Summary of Position:
The School of Automotive and Heavy Equipment invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track, Automotive Service faculty position. The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing and teaching courses in the Associate in Applied Science Automotive Service Technology Program and in the Bachelor of Science Automotive Engineering Technology Program, in lecture and lab formats. This position requires utilizing a variety of methods and techniques to assure student attainment of course outcomes and the utilization of assessment methods to monitor success. Other duties may include the delivery of courses off campus, development and delivery of on-line courses, serving on department, school, and college committees, and student advising. The focus of the Automotive Service courses is towards the eight ASE certification areas.
A Bachelor’s degree in Automotive or a related discipline.
A Master’s degree in education or a related field must be secured as a condition for tenure.
Required Work Experience:
The applicant must document 10 years of work experience in one, or a combination of the following disciplines:
- Prior work experience in Automotive Service or a related discipline.
- Teaching experience in a secondary, post-secondary or technical training setting.
- Engineering or Engineering Technology experience at an automotive manufacturer or Tier 1 or Tier 2 level supplier.
The focus areas include electrical/electronics, steering/suspension, and or transmission/drive lines systems and systems testing.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to use computer technology for course management and delivery.
Preferred Qualifications (include Education, Skills, Experience):
Master’s degree in a related field.
Previous college or industry teaching experience.
Five (5) years of automotive related experience in application, design, education or research and development environment.
Proposed Salary: $62,000 - $66,000
Location: Ferris State University - Big Rapids