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ETM Adjunct Pool-Academic Year 2017-18

Position Announcement

Position Details

Proposed Start Date 09/16/2017
Working Title ETM Adjunct Pool-Academic Year 2017-18
Department 270600 - EMP Engineering & Tech Mgmt Dept
Position Number D97718
Representation AP - AFT, Local 3571

Position Summary

Brief Description of PSU/School/Dept

The ETM Department is one of the oldest departments in the field of Engineering & Technology Management and a recognized world leader in this rapidly growing field. The department has granted over 600 Master’s degrees to students from over 40 different countries. It has a very active PhD program and has awarded over 25 doctorates. As a global leader, it has students, alumni, and collaborators around the world.

Position Summary

The Department of Engineering & Technology Management at Portland State University invites local, qualified candidates to serve as adjunct instructors in various specialty areas. Adjunct instructors must be qualified to teach one or more of the following courses. (See the PSU Bulletin for course descriptions:

ETM 347U Introduction to Product Design
ETM 356U Introduction to Human-Centered Design
ETM 507/607 Graduate Seminar
ETM 520/620 Mgmt – Engineering & Technology
ETM 522/622 Comm & Teambuilding
ETM 525/625 Strategic Planning
ETM 527/627 Competitive Stategies in TM
ETM 530/630 Decision Making
ETM 532/632 Technology Forecasting
ETM 533/633 Tech Transfer
ETM 535/635 Advanced Engineering Economics
ETM 538/638 DSS: Data Warehousing
ETM 544/644 Organizational Project Management
ETM 545/645 Project Management
ETM 546/646 Project Management Tools
ETM 547/647 New Product Development
ETM 555/655 Tech Marketing
ETM 558 Engineering Financial Management
ETM 560/660 Quality Management
ETM 561/661 Technology Entrepreneurship
ETM 562/662 New Venture Management
ETM 568/668 Energy Technology Innovation
ETM 573/673 Management of Intellectual Capital
ETM 575/675 Science and Technology Policy

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Engineering or a closely related field. Work experience and/or teaching experience aligned with course content may be used in lieu of degree, at the Department’s discretion.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous teaching experience, preferred. PhD in Engineering or a closely related field, preferred

Key Cultural Competencies

• Creates an environment that acknowledges, encourages and celebrates differences.
• Functions and communicates effectively and respectfully within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, orientations, identities and cultural backgrounds.
• Seeks opportunities to gain experience working and collaborating in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings with a willingness to change for continual improvement
• Adheres to all PSU’s policies including the policies on Prohibited Discrimination & Harassment and the Professional Standards of Conduct.

Environmental Stewardship
Required Professional Standards of Conduct

At Portland State University, all employees are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner which maintains a safe, respectful, and productive environment for faculty, students, administrators, and staff. It is the responsibility of every member of the Portland State University community to conduct themselves in accordance with our PSU Professional Standards of Conduct which are available at

Compensation Varies with experience. Adjuncts are paid per credit hour, and are hired on either a per term or an academic year basis , per the AFT Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Application Instructions

Additional Information
Does this position require the employee to drive a motor vehicle? No
Background Check Required No

Search Details

Posting Close Date
Projected Close Date for Posting Open Until Filled

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What is your highest degree earned?
    • Associates
    • Bachelors
    • Masters
    • PhD
  2. How many years of lead teaching experience do you have at the community college and/or university level?
    • 0-1
    • 2-3
    • 4+
  3. * Which courses are you interested in teaching?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * How did you first find out about this position?
    • PSU website
    • Indeed
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Higher Ed Jobs
    • HERCJobs
    • Referral
    • Professional Listserv- please specify in comment box in the next question
    • Professional Journal- please specify in comment box in the next question
    • Other- please specify in comment box in the next question
  5. If you selected Other, please describe.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Statement of Teaching Interest