Mechanical Engineering Technology Tenure Track Faculty
Sinclair seeks to attract an academically and culturally diverse faculty that carries out the mission of the college with dedication, innovation and a commitment to the success of each student. The Division of Science, Math & Engineering invites applications for a Tenure Track Faculty position, with Chair duties, in the Mechanical Engineering Technology and HVACR departments.
The following are six critical performance areas that define a tenure-track faculty position:
- Scholarship and Professional Growth: Maintain and seek to improve currency and competence in the discipline and as a teacher.
- Teaching and Learning Facilitation: Participate in the continuing development and implementation of the department’s curriculum through teaching that reflects a strong commitment to fostering student success.
- Assessment and Evaluation: Implement evaluations according to established standards and use assessment data to continuously improve teaching and learning.
- Student Development: Through in-class and out-of-class initiatives, actively seek to advance the development of individual students and their capacity to meet their educational goals.
- Curriculum Design: In collaboration with colleagues, actively contribute to the continuous review and revision of the department’s curriculum.
- Workplace and Community Service: Contribute to the operation and advancement of the college through committee service and other activities. Extend professional expertise to the community served by the college.
A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Building Sciences with an emphasis on commercial HVAC Systems, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering, HVACR, or a related area is required
- A master’s degree in Building Sciences, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Civil Engineering, or a related field is preferred
- Candidates who do not possess a Master’s degree will be required to obtain one within a specified period of time
- An AAS degree in HVAC with an emphasis on Service, Maintenance, and Install is preferred. Significant experience in Commercial HVAC will be considered in lieu of an AAS Degree in HVAC
- Evidence of successful prior teaching experience required
- Experience with HVACR maintenance and/or repair preferred
- Experience with ABET, PAHRA, or HVAC Excellence accreditations is preferred
- Experience with CAD design skills, Additive Manufacturing experience, or product development skills is preferred
- Experience teaching in a community college environment preferred
- A minimum of three years recent & relevant industrial experience required
- Ability to give a presentation on an MET or HVAC related topic during the interview required
- A demonstrated commitment to improving student learning through innovative strategies shown to help students succeed at the course and program level
- Effective communication skills and interpersonal skills with the capacity to work successfully in a culturally diverse college community
- Must possess demonstrated skills in using modern educational technology, including multimedia-based instruction
- Be flexible in teaching day, evening or weekend classes at the Dayton campus, Learning Centers, Courseview campus and in local K-12 schools offering CCP courses, as applicable
- Willingness to work in the community to promote the Mechanical Engineering Technology and HVACR programs