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 both teaching and research.
Sample Job Titles
Biomedical Engineering Professor
Ceramic Engineering Professor
Chemical Engineering Professor
Civil Engineering Professor
Computer Engineering Professor
Computer Science Professor
Electrical Engineering Professor
Electronics Engineering Professor
Environmental Engineering Professor
Faculty Member, College or University
Industrial Engineering Professor
Manufacturing Engineering Professor
Mechanical Engineering Professor
Teacher, Aeronautical Engineering
Teacher, Agricultural Engineering
Teacher, Architectural Engineering
Teacher, Automotive Engineering
Teacher, Chemical Engineering
Teacher, Civil Engineering
Teacher, Electrical Engineering
Teacher, Electronic Science
Teacher, General Engineering
Teacher, Geological Engineering
Teacher, Heat Engineering
Teacher, Highway Engineering
Teacher, Machine Design
Teacher, Marine Engineering
Teacher, Mechanical Drawing
Teacher, Mechanical Engineering
Teacher, Metallurgical Engineering
Teacher, Motion and Time Study
Teacher, Petroleum Engineering
Teacher, Plastics Engineering
Teacher, Radar Engineering
Teacher, Radio Engineering
Teacher, Refrigeration Engineering
Teacher, Sanitary Engineering
Teacher, Ship Construction
Teacher, Ship Design
Teacher, Television Engineering
Teacher, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
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- Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
- 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.
- Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
- Medicine and Dentistry — Knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities. This includes symptoms, treatment alternatives, drug properties and interactions, and preventive health-care measures.
- Physics — Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid, material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical, atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
- Equipment Maintenance — Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
- Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
- Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
- Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
- Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
- Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
- Stamina — The ability to exert yourself physically over long periods of time without getting winded or out of breath.
- Explosive Strength — The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object.
- Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
- Hearing Sensitivity — The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
- Supplemental — Provide professional consulting services to government or industry.
- Core — Supervise students' laboratory work.
- Supplemental — Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments.
- Core — Initiate, facilitate, and moderate class discussions.
- Supplemental — Act as advisers to student organizations.
- Monitoring and Controlling Resources — Monitoring and controlling resources and overseeing the spending of money.
- Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates — Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
- Assisting and Caring for Others — Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
- Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment — Servicing, repairing, calibrating, regulating, fine-tuning, or testing machines, devices, and equipment that operate primarily on the basis of electrical or electronic (not mechanical) principles.
- Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
Related College Curriculum
- Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
- Engineering, General.
- Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering.
- Agricultural/Biological Engineering and Bioengineering.
- Architectural Engineering.
- Biomedical/Medical Engineering.
- Ceramic Sciences and Engineering.
- Chemical Engineering.
- Civil Engineering, General.
- Geotechnical Engineering.
- Structural Engineering.
- Transportation and Highway Engineering.
- Water Resources Engineering.
- Civil Engineering, Other.
- Computer Engineering, General.
- Computer Hardware Engineering.
- Computer Software Engineering.
- Computer Engineering, Other.
- Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering.
- Engineering Mechanics.
- Engineering Physics.
- Engineering Science.
- Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
- Materials Engineering.
- Mechanical Engineering.
- Metallurgical Engineering.
- Mining and Mineral Engineering.
- Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering.
- Nuclear Engineering.
- Ocean Engineering.
- Petroleum Engineering.
- Systems Engineering.
- Textile Sciences and Engineering.
- Materials Science.
- Polymer/Plastics Engineering.
- Construction Engineering.
- Forest Engineering.
- Industrial Engineering.
- Manufacturing Engineering.
- Surveying Engineering.
- Geological/Geophysical Engineering.
- Engineering, Other.
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