Instructor/Lab Technician Position in Technology and Applied Design
Berea College announces a one-year appointment for a full-time Instructor/Lab Technician Position in the Technology and Applied Design (TAD) Program, to begin Fall Term 2013. The teaching responsibilities of this position are to include two undergraduate TAD courses per term in the areas of Computer Aided Design, Production, Construction, Material Science or Graphic Communication. Responsibilities also include assisting TAD faculty in maintaining and keeping all lab equipment and facilities compliant with OSHA and EPA standards. Qualified candidates should have teaching and/or manufacturing experience with traditional woodworking and metal working machines, computer numerical controlled machines, material testing machines, and similar equipment used in a design, production, and testing environment. Master’s or higher degree in technology, technology/engineering education, engineering, or a related field required with demonstrated abilities in design and creative problem solving.
Applicants should email a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, copies of transcripts, and three letters of reference to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Alan Mills at
firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled. Additional materials may be requested at a later date. More information about the Technology and Applied Design program can be found at www.berea.edu/tec/.
Berea College achieved national distinction as the first coeducational and interracial college in the South. With an emphasis on service to the people of Appalachia and beyond, Berea enrolls 1,600 students from 40 states and 60 countries and is among the most racially diverse private liberal arts colleges in the United States. Berea admits only students whose families are unable to afford the high cost of tuition and awards each of them a four-year tuition scholarship. Berea’s students excel in the College’s supportive but demanding academic environment, and many are the first in their families to graduate from college. The College is one of seven federally recognized Work Colleges, and all students hold a labor position in which they work 10-12 hours per week. Graduates distinguish themselves in a variety of fields, including social service, government, ministry, the arts, business, education, medicine, and science, and many go on to earn graduate degrees.
Located where the Bluegrass Region meets the Cumberland Mountains, the town of Berea (pop. 16,000) lies forty miles south of Lexington and is approximately two hours from Cincinnati, Louisville, and Knoxville. More information about Berea College is available at www.berea.edu.
Berea College, in light of its mission in the tradition of impartial love and social equality, welcomes all people of the earth to learn and work here.