Department Sch of Mech/Ind/Mfg Engr (EMM)
Position Title Instructor
Job Title Instructor Pool - 2021/2022 Mfg/Mechatronics (MIME)
Appointment Type Academic Teaching/Research Faculty
Job Location Corvallis
Position Appointment Percent Varies
Appointment Basis 9
Faculty Status Regular
Tenure Status Fixed-Term
Pay Method Salary
Recommended Full-Time Salary Range Salary to Commensurate with Education,
Training and Experience
The School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering (
MIME) within the College of Engineering at Oregon State University (OSU)
invites applications for an instructor to teach in the Manufacturing
Engineering program. The instructor position is a fixed-term, non-tenure
track, 9-month, part-time position with the possibility of renewal at the
discretion of the School Head. There is a potential for a full-time
appointment for the 2021-2022 academic year depending upon the qualifications
of the candidate and teaching needs.
The School comprises over 60 academic faculty and instructors, 20 professional
faculty, staff and research associates who support nearly 2000 undergraduate
and graduate students. The School offers undergraduate degrees in Mechanical
Engineering, Industrial Engineering, and Manufacturing Engineering. A highly
interdisciplinary and collaborative group of faculty and staff in advanced
manufacturing is pursuing the broad areas of automation, sensor fusion, smart
and sustainable manufacturing, micro- and nano-manufacturing, materials
science, and computational modeling.
In addition to on campus teaching, the Instructor may teach online courses
through the University's innovative and high-ranking Ecampus. New online
courses in mechatronics comprise a four-course sequence encompassing
introductory topics, logical control, digital control, and advanced signal
processing and emerging topics. The instructor might also teach in the areas
of computer aided design and dynamics and controls.
The OSU College of Engineering is committed to being recognized as a national
model of inclusivity and collaboration. We strive to develop a community of
faculty, students, and staff that is inclusive, collaborative, diverse, and
centered on student success. As such, we seek applicants who will broaden our
capacity to advance student success across individual identities,
racial/ethnic categories and socioeconomic backgrounds.
• Instructor will teach courses in mechatronics and manufacturing engineering.
• Instructor may assist development of course materials and inform overall
• Responsibilities include equipping students with the required skill set,
facilitating in person and online classroom discussions, assessing student
performance, preparing students to be successful leaders in their chosen
profession, and creating an inclusive classroom (e.g., mentoring and
supporting students from diverse backgrounds, fostering affirming classroom
interactions across difference, and challenging structural/cultural barriers
that limit movement towards social equity in engineering education and
• Instructors provide leadership, supervision, and direction for undergraduate
and graduate teaching assistants.
Master's degree in Automation Engineering, Electrical Engineering,
Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or
Technical expertise in the broad areas of mechatronics engineering; industrial
controllers and embedded controllers; microcontrollers and embedded systems;
industrial automation; production engineering; machine dynamics and controls;
and mechanical design.
Demonstrable interest in teaching and mentoring.
Ability to work within an established course/curriculum structure.
Proficiency in communicating technical information in written and spoken
Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing the diversity and
excellence of the academic community.
Preferred (Special) Qualifications
PhD in engineering with a focus on mechatronics and manufacturing engineering.
Experience in teaching engineering software programs typically used in
manufacturing or mechanical engineering.
Experience in teaching lab-based courses at the college or university level.
Experience with remote and online teaching.
Experience with course management tools such as Canvas.
Experience developing instructional materials for online or hybrid courses.
Experience supervising undergraduate and graduate assistants.
Experience in process development and/or hands-on mechatronics system design.
Demonstrable knowledge of online pedagogy and current trends in online
Working Conditions / Work Schedule
Working conditions vary depending upon courses assigned.
This position requires a clear and unambiguous commitment to compliance of all
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations for Division I
(FBS) universities. No
Posting Number P05019UF
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 03/16/2022
Anticipated Appointment End Date 06/15/2022
Posting Date 11/19/2021
Full Consideration Date 01/16/2021
Closing Date 06/15/2022
Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search Competitive / External -
open to ALL qualified applicants
Special Instructions to Applicants
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by January 16,
2022. Applications will continue to be accepted after the full consideration
date, until a sufficient applicant pool has been achieved or the position is
filled. The closing date is subject to change without notice to applicants.
When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic
1) A resume/CV; and
2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have
prepared you for this position.
3) Diversity Statement
Starting salary within the salary range will be commensurate with skills,
education, and experience.
You will also be required to submit the names of at least three
professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part
of the application process.
For additional information please contact:
Nicole Thompson at Nicole.Thompson@OregonState.edu
OSU is committed to the health of our local and global community. All
employees and students are required to comply with the university's COVID-19
Vaccination Program. Please visit https: // covid.oregonstate.edu/ for
additional information about OSU's plans for safety and success, as well as
options for compliance with the vaccination program.
OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all
that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and
particularly encourage applications from members of historically
underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities,
veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to
help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.
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