Assistant Professor - Mechatronics
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Full tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for
employee and dependents, substantial employer contribution to
retirement, affordable medical and dental insurance, life
insurance, & a generous leave program including 12 paid
Special Instructions to Applicants
Teaching demonstration and industrial technology base hands on
testing will be part of final interview.
Priority consideration will be given to those applicants that
apply on or before the screening date.
Summary of Duties
The Engineering Technology department invites applications for a
Position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful
candidate is expected to teach undergraduate Mechatronic
Engineering Technology courses and direct course projects, create
innovative instructional materials, and supervise extracurricular
activities as assigned. Teaches day, evening, off campus, online
and summer classes as needed or assigned. Engages in scholarship
including research and developing sources of external collaboration
for projects with industry. Participates in professional
associations. Participates in program assessment and development
activities related in accreditation. Assumes an active role in the
planning and governance of the institution through service on
department, college and campus-wide committees. Assists in
recruitment, advisement, placement and follow-up of students.
Engages students in projects with outside organizations and
community. Attracts funding to the college through grants and other
Graduation from an accredited institution with terminal, earned
degree appropriate to discipline. ABD accepted. Knowledge and skill
in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and
discipline content. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative
work consistent with a teaching university. See preferred
qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum
Graduation from an accredited institution with Bachelorâs or
Masterâs degree in Mechatronics, Mechanical Engineering,
Electrical Engineering or related field from a US or US equivalent
university. ABD accepted. Knowledge and skill in current
instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline
content. Ten or more years of relevant industry experience.
Experience with the 2+2 College/University technology programs is
Strong knowledge and background in industrial wiring, circuit
theory, AC and DC systems, programming of microcontrollers
including PAL and GAL ICs, semiconductors, operational amplifiers,
Boolean logic, computer architecture, hydraulics and pneumatics
theory, industrial applications, and design of industrial
automation processes and systems.
Demonstrates knowledge, experience and background 2D and 3D CAD
Advanced knowledge of subject matter and course content of the
courses to be taught which include an emphasis of theory and
Topics include PLCâs, Sensors, Transformers, Relays, Electric
Motors, CNC Machines, Industrial Robots, Ladder Logic, HMI,
networking, PID, Vision Systems, System Analysis, Motor Starters,
Drives, Hydraulics, and Pneumatics.
Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques, student
management, motivation, evaluation and assessment of instruction,
curriculum development, program development and evaluation, current
trends in technical education, cooperative work experience
programs, and student recruitment.
Knowledge and experience with 2 + 2 college / university
Knowledge and understanding of Engineering Technology and the
role and necessity of hands-on course labs.
Knowledge and experience with supervision of undergraduate or
industrial research projects.
Effective human relations skills and communication techniques.
Public speaking and presentation skills.
Technical writing skills.
Skills in setting up and troubleshooting electrical and
Ability to construct and test prototypes using electrical,
mechanical and computer science skills.
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks.
Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, students, agency
administrators, and community practitioners from diverse ethnic,
cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Ability to demonstrate sound judgment and initiative in solving
Ability to work independently.
Ability to interpret the universityâs core values (serious,
inclusive, engaged) as they apply to student internships.
May be required to teach day, evening, online, off-campus, blended
or distance education courses.
To apply, visit: https://uvu2.peopleadmin.com/postings/27743
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Employer/Veterans/ Disabled/Equal Access Employer. Utah Valley
University is committed to an inclusive hiring process and the
welcoming of diverse candidates.
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