The Department of Applied Engineering, Safety & Technology welcomes applications for an assistant professor position in Computer-Aided Design beginning August 2018. The successful candidate will teach introductory and advanced hands-on technical laboratory courses in integrated design (product design, mechanical design, architectural design). Highly regarded for its instructional quality, focus on engaged learning (through undergraduate research, internships, study abroad, living-learning communities and civic and community engagement), and strong commitment to diversity, MU is a learner-focused institution located in historic Lancaster County, known for its excellent schools, vibrant arts community, affordability and proximity to Baltimore, Philadelphia and NYC. MU enrolls about 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students. We seek individuals who embrace our public mission and value exploration, professionalism, integrity and compassion. Additional information about the program can be found at http://www.millersville.edu/aest.
Required: ABD status toward a doctorate, to be completed by the time of appointment, in such fields as engineering, engineering technology, applied engineering, industrial technology, technology and engineering education, engineering education, technology management, or a related discipline, or a completed master’s degree in any of the technological fields where the master’s degree is considered a terminal degree; Experience in product design, mechanical design, architectural design, or related disciplines; Primary skills in computer-aided design, freehand sketching, technical illustration, and mechanical drawing; Expertise with design software (e.g., AutoCAD, Autodesk Revit, SolidWorks, SketchUp, Illustrator), Building Information Modeling (BIM) software such as Autodesk Navisworks, and rapid prototyping technologies; Ability to establish an active research program in product design, mechanical design, architectural design, or related disciplines that involve undergraduate students; Ability to teach major and/or non-major courses (lectures and/or laboratories) in product design, mechanical design, architectural design, or related disciplines, as well as courses within his/her area of specialization; Commitment to excellence in teaching and research at the undergraduate and/or graduate level; Commitment to working with students from diverse backgrounds; Excellent oral and written communication skills; Successful interview, teaching demonstration, and three successful background checks: Act 34 (Criminal Record Check); Act 114 (FBI Federal Criminal History-Fingerprinting); and Act 151 (Child Abuse History Clearance).
Preferred: A completed terminal degree in such fields as engineering, engineering technology, applied engineering, industrial technology, technology and engineering education, industrial design, architecture, engineering education, technology management, or a related discipline; Post-secondary level teaching experience (documented by at least one letter of reference); Three years of professional and/or industrial experience; Documented effectiveness in teaching or training; Experience writing grant proposals, advising students, and conducting and supervising research and other scholarly activities; Ability to teach graduate-level courses in the Technology & Innovation Master’s Degree Program.
To Apply: For complete position description and qualifications, and to apply, go to http://jobs.millersville.edu/postings/5041 and create a faculty application. A cover letter/letter of application, curriculum vitae and unofficial transcripts will be required.