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Part-Time Lecturer, Engineering at San Jose State University
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San Jose State University Part-Time Lecturer Rank: Part-time temporary (e.g., Lecturer A, Lecturer B) Salary: Commensurate with rank and experience. Salary information is available at Brief Description of Duties: The Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering at San José State University is accepting applications to fill a variety of engineering course instructor positions. Courses range from Introductory Engineering and complementary laboratory courses through multidisciplinary engineering capstone project courses in which students work on real-world projects often with industry support. Examples include, but are not limited to, helping students construct, program, and debug autonomous mobile robots; design, build, and test the efficiency of windmills made from 3D printers; and construct and test efficiency of solar cells. Instructors help the students learn to develop problem solving strategies, not only for course laboratory work, but for future engineering challenges. Minimum Qualifications: B.S. degree in an engineering, science, or related technical field. Some engineering courses must have at least a M.S. degree in an engineering, science, or related technical field, and demonstrated knowledge in the discipline to which the lecturer is assigned. Good communication skills, commitment to student learning, and the ability to evaluate individual and team performance are required. Instructors of our engineering courses must have experience with hands on problem solving of engineering and science related tasks. Preferred Qualifications: Evidence of good industry relationships is desired in order to initiate and facilitate industry, university, and student project partnerships for capstone project courses. Prior teaching experience preferred; interest in and record of scholarly activity desirable. Candidates should have awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience. Application Procedures: Interested candidates should submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae, via electronic document (PDF or MS Word version), to Dr. Leonard Wesley, at [email protected] by May 16, 2014. The curriculum vitae must contain a description of the applicant’s qualifications along with full contact information, including surface mail address, phone number, and email address. If requested, candidates should be prepared to provide evidence of their qualifications such as original transcripts, letters of recommendation, etc. Hiring Criteria: Applicants will be evaluated based on an assessment of their knowledge of and experience with applying engineering and science related subject matter and practices of the discipline to which the individual is assigned. Documented examples of accomplishments which address real-world engineering problems will carry significant weight during deliberations. Applicants will also be evaluated based on an assessment of their potential to be effective instructors of our engineering students. Deadline: Positions will be open until filled. Although the deadline for submitting applications is open, candidates are advised to submit their application materials by May 16, 2014 for consideration of a Fall 2014 appointment. San José State University is California’s oldest institution of public higher learning. The campus is located on the southern end of San Francisco Bay in downtown San José (Pop. 945,942), hub of the world-famous Silicon Valley high-technology research and development center. Many of California’s most popular national, recreational, and cultural attractions are conveniently close. A member of the 23-campus CSU system, San José State University enrolls approximately 29,000 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives. Equal Employment Statement San José State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to all San José State University students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that all San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. The latest San José State University Safety 101 Uniform Campus Crime and Security Report is available. You may request a copy of San José State University’s annual safety report by contacting the University Police Department at 408-924-... or by visiting the University Police Department website at jeid-017def3bd7cdf12d51a55f4d3687aa13

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