inter-personal skills, presentation skills, and team and relationship building skills.
Working knowledge and demonstrated experience with CAD/CAM, CNC machining applications.
Working knowledge and demonstrated experience with manufacturing systems and methods.
 
Required Licenses and Certifications:    
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: Doctorate degree in manufacturing engineering or a related discipline.
Teaching and/or industrial trainer experience, management experience in manufacturing engineering or an engineering discipline.
Advanced working experience in CAD/CAM and machining processes.
Quality Engineering
Systems Engineering
Experience teaching graduate level courses.
 
Duties/Responsibilities: Delivering courses in both a classroom and an on-line format.
Faculty members also have professional responsibilities which may include advising students, orientation, registration of students, participation in University committees, keeping regular posted office hours (which are scheduled at times convenient for students) and participation in traditional functions which have academic significance. Faculty members may be required to teach off-campus.
Preparing and delivering courses utilizing effective methods that ensure that all course outcomes are met.
Student advising, internship coordination, recruiting students, developing industry relationships, developing curriculum, and serving on various committees within the university.
Teaching at regional satellite campuses may also be required, as well as working with student organizations.
 
Skills and Abilities:    
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript 1
 
Optional Documents: Transcript 2
Certification
License
 
Special Instructions to Applicants: Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcripts of Master's degree in appropriate discipline.

Transcript 2 (OPTIONAL): Applicants may attach a copy of unofficial transcripts of Ph.D. in appropriate discipline.

Transcript must include: institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.

License/Certification (OPTIONAL): Applicants may attach a copy of certifications or professional licensure.
 
Initial Application Review Date:
   
Posting Close Date:
   
EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at ferris.edu. The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University‚Äôs Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  
     
     

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