Assistant Professor

Kettering University
September 21, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Position Information

Classification Title Faculty

Job Title Assistant Professor Position Number F00116 Position Class Type Regular Position Type Faculty FLSA Exempt Other Position Information

Kettering University is a national leader in experiential STEM and business education, integrating an intense academic curriculum with applied professional experience. We inspire students to realize their potential and advance their ideas by combining theory and practice better than any institution in the world. Kettering University is dedicated to achieving the extraordinary through technological innovation, leadership, and service, built on values that foster respect, integrity, creativity, collaboration, and excellence in growth, global leadership, community outreach, and an engaged community of stakeholders.

BENEFITS include health, dental and vision coverage; retirement benefits with up to a 9% Kettering matching contribution; life and accident insurance; tuition assistance and waiver programs; vacation and holiday pay; sick and disability pay; home purchase assistance program; recreation center membership; and many other benefits.

Flint Michigan: A storied past and an innovative approach to the future drives Flint forward. No other city of Flint's size can boast similar cultural and social resources; the Flint Institute of Art, Flint Symphony Orchestra, the Flint Institute of Music, the Sloan Museum, the Flint Farmers' Market, and several colleges and universities contribute to a rich social fabric. A vibrant array of dining, entertainment, and lodging options now enliven the walkable Flint city center. Kettering University is an important partner in the renaissance of Flint.

Our Mission and Vision: Kettering University prepares students for lives of extraordinary leadership and service by linking transformative experiential learning opportunities to rigorous academic programs in engineering, science, mathematics and business. Kettering University will be the first choice for students and all our partners seeking to make a better world through technological innovation, leadership and service.

Position Status Full-time If Part Time, hours per week

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Preferred Qualifications

-Experience in mechatronics and controls; -Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level; -Demonstrated excellence in research and other scholarly activity;

Job Specific Required Qualifications

-Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or closely related field; -ABD with completion by time of appointment will be considered; -Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in dynamic systems and controls, robotics, mechatronics, autonomous vehicles, and advanced mobility systems; -Ability to use modern Engineering tools for teaching and research; -Ability to develop an externally funded applied-research program; -Demonstrated written and oral communication skills in the English language; -Ability and desire to contribute through department, university, community and professional service work.

Understand and have a commitment to Kettering University Values a. RESPECT: for teamwork, honesty, encouragement, diversity partnerships with students. b. INTEGRITY: including accountability, transparency and ethics. c. CREATIVITY: fostering flexibility and innovation. d. COLLABORATION: across disciplines and with all partners. e. EXCELLENCE: in all we do.

Posting Information

Posting Number FP00091

Posting Date 08/21/2023 Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Job Duties

Job Duties

Percent of total time 45


Teaching and learning duties, including course, laboratories, and curriculum development, student projects, professional development aiming at enhancing student learning and best practices in teaching and learning.

Percent of total time 35


Research and scholarship: This includes establishing a research program appropriate for Kettering University, and aligned with teacher-scholar model. Also, it is expected that faculty involve students in research projects, publish their research and scholarship work in peer reviewed journals, as well as presentations in conferences.

Percent of total time 20


Service and citizenship: This includes service activities within the department, the institution, the profession, and the community.

Posting Specific Questions

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  • Are you authorized to work in the United States?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Will you now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status by Kettering University (e.g., H-1B visa status)?
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  • Please provide the specific name of the publication or website where you learned about this posting.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • How many years of industrial experience do you have working in mechatronics and controls?
  • 1 - 3 Years
  • 4 - 6 Years
  • 7 - 10 Years
  • More than 10 Years
  • How many years of experience do you have in teaching mechatronics and controls?
  • 1 - 3 Years
  • 4 - 6 Years
  • 7 - 10 Years
  • More than 10 Years
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  • Cover Letter
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of References
  • Research Philosophy
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