Engineering (103244 - 19/20)

  • Maritime Academy
  • Vallejo, California
  • Jul 01, 2020
Part Time Engineering

Job Description

Temporary Instructor (Lecturer)

Approximate Starting Date: January 2, 2020

Applicants expecting to be considered at this time must complete an online employment application and submit requested materials to Human Resource by close of business day on December 18, 2019 to receive priority consideration for the position. This position will remain open until filled.

ABOUT CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY MARITIME ACADEMY (Cal Maritime): Located on a compact but scenic waterfront campus in Vallejo, California (30 miles northeast of San Francisco), California State University Maritime Academy (Cal Maritime) is a unique and specialized campus of the 23-campus system. Serving a population of approximately 1100 undergraduate and 50 graduate students, we are one of only seven degree-granting maritime academies in the United States - and the only one on the West Coast. Cal Maritime offers six baccalaureate degrees in Business Administration, Global Studies and Maritime Affairs (GSMA), Facilities Engineering Technology, Marine Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering, and Marine Transportation. The undergraduate curriculum includes licensing programs for future merchant marine, coast guard and naval reserve officers. Cal Maritime also offers a Master of Science in Transportation and Engineering Management degree. For more information about California State University Maritime Academy, please visit our web page at

Our programs focus on intellectual learning, applied technology, leadership development, and global awareness. Cal Maritime students participate in training cruises aboard the Training Ship Golden Bear or other international educational experiences - gaining a unique perspective on our increasingly global culture and economy. Cal Maritime is committed to be a leading educational institution recognized for excellence in the business, engineering, operations, security and policy of the transportation industries of the Pacific Rim and beyond. We are equally committed to hiring and retaining diverse and dedicated faculty and staff who lead the way in helping our students expand their knowledge and potential.

• Lecturers are expected to instruct engineering sciences in classroom and laboratories.
• Curricula taught may include (expertise in one or more areas desired):
- Material Science Laboratory
- Turbines (operational)
- Fluid Dynamics Laboratory
- Refrigeration Laboratory
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• Lecturer is expected to advise students in the Marine Engineering Technology & Facilities Engineering Technology Programs and assist in department academic and administrative functions.

• Minimum of a master's degree or post-baccalaureate currently pursuing an advanced degree in an appropriate discipline of engineering or engineering technology (marine, mechanical, electrical, naval or industrial) or related field
• Excellent communication and leadership skills

• Ph.D. degree in engineering, engineering technology or engineering management
• Academic instructional experience
• Professional industrial experience
• Seagoing experience
• Engineering leadership role experience
• Leadership training experience

SALARY COMPENSATION: Salary is commensurate with the education, qualifications and experience of the individual.

BENEFITS: An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available for qualifying positions that includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement plans, fee waiver, vacation and sick leave.

• The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

• Typical classroom and office environment are in a two-story building with elevator access. Work site aboard the training ship requires climbing up and down ship ladders and gangways; lifting and carrying material from pier to training ship, and occasional work in excess heat, cold, dampness or dry atmospheric conditions.

• All mariners should be capable of living and working in cramped spaces on rolling vessels, maintaining balance on a moving deck, rapidly donning an exposure suit, stepping over doorsills of 24 inches in height, opening and closing watertight doors that may weigh up to 56 pounds, pulling heavy objects, up to 50 lbs. in weight, distances of up to 400 feet, climbing steep stairs or vertical ladders without assistance, participating in firefighting and lifesaving efforts, including wearing a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), and lifting/controlling fully charged fire hoses. Extended workdays are common.

• Applicants must provide proof of US citizenship or authorization to work in the United States within three days from the date of hire.
• A background check investigation (including criminal records check) is required prior to employment. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
• Applicants must submit on hire official documentation as proof of degree, license, or certificates as required.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Interested parties must submit the Cal Maritime Employment Application packet of information requested below. Apply on-line at

1. Cal Maritime Employment Application (required)
2. Letter of interest
3. Curriculum Vitae
4. Teaching evaluations (if any)
5. Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references

NOTIFICATION: Based upon a review of applications and accompanying documents, only those persons whose qualifications best match job requirements will be interviewed. Applicants not selected for an interview will be notified only after the position closes and the successful candidate has been selected.

DISCLAIMER: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or changed.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Vallejo, California 94590 United States View Map