The School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 12-month, fixed-term Instructor/Senior Instructor I (Professional Design Engineering) position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the School Head.
This position focuses professional preparation of students in the School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering (MIME) through their capstone engineering design experience. The experiential opportunities within the capstone sequence should support a lifetime of professional growth and accomplishment, in part by engaging students and practitioners in real-world experiences.
In this role you will create and advance strategies to promote capstone opportunities while ensuring the best practices and innovations are implemented to help advance career readiness as an outcome. You'll teach the capstone design sequence, prepare students for professional licensure, and coordinate with other capstone experts to foster and strengthen relationships with industry and university partners. You'll also supervise undergraduate and graduate assistants who support the delivery of capstone courses. You'll report to the School Head and will work closely with Program Coordinators for the undergraduate degrees offered by the School, the Associate Head for Undergraduate Programs, and staff who support teaching labs and industry relationships.
Your work will promote creative engineering design, critical thinking, student knowledge and skills, and sponsor capstone projects. You'll grow the strong foundation and success of existing curriculum to further develop and deliver the capstone experience with an emphasis on engineering practices that impart essential design and manufacturing skills such as GD&T, Form-Fit-Function, and manufacturing process development, and knowledge in professional engineering practice such as contracting, collaboration, and project management.
You'll be part of a community of students, faculty, staff and stakeholders that embrace diversity and inclusive practices to foster collaboration and equalize student success, regardless of identity or background.
The School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering educates over 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students across the industrial, energy systems, manufacturing engineering and mechanical engineering, robotics, and materials science programs. In enacting a philosophy of inclusive excellence, the School welcomes innovations in engineering instruction and instructors who reflect the greater diversity of experience and identities of Oregon State engineers.
Typically requires Master's degree in discipline appropriate to the field of teaching/instructional tasks.
M.S. in an engineering or closely related field.
Excellent written communication skills.
Excellent oral communication skills.
Demonstrated experience in effectively managing people and diverse teams to collective goals.
Demonstrated experience in technical teaching or training.
Commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity proven through ongoing action.
Candidates with demonstrated experience implementing instructional innovations into capstone courses, coordinating capstone courses, and specialized knowledge in researching the development of student creativity and who otherwise meet the School's promotion standards may be considered for appointment at the rank of Senior Instructor via an exception process.
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