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Adjunct Instructor 1 - Manufacturing Engineering Technology

Posted: 10/14/2022

Position Title: Adjunct Instructor 1 - Manufacturing Engineering Technology
Location: Multiple Locations

38430 - MFG Eng. Tech

Advertised Salary: Salary commensurate with qualifications pursuant to the FSU and FNTFO/AFT Agreement
FLSA: Exempt
Temporary/Continuing:  Temporary
Part-Time/Full-Time: Part-Time
Union Group: Ferris Nontenure-Track Faculty Organization (FNTFO) (AFT)
Term of Position: As Needed
At Will/Just Cause: At Will
Summary of Position: The School of Design and Manufacturing invites applications for an adjunct faculty position for in the Manufacturing Engineering Technology program. Position requires teaching undergraduate-level lecture and laboratory coursework in a "hands-on" academic environment.
This is a pooled position. One or more applicants may be hired as needed to teach classes on a semester-by-semester basis.
This posting is being used for face to face and/or online instruction. However, the candidate selected for the position must reside in Michigan after acceptance of employment.
The anticipated start date of this position is January of 2023 at the earliest and August of 2023 at the latest.
Position Type: Faculty - Temporary & Continuing
Required Education: Qualification by credential: Master's degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline OR a master's degree and 18 graduate hours in Manufacturing, Mechanical, Industrial or related discipline.
Qualification by Tested Experience:
BS Engineering or Engineering Technology and MS Engineering or Engineering Technology and three years hands-on experience in Manufacturing OR
BS Engineering or Engineering Technology and MS (any) and six years hands-on experience in Manufacturing OR
BS Engineering or Engineering Technology and 12 years hands-on experience in Manufacturing and a subject matter expert in an area relevant to Manufacturing.
Required Work Experience: Required experience is relevant to degree and experience. See Required Education.
Required Licenses and Certifications:  
Physical Demands:
  • Office Environment
  • Bending
  • Carrying
  • Moving
  • Reaching
  • Sitting
  • Twisting
  • Driving
  • Lifting
  • Pulling/Pushing
  • Repetitive Movement
  • Standing
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered:  
Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Preparing and delivering courses utilizing effective methods that insure that all course outcomes are met, and delivering courses in a classroom format.
Demonstrates an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and community members.
Faculty members also have professional responsibilities which may include but are not limited to: keeping regular posted office hours (which are scheduled at times convenient for students), and participation in traditional functions which have academic significance (ex. reporting initial student participation data and submitting final grades on time). Faculty may be required to teach off-campus or in an on-line environment.
Any other duties assigned within the position classification area.
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities:  
Skills and Abilities: Demonstrated commitment, experience and understanding for diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume 
  • Unofficial Transcript 1 

Optional Documents:

  • Unofficial Transcript 2
Special Instructions to Applicants: Unofficial Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of unofficial transcripts of appropriate degree. Transcripts must include institution name, applicant name, date degree attained, degree awarded. Finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.

Unofficial Transcript 2 (OPTIONAL): Applicants may attach a copy of unofficial transcripts pertaining to the position.

This job will be posted starting Midnight EST on Friday, October 14, 2022, to Midnight EST on Friday, October 13, 2023. Please contact Ferris State University's Human Resources Department at (231) 591-2150 Monday - Friday between 8 AM to 5 PM EST if there are issues with applying to this posting.
Initial Application Review Date: October 31, 2022
Open Until Position is Filled?: No
Posting Close Date:  
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