The North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics is a public residential high school that educates academically talented 11th and 12th-grade students who show promise of exceptional development, as well as special interest, in science and mathematics, and who reflect the demographics of North Carolina. The school, established in 1978 and a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina System, serves residential students at its Durham campus and provides distance education, teacher development, and outreach throughout the state.
CLASSIFICATION/TITLE: Instructor of Engineering
DEPARTMENT/OFFICE: Department of Distance Education and Extended Programs - Engineering and Technology
POSITION NUMBER: 60093667
POSTING DATE: December 16, 2014
CLOSING DATE: January 5, 2014 5pm
SALARY TYPE: Temporary position – Salary commensurate with education and experience
Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or closely related field.
Description of Work:
Position reports to the Dean of Engineering and Technology and is responsible for providing instruction for interactive videoconferencing (IVC) engineering courses. Using a combination of pre-developed curriculum and digital assets and materials developed by the instructor, the instructor will deliver the course to one or more sites in North Carolina. Daily broadcasts will be seventy minutes from 8:05am to 9:15am, with twenty minutes of asynchronous instructional time each day. The course will be taught in the spring semester.
General duties include: develop and communicate to students clear course objectives and goals; plan and develop an instructional program that helps students assimilate specific course content and skills; regularly monitor and evaluate students' progress, providing them with resources and feedback on their performance; structure and manage an environment conducive to learning; model for students responsibility to self and others; follow the School's philosophy, policies, and procedures; visit each site one or more times during the semester; participate in professional development and personal intellectual growth activities.
Specific Duties: Specific duties include teaching the Honors Aerospace Engineering IVC course. The position is a 1/3 time position, requiring a teaching commitment from January 2015 until June 2015.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Experience teaching engineering and developing engineering or applied science curriculum at the high school level is preferred. Additional skills that are desired, but not required are a knowledge of advanced manufacturing techniques and digital content.
How to Apply: Submit electronic application via: http://www.oshr.nc.gov/. Please create an account, search for the Instructor of Engineering vacancy, and complete/submit application.