Teaches 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.
This career is part of the Education and Training cluster Teaching and Training pathway.
A person in this career:
- Conducts research in a particular field of knowledge and publishes findings in professional journals, books, or electronic media.
- Prepares course materials, such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
- Prepares and delivers lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as mechanics, hydraulics, and robotics.
- Maintains student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
- Evaluates and grades students' class work, laboratory work, assignments, and papers.
- Supervises undergraduate or graduate teaching, internship, and research work.
- Keeps abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
- Supervises students' laboratory work.
- Collaborates with colleagues to address teaching and research issues.
- Plans, evaluates, and revises curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction.