The Aviation and Technology Department at San Jose State University
offers a BS Industrial Technology. The Department also offers a
Master of Science in Quality Assurance (MSQA) for those students
wishing to pursue a graduate level degree.
The Industrial Technology Program offers two (2) concentrations,
namely, Manufacturing Systems (Mfg), and Computer Network System
Management (CNSM). The Program enrollment consists of 450
The Technology Program's state-of-the art laboratories include
Cisco Systems Internet of Things (IoT) Lab (30 stations), Virtual
and Simulation Network Lab (40 stations), Advanced Manufacturing
Lab equipped with several Haas CNC machines (3 stations), and 3D
Printers (12 stations). The Control and Automation Lab is equipped
with various Omron Automated Guided Vehicles and Robotic Conveyor
Systems, 40 Workstations with simulation software.
Program emphasis hands-on education where most classes are
complemented with a laboratory session.
Students in Technology Programs are able to gain internship and
earn credit (Tech 195). Undergraduate students are highly
encouraged to sign up for individual research working with
department faculty to build experience in carrying out research as
a motivation to pursue graduate studies (Tech 180).
Department relies on its own students to take leads in supervising
laboratory sessions, and assist faculty in laboratory development
Please check out department website at: https://www.sjsu.edu/avtech/
Brief Description of Duties
Lecturers are expected to work with the Department Chair and Course
Coordinators to develop their courses materials to teach courses
effectively; to maintain appropriate office hours in accordance
with University Policy; and to cooperate with the department in the
peer-review process. Lecturers are strongly encouraged to seek
guidance from Department Chair for clarification of University
policies and department practices with respect to grading, testing,
textbooks, office hours, curriculum goals, disability
accommodations, academic integrity, etc.
All Faculty should be organizing their classes within the CANVAS
Learning Management System (LMS), the official LMS provided for the
SJSU community. All classes at SJSU, whether online or not, must be
anchored in the Canvas platform to ensure faculty-student
connection in a common space as all students are directed to log in
to Canvas for online access to their classes. You will have access
to this system prior to the semester start date.
Candidate must demonstrate awareness and experience understanding
the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age,
cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic
preparation – through inclusive course materials, teaching
strategies and advisement.
- Depending on the program to teach courses in, PhD and MS
degrees in the field or related areas are required. Under
exceptional cases, a BS degree with several years of experience
would suffice the requirement. Industry experience is highly
- Knowledge of the subject matter of the discipline to which the
individual is assigned.
- Evidence of satisfactory achievement in previous academic
- Applicants should demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity
to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might
have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and
other comparable experience.
Please be advised that an appointment is contingent upon budget and
enrollment considerations and subject to order of assignment
provisions in the collective bargaining agreement between
California State University and California Faculty Association.
These provisions state the “Order of Work,” or the order in which
available courses must be assigned to faculty, starting with tenure
line faculty and ending with new lecturer appointees.
- To commensurate with experience.
This is a continuing open position. Click Apply Now to complete the
SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following
San José State
- CV and list of references
- Cover letter with Statement of Teaching Philosophy and list of
courses you are qualified to teach (visit website at https://www.sjsu.edu/avtech/
enrolls over 34,000 students, a significant
percentage of whom are members of minority groups. As such, this
position is for scholars interested in a career at a national
leader in graduating URM students. SJSU is a Hispanic Serving
Institution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American Pacific
Islander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution; 40% of our students are
first-generation, and 38% are Pell-qualified. The university is
currently ranked fifth nationally in increasing student upward
mobility. The University is committed to increasing the diversity
of its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community can
benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.
San José State University is California’s oldest institution of
public higher learning. Located in downtown San José (Pop.
1,000,000) in the heart of Silicon Valley, SJSU is part of one of
the most innovative regions in the world. As Silicon Valley’s
public university, SJSU combines dynamic teaching, research, and
university-industry experiences to prepare students to address the
biggest problems facing society. SJSU is a member of the 23-campus
California State University (CSU) system.
Equal Employment Statement
San José State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, national
origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual
orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital
status, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to all
San José State University students, faculty, and staff as well as
University programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations are
made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that
all San José State University employees are considered mandated
reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting
Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in
CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be
completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a
position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the
background check may affect the application status of applicants or
continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the
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