Assistant Professor, Engineering Department: Physics and Engineering Department Palomar College
Date Opened: 01/28/2019 Close Date: 03/11/2019
The Assistant Professor, Engineering is primarily responsible for teaching a variety of lower-division courses in the discipline of engineering as well as developing, growing, and managing the program. The Department desires candidates that exhibit the enthusiasm, organization, and leadership skills required to meet this responsibility. The current curriculum includes: Statics; Dynamics; Engineering as a Profession; Engineering Materials; Graphics and Design; Solid Modeling; and Circuits and Electrical Networks. Future courses will include: Digital Electronics; How Things Work; Strength of Materials; Machining Processes; and Industrial Automation.
Salary: Starting salary range: $60,900.42 $96,764.88 annually.Academic training and teaching experience will form the basis for salary computation as determined by placement on the regular salary schedule of the College. A maximum of step 8 at the appropriate salary grade will be awarded to new faculty. For a salary estimate, visit www.palomar.edu/hr/employees/classifications/salary/ and use the links in the Full-time Faculty section.
Benefits: Fully-paid employee benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees and dependents; and life, disability, and long-term care insurance. Estimated value of these employer-paid benefits is approximately $29,726 annually. All full-time faculty are enrolled in CalSTRS (California State Teachers Retirement System).
Must meet one of the sets of qualifications listed under a) through d):
a) A Masters in any field of engineering.
b) A Masters in mathematics, physics, computer science, chemistry or geology AND a Bachelors in any of the above.
c) A Bachelors in any field of engineering with a professional engineers license, pursuant to Title 5, Section 53410.1 of the California Code of Regulations.
d) A combination of education and experience that is at least the equivalent of the qualifications in either a) or b) above. You must complete and attach the Application for Equivalency form (www.palomar.edu/hr/equivalency-app/), if you do not possess the specific minimum qualifications as stated above, which includes degrees that have not been awarded at the time of submitting the application.
Only coursework completed at, and degrees awarded by, accredited institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education will be considered as satisfying the minimum qualifications. Coursework and degrees that are completed outside of the United States are required to have transcripts evaluated (evaluation to U.S. equivalency and a course by course analysis) by an appropriate U.S. credentials evaluation service. For a list of credentials evaluation agencies accepted by Palomar College, visit the National Association of Credentials Evaluation Services (NACES) website at www.naces.org.
NOTE: For professional experience, a year is defined as equivalent to 40 hours per week for 10 months.
Diversity Statement: Position requires cultural competency which includes the sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff.
About the District: Palomar College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive, two-year community college that serves the greater North San Diego County region. Palomar College offers over 200 associates degree and certificate programs to approximately 30,000 full- and part-time students. A favorite in the community among local institutions of higher education, Palomar College recently ranked #1 in community colleges in San Diego County in the San Diegos Best of 2016 Readers Poll. And, Palomar College is just 12 miles from the glistening Pacific Ocean and 30 miles away from all of the exciting cultural activities that sunny San Diego has to offer.
Palomar College is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
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