Deadline: 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, 2020
College and Area Information:
Eastern Arizona College’s District Offices are located in Thatcher, Arizona, a beautiful rural area with easy access to arid as well as mountainous recreation. The College is located approximately 125 miles northeast of Tucson and 165 miles southeast of Phoenix. EAC is a comprehensive community college offering five associate degrees across nearly 50 programs of study. Eastern Arizona College is the oldest member of the Arizona Community College system and is fully accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.
The Engineering Associate Professor reports to the Chairperson of the Mathematics Division.
At least 18 graduate credit hours in an Engineering discipline
Ability to communicate effectively
Ability to relate effectively to students from a wide variety of ethnic backgrounds, learning orientations, and levels of preparation
Willing and able to work outside a normal workweek to provide field trip and workshop learning opportunities to Engineering students
Willing and able to teach late afternoon, evening, weekend and summer classes as necessary
Teaching experience in higher education with a demonstrated student-centered philosophy of education
Experience with community outreach
Demonstrated skill in using technology to enhance productivity, communication, teaching and learning
Demonstrated experience incorporating innovative teaching methods
Computer literate with experience using computers for supplemental and mediated instruction
Ability to work well within a departmental structure and with other faculty in the design and implementation of curriculum and assessment
A clear understanding of and commitment to the community college philosophy and goals
Teach two or more of the following lower-division engineering classes each semester: Introduction to Engineering, Statics, Dynamics, Thermodynamics, Mechanics of Materials, Plane Surveying, Electrical Circuits, or other university
transferable engineering courses.
Fulfill required instructional load by teaching two to three (maximum) of the following lower-division undergraduate mathematics courses each semester: Applied Mathematics, Beginning Algebra, and Intermediate Algebra. If the candidate has at least 18 graduate hours in mathematics, that individual might be asked to teach Linear Algebra, College Algebra or Trigonometry.
Teach a minimum of 32 adjusted load hours per academic year; up to six adjusted load hours of overload may be required per semester.
Maintain a minimum accountability week of 35 hours on campus (including five posted office hours) for teaching, advising, helping students, class preparation, consultation with colleagues, recruiting of engineering students, university articulation tasks, and other related activities.
Update course outlines and develop curriculum as needed.
Teach late afternoon, evening, weekend, and summer classes as necessary.
Serve on institutional committees as assigned and serve as a faculty advisor to students.
Complete the Engineering Program Portfolio each year.
Work with the University of Arizona, Arizona State University and Northern Arizona University in development and execution of grants to improve curriculum, transfer opportunities, or other similar activities.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Applicants should send a letter of application addressing each of the required and preferred qualifications and describing experience related to the position responsibilities, a vita, transcripts (if copies are sent, official transcripts must be on file prior to the date of hire), a signed copy of the EAC application form, and a minimum of three written confidential letters of professional references, to:
Eastern Arizona College Human Resources
Engineering Associate Professor Position
615 N. Stadium Avenue
Thatcher, AZ 85552-0769
The submission of all required application materials for the screening committee’s review is the responsibility of the applicant.
Applicants must be prepared to interview at their own expense.
All applicant materials must be received by 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 15, 2020. A decision is anticipated on or about May 6, 2020.
Compensation and Position Availability:
The initial position compensation range is $44,477 to $71,163 per current academic year salary schedule plus a cash flex benefit. The position also includes excellent employee benefits. The anticipated position start date August 14, 2020.
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