Full Time Composites Department Chair/Faculty, SMCC, Portland Maine

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    Full Time Composites Department Chair/Faculty

    DESCRIPTION: SMCC is seeking a full-time chair/faculty member for our A.A.S. degree program in Composite Science and Manufacturing.

    The position provides overall leadership and management of the department, including maintaining safety procedures, scheduling courses, coordinating the curriculum, ensuring instruction quality, managing the budget, hiring adjunct faculty, and teaching or supervising course content that includes:
    • Composite fabrication and manufacturing processes and methods
    • Composite repair
    • Composite materials including mixing, curing, and post-curing of resins
    • Composite quality and testing
    • Fundamentals of polymer science
    Management of the department and facility
    Teaching 12 credits or the equivalent each semester
    Advising students
    Developing, modifying, and assessing the effectiveness of the curriculum
    Participating in various college and professional development activities
    Working with our Business and Community Partnerships staff to provide workshops for industry
    Other professional duties related to the position

    B.S. degree in engineering, science, or a field related to Plastics Engineering
    Five years direct experience in composite-based manufacturing, including experience with safety programs, fabrication, resin preparation, product testing, and training

    Community College teaching experience
    M.S. in a related field, or Ten years direct industry experience in composite-based manufacturing

    PROJECTED START DATE: August 15, 2016
    SALARY RANGE: $50,000-$70,000 (32 week teaching contract)
    BENEFITS: 100% employer paid health, dental and life insurance for employees (spouse/domestic partner/dependent coverage also available), vision insurance, Maine Public Employees Retirement System or TIAA CREF in lieu of social security, generous personal/sick time allowances, professional development, and tuition waiver within the MCCS for employees, spouse, and/or dependents.

    Review of applications will begin the week of March 28th, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references to:
    Or mail to:
    Southern Maine Community College HR Office,
    2 Fort Road South Portland,
    ME 04106

    SMCC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer & Educational Institution
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