Overview

Framingham State University is committed to Inclusive Excellence through collaborative and sustainable partnerships with faculty, staff, students and the greater community. At FSU, we encourage a supportive, diverse and collaborative environment in which we learn from each other through informed and open communication, institutional practices and community engagement. FSU provides a culturally relevant education that includes a beautiful campus with 53 undergraduate and graduate programs, a highly personalized teaching environment, and unparalleled commitment to excellence in diversity and inclusion.

Framingham State University is honored to be recognized for the third consecutive year as a recipient of the INSIGHT into Diversity prestigious Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award. The HEED award is the only national recognition honoring colleges and universities that exhibit outstanding efforts and success in the area of diversity and inclusion throughout their campuses.

Visit http://www.framingham.edu/careers to learn more about employment opportunities at Framingham State University.

Job Description:

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Department of Physics and Earth Sciences invites qualified applicants of diverse backgrounds to submit applications for the position of Visiting Professor for Fall 2017, to teach Introduction to Engineering (EGNR 101) for incoming students in our 2-year Pre-Engineering Program. Please note that applicants selected for the on-site interview might be asked to do a short teaching demonstration.

The Course Catalog Description is below. Please note that while this is not a lab course, an active, hands-on, inquiry-based approach to teaching is expected.

EGNR 101 – Introduction to Engineering

An introduction to engineering methods, specifically for student in the pre-engineering program. Students develop a basic understanding of the engineering design process, including problem solving, research, computation, process design, evaluation criteria and communication that provides the foundation for all future engineering courses. The students become cognizant of current issues that arise at the intersection of technology and society. In addition, students also explore the various types of engineering and career paths available to them.

Additional Information:

This is a part-time, non-benefited, visiting lecturer position to teach the above course beginning Fall 2017 semester.

Final employment for all positions at Framingham State University is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal history and sexual offender record check. Recommended finalist will be required to provide specific written authorization to conduct these checks.

Framingham State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Members of underrepresented groups, minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and all persons committed to diversity and inclusive excellence are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions:

Candidates must apply online by submitting a cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume, and unofficial transcripts. Candidates must also provide the names and contact information for three professional references who will automatically be sent requests to electronically submit written letters of recommendation.

Framingham State University only accepts application materials through our online application system. We are unable to accept application materials through mail, email, fax, or hand delivery. If you experience technical issues with the online application process, please submit a helpdesk

ticket.

Framingham State University understands that persons with specific disabilities may need assistance with the job application process and/or with the interview process. For confidential assistance, please contact the Human Resources Office at 508-626-4530 or humanresources@framingham.edu.

, GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Department of Physics and Earth Sciences invites qualified applicants of diverse backgrounds to submit applications for the position of Visiting Professor for Fall 2017, to teach Introduction to Engineering (EGNR 101)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • an M.S. or Ph.D. in Engineering, with teaching experience and demonstrable excellent teaching skills at the undergraduate college level.
  • knowledge of and interest in best practices in STEM teaching in a diverse college classroom.
  • Experience with AutoCAD is a plus.

Applicants with qualifications in a related field, such as other engineering disciplines or Applied Physics, are also encouraged to apply.