Posting Detail Information
Adjunct Faculty, Engineering
Internal Position Title
Adjunct Faculty, Engineering
Engineering/Math/Phy Sci Div
College of Lake County is looking to add an Adjunct Faculty,
Engineering to the department. This is a teacher position for the
Engineering Transfer program. The courses in this program that a
successful candidate might teach include the following lower
division engineering courses traditionally taught in a B.S.
Mechanical Engineering program: Intro to Engineering, Engineering
Design Graphics, Statics, Dynamics, Mechanics of Materials, OR a
B.S. Electrical Engineering program: Circuit Analysis. Applicants
may specialize in one course and do not have to be able to teach
all courses listed.
- Master’s Degree in Engineering
- Coursework in specific courses applicant is applying to
- Ability to work effectively and constructively with persons of
diverse cultures, language groups, and abilities; demonstrate
sensitivity to and ability to work with the diverse academic,
socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of community college
students, faculty, and staff, including those with disabilities;
establish and maintain effective working relationships with those
contacted in the course of work.
- Industry experience.
- Higher education teaching experience.
- For Engineering Design Graphics: Experience teaching
Engineering Graphics (including use of a solid modeling program
like Fusion 360 or Inventor) at the college level.
- For Mechanics Courses: Experience teaching Statics, Dynamics,
or Mechanics of Materials at the college level.
- For Electrical Engineering Course: Experience teaching Circuit
Analysis for Electrical/Computer Engineering at the college
- Bilingual in Spanish and English
Expected Start Date
Special Instructions Summary
Prepare teaching demo as instructed by search committee chair
Per Adjunct Contract
Total Hours per week
Varies depending on class
The College of Lake County is an equal opportunity employer and has
a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, it seeks a broad
spectrum of candidates including minorities, women and people with
Software Testing Required
Interview Process Requirements
Summary of Essential Functions
Posting Specific Questions - supplemental questions
- The successful candidate will teach Engineering courses in a
community college environment.
- The instructor is responsible for creating and distributing a
course syllabus, teaching all scheduled classes, responding to and
- Teach courses in subject field. Develop instructional
materials. Assess student learning and assign grades. Attend
required Adjunct meetings in the Fall and Spring semesters.
Participate in college governance and other aspects of academic
life. Maintain current knowledge of subject matter.
- Adjunct Faculty members are expected to maintain current in
compliance training, including compliance under Title IX
“Responsible Employee” and, if applicable, Clery Act Campus
- Select, prepare and maintain current curriculum, course
outlines and printed and non-printed instructional materials.
- Teach courses as scheduled each academic semester.
- Provide instructional support to the students. Refer students,
when appropriate, to sources of specialized services within the
- Provide the Division and the students a syllabus that includes
course objectives and learning outcomes, attendance policies in
line with those of the college, texts and readings, timelines and
evaluation criteria, and any other information required by College,
Division, or departmental policy.
- Observe and evaluate student performance in meeting course
objectives and learning outcomes through assignments, projects,
discussions or examinations. Provide feedback in a timely manner on
- Deliver course content using a variety of teaching styles.
- Maintain office/discipline/grade/division records as required
by the College.
- Be available for student consultation through phone or
- Use the appropriate College policies and procedures to resolve
and document student complaints, concerns and problems.
- Assist in developing and administering discipline-appropriate
measures of student academic achievement, use departmental testing
instruments as provided. Administer other instruments designed to
measure student learning outcomes as requested and required by the
department. Provide all results as requested.
- Conduct all classes in accordance with an established and
current course syllabus and approved textbooks (and/or related
instructional material). Meet all classes for the scheduled
- Submit all grades (mid/final) electronically prior to the
required deadlines. Provide the Registrar appropriate grade
- Encourage students to submit course evaluations, review course
evaluations when available and use feedback to improve course
- Revise and update course content as needed.
- Participate, when appropriate, in the formation and meetings of
program advisory boards, college, division, and department
- Maintain a high level of professional ethics.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean or Associate
- POSITIONS SUPERVISED : None
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have a Master’s degree or higher in Engineering?
- * Do you have any coursework in the specific courses you are
applying to teach?
- * Do you have industry experience?
- * Do you have higher education teaching experience?
- * Do you have experience teaching Engineering Graphics
(including use of a solid modeling program like Fusion 360 or
Inventor) at the college level?
- * Do you have experience teaching Statics, Dynamics, or
Mechanics of Materials at the college level?
- * Do you have experience teaching Circuit Analysis for
Electrical/Computer Engineering at the college level?
- * Are you bilingual and proficient in Spanish and English?
- Cover Letter
- Unofficial Transcript 1
- Teaching Philosophy
- Availability Schedule