Applied Engineering Faculty - Full-Time, Tenure Track at SUNY Onondaga Community College

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Onondaga Community College, located in Syracuse, NY is currently recruiting for Applied Engineering Faculty - Full-Time, Tenure Track


Major responsibilities of this position include college-level teaching of Electrical, Electromechanical (Mechatronics), and/or Mechanical Technology courses and laboratories in content areas such as machining, manufacturing, engineering drawing creation, circuit design and analysis, digital electronics, microprocessor, programmable logic controllers, and other typical electromechanical technical areas. Additional responsibilities include academic advising, curriculum development, participation on committees, and collaboration with colleagues to assess student learning outcomes.


The successful candidate will be qualified to teach several of the following classes and labs.  See Programs: Mechanical Technology (A.A.S.), Electrical Technology (A.A.S.)Electromechanical Technology (A.A.S.)

MET 150 Introduction to Engineering
MET 151/152 Machine Tools I & II (classes and labs)
MET 153 Introduction to Modern Manufacturing
MET 161 Engineering Drawing 1 (classes and labs)
MET 171 Manufacturing Processes (classes and labs)
MET 251 Applied Strength of Materials (classes and labs)
MET 252 Metallurgy (classes and labs)
MET 254 Numerical Control Programming (classes and labs)
MET 270 Solid Modeling
MET 275 Engineering Computation
ELT 141 Circuits 1 (classes and labs)
ELT 142 Circuits 2 (classes and labs)
ELT 161 Electronics 1 (classes and labs)
ELT 261 Electronics 2 (classes and labs)
ELT 171 Digital Electronics (classes and labs)
ELT 271 Introduction to Microprocessors (classes and labs)
ELM 105 Introduction to Mechanisms
ELM 106 Introduction to Industrial Tools
ELM 109 Introduction to Programming
Other technical courses as necessary


Knowledge of electromechanical applications in demand by local industry is also valued, including, but not limited to: hydraulics & pneumatics, robotics, soldering & electronic assembly, electrical test & measurement, mechanical assembly techniques, motors & controllers, sensors & machine vision, and industrial control systems.


  • Be responsive to student questions and available for student support
  • Use appropriate technology to enhance learning
  • Assess learning outcomes and adapt curriculum to meet learning objectives
  • Demonstrate insight and encouragement in working with diverse student populations, especially students traditionally underrepresented in higher education
  • Provide appropriate academic advising to students to support timely degree completion
  • Be innovative in the presentation of lectures and hands-on learning activities that achieve learning outcomes
  • Provide timely feedback on students' assignments and exams throughout each semester
  • Be accountable to meet the needs of the Department and the College, including timely submission of grades and other required materials.

Remote Position


Min Compensation

USD $56,250.00/Yr.

Max Compensation

USD $56,250.00/Yr.



Appointment at the Rank of Instructor:

  • Associate's degree in the subject areas of Mechanical Technology, Electrical Technology, Mechatronics, or closely-allied field;
  • Industry-recognized professional license or certification; and
  • Minimum of five years of full-time related industry experience

Appointment at the Rank of Assistant Professor:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or closely-allied field;
  • Industry-recognized professional license or certification.
  • Minimum of three years of full-time employment in Engineering or closely allied field


  • Background in teaching college level courses
  • Demonstrated connections with local industry
  • Experience with the following machine tools:
    • Manual Vertical & Horizontal Mills
    • Engine Lathe
    • 3 Axis Vertical CNC Milling
    • CNC Programmin
  • Bilingual in Spanish & English (English and another language also will be considered)


  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project)
  • Familiar with some or all of the following software programs:
    • Autocad, Inventor, Solidworks, Creo, Fusion 360
    • LabView, PLC Programming, CNC Programming
    • Matlab, Python
    • Quartus II, Circuit Maker 6

Additional Information:

The 2023-2024 starting salary for the rank of Instructor is $50,000 and Assistant Professor is $56,250.  Salaries for 2024-2025 are not yet available.  Full-time faculty can make an additional $15,000-$20,000 annually by teaching more than 15 credits in each regular semester and by teaching during off-hand (e.g., summer) periods.


Onondaga Community College offers a generous and competitive benefits package including:

  • New York State Teacher's Retirement System or TIAA enrollment
  • Excellent health and dental insurance plans (qualifying domestic partner included).

During each fall and spring semester, teaching typically occurs Monday through Friday, 8:00 am - 10:30 pm. Schedules, including five required office hours each week, are selected in advance for each semester. 


Please contact if you have questions.


Application Instructions:

Submit with application resume, cover letter, and copies of related professional and industry certificates per the following link:


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Onondaga Community College, located in Syracuse, NY, is a college of the State University of New York (SUNY) system and one of 30 locally sponsored community colleges throughout New York State. Onondaga County is our sponsor. We offer two-year degree programs that serve as transfer opportunities to baccalaureate degree programs at four-year campuses or for direct entry to the workforce. We also offer certificate programs that can generally be completed in one year. Onondaga is a diverse educational learning community. We are committed to creating and maintaining an atmosphere where individuality is not only recognized - but encouraged - to contribute to the fabric of the campus environment. We continue to serve the educational and economic development needs of the region and proudly boast more than 40,000 alumni.


Onondaga Community College does not discriminate against any persons of groups based on race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics or carrier status, military status (including US Veteran status), domestic violence victim status, prior criminal conviction, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Onondaga Community College complies with all applicable equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination laws.


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