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Visiting Assistant Professor

Kettering University

Flint, Michigan 48504
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  • Mechanical Engineering - Automotive
  • Mechanical Engineering - Applied Mechanics
Kettering University
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Job Duties:

Teaching and learning duties, including course, laboratories, and curriculum development, student projects, professional development aiming at enhancing student learning and best practices in teaching and learning. 

Research and scholarship: This includes establishing a research program appropriate for Kettering University, and aligned with teacher-scholar model. Also, it is expected that faculty involves students in research projects, publish their research and scholarship work in peer reviewed journals, as well as presentations in conferences.

Service and citizenship: This includes service activities within the department, the institution, the profession, and the community.


Required Qualifications: 

-Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or closely related field;
-Ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the discipline of controls and dynamics systems, robotics, mechatronics, automotive controls, and autonomous vehicles. 
-Ability to develop an externally funded applied-research program;
-Demonstrated written and oral communication skills in the English language;
-Ability and desire to contribute through department, university, community and professions service work.
-Experience using MATLAB/Simulink software.

Understand and have a commitment to Kettering University Values
a. RESPECT: for teamwork, honesty, encouragement, diversity partnerships with students.
b. INTEGRITY: including accountability, transparency and ethics.
c. CREATIVITY: fostering flexibility and innovation.
d. COLLABORATION: across disciplines and with all partners.
e. EXCELLENCE: in all we do.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Experience in the automotive industry;
-Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level;
-Demonstrated excellence in research and other scholarly activity;
-Preference will be given for candidates with experience in dynamic systems and controls, robotics, mechatronics, automotive controls, and autonomous vehicles.

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