Instructor of Mechanical Technology –Tenure Track

DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:  Department of Mechanical Technology/Division of Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering and Physical Sciences and Technologies

RESPONSIBILITIES:   The Mechanical Technology Department at WCC has a tenure-track opening for fall 2014.  The department is seeking a professional with a combination of both academic and industrial experience.  The candidate should be comfortable in both the classroom and laboratory settings.  Courses offered in our department include:  CAD (AutoCAD), Solidworks, Manufacturing (both conventional and CNC), Manufacturing Processes, Thermodynamics, Mechanisms, Fluids, Statics and Dynamics.  Responsibilities include the following:

  • Teach 15 hours a week.
  • Hold a minimum of 5 office hours per week.
  • Assist in the development and upgrade of curricula.
  • Serve on department and college-wide committees.
  • Participate in professional development. 

QUALIFICATIONS:  A minimum of a Master’s degree in Mechanical, Industrial, Manufacturing Engineering or a closely related discipline and a minimum of one year teaching or trainer experience are required.  A PE license is preferred.  A candidate with 2-3 years of industrial experience is preferred.  The candidate should have the ability to teach courses at all levels.  He or she must be able to work in a standard classroom as well as in the department’s CAD, 3D, Machine, Fluids and Mechanisms Labs.  Sensitivity to the needs of a diverse student population and the familiarity with the integration of technology into the curriculum is essential.  Familiarity with industrial training needs is preferred.


SALARY & BENEFITS:    The starting salary is $57,415, plus excellent benefits(Hiring is subject to the availability of funds). 

TO APPLY:   Please send a resume, cover letter, and 3 letters of recommendations to: Please indicate “Instructor of Mechanical Technology-Tenure Track” in the subject line of the email or mail to:          

Director, Human Resources
Westchester Community College
HR Department, Administration Building – Suite 111
75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, NY 10595
FAX: (914) 606-7838 

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:   Priority will be given to applications received by January 21, 2014.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  

Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning.  Westchester Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.