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SUNY Morrisville Automotive Assistant Professor-Tenure Track in Morrisville, New York

Automotive Assistant Professor-Tenure Track

Category:Full-time Faculty

Department:School of Agriculture, Business & Technology

Locations:Morrisville, NY

Posted:Jan 12, 2022

Closes:Open Until Filled


Position ID:141456


About SUNY Morrisville:

SUNY Morrisville, a college that leverages the expansive resources of the State University of New York, is a model of innovative applied education. Located in the center of New York State, the college offers students hands-on, experiential learning in modern classrooms and specialized facilities, many of which are rare or one-of-a-kind in higher education. Morrisville's 3,000 students - who come from diverse backgrounds across the state and around the world - choose from more than 80 associate and bachelor degree programs that embrace agriculture, technology, business, social sciences, including Psychology, Criminal Justice, and the liberal arts. An internship program that prepares students for success in the 21st-century workplace ranks among the top ten in the nation. At Morrisville, motivated students work alongside talented faculty members - many with field experience - to imagine, build, and test practical, sustainable solutions to some of the fundamental questions confronting a shrinking world with diminishing resources.

The Morrisville campus is 30 miles southeast of Syracuse and 30 miles southwest of Utica; it is a half-hour drive from the New York State Thruway with easy access to Albany (two hours), Rochester (two hours), Buffalo (three hours) and New York City (four hours).

The Norwich Campus of SUNY Morrisville has been serving the Norwich community and the surrounding areas for more than 46 years, offering students associate degree options such as Criminal Justice, Computer Information Technology, and Nursing. The campus is also used by businesses, not-for-profits and community partners for training, events and videoconferencing.

The Syracuse Educational Opportunity Center (EOC), administered by SUNY Morrisville, provides the urban community of Syracuse with innovative academic programs leading to higher education as well as vocational training programs leading to gainful employment and economic self-sufficiency.

Recognizing the importance of diversity in assuring the success of students and graduates in an increasingly global environment, SUNY Morrisville is committed to equity and inclusion in all aspects of hiring and employment.

Job Description:

SUNY Morrisville invites applications for a Full Time Tenure Track, teaching position for the Automotive Technology Programs. The Auto Tech candidate will need knowledge in all A1 - A8 ASE areas with a focus on L 1 and advanced diagnostics, electronics, various scan tool exposure and utilization of advance driving assistance systems being used in the industry and other courses to meet the teaching needs of the degree programs. Teaching assignments will demand a strong dedication to hands-on, in-field instruction, and application. Specific manufacture training (like Subaru U), promotion, and administrative responsibilities will be required for this position.

Additional responsibilities may include: academic advisement; college/university service; course and program development; program promotion; and professional development. Additional opportunities for extra service may be available during the summer months through the offering of training and workshops.

The person filling this position will be expected to collaborate with existing faculty to utilize their expertise in developing opportunities related to automotive repair/ collision and mechanical/ electrical systems using state-of-art technology. The successful candidate must demonstrate teaching proficiency and possess field experience in the area of mechanical/ electrical systems. S/he must also have an understanding and appreciation for technical education at the associate and bachelor degree levels


Bachelors Degree in Automotive Technology or Engineering with 5-7 years of industry work experience and teaching experience in a related discipline is required.

Master's Degree in Management, Business, Education or related field required.

Additional Information:

SUNY Morrisville is committed to creating a vibrant community enriched by diverse perspectives, talents and experiences, and prohibits discrimination in employment based on gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, physical capability, age, creed, sexual identity, veteran status, and economic means. We encourage applications from candidates who share this commitment and will contribute to the diversity of our college community, especially members of historically under-represented groups. AA/EEO/ADA

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Application Instructions:

Apply online at Application materials should include cover letter, curriculum vitae and three professional references