The Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET) Program at the School of Engineering Technology (SET), College of Technology, at Eastern Michigan University is seeking outstanding candidates to fill the Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in Mechanical Engineering Technology. The Mechanical Engineering Technology program is seeking candidates in the area of robotics and automation with proven experience in control systems, robotics, and autonomous systems.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrated knowledge and skills in establishing, maintaining, and teaching experimental robotics and autonomous systems courses and laboratories. The successful candidate is expected to teach core engineering and Mechanical Engineering Technology courses, collaborate with existing faculty in MET and SET, help with ABET assessment of the accredited mechanical engineering technology program, establish an externally funded research, and effectively serve on the departmental, school, college and university levels.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
Teach contractual load of undergraduate and graduate courses as assigned by the department or school.
Assign and submit grades in accordance with established University schedules.
Keep posted office hours during the week which are scheduled at times most beneficial to students.
Provide academic advising to students, if applicable.
Serve on search committees for hiring of new faculty members, departmental committees and other service committees across the university.
Participate in activities such as student registration, orientation, convocations and commencements.
Attend and participate in scheduled departmental meetings and functions.
Provide other support service to the department, college and/or university, if applicable.
Engage in pursuits that enable them to remain current in their respective disciplines.
Engage in pursuits that help to further organize and contribute to growth of the body of knowledge in their respective disciplines, and/or to explore interdisciplinary implications.
Perform related Departmental duties as required.
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between EMU and the EMU Chapter of the American Association of University Professors, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline with robotics and control systems area of research and doctoral course work. The applicants must have demonstrated proficiency of written and oral communication in English. Industry experience in the field related to robotics and automation is highly desirable. Teaching experience in a higher education institution in Mechanical Engineering Technology or related field is also desirable for this position.
Since its inception, Eastern Michigan, first as a Normal School, then as a College and finally as a University, has grown and developed to respond to the ever-changing needs of society. Over the years, EMU has educated thousands of sons and daughters of Michigan, the nation, and the world. The University currently serves 23,000 students who are pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctora...l and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 200 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University?s Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Health and Human Services; Technology, and its graduate school. Eastern Michigan?s exceptional faculty, students and alumni include CEOs from major businesses; a National Student Teacher of the Year, National Teacher of the Year, numerous Fulbright Scholars and Milken Family Foundation National Educators award winners; and several Michigan Teachers of the Year.