Adjunct Faculty — Electronics Technology Instructor

Posted: 03/06/2022

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This adjunct faculty member is responsible for teaching one or more Electronics, Lasers, Industrial Controls and Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) courses, including lectures and labs. This person will also be expected to maintain lab, equipment and reagent inventories and to assist in the development and revision of courses as needed. The Lasers class introduces elements of a laser, operation of a helium-neon gas laser, laser physics, optical-cavities, properties of laser light and a survey of laser systems. Safety procedures concerning lasers and related equipment will be discussed throughout the course. The industrial control classes will include content in industrial safely, panel wiring, relay logic and print reading, I/O, motor starters and similar. The PLC courses will include content in PLC wiring and programming, PLC applications, integration of I/O, and HMI development. Advanced PLC courses are offered to go into design and integration.

This adjunct faculty member will employ a range of suitable strategies to foster student learning, stimulate class discussions, and encourage active learning in all students while maintaining proper class-related records, promptly assessing student coursework and apprising students of their progress. This adjunct faculty member is a member of the professional teaching staff that is responsible for effectively implementing the mission of NMC and the Engineering Technology/Manufacturing/Electrical disciplines. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to relate well to a diverse population of learners and meet the criteria of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Responsibilities may include teaching nights and/or online instruction. There may be a combination of both in-person and online teaching components depending on the course taught and the delivery method.



  • Bachelor's in Engineering or Manufacturing field with 3 years of related experience
    Bachelor's degree with 5 years related experience
    Associate's in Engineering Technology/Technology with 5 years of related experience and 3 years of teaching experience
    No degree with 7 years of related experience and 5 years of teaching experience
  • Programming experience of Allen Bradley PLCs or similar
  • Understanding of basic electrical principles and operations
  • Experience in industrial control system wiring and relay logic


  • State of MI Journeyman (or) Master Electrician license
  • Master's in Engineering/Manufacturing with 2 years of related experience
  • Two years of college-level teaching experience
  • Teaching experience in online environments
  • Experience using robotic systems including Fanuc, ABB or Universal


All adjunct faculty are eligible for retirement benefits including an employer-provided match through the Michigan Public Schools Employee Retirement System (MPSERS) and tuition benefits during the following academic year based on the contacts taught in the previous academic year.

This is a part-time position. The work hours may include teaching nights and/or weekends.

Open until filled. All applicants are required to apply online by visiting in order to be considered. Open until filled. Please attach a copy of your cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcripts (if possible). Official transcripts will be required of all finalists. For assistance, call 231-995-2612 or email