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Search for New Automotive Technology Professor
PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY
DEPARTMENT OF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY
Faculty Position Announcement
TITLE: Assistant Professor
Teaching responsibilities will be in the Department of Automotive Technology. A typical course load would require
3 to 4 courses per semester in the following areas depending on the faculty’s area of specialization: Engines,
Brakes, Steering, Alignment & Suspension, Manual Transmissions, Engine Performance, Electrical Systems, Air
Conditioning and Heating, Construction Equipment, Agricultural Equipment, Precision Farming, Telematics, and
Collision & Paint. Additional responsibilities will include: ability and willingness to teach evening/night classes,
advisement of students, assisting in student recruitment (especially in the Kansas City market), development of
corporate partnerships, and development of new courses and curriculum.
Education: Bachelor of Science degree in automotive or related technical program and Masters of Science in Auto-
motive Technology or similar field.
Experience: Minimum of three years of recent corporate or dealership experience in automotive service operations,
or five years teaching experience in automotive technology.
Preferred Qualifications: ASE certification, progress toward a doctorate in closely related field; experience
in teaching courses described, technician experience, experience with NATEF Accreditation, experience in the agri-
culture industry – specifically telematics and/or precision farming, experience in automotive mechanical design or
applied automotive engineering, experience in the diesel and heavy equipment industry, experience in the collision
industry, experience in curriculum development, and/or can speak Spanish.
STARTING DATE: August 11, 2014
TERMS OF APPOINTMENT: Tenure-earning, position contingent of funding
SALARY: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
DEPARTMENT OF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY: The Department of Automotive Technology offers
Bachelor of Science in Technology (BST), Bachelor of Applied Science in Technology (BAS [completion degree for
AAS]), and an Associate of Applied Science in Automotive Service Technology (AAS [two-year degree]). The BST
degree includes six options in: Automotive Manufacturing Management, Automotive Service Management and Mar-
keting, Diesel and Heavy Equipment, Automotive Mechanical Design, Automotive Collision Repair and Insurance
Management, and Automotive Technical. A Master of Science degree in Technology/ Technical Education or Tech-
nology is also available within the College of Technology.
The Automotive Technology programs are considered to be some of the top programs in the United States by many
major automotive companies. For additional information, see www.pittstate.edu/autotech
APPLICATIONS: For first consideration send the following to Mr. Scott Norman, Automotive Technology,
1701 South Broadway, Pittsburg, KS 66762, firstname.lastname@example.org, postmarked by January 10, 2014: a cover let-
ter, a current resume, a college transcript, names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three employment
Applicant must pass a criminal background check
PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Automotive Technology AAS, BST, & BAS faculty