Location: Alfred, NY Category: Faculty Posted On: Thu Mar 12 2020 Job Description:
Alfred State, SUNY College of Technology, seeks qualified applicants for a ten month, tenure track position in the Mechatronics Technology AAS and BS programs starting August 2020. This position focuses on teaching, laboratory work and project-based learning. The department is interested in individuals who have a passion for relating engineering theory to practical application, enabling students to "learn by doing." We are seeking a self-motivated Mechatronics Engineer with a broad background to make an impact in the development of the mechatronics curriculum and the setup and integration of equipment. Candidates should also expect to support and teach in the related electrical and mechanical engineering technology curriculums.
Teaching a variety of undergraduate mechanical and electrical engineering technology and mechatronics technology courses in both lecture and laboratory settings in which professors are responsible for all aspects of courses from laboratory set-up to grading and assessment.
Responsible for managing successful set-up, maintenance, debugging, documenting, and running of new trainers, plc's, and other lab equipment as they are received into the department for the mechatronics program.
Responsible for managing setting up of new laboratory rooms related to the mechatronics program.
Opportunities exist to recruit students for the program, oversee senior projects, and advise club project activities.
Collaborating on departmental initiatives ranging from ETAC-ABET accreditation to program and course development for Mechatronics degree programs.
A minimum of three years of relevant industrial experience in Industry 4.0 including data networking, automation, robotics, control systems including PLCs, troubleshooting/debugging/instillation, manufacturing management, or equipment engineering, that ties directly to the mechatronics technology curriculum. Master's degree in mechatronics engineering technology, mechatronics engineering or a closely related field.
Possession of excellent written and oral communication skills.
The applicant will be evaluated by the following criteria: education, industrial experience, engineering/technology teaching experience, ability to communicate, participation in professional societies, certifications/licenses, and scholarly activities. While quality teaching is the primary responsibility, professional development, university service, student advisement, and scholarly ability are also required for promotion and tenure.
Pursuant to University policy, Alfred State College is committed to ensuring equal employment, education opportunity, and equal access to services, programs, and activities without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, gender characteristics, marital status, veteran status, military status, domestic violence victim status, or ex-offender status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the University community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely based upon a protected characteristic.
All applicants are subject to a criminal, employment, and educational background check.
Applicants interested in positions may access the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the College at http://www.alfredstate.edu/university-police/annual-security-and-fire-safety-report. Crime statistics are reported in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Applicants may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the SUNY Alfred State College University Police Department at 607-587-3999.
Internal Number: 121788
About Alfred State College of Technology
Project-based learning is a cornerstone of our Alfred State culture. When students work on real-world problems, they learn how to think, not what to think. As a result, Alfred State has a 99% employment and transfer rate. Many of our programs lead to internships with area companies. We also offer job placement services and very active academic advising and counseling. In our most recent placement survey, 99% of our graduates either found jobs or went on to pursue four-year degrees.Being well-prepared and work-ready gives ASC students a significant head start on life and in their professional careers. Employees consistently marvel at how ASC graduates are able to hit the ground running; making an ASC degree worth more in the marketplace.