Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Location: Dayton, TN
Reports To: Dean, Vogel School of Engineering
Status: FT with benefits (9-month contract)
Professor of Engineering (level commensurate with experience). The position requires excellence in the areas of teaching, scholarship, and service with emphasis on teaching. Bryan College currently offers a Bachelor of Science in Engineering with seven options, including civil and mechanical engineering. The Vogel School of Engineering opened in the fall of 2018 and currently has 40 students. Enrollment is projected to increase yearly as the program develops. State-of-the-art classroom and laboratory facilities have been constructed to accommodate the near-term program build-out to 120 students.
Most importantly, the new faculty will share and promote a Christian worldview consistent with the Bryan College Statement of Belief and Community Life Standards.
Serving others is one of the foundational aspects within the culture of the faculty cadre at Bryan College and therefore within the Vogel School of Engineering. Faculty support our primary purpose, “educating students to become servants of Christ to make a difference in today’s world,” through the profession of engineering.
Working in a team environment to formulate and implement policies and procedures for the Vogel School of Engineering informed by a Christian perspective.
Developing and teaching courses and laboratory modules relating to general engineering classes including: statics, dynamics, strength of materials, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, and heat transfer.
Servicing the mechanical engineering option, teaching mechanical engineering classes such as machine design, manufacturing engineering, kinematics and robotics, mechanical vibration, quality engineering, and other courses based on student and faculty interest.
Serving as faculty advisor for student clubs.
Assisting in the development of a departmental budget for equipment and supplies.
Serving as a mentor and advising students academically and professionally.
Support of accreditation activities, including identifying and implementing SACS and ABET requirements.
Recruitment of students.
Developing connections and serving as liaison with industrial partners.
Serving as Vogel School of Engineering representative in the community.
Other duties as required.
ESSENTIAL CHARACTER QUALITIES:
Have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and be committed to serving Him and His church.