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Machinist (part-time/temporary)

Apply now Job no: 515177
Position type: Staff Part Time
Benefit Status: Non-Benefited – Non-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Salary: $25.00-$35.00/hour based on experience
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General Summary of Position:

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Lowell invites applications for an hourly part-time position for persons with machining (manual and CNC), metrology, and workshop safety expertise. The successful candidates will be expected to assist with courses that include machining and manufacturing components: MECH 2020 Manufacturing Laboratory and MECH 4230 Capstone Design.

For a more detailed description of the courses, please visit: http://www.uml.edu/Catalog/Undergraduate/Engineering/Departments/Mechanical/Course-listing.aspx.

Responsibilities include:

  1. Provide instruction on the proper use of basic metrology instruments, the safe operation of industrial type manufacturing equipment, to include but not limited to the basic operation of manual and CNC Milling Machines and Lathes, training and demonstration of good manufacturing and safety practices and the enforcement of safety procedures as a requirement for student use of the Manufacturing Lab.
  2. Assist faculty/staff and students with machining laboratory coursework requirements as well as machining for capstone projects.
  3. Provide general machining services in support of the College of Engineering research projects as time permits, and collaborate with students, faculty, and staff.
  4. Maintain shop equipment and tooling, and implement cleanliness, in order to maintain a functional space for instruction.

Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage candidates to apply and to identify their strengths in these areas.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

Additional Considerations:

  • Instructional experience, at the College-level or other
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to speak and write English clearly
  • Ability to work effectively with students, faculty and diverse populations

Special Instructions to Applicants:

**This will continue to be an ongoing posting to develop a pool of applicants for openings as they arise. 

This is a temporary, part-time, non-benefited, non-unit position. 

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applicants is received.

Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required at the time of application.  

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The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

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