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Massachusetts Maritime Academy - Maritime Engineering Faculty Human Resources - Maritime Engineering Faculty

Position: Full-time, Tenure Track Professional Maritime Faculty

Posting: Reposted July 2013

Start date: March 1, 2013

Position Number: FY13-15

Division: Academic; Engineering Department

Union Affiliation: Massachusetts State College Association (MSCA)

Supervision Received: Reports to the Chair of the Engineering Department and to the Vice President of Academic Affairs

Supervision exercised: Subordinate professional, classified, and student personnel in areas of responsibility

General Responsibilities:

The instruction of college-level courses devoted to Auxiliary Machinery, Internal Combustion Engines, Steam Generators, Steam and Gas Turbines, Electrical Machines, Refrigeration, and accompanying labs. Teaching and advising in a four-year college setting.

Qualifications and Requirements: 

Tenure-track appointment at the Instructor level requires: USCG Second Engineer’s license (unlimited horsepower) with current STCW endorsements and a Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering or related discipline. Tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level or above requires: USCG First or Chief Engineer’s license (unlimited horsepower) with current STCW endorsements and a Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering or related discipline and a Master’s degree in a related discipline. Significant teaching experience and/or relevant professional work experience. Excellent oral and written communications skills. Proficient computer skills. Demonstrated ability to fulfill the evaluation criteria of college level teaching and advising. Understanding and dedication to the Academy’s unique mission. Faculty hired under Maritime qualifications will require Blue-Gold Sea Term participation (annual training cruise) on alternating years (all maritime safety personnel are subject to random drug testing).

Preferred Qualifications:

Master of Science in an engineering discipline. Any additional licenses or certifications related to marine, facilities, or energy systems engineering. State Professional Engineer (PE) license 

Desired Assets:

Experienced with assessment of student learning. Varsity athletic coaching experience at the college level

Salary:  Commensurate with experience and subject to the MSCA collective bargaining agreement plan.

Application Deadline: October 25, 2013. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume/CV, an MMA application, Affirmative Action form and the contact information of five (5) professional references.  These forms are located on the employment link under quick links on the MMA website  Applications may be attached and sent electronically to  Alternatively, you may send your application materials by USPS to:  Human Resources, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532.  Applicants selected for interview must submit original transcripts and be prepared to deliver a fifteen minute presentation on a relevant topic.  Finalist must complete a pre-employment drug screening and background check. 


MMA is an AA/EEO employer.  Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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