Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary


Also called : Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering Professor, Electrical Engineering Professor, Engineering Instructor, Engineering Professor, Environmental Engineering Professor, Instruc

What they do


Teach courses pertaining to the application of physical laws and principles of engineering for the development of machines, materials, instruments, processes, and services. Includes teachers of subjects such as chemical, civil, electrical, industrial, mechanical, mineral, and petroleum engineering. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

On the job, one would


    KNOWLEDGE


    • Engineering and Technology
      Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.

    • Design
      Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

    • Computers and Electronics
      Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

    • Mathematics
      Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

    SKILLS


    • Monitoring
      Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

    • Complex Problem Solving
      Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

    • Coordination
      Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

    • Systems Analysis
      Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.

    • Systems Evaluation
      Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.

    ABILITIES


    • Oral Expression
      The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

    • Speech Clarity
      The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.

    • Written Comprehension
      The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.

    • Oral Comprehension
      The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

    • Deductive Reasoning
      The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.

    PERSONALITY

    People interested in this work, will do well at jobs that need;

    • Analytical Thinking
      Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.

    • Integrity
      Job requires being honest and ethical.

    • Dependability
      Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.

    • Initiative
      Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.

    • Adaptability/Flexibility
      Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.

    • Attention to Detail
      Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.

    • Innovation
      Job requires creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems.

    • Independence
      Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.

    • Cooperation
      Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.

    • Achievement/Effort
      Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.

    TECHNOLOGY

    • Analytical or scientific software

    • Calendar and scheduling software

    • Computer aided design CAD software

    • Computer aided manufacturing CAM software

    • Computer based training software

    • Electronic mail software

    • Information retrieval or search software

    • Internet browser software

    • Object or component oriented development software

    • Office suite software

    • Optical character reader OCR or scanning software

    EDUCATION AND TRAINING

    • Preparation

      Extensive Preparation Needed

    • Education

      Graduate Degree or higher.

    • Experience

      Extensive skills, knowledge, and experience are needed for these occupations.

    • Jobtraining

      Employees may need some on-the-job training, but most of these occupations assume that the person will already have the required skills, knowledge, work-related experience, and/or training.

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