Part-Time Faculty – CPD Composite Technology
Teaching CPD Composite Technology related course work.
Applications for part-time faculty positions are accepted on a continuous basis and reviewed if openings become available. These
positions are not current vacancies. Instructors employed as part-time faculty are not entitled to all the rights, privileges, and benefits
of regular, full-time employees. Part-time faculty are hired on an “as needed” basis and will work for the duration of time specified by the
respective course. A portion of teaching assignment may be evening classes and possibly weekend classes.
San Jacinto College is
looking for a part-time faculty instructor to teach composites materials and repair at the new Edge Center located within Houston’s Space
Port. Under supervision from the project coordinator and the director, the incumbent will teach a non-credit Composite Technology
Position may require standing for extended periods of time, stooping, walking, climbing, and bending to supervise students.
Exposure to hazardous materials is possible and will require safe handling, use and disposal. Some classes require using flammable and/or
inert high-pressure gasses, and using high-pressure hydraulic equipment. Lifting, and positioning of heavy equipment in preparation for
classes and labs may be required. Work may be required in an environment that varies from hot to cold (seasonal) which can be both noisy and
- Provide students with technical instruction in a safe and clean learning
- Utilize teaching strategies and instructional materials for various learning styles.
- Evaluate student mastery
of skills in:
- Ability to read and correctly interpret blueprints and schematics.
- Use of precision instruments such as
calipers and micrometers in order to trim or drill parts.
- Ability to lay out articles, cut parts or materials to size and apply
liquid or solid bonding agents.
- Performing structural bonding operations using film adhesives, core materials, and foaming
- Performing vacuum bagging and related processes for fabrication and curing composite parts vacuum bagging processes
- Ability to operate autoclave, hydraulic presses, and ovens to complete bonding cycle
- Ability to calculate proper proportions of
resins and catalysts as required by specifications.
- Verifying quality of finished product.
- Completing repairs on
composite, metal or laminate bonded products using inspection and rework instructions
- And any other skill sets as required
- Conduct assessments as required per the curriculum.
- May require administrative duties such as maintaining records,
taking attendance, tracking evaluations, ordering supplies, equipment and inventory control and other related duties.
- May be
required to maintain clean, secure, orderly, and safe classrooms, laboratories, equipment, and materials.
- Participate in
professional development opportunities.
- And other duties as assigned.
- Associate’s Degree in composites, materials science, aviation/aerospace, manufacturing,
engineering, or related field from a regionally accredited college/university.
- Three (3) plus years of documented experience in:
aviation, automotive, marine, manufacturing, or a technically related field specializing in advanced composite structural fabrication and
- One (1) year or more of teaching composite/materials science courses and/or technical material.
- Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in a materials science, composites,
aviation/aerospace, manufacturing, engineering, or related field from a regionally accredited college/university.
- Five (5) plus
years documented experience in: aviation, automotive, marine, manufacturing, or a technically related field specializing in advanced
composite structural fabrication and repair.
- Three (3) plus years teaching composite/materials science courses and/or technical
Salary Grade: 2020AHAH
Salary is based on the Board-approved salary schedule for
the current fiscal year. See Salary Schedule
Requisition Number: req2695
Posting Close Date: 8/31/2021
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