Assistant Professor in Design & Drafting Technology - Tenure Track

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Assistant Professor
Working Title Assistant Professor in Design & Drafting Technology - Tenure Track
Department 210605-School of Technology
Pay Rate Per faculty salary model
FTE 1.0
FLSA Exempt
Position Number 999936
Classification Faculty
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Note: A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.

Candidates must complete an on-line faculty profile found at and apply to position 999936.

Candidates should submit (1) a cover letter that outlines the applicant’s interest, qualifications, and experience for the position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) unofficial transcripts of all degree(s) completed; and (4) include on faculty profile the names, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of a minimum of three professional references.

If selected for the position, three (3) formal letters of reference and official transcripts for all awarded degrees will be required.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2017 and continues until the position is filled. The desired starting date for this appointment is August 2018. This is a 9-month appointment.

Direct inquiries regarding this position to: Dr. Jeff Ulmer, Design & Drafting Search Chair at or phone 660-543-8337.

For information about the on-line application process contact Human Resources at or (660)543-4255.

UCM requires that all faculty applicants complete the on-line faculty profile. All documents requested must be attached to the profile at the time of application. Only completed faculty profiles with attached documents will be accepted for this position.

The University of Central Missouri is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Veteran status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Working hours:

Professional faculty hours

Bargaining Unit No
Work Location Warrensburg Campus
Posting Date 10/17/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Purpose

This tenure track position will involve a variety of teaching and advisement duties in direct support of the CADD program. Successful candidates will develop curriculum, foster industry contacts, and conduct scholarly research. Initial teaching assignments will consist of introductory and advanced courses to include, but not limited to: architectural, structural, or civil; technical illustration; descriptive geometry; industrial design; CADD and computer graphics; tool design and machine design; and engineering related.

UCM CORE ATTRIBUTES – Our core behaviors all employees are expected to model. During the annual review process, all employees will be rated on how well they model these behaviors.

Engaging: Immersive learning experience through purposeful involvement of employees and students.
Cumulative: Aggregating multiple points of learning to broaden and deepen education.
Passionate: Encouraging employees and students to find his or her sense of purpose.
Confident: Embracing change and the new opportunities and challenges of tomorrow.
Enterprising: Creating new ways for all students and employees to engage in their education and jobs.
Caring: Acting on the needs and welfare of our people and the community.

Education & Formal Training Master's degree (Specify field(s) of study below)
Other Education & Formal Training

Earned Doctorate in Technology/Engineering preferred. Master Degree is required.
NOTE: The earned doctorate is required prior to tenure consideration.

Undergraduate or graduate degree emphasis in Design & Drafting technology or related area.

Computer Skills Presentation, Class Management Software, Other - Blackboard

Three years of U.S. industry experience is required.
University/college level teaching experience is desirable.

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge: Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Leadership skills: organization/meeting facilitation/project leadership, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality
Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge
Physical & Environmental Factors:
Special Working Conditions:
Ability to Keyboard

Supplemental Questions

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Vitae
Optional Documents