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Idaho State University | Pocatello, ID
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Job Description

Instructor, Robotics & Communications Systems Engineering Technology (7551)

Posting Number: req632

9 Month

Faculty Non-Tenure Track

College of Technology

Pocatello - Main

Primary Purpose

To provide high-quality, experience based instruction to Robotics and Communications Systems Engineering Technology students in both classroom and laboratory environments.

Key Responsibilities

1. Deliver high-quality, experience-based instruction and hands-on laboratory activities designed to prepare students for successful entry into the workforce (70%)

2. Collaboratively work with program faculty, the Department Chair, and Technical Advisory Committee members to develop and maintain program curriculum (10%)

3. Collaboratively work with program and departmental faculty to maintain ABET accreditation, including developing reports and participating in meetings to discuss program continuous improvement. (5%)

4. Participate in professional development activities to maintain state certification and engage in lifelong learning (5%)

5. Actively participate in departmental, college, university, and community professional service opportunities (5%)

6. Recruit and advise Robotics and Communication Systems Engineering Technology students (3%)

7. Develop and maintain high-quality relationships with business/industry and other employers (2%)

Minimum Qualifications

* Associate's degree in Robotics, Electronics, or a closely related area and 12,000 hours of full-time, successful, recent, gainful employment in a Robotics and/or Electronics related occupation OR a bachelor's degree in Robotics, Electronics, or a closely related area and 6,000 hours of full-time, successful, recent, gainful employment in a Robotics and/or Electronics related occupation
* Postsecondary Occupational Specialist Certification from the Idaho Division of Career & Technical Education or meet the requirements to obtain such certification
* Ability to effectively communicate in both written and oral forms
* Strong interpersonal and presentation skills
* Ability to operate a computer and use Microsoft Office programs, e-mail, and internet browsers proficiently
* Proficiency in basic electronics theory and application

Preferred Qualifications

* 16,000 hours of full-time, successful, recent, gainful employment in a Robotics and/or Electronics related occupation
* Proficiency in modern radio frequency (RF) theory and applications
* Experience teaching/training others in a professional or educational setting
* Demonstrated efforts to stay current with an evolving industry through training or self-study in the operation of new equipment, software, and methods

Please submit the following documents with your application:

Submit cover letter describing how you meet the qualifications; resume of experience, education, and qualifications; names and contact information of three professional references; and unofficial transcripts. Original transcripts will be required upon employment.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by May 26, 2018. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

About Idaho State University

Idaho State University (ISU) combines exceptional academics amidst the grand natural beauty of the West. ISU faculty and students are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions in the areas of energy, health professions, nuclear research, teaching, humanities, engineering, performing and visual arts, technology, biological sciences, pharmacy, and business. ISU is the state's designated lead institution in health professions and medical education.

Idaho State University, a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution founded in 1901, serves a diverse population by attracting students from around the world to its Idaho campuses. At the main campus in Pocatello, and at locations in Meridian, Idaho Falls, and Twin Falls, ISU offers access to high-quality education in more than 280 programs. Over 12,000 students attend ISU, receiving education and training in those programs. To read more, visit: Idaho State University Home Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference.

Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.


Idaho State University's Jeanne Clery report, federally required reporting, provides crime, arrest and fire statistics for the previous three years that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by Idaho State University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies about alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, personal practices, disciplinary procedures, fire safety and other matters. This report can be accessed on the following website: ISU Clery Report

About Idaho State University

Idaho State University is a state institution at Pocatello, a metropolitan area of about 55,000 nestled in the mountains of southeastern Idaho. ISU's top-flight academic programs include nationally recognized courses of study in business, pharmacy and the health professions, teacher education, engineering, arts and sciences, and applied technology training. ISU provides undergraduate and graduate educational services not only in Pocatello but also at ISU centers in Idaho Falls, Twin Falls and Boise, and to outlying communities via state-of-the-art compressed and IP audio/video video technology.