Job Description

Who We Are:

University of Advancing Technology (UAT) is an elite intimate private college in Tempe, AZ focused on educating students in advancing technology who desire to innovate in the areas of emerging technology disciplines including Advancing Computer Science, Information Security, Game and New Media technologies.

Living on campus, students are surrounded by a true living-learning technology environment that incubates their ideas into innovations that students can patent and take to market. Students must create an innovation project to graduate.

We are an entrepreneurial, results-oriented company recognized for delivering high standards of innovation and service. As an organization designed to change the lives of some of the brightest young minds, we rely on the excellence of every member of our family to continuously exceed our own standards and our students’ expectations.


University of Advancing Technology’s Synchronic Learning model is designed especially for students of advancing technology. Tailored to both undergraduate and graduate students, Synchronic Learning provides an education framework that prepares superior graduates to become tomorrow’s innovators. This model embodies UAT’s methodologies, curricula, and people dedicated to fostering an environment of innovation that promotes demonstrated mastery and job readiness. An integral part of this framework is SyncFlex, a flexible learning approach with an emphasis on mentored education that provides real project experience to cultivate superior graduates.


  • Masters Degree required
  • Doctorate preferred

A combination of the below skills are preferred:

  • ARM microcontroller architecture and programming
  • Mechanical engineering fundamental concepts
    • Mechanical advantage
    • Simple machines
    • Simple physical analysis (torque, kinematics, etc.)
    • Components used to create a complex mechanism
  • Computer vision
  • Sensor processing
    • Edge finding
    • Texture analysis
  • Autonomous aerial vehicles
    • Computer control (for both fixed-wing and rotorcraft aerial vehicles)
    • Flight mechanics and electronic control of flight
    • Control base stations
    • Software techniques for controlling flying vehicles
  • Mechatronics
    • Basic mechanical design
      • Mechanical drafting and design
      • Design analysis
      • Rapid prototyping
    • PCB layout
      • Schematic capture
      • Design for electromagnetic interference
      • CRC design rules
      • Surface-mount layout
    • Common mechanical control methods
      • Controls theory
      • PID control methodology
      • Adaptive control systems

Essential Duties:

  • Inspire, motivate, and mentor students
  • Facilitate relevant student projects and innovations
  • Development and delivery of coursework that reflect current, emerging and future technologies and practices in the engineering field
  • Be an active member of the engineering community and encourage student participation

Pay Rate:

  • $2,800/course for in-person courses
  • *Online courses vary with a different pay scale 

Important Notes:

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or disability. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. UAT does not sponsor foreign visas. Thank you for your understanding.

UAT COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Policy

UAT has a policy requiring all employees to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 and submit bi-weekly COVID-19 PCR test results or, if not fully vaccinated,  submit weekly COVID-19 PCR test results.