Oregon State University - Department of Wood Science & Engineering k

Corvallis, OR

May 16
Job Description

The Department of Wood Science and Engineering (WSE) invites applications for a full-time 1.00 FTE, 9-month, fixed term Instructor position.

The Department of Wood Science and Engineering (WSE) is a multidisciplinary program focused on science, technology, design, engineering, and business practices that help society sustainably meet our needs for renewable materials, and help ensure the global competitiveness of US business. Our mission is to discover the science, create the technology, and design the renewable materials, products and structures for future generations. We are one of the largest and most diverse renewable materials programs in North America.

The purpose of this position is to foster critical thinking, advance students’ knowledge and skills through the teaching of Renewable Materials courses. The incumbent is expected to provide an intellectual foundation for students concerning wood products, form and function concepts, machining, production, product design, and marketing topics.

This Instructor will be developing and delivering courses in Advanced CAD, Entrepreneurial Product Development, Computer-aided Manufacturing, managing wood shop operations; and leading wood shop safety.

Minimum Required Qualifications:
* Master’s Degree in Business, Science, Art, Design, or related field.
* Teaching experience.
*Proficiency with computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM).
*Familiarity with proper and safe handling of woodworking equipment.
*A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
*Experience with safety programs and training.

TO APPLY: http://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/76708

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

Application Details

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:
1) A resume/CV.
2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.
3) Statement showing how you fulfill your commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.

NOTE: International candidates must hold a valid US working permit.

Oregon State University - Department of Wood Science & Engineering

Founded in 1868, Oregon State University serves as Oregon’s land-grant university and is the largest university in the state, serving more than 31,000 students, over 10,000 employees while operating a $1.3 billion budget. OSU promotes a collaborative, inclusive and caring community that strives for equity and equal opportunity; that creates a welcoming environment and enables success for people from all walks of life; and that shares common, fundamental values grounded in justice, civility, and respect. The University is fully committed to ethnic, gender, and cultural diversity and believes in access to a quality affordable education for all qualified Oregonians. OSU offers more than 200 undergraduate and approximately 80 graduate degree programs through its 11 colleges: Agricultural Sciences; Business; Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences; Education; Engineering; Forestry; Liberal Arts; Pharmacy; Public Health and Human Sciences; Science; Veterinary Medicine, the Graduate School, and the Honors College. In addition, OSU offers more than 50 degree programs through its growing Ecampus, which is ranked third for best online Bachelor's programs in the 2019 edition of U.S. News and World Report. OSU is organized into four academic divisions that focus on attaining preeminence in the signature areas delineated in the University’s strategic plan and promote collaboration across disciplines. The Division of Arts and Science encompass the colleges of Liberal Arts, Education, Science, and Honors. The Division of Earth Systems Science includes colleges of Forestry, Agricultural Sciences, and Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences. The Division of Health Sciences includes the colleges of Public Health and Human Sciences, Pharmacy, and Veterinary Medicine. The Division of Business and Engineering includes the colleges of Business and Engineering.