Adjunct Instructor 3 - Digital Media Software Engineering (12 Mos., Full-Time Temp, 3-Year, Renewable))

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Work type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing
Location: Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Categories: Faculty

Position Title: Adjunct Instructor 3 - Digital Media Software Engineering (12 Mos., Full-Time Temp, 3-Year, Renewable)  
Location: Grand Rapids  

40 - Extended & International Operations

Advertised Salary: $68,000 - $78,000 Salary commensurate with education, experiences and other requirements. Comprehensive benefit package (health care, vacation, etc.)  
FLSA: Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Temporary  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Full-Time  
Union Group: N/A  
Term of Position: 12 Month  
At Will/Just Cause: Just Cause  
Summary of Position: This is a 12-month, full-time, 3-year temporary position with potential eligibility for reappointment. This faculty position is located primarily on Ferris State University’s Grand Rapids campus and will involve on-campus and on-line instruction of course content, as assigned / scheduled.  
Position Type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing  
Required Education: A Master's Degree in Software engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science, or equivalent degree.  
Required Work Experience: A minimum of 3 years of relative experience in design, development, and deployment of software. Experience designing and implementing projects in cutting-edge software areas including one or more of the following:
• Web development frameworks, RESTful services, high throughput services, engineering for availability, microservices, Cloud development
• Internet of Things and embedded systems
• Mobile application development
• Data science and analytics
• Virtual reality and Augmented reality
• Autonomous vehicles technology
• Robotics, Artificial intelligence, and Machine learning

Required Licenses and Certifications: N/A  
Physical Demands:    
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: 1. Doctorate degree (ABD with a graduation date of Fall 2022 welcome to apply)
2. Strong track record in designing and implementing large scale consumer-facing applications
3. ABET accreditation knowledge and experience
4. Minimum of 5 years of relative experience in design, development and deployment of software.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: 1. As part of the teaching assignment, this position will include student advising, participation with student recruitment and retention activities; participation in curriculum and course review and revision; maintaining relations with internal and external agencies and groups; Teaching at DMSE summer camps; serving on committees, and performing other duties as assigned.
2. Faculty members also have professional responsibilities that may include continuing professional development; participation in curriculum development and university committees; orientation, recruitment, and registration of students; keeping regular posted office hours (which are scheduled at times convenient for students), Striving for organization and efficiency, and participation in traditional functions which have academic significance like attending and contributing to Engineering and Education seminars/conferences.
3. Faculty may be required to teach off-campus or in an on-line environment.

Marginal Duties/Responsibilities:    
Skills and Abilities:    
Required Documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Unofficial Transcript 1
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents:
  • Unofficial Transcript 2
Special Instructions to Applicants: Unofficial Transcript 1 (Required): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcripts. Transcripts must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, and degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.

Initial Application Review Date:
January 17, 2022  
Open Until Position is Filled?: Yes  
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 The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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