Assistant or Associate Professor of Manufacturing Engineering Technology

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

Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor of Manufacturing Engineering Technology  
Location: Big Rapids (Main Campus)  

38430 - MFG Eng Tech

Advertised Salary: Salary commensurate with education, experiences, and other requirements. Comprehensive benefit package (health care, vacation, etc.)  
FLSA: Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Continuing  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Full-Time  
Union Group: Ferris Faculty Association (MEA-NEA)  
Term of Position: 9 Month  
At Will/Just Cause: Just Cause  
Summary of Position: The Department of Manufacturing Engineering Technology invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track faculty position. Primary responsibilities include: preparing and delivering courses utilizing effective methods that ensure that all course outcomes are met; and delivering courses in both a classroom and an online 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.

The anticipated start date of this position is August of 2023 at the earliest and January of 2024 at the latest.
Position Type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing  
Required Education: 1. Master's degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline OR
2. Master's degree and 18 graduate hours in Manufacturing, Mechanical, Industrial or related discipline OR
3. BS Engineering or Engineering Technology and MS Engineering or Engineering Technology and three years hands-on experience in Manufacturing OR
4. BS Engineering or Engineering Technology and MS (any) and six years hands-on experience in Manufacturing OR
5. BS Engineering or Engineering Technology and 12 years hands-on experience in Manufacturing and a subject matter expert in an area relevant to Manufacturing.
Required Work Experience: Required work experience is based on degree attained. Please see required education.  
Required Licenses and Certifications:    
Physical Demands:
  • Office Environment
  • Bending
  • Carrying
  • Moving
  • Reaching
  • Sitting
  • Twisting
  • Balancing
  • Lifting
  • Pulling/Pushing
  • Repetitive Movement
  • Standing
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: Doctorate degree in manufacturing engineering or a related discipline. Involvement in product development, or project activities with companies, and/or related industries.  
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Delivering courses in both a classroom and an on-line format.
Preparing and delivering courses utilizing effective methods that ensure that all course outcomes are met.
Working with student organizations.

Reports to the Director of the School of Design and Manufacturing through the Program Coordinator.
Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff and community members.
Faculty members also have professional responsibilities which may include advising students, orientation and 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 (ex. reporting initial student participation data and submitting final grades on time). Faculty members may be required to teach off-campus or in an on-line environment.
Any other duties within the position classification area.

Marginal Duties/Responsibilities:    
Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated commitment, experience and understanding for diversity, equity, and inclusion  
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter 
  • Resume 
  • Unofficial Transcript 1 
Optional Documents:    
Special Instructions to Applicants: Unofficial Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcript showing applicable degree based on the Required Education field.
Transcript must include: Institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.
Initial Application Review Date:
January 18, 2023  
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‚Äôs Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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