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Visiting Professor of Practice - Construction Engineering Technology (non tenure-track)

Employer
Missouri Western State University
Location
Missouri, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Apr 5, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Engineering, Other Science & Technology
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Information

Position Title

Visiting Professor of Practice - Construction Engineering Technology (non tenure-track)

Job Description

Engineering (Construction) Visiting Professor of Practice (non-tenure-track, renewable)
The Department of Engineering Technology is seeking a full-time faculty member to teach primarily engineering technology courses beginning Fall 2022, for one academic year appointment. Responsibilities include development and teaching classroom and/or online courses including lecture and lab in areas of construction engineering technology, construction management and related courses. Additional responsibilities include student recruitment, outreach to regional industry partners, student advisement, and providing departmental, university, and community service. The undergraduate program is accredited by ETAC / ABET .

ESSENTIAL DUTIES :
• Teaching: teach undergraduate and graduate students in a specific field of expertise; participation in programs that promote instructional development in the discipline; develop and manage curricular materials, ensuring that they meet departmental and university standards; participation in campus initiatives related to teaching such as learning communities, honors programs, and applied learning.

• Service: document students’ attendance, participation, and academic progress by giving and grading assignments, projects, quizzes and/or examinations that lead to a final grade; plan and create lectures, in-class activities, and assignments; maintain currency in one’s area of expertise and discipline; provide academic advising and support related to the academic progress of students; is accessible to students outside the classroom, providing ample periods of time for counseling and mentoring students in matters related to academic success; engage in service activities in support of departmental, college, and university needs; service supporting community outreach; and service to relevant professional organizations; participate in student recruitment efforts as assigned.

• Scholarship duties are not required for the Professor of Practice position.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Strong, clear Communication skills, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction
  • Excellent teaching skills with an ability to coordinate with the faculties and students from diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to engage large groups of people with complicated material
  • Able to teach with appropriate real-world experience
  • Able to demonstrate confidence teaching and presenting in a public forum
  • Technologically adept: can utilize electronic communications, online learning management systems, and other forms of technology related to the position
  • Passionate about specific academic fields and education in general
  • Clearly understands curriculum design, pedagogy, and learning outcomes assessment
Required Qualifications

Ph.D. in Engineering or equivalent terminal degree or Master’s Degree in Engineering or related field plus professional Engineering (P.E.) license; relevant work experience in construction fields; demonstrated strong English communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Significant construction and prior teaching experience in the United States. Excellent teaching skills with an ability to coordinate with the faculties and students from diverse cultural backgrounds, ability to engage large groups of people with complicated material, demonstrate confidence teaching and presenting in a public forum, and passionate about specific academic fields and education in general.

Physical Demands

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds

FLSA

Exempt

Additional Demands

Develop CET courses and teach in-classroom, online, and night classes including lecture and lab in areas of construction engineering technology, construction management and related courses, student recruitment, and outreach to regional industries.

Hours of Work

Varies depending on classes.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

S412P

Open Date

04/05/2022

Priority Deadline

05/10/2022

Open Until Filled

Yes
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