Mechanical Technology Faculty, Full Time Tenure Track
- Onondaga Community College
- Location: Syracuse, New York
- Category: Faculty-Engineering-Mechanical
- Posting Date: 08/06/2020
- Application Deadline: Open until filled
Onondaga Community College, located in Syracuse, NY is a college of the State University of New York (SUNY) system and one of 30 locally sponsored community colleges throughout New York State. Onondaga County is our sponsor. We offer two-year degree programs that serve as transfer opportunities to baccalaureate degree programs at four-year campuses or for direct entry to the workforce. We also offer certificate programs that can generally be completed in one year. Onondaga is a diverse educational learning community. We are committed to creating and maintaining an atmosphere where individuality is not only recognized - but encouraged - to contribute to the fabric of the campus environment. We continue to serve the educational and economic development needs of the region and proudly boast more than 40,000 alumni.
The Department of Applied Engineering Technology at Onondaga Community College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Mechanical Technology position. Major responsibilities include college-level teaching of Mechanical Technology courses and laboratories in areas such as machine tools, CNC Programming, engineering drawings, manufacturing processes, metallurgy, and solid modeling. Additional responsibilities include academic advising, committee participation, curriculum development and collaboration with colleagues in ongoing student learning outcomes assessment.
The selected faculty will have expertise to teach some or all of the following classes and labs:
- MET 150 Introduction to Engineering
- MET 151/152 Machine Tools I & II (classes and labs)
- MET 153 Introduction to Modern Manufacturing
- MET 161 Engineering Drawing 1 (classes and labs)
- MET 171 Manufacturing Processes (classes and labs)
- MET 251 Applied Strength of Materials (classes and labs)
- MET 252 Metallurgy (classes and labs)
- MET 254 Numerical Control Programming (classes and labs)
- MET 270 Solid Modeling
- MET 275 Engineering Computation
Additionally, the selected faculty should be versed in electro-mechanical concepts including pneumatics, robotics, soldering and electronic assembly, electrical test & measurement, mechanical assembly techniques, motors & controllers, sensors & machine vision, and industrial control systems.
Strong candidates will offer demonstrated success in at least some of the following areas:
- Availability for student support;
- Technology to enhance learning;
- Learning Outcomes assessment;
- Working with diverse populations of students, especially underrepresented students;
- Academic advisement;
- Prepare and present lectures in Mechanical Technology courses;
- Prepare and present hands-on learning activities (particularly for lab sessions) that reflect course outcomes;
- Respond to student queries (e.g. email or voicemail) as needed, in a reasonably timely manner;
- Write, administer, and grade all student assignments and exams;
- Compute grades and submit them on time;
- A Master's degree in Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering/Engineering Technology or a closely related degree from a regionally accredited college or university is required.
- A Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering/Engineering Technology or a closely related degree program from a regionally accredited college or university and a Professional Engineering License or a Journeyman Certification in the manufacturing trades.
- A background in teaching college level courses.
- Minimum of 5 years of practical employment in an Engineering or Manufacturing capacity.
- Strong connections with local industry.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of products (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint);
- Practical hands-on, design, or technology management experience in the application of mechanical technology;
Ideal candidate will be familiar with some of the following engineering software programs:
- Autocad, Inventor, Solidworks, Creo, Fusion 360
- LabView, PLC Programming, CNC Programming
- Matlab, Python
Ideal candidate will be experienced with the following machine tools:
Manual Vertical & Horizontal Mills
3 axis Vertical CNC Milling
Onondaga Community College offers a generous and competitive benefits package including:
- Enrollment in the New York State Teacher's Retirement System or TIAA
- Excellent health and dental insurance plans (qualifying domestic partner included)
Date of Appointment: August 2020
The 2020/21 starting salary for an Assistant Professor is $55,572.
During each academic semester (Fall and Spring), availability to teach Monday through Friday, anytime between 8:00 am - 10:30 pm, approximately 35 hours minimum per week as needed to cover classes, labs, office hours, and other College related obligations.