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Engineering Credit Adjunct Faculty

Harford Community College
Job Location:
Bel Air, Maryland
Mechanical Engineering
Starting salary range or starting hourly rate range: $1,011.23 per lecture credit hour; $758.42 per lab credit hour

About Harford Community College

Harford Community College has served as an anchor institution in Harford County since its inception in 1957. We are a mid-sized, comprehensive college committed to serving our community through high caliber educational offerings and cultural events.

HCC's mission of "Grow. Achieve. Inspire. Contribute." and our vision of continuously striving for satisfaction, completion, and success throughout the College community is demonstrated by our shared organizational values of Agency, Equity and Inclusion, Communication and Collaboration, Respect, and Innovation. Harford Community College is an Achieving the Dream institution, joining a network of higher education institutions and partners to enhance community college student opportunity, access, and success.

Our beautiful, 352-acre campus is conveniently located near Baltimore, MD; Philadelphia, PA; Washington, DC; and Wilmington, DE. We offer more than 80 affordable degree and certificate programs to nearly 2,000 full-time and 7,500 part-time students, as well as a wide variety of noncredit continuing education courses to nearly 11,000 students per year.

Job Description

HCC is seeking one or more adjunct faculty to teach a 15-week, Spring 2023 semester course, ENGR 202 Mechanics of Materials and/or a ENGR 232 Engineering Thermodynamics course. The courses will meet in-person on the HCC campus. The College's Spring 2023 semester begins Monday, January 30, and ends Saturday, May 20, 2023.

Course content for ENGR 202 includes the fundamentals of strength and deformation of various materials. The main topics consist of axial stress and deformation of bars, strains and generalized Hook's law, torsional stress and deformation in shafts, stress and deformation in beams, compound stresses, pressure vessels, statically indeterminate problems, and columns.

Course content for ENGR 232 includes the interaction between energy in its various forms and the energy transformations that occur in engineering processes and systems. Topics covered include the first and second laws of thermodynamics, properties of pure substances, energy analysis of closed systems, mass and energy analysis of control volumes, entropy, exergy, gas power and refrigeration cycles, gas mixtures and chemical reactions. Conceptual understanding will be integrated with problem-solving.

Adjunct faculty work with the academic division dean in creating syllabi, tests, and other documents related to instruction; prepare and distribute a class syllabus and review with students; deliver a full session of instruction as assigned in the format required by the College; assess student outcomes through exams, quizzes and other graded assignments; communicate with students to support learning and goal achievement, referring students to services available to them as needed; and submit required attendance, grades and other information on time based on the requirements of the Academic Affairs division.

Faculty members are expected to adhere to FERPA records protection laws, stay current in methods and software needed to deliver instruction as assigned; follow all College practices and procedures, including those included in the Human Resources Procedures Manual; and perform other duties as assigned by the division Dean.

Employees of Harford Community College, including instructors for online and virtual courses, must be residents of Maryland or the contiguous states of Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia or the District of Columbia. Work is generally performed on the College campus unless otherwise specified.

Required Education

A master's degree in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related discipline.

Required Experience

Prior teaching experience is preferred.

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Prior experience using a Learning Management System (LMS). Prior experience with classroom technology.

Preferred Qualifications

Professional experience in the discipline a plus.

General Weekly Work Schedule

Work schedule is based on class schedules.

Posting Number: 2022-062AO
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