Assistant Instructors
Department of Automotive Technology

The College of Applied Sciences and Arts at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is seeking qualified applicants for Assistant Instructor position(s) within the College's Baccalaureate Automotive Technology program. Positions are non-tenure track appointments and do not lead toward tenure.

Required Qualifications: Earned Bachelor's Degree in automotive or education by date of appointment. A minimum of 4 areas of ASE certification from the A series of exams with certification required in teaching assignment areas by date of appointment. Documented work experience appropriate to the ASE certifications. Candidate should demonstrate his/her capabilities or potential for automotive teaching.

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated knowledge of current vehicle technology, modern testing and diagnostic processes, and teaching proficiency.

Responsibilities: To teach undergraduate automotive courses in the areas of automotive electricity/electronics, mechanical, and drivability. Successful teaching will require proper service procedures, problem solving, and diagnostic skills demonstrated in an automotive laboratory environment. Particular teaching emphasis will be placed on the general application of electrical theory used in automotive electrical systems and the proper use of typical electronic and electrical diagnostic equipment.

The Automotive Technology program is a nationally recognized comprehensive baccalaureate degree program that has an enrollment of over 200 students and is Master Level certified by NATEF. The program is offered in the newly constructed Transportation Education Center at SIU Carbondale.

Effective Date:  Appointments begin August 16, 2013, or until acceptable applicants are determined.

Application Deadline: Review of applicants will begin July 26, 2013, and will continue until suitable applicant is determined.

Application Procedure: Send letter of interest, current vitae, and three references to:

    Michael Behrmann, Chair
    Department of Automotive Technology
    Mail Code 6895
    Southern Illinois University Carbondale
    545 N. Airport Rd.
    Murphysboro, IL 62966

SIU Carbondale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a
diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and
will receive consideration.