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Assistant Professor Plastics Engineering Technology

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Pittsburg, KS Internship
Posted on December 2, 2018
Position Description: The Department of Engineering Technology at Pittsburg State University is accepting applications for a tenure track position in our ETAC of ABET accredited Plastics Engineering Technology program. The Plastics ET program consists of 80+ majors with four (4) current faculty, https://academics.pittstate.edu/academic-programs/engineering-technology/plastics-engineering-technology-degree.html. The overall qualification of candidates will be evaluated by the following: education, diversity of background, engineering/technology industry experience, teaching experience, ability to communicate, enthusiasm for developing more effective programs/curricula, level of scholarship, participation in professional societies, registrations/licenses, scholarly activities among others. Position begins on August 12, 2019. Responsibilities: - Teach undergraduate and graduate plastics-related courses related to product/mold design, testing, composites, and possibly other topics - Advise and recruit students - Serve as an advisor and mentor to student professional organizations - Assist with program fund-raising, off-campus/online courses, workshops and seminars - 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 a minimum of three years of industrial experience, professional practice, and technologically current knowledge that supports the field of instruction. - Possess knowledge in current product development techniques including material selection and computer-aided design of products and tooling for plastics processes. Experience and proficiency in CAD solid modeling, rapid prototyping, and methodologies such as concurrent engineering or design- for-six-sigma are preferred. - Have a working knowledge of polymer engineering applications, processing, compounding, composites, testing, etc. - 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. Application Instructions: To apply online visit: https://www.pittstate.edu/hr/jobs/. Electronic submission only. 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, 2019, will be given first consideration. Position is contingent upon funding and open until filled. Pursuant to the requirements of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (20 U.S.C. 1092 {f}) a copy of Pittsburg State University's Annual Security Report may be viewed on the internet at: http://www.pittstate.edu/dotAsset/384ef407-c774-44f3-82e6-862cc6f7be27.pdf This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Pittsburg State University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault, and other matters. You can also obtain a printed copy of this report by contacting University Police and Parking Services at 620-235-4624. Pittsburg State University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, ancestry, genetic information, or disabilities. The following person has been designated to address inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Director of Institutional Equity/Title IX Coordinator, 218 Russ Hall, 1701 S. Broadway, Pittsburg, KS 66762-7528, 620-235-4189, equity@pittstate.edu. Position number: 100000017 E-appoint tracking number: ETECH010345 Pittsburg State University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity employer.