Department of Engineering Technology Assistant Professor Full-time Tenure Track Approximate Starting Date: August 2019
Although these positions will remain open until filled, review of applications will begin immediately. Applicants interested this position must complete their online application and submit requested materials to the Human Resource Office by close of business day on January 18, 2019 to receive priority consideration.
The Department of Engineering Technology of the California State University Maritime Academy (Cal Maritime) invites applications for a full-time, Assistant Professor of Engineering Technology. We seek a dynamic educator who are committed to creating an environment of active learning for our B.S. in Marine Engineering Technology and Facilities Engineering Technology degree programs and who will engage in scholarship that advances the mission of the Engineering Technology Department and the university. We are interested in experienced mariners who will teach and assess basic and advanced Engineering technology courses and STCW competencies on campus and aboard the annual training cruise. Candidates will possess a bachelor's degree in Maritime or Facilities Engineering Technology, or related field to be considered. The Successful candidates either will hold a Master's degree in an appropriate discipline or will demonstrate commitment to earning a Master's degree while serving in this position. A Master's degree in an appropriate discipline of engineering or engineering technology (marine, mechanical, electrical, naval or industrial) or related field is required prior to being considered for promotion or tenure.
ABOUT THE CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY MARITIME ACADEMY (Cal Maritime): Cal Maritime is a specialized campus of the California State University (CSU) system offering six baccalaureate degrees in Business Administration, Global Studies and Maritime Affairs (GSMA), Facilities Engineering Technology, Marine Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering, and Marine Transportation. The undergraduate curriculum includes licensing programs for future merchant marine, coast guard and naval reserve officers. Cal Maritime also offers a Master of Science in Transportation and Engineering Management degree. Cal Maritime serves a population of approximately 1100 undergraduate students and 50 graduate students. The campus is located in Vallejo on the shore of the Carquinez Strait, 30 miles northeast of San Francisco. For more information about California State University Maritime Academy, please visit our web page at http://www.csum.edu.
Our programs focus on intellectual learning, applied technology, leadership development, and global awareness. Cal Maritime students participate in training cruises aboard the Training Ship Golden Bear or other international educational experiences - gaining a unique perspective on our increasingly global culture and economy. Cal Maritime is committed to being a leading educational institution recognized for excellence in the business, engineering, operations, security and policy of the transportation industries of the Pacific Rim and beyond. We are equally committed to hiring and retaining diverse and dedicated faculty and staff who lead the way in helping our students expand their knowledge and potential.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: This is a tenure track position and will require participation on Cal Maritime's annual training cruise on board the Training Ship Golden Bear in accordance to the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The Department of Engineering Technology offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Marine Engineering Technology and Facilities Engineering Technology and provides instructional support to other degree and professional training programs on campus.
The responsibilities of this tenure track positions include, but are not limited to:
Instruction of marine and facilities engineering technology course work in classrooms, laboratories, simulators or aboard the training ship. Curricula taught may include:
Steam, Diesel or Turbine Power Generation
Power System Simulation
Instrumentation and Automation
Electrical Circuits & Electronics
Ship Fluid Mechanics
Plant or Ship Operations
Other fundamental engineering courses associated with the Engineering Technology program
Student advising in the Marine Engineering Technology and Facilities Engineering Technology programs
Support in creative and/or scholarly activities such as external contracts and grants;
Service in department and campus-wide academic and administrative teams and committees; and
Annual participation as an Instructional faculty member and/or engineering watch officer aboard the Training Ship Golden Bear. This is a tenure track position and will require participation on the Cal Maritime's annual training cruise on board the Training Ship Golden Bear in accordance to the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Current U.S. Coast Guard national license with appropriate STCW endorsements is REQUIRED. National licenses in continuance may be considered;
Minimum of a bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline of engineering or engineering technology (marine, mechanical, electrical, naval, or industrial) or related field;
Professional maritime or industrial experience;
Seagoing experience; and
Excellent oral and written communication and leadership skills.
Master's degree or higher in engineering, engineering technology or engineering management;
Current C/E or 1/E U.S. Coast Guard national license with appropriate STCW endorsements;
Interests and expertise in more than one technical area;
Academic instructional experience;
Engineering leadership role experience; and/or
Leadership training experience.
A pre-employment physical is required as are subsequent USCG fitness physicals prior to each training cruise. The incumbent must also pass a drug-screening test for participation on the training cruise as required by federal law.
The person holding this position is considered a mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
Typical classroom and office environment are in a two-story building with elevator access.
Work site aboard the training ship requires climbing up and down ship ladders and gangway; lifting and carrying material from pier to training ship, and occasional work in excess heat, cold, dampness or dry atmospheric conditions.
All mariners should be capable of living and working in cramped spaces on rolling vessels, maintaining balance on a moving deck, rapidly donning an exposure suit, stepping over doorsills of 24 inches in height, opening and closing watertight doors that may weigh up to 56 pounds, pulling heavy objects, up to 50 lbs. in weight, distances of up to 400 feet, climbing steep stairs or vertical ladders without assistance, participating in firefighting and lifesaving efforts, including wearing a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), and lifting/controlling fully charged fire hoses. Extended workdays are common.
SALARY COMPENSATION: Salary is commensurate with the education, qualifications and experience of the individual.
BENEFITS: An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available for qualifying positions, which may include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement plans, fee waiver, vacation and sick leave.
ELIGIBILITY TO WORK: Applicants must provide proof of US citizenship or authorization to work in the United States within three days from the date of hire. Background investigation required prior to employment. Applicants must submit on hire official documentation as proof of degree, license, or certificates required.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Interested parties must submit the Cal Maritime Employment Application packet of information requested below. Apply on-line at http://www.csum.edu/web/hr/fel
1. Cal Maritime Employment Application (required) 2. Letter of interest 3. Curriculum Vitae 4. Copy of appropriate licenses(s) 5. Teaching Evaluations 6. Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references 7. Finalist will be required to submit three reference letters prior to final campus interview.
NOTIFICATION: Based upon a review of applications and accompanying documents, only those persons whose qualifications best match job requirements will be interviewed. Applicants not selected for an interview will be notified only after the position closes and the successful candidate has been selected.
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Located in Vallejo, California, The California Maritime Academy (Cal Maritime) is a unique and specialized campus of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system. We are one of only seven degree-granting maritime academies in the United States ? and the only one on the West Coast.