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FT Assistant Professor - Manufacturing Engineering Technology-Machining (METM)

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Work status: Regular/Continuing
Location: LCC West
Categories: Faculty
Work type: Full Time
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Title: FT Assistant Professor - Manufacturing Engineering Technology-Machining (METM)

This posting is open until filled

The date after which applications are not guaranteed review is:  11/28/2021

Hours Per Week: 40 Hours

Compensation Type: FT Faculty -Pay Based on FT Salary Schedule

Rate of pay is based on the required qualifications of this position.

Employee Classification: FT Faculty

Level: FT Faculty-HS

Division: Technical Careers Division - 406000

Department: Manufacturing Engineering Tech - 406214

Campus Location: LCC West Campus

Position Type: Regular/Continuing

Bargaining Unit: MAHE

To view the applicable labor contract, visit the Labor Relations web site.

Job Summary:

The Lansing Community College Technical Careers Division, led by exceptional faculty in over 30 program areas, is seeking individuals who possess demonstrated knowledge and skills in their field and have a passion to share their expertise with tomorrow’s emerging workforce. We focus on providing students with high quality education and training, including significant hands-on learning opportunities. If you seek an opportunity to work with a great team of faculty and staff committed to student success in a professionally driven environment, then consider the following opportunity.

This faculty member will teach courses in Manufacturing Engineering Technologies (MET) consistent with the evolving state of the discipline and accepted trends in teaching methods. A solid understanding of the machine tool field as well as mechanical and electrical technologies is desired, including but is not limited to: manual and CNC machining, CNC programming, CAD/CAM/solid modeling, and machine tool maintenance/repair. It is preferred that the faculty member has a strong knowledge base with multi-axis CNC CAM programming utilizing Mastercam and the HAAS controller. A background in the set-up and operation of the HAAS UMC 750 and the DS30Y is essential to the position. This full time teaching position includes instruction of three to five courses per semester, which could include any of these subjects:

• Manufacturing Processes
• Precision Machining –CNC Multi Axis
• CAM programming Fusion/Mastercam
• Metallurgy and Heat Treatment
• Metrology and Advanced Inspection
• Eaton RESA Tech Careers High School Programs (Mechatronics, Machining, etc.)

The faculty member will share responsibilities with current full-time faculty for the organization and functionality of the MET Program. Strong communication skills and computer proficiency are a must. The faculty member will participate in program/department meetings and divisional/college-wide committees, with a focus on continual improvement of programs and learning outcomes. He/she will also participate in curriculum and course development, course and program coordination, tutoring and advising students, mentoring and reviewing peers, and shared governance of the College. Must demonstrate a commitment to the diversity of a multi-cultural population, as well as work effectively in a team-based environment, seeking continuous improvement and adherence to the community college philosophy.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing Technologies/related field and two (2) years recent, relevant work experience, OR Associate’s Degree in Manufacturing Technologies/related degree and four (4) years recent, relevant work experience, OR Journey status in a manufacturing trade and four (4) years recent/relevant work experience, OR High School Diploma and eight (8) years recent/relevant documented work experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Instructional teaching experience in post-secondary education.

Bachelor's Degree in Manufacturing Engineering, metallurgy, chemistry, metrology, or related field and coursework related to Manufacturing Processes and computer integrated manufacturing.

Experience in Dual Spindle, Live Tooling Turning Centers.

Experience in the set-up and operation of the HAAS UMC 750 and the DS30Y.

Experience in industrial Robotic and Automation programming/maintenance.

Experience in welding/fabrication technology.

Experience in repair and maintenance of manual and CNC machining equipment.

Software experience with Mastercam, Autodesk Fusion, AutoCad.

NOCTI Certificate in Precision Machining Technology

IMPORTANT: If an educational degree is required for this position, unofficial copies of transcripts from each institution of higher learning where either a degree has been conferred or coursework completed are required documents that must be submitted as part of the online application process.

Applicants with foreign education credentials (i.e. earned degree and related to this position) must contact a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) credential evaluation services ( and request an academic transcript evaluation. Three of NACES member credential evaluation services are: Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. (email: ; World Education Services, Inc.(email: ; International Education Research Foundation, Inc. (email: The credential evaluation must be submitted with the application materials.

Coursework information, if applicable, must be added as an attachment under Additional Attachments.

REMEMBER: If an educational degree is required for this position, applications lacking these required documents will not be considered.

Lansing Community College is an equal opportunity, educational institution/employer.


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