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State University of New York at Oswego Assistant Professor of Technology in Oswego, New York

Location: Oswego, NY Category: Academic / Faculty Posted On: Wed Oct 20 2021 Job Description:

Description of Department: The Department of Technology, within the School of Education, offers programs in Technology Education, Technology Management, and a Technology Minor. Eight full time faculty and a statewide contingent of adjuncts deliver dynamic professional and technical course offerings to about 210 undergraduate and graduate students preparing for careers as technology and engineering educators or as managers in business and industry. Our programs contain a combination of professional and laboratory-based courses where students develop skills in a variety of advanced technologies and practices. Candidates are encouraged to visit https://www.oswego.edu/technology/home for more information on the department and our program offerings.

The Department of Technology is committed to the practices of social justice, diversity, equality, and respect among our faculty, staff, and students. We are actively working to build an inclusive environment to prepare students for careers in increasingly diverse educational and industrial environments, and supporting the goals outlined in SUNY Oswego's Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Plan, available at https://www.oswego.edu/diversity/. All new faculty will contribute to building this environment.

The Department of Technology at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Technology.

Posting Date: October 20, 2021

Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Benefit Information: The State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. Click here (https://www.suny.edu/benefits/) for more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) faculty or click here (https://www.suny.edu/media/suny/content-assets/documents/benefits/benefit-summaries/FTUUPbenefitsummary-Jan-2021.pdf) for a benefits summary.

Date of Appointment: August 2022

Description of Responsibilities: The Assistant Professor of Technology will instruct laboratory coursework in areas that may include: energy & power technologies, transportation technologies, or materials processing and/or other technical coursework depending on area of expertise. The Assistant Professor will be expected to:

  • Instruct evening and summer courses as needed

  • Engage in opportunities to develop and deliver technology programs that promote global awareness, sustainability, diversity, and inclusion

  • Initiate, develop, and participate in partnerships with schools, industries, and professional organizations throughout New York State and nationally

  • Provide academic advisement to undergraduate students

  • Participate in department, school, and college service

  • Commit to research and scholarship in Technology Education

  • Manage an instructional laboratory

SUNY Oswego works continuously to create an inclusive environment which respects, embraces, and promotes cultural safety, belonging, civil discourse, cultural humility, and other values and goals outlined in SUNY Oswego's Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Plan (https://www.oswego.edu/diversity/). As such, the Assistant Professor of Technology will be expected to contribute to these efforts and possess communication and interpersonal skills necessary to engage effectively with an increasingly diverse community of students and colleagues.

Job Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Technology Education or a closely related field at time of application

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with faculty and students

  • Demonstrated interest or engagement with social justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion issues, through professional, community, or teaching experience

  • Clearly articulated understanding and commitment to equity, inclusion, diversity issues (evidenced by diversity statement)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph. D. or Ed. D. from an accredited university in Technology Education or a closely related field. Candidates who are ABD or currently enrolled in a doctoral program, with completion within 18 months post-appointment, are encouraged to apply.

  • Teaching experience in Technology Education in the public schools.

  • Postsecondary teaching experience.

  • Demonstrated ability to instruct undergraduate professional education courses.

  • Demonstrated ability to instruct graduate coursework in the M.S. Ed. in Technology Education.

  • Demonstrated leadership in the field of Technology Education.

  • In addition, the candidate will be expected to demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship, commitment to undergraduate and/or graduate education, and possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with an increasingly diverse array of students and colleagues.

    Additional Information:

At SUNY Oswego we value the diversity found in each member of our campus community and strive to create a community where that diversity is embraced and enhanced. Recognizing the strength of diversity, our mission is to foster an environment which respects, embraces and promotes cultural competence, civil discourse and active engagement in developing an inclusive and vibrant community of scholars who act as transformational agents of change and responsible citizens of the world. For more information see SUNY Oswego's Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Plan (https://ww1.oswego.edu/diversity/) . As a candidate seeking consideration you are asked to submit a separate statement specifically addressing your experience with or commitment to inclusive pedagogy including how you will incorporate DEI goals into your work at SUNY Oswego.

If you have questions about the position, please contact:

Mark Hardy, Search Chair at Email: mark.hardy@oswego.edu

Official transcripts are required at time of appointment.

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