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FY17-26 Full-time, Tenure Track Marine Transportation Faculty

Category:
Shoreside Operations
Salary
: Commensurate with experience and subject to the MSCA collective bargaining agreement plan. The Academy is not sponsoring immigration visas at this
Employment type
Full Time
Skills

Specific minimum qualifications and requirements for INSTRUCTOR Rating:

  • Three year's experience in professional service in the maritime field or teaching at an accredited institution of higher learning (or thereof).
  • Current USCG Second Mate's Oceans Unlimited License
  • An accredited Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field

Specific minimum qualifications and requirements for ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Rating:

  • Three year's experience in professional service in the maritime field or teaching at an accredited institution of higher learning (or thereof).
  • Current USCG Chief Mate's Oceans Unlimited License.
  • An accredited Master's Degree in appropriate field

Preferred qualifications:

  • Recent experience teaching or in professional service in the maritime field
  • At least ten year’s teaching or experience in professional service in the maritime field
  • Licensed command time
  • Experience in the yachting field

Desired Assets:

  • Experience with assessment of student learning
  • Varsity athletic coaching experience at the college level
Description

Position:                                   Full-time, Tenure Track Marine Transportation Faculty

Posting:                                   March 2017

Start date:                                August 2017

Position Number:                   FY17-26

Division:                                   Academic Affairs; Marine Transportation Department

Union Affiliation:                  Massachusetts State College Association (MSCA)

Supervision Received:         Marine Transportation Department Chair and Vice President of Academic Affairs

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

General Responsibilities:

  • Ability to teach an academic course load of 12 credits per semester in a variety of professional maritime subjects such as:  Basic Safety Training, Radar, ARPA, ECDIS, Ship Construction, GMDSS, Small Vessel Operations, Seamanship, Coastal and Celestial Navigation, or any other courses or practical laboratories within the Marine Transportation Department's curriculum.  This curriculum may be viewed at the Mass. Maritime Academy's website.  Candidates must be ready to prepare course materials and examinations with minimum assistance.
  • All selected must be capable of assessing cadets to STCW standards, with or without simulation and be familiar with USCG, IMO/STCW mariner training and competency assessment procedures
  • Faculty hired will require Blue-Gold Sea Term participation in the annual training cruise on alternating years. (all maritime safety personnel are subject to random drug testing)
  • All selected candidates must comply with Mass. Maritime Academy military customs, uniforms and ranks as outlined in the current contractual agreement.
  • All teaching positions at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy require an understanding of the teaching and advising requirements in the college setting and demonstrated potential to fulfill the applicable evaluation criteria.  All teaching positions at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy require computer literacy, excellent written and oral communication skills, and an understanding of the Academy's unique mission.
Apply Instructions

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled. 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 opportunities link under Human Resources on the MMA website www.maritime.edu. Applications may be attached and sent electronically to hr@maritime.edu. Alternatively, you may send your application materials by USPS 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 presentation on a relevant topic. Finalist must complete a drug screening and background check.

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