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Part-time Faculty Positions in Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering

Company:
Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, 30144
Category:
Mechanical Engineering
Type:
Adjunct/Part-Time

Job ID: 270859

About Us

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia's largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs to over 43,000 students. Our high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and across the globe. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2) committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional, and national level.  

Our vibrant culture, career opportunities, mission and values and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. As part of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State exemplifies the power and promise of a student-centered, research-driven university.  Our institutional values are student-inspired, promise-fulfilling, elevational, open and impact-generating, and being true to ourselves. In addition, Kennesaw State supports the University of Georgia's core values of accountability, excellence, integrity, and respect.  For more information, visit kennesaw.edu

Location

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060. 

Department Information

The Department of Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering consists of 390 undergraduate and graduate students and nine full-time faculty members. The faculty are committed to growing a program which is nationally recognized for providing an outstanding education to aspiring engineers, as well as peer-reviewed research with relevance. Scholarship in the department includes both industry- and government-funded research projects focused on the practical application of engineering principles. The faculty have expertise in areas including soft robotics, manufacturing & automation, machine design, UAV navigations and machine learning & intelligent systems, and best practices in engineering education.  

More information can be found at https://engineering.kennesaw.edu/robotics-mechatronics/index.php.

Job Summary

Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a pool of open rank, part-time faculty positions in the Department of Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering for the academic year 2024-2025. These positions are on an as needed, semester-by-semester basis.  Rank is determined at the time of hiring and will be commensurate with experience. This position is for work to be performed in the state of Georgia.

Responsibilities

  • Teaching responsibilities include one or more undergraduate or graduate courses in Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering areas such as Mechatronics Engineering Fundamentals and Modeling & Feedback Control. 
  • Undergraduate courses are face-to-face or partially online and taught both during the day and in the evening.  Graduate courses are hybrid, with both online and in-person students.  

Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines.

Required Qualifications

To teach undergraduate courses:

  • A minimum of a Master's degree, or the foreign equivalent, in Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering or a closely related discipline is required.

To teach graduate courses:

  • A Terminal/Doctorate degree, or the foreign equivalent, in Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering or a related discipline is required.
     
Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant industry experience
  • Prior teaching experience
  • Professional Engineering License
     
Required Documents to Attach

  1. CV 
  2. Cover Letter 
  3. Unofficial Transcripts (Official Transcripts and Official International Course-by-Course Evaluations Due Upon Hire) 
  4. Names and contact information of 3 references
     
Contact Information

For questions about this faculty opening, please contact Dr. Ying Wang, ywang34@kennesaw.edu.

For technical support or assistance completing a job application, please contact the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or oneusgsupport@usg.edu.

For questions about a specific job posting at Kennesaw State University, please contact the search chair listed under the contact information section on each posting. For general questions about faculty jobs please email facultyjobs@kennesaw.edu

USG Core Values

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy 8.2.18.1.2 and can be found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section8/C224/#p8.2.18_personnel_conduct.

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found on-line at https://www.usg.edu/policymanual/section6/C2653.

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