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Faculty - Professional in Residence - Engineering Technology

Utah Valley University
Utah, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Apr 14, 2023

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Faculty - Professional in Residence - Engineering Technology

Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Job Type: Faculty
Job Number: FY2300805
Closing: 6/30/2023 11:59 PM Mountain
Location: 800 W University Parkway, Orem
Division: College of Technology/Computing

Position Announcement
The Engineering Technology Department ( invites applications for a teaching professional in residence position of Engineering Technology Automation to begin in August 2023.

The professional in residence faculty develops and teaches undergraduate courses in programmable logic controllers and industrial automation, power systems, robotics, or mechatronics. In addition, the professional in residence is engaged service-wise with the community through activities such as community outreach, industry partnering, and curriculum alignment to meet the needs of industry partners. Faculty may be required to teach day, evening, weekend, online, blended, or off-campus courses.

Utah Valley University places a strong emphasis on teaching. Faculty members are expected to develop a learning environment and activities that help students achieve their learning objectives. UVU is committed to fostering and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). We recognize the need to develop a diverse and inclusive faculty, staff, and student body and encourage applicants with a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and expertise to apply.

The Engineering Technology Department offers an AAS in Automation & Electrical Technology and a BS in Mechatronics Engineering Technology. Graduates work in a variety of electrical and electronic-related fields, such as automatic system design in advanced manufacturing, industrial control networking, automation, semiconductor manufacturing, and power systems.

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology or related field and
  • 5+ years of relevant industry experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • MS in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology or related field and
  • 10+ years of relevant industry experience

Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of electronics, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, PLCs, HMIs, robotics, and controls in automation and power systems.
  • Knowledge of instructional strategies and techniques in upper and lower division courses.
  • Knowledge of student management, motivation, evaluation; evaluation of (peer and self) instruction.
  • Knowledge of program and curriculum development and evaluation.
  • Knowledge of and expertise in current trends in education, engaged learning and service learning, learning technologies (e.g., digital technologies for classroom management and distance education), public presenting and report and grant writing.
  • Knowledge of online teaching environment, such as Canvas or other course management systems.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong program coordination skills.
  • Effective verbal and technical written communication skills.
  • Effective interpersonal, problem-solving, and decision-making 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 problems.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to develop, build, and teach labs for engaged student learning.
  • Ability to plan measurable objectives, prepare instructional materials, and follow an approved curriculum.
  • Ability to assess student work and maintain and submit accurate and current plans, reports, and records involving student accountability, attendance, and performance.

EEO Statement:

UVU employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant's qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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