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11 Feb 2020

Full-Time Tenure-Track Engineering Instructor – Posted by Vancouver, Washington, United States

Job Description

Do you value active learning, meaningful collaboration with classroom faculty, and culturally relevant and equity-minded instruction? Are you excited to work with a diverse student population? Are you eager to work collaboratively to find innovative ways to improve student success? If these questions resonate with you, then we invite you to consider joining our faculty. We value collaboration and are dedicated to guiding all students to achieve their academic and career goals.

Clark College is seeking an Engineering professional with expertise in advanced manufacturing to join our team. We are currently accepting applications for a full time tenure-track instructor whose primary teaching duties will be in Engineering with an integral role in the development and instruction of Advanced Manufacturing degree paths. The successful candidate will join a cohesive team of professors to fulfill the needs of a growing department. Department and college service work is expected with the position (as assigned by the division or college) to support the institutional mission and goals, foremost being diversity, equity and inclusion, student success and retention. This position begins September 11, 2020.

At Clark, we value equity, diversity and inclusion. We have not always gotten it right, but are committed to growing, learning, and supporting our employees. Our Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) supports individuals with their academic, personal, and professional development, as well as provides training and educational resources for all members of the college community around diversity, inclusion, power, privilege, inequity, social equity, and social justice. The college offers further professional development for our employees through opportunities such as Employee Resource Groups, Social Justice Leadership Institute, Cross Institution Faculty of Color Mentorship program, Administrators of Color Leadership Program, and Faculty and Staff of Color Conference.

Clark College is an equal opportunity employer. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply. Clark College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age perceived or actual physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, Core themes, and objectives of the college. All faculty and staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support and enhance social equity on our campus and in our community. Questions regarding the College’s Affirmative Action Policy may be directed to Human Resources, (360) 992-2105.

General Faculty Responsibilities
• Instruct all classes as an expert in the discipline using active learning approaches that both engage and facilitate student learning.
• Advise and assist students in their educational and career development.
• Strive to enhance teaching and learning techniques.
• Pursue professional development to stay current in the field.
• Obtain and maintain Professional-Technical Certifications as needed.
• Participate in program, curriculum development, and assessment activities.
• Work collaboratively with colleagues, businesses, advisory committees, and other educational partners to create unique learning opportunities at Clark College.
• Participate in decision-making processes by taking part in department and college committees.
• Work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.
• Work cooperatively in a variety of department-level activities and college or company-wide projects.
• Understand and commit to the mission of Clark College.

Minimum Qualifications and Competencies
• Master’s degree in Civil, Aerospace, Mechanical, or related Engineering from an accredited institution.
• Experience teaching, or providing training in, classes and labs utilizing techniques and knowledge of the engineering design process that facilitates student learning.
• Demonstrated aptitude in Engineering Design, Thermodynamics, 2D/3D Modeling software, MATLAB, MakerSpace.

Salary Statement
Starting salary is $62,049 (non-negotiable). Faculty may be eligible to advance every other year; current top step is $87,403. Salary is for a 173-day contract; additional compensation is available for summer and moonlight teaching, and doctoral and vocational stipends.

Required Online Application Materials:
• Clark College Online Application, including names (and contact information) of five references
• Letter of application describing background and experience related to qualifications and responsibilities of the position
• Curriculum vitae
• Unofficial copy of all transcripts/certifications uploaded with online application or delivered to the Human Resources office.
• Responses to the following supplemental questions included in the online application
1. Please describe how you have implemented practices and/or participated in initiatives that promote racial and cultural equity.

Please apply online at

To contact Clark College Human Resources, please call (360) 992-2105.

Application Deadline:
Priority consideration will be given to applicants whose complete application has been submitted by March 3, 2020.

Finalist(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. Completion of academic degrees will also be verified through receipt of official transcripts.

Upon request, accommodations are available to persons with disabilities for the application process. Contact Human Resources at (360) 992-2105 or by video phone at (360) 991-0901.

The security of all the members of the campus community is of vital concern to Clark College. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the authority of the Security/Safety Department, policies concerning reporting of any crimes which may occur on the campus, and crime statistics for the most recent 4-year period may be requested from the Clark College Security/Safety Department, (360) 992-2133. The most recent Annual Security Report can be viewed here:

If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.

Corrected or extended notices will be posted online and in the Human Resources Office.

Clark College Human Resources
February 11, 2020

How to Apply

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Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

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