The College of Engineering at Michigan State University (MSU) is excited to launch the new Bachelor of Science in Technology Engineering program. This innovative program prepares students for modern engineering challenges in the multidisciplinary, interconnected world. The Technology Engineering program invites applications for a full-time, fixed-term Teaching Specialist in electronics and embedded systems, with an expected start date of January 1, 2024. This position is an academic year (9-month) appointment with anticipated additional duties for Summer 2024. The appointment is renewable each year for at least three years, contingent upon positive annual performance reviews.
The selected candidate will develop and teach courses at the undergraduate level in circuits, electronics, embedded systems, sensors, and signal processing. The College is actively seeking candidates who will set and achieve goals for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) in their teaching and service efforts, working with students and industry leaders in engineering.
MSU enjoys a park-like campus with some outlying research facilities and natural areas. The campus is adjacent to the city of East Lansing, adjacent to the capital city of Lansing. The Lansing metropolitan area has a diverse population of approximately 541,000. Local communities have excellent school systems and place a high value on education.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.
Masters -Electrical Engineering Technology, Computer Engineering, Engineering Education, or related field
Minimum qualifications for this position include 1) a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Engineering Education, or a closely related field, by position start date; 2) strong communication skills; and (3) demonstrated proficiency in active and project-based teaching pedagogies.
Relevant professional licensing and/or certifications; Experience with curriculum development; three or more years of industry experience; three or more years teaching undergraduate engineering or technology. Additional experience with programming languages C++ and/or Python and hardware cybersecurity is a plus.
Required Application Materials
All candidates for the position must apply online at http://careers.msu.edu/. Applicants for this position should submit
1) a formal letter of interest including a summary of professional experience and skills,
2) a curriculum vitae,
3) a statement of teaching philosophy,
4) a description of how you will contribute to diversity, equity and inclusion goals, and
5) the names and contact information for three professional references (letters are not initially required, but references will be approached for letters before the final interviews).
For full consideration, applications should be received before October 20, 2023. Applications will be reviewed on a continuing basis thereafter until the position is filled.
The new Technology Engineering Program in the College of Engineering at MSU is a collaboration of faculty, staff, students, and industry to develop programs that incorporate computer science and engineering principles and prepare students to succeed academically and professionally. Courses in cybersecurity, embedded systems, automation, data science, and computer hardware/software development, for example, utilize hands-on, real-world projects to integrate modern technologies with the foundational engineering mindset. The Technology Engineering Program at MSU is student-centered in a welcoming and inclusive space. The Bachelor of Science in Technology Engineering degree program is tentatively scheduled to enroll undergraduates in Fall 2024.
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