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Can you imagine leading a classroom where adult students learn the laws of electromagnetism by building a motor, or how RSA encryption works by discovering and using Euler's totient function? If you are interested in this kind of education, exploring fundamental topics in science, technology, engineering, and math, this may be the position for you. At SEL you can join a team of creative educators working together to build a culture of curiosity and mental agility at an engineering firm making infrastructure critical to the electric power grid. The STEM program at SEL is a bold new endeavor to educate industry employees internally through a diverse curriculum of STEM topics. We are committed to an active and discovery-based approach, where students take ownership of their learning.

We are a multinational organization with a small family feel. We employ people from all cultures and backgrounds, who collaborate to solve challenging problems at the speed of business. We are U.S. manufacturer who designs and builds hi-tech products and systems that keep the lights on for people all around the world. With nearly 5,000 dedicated employees working from offices in 24 countries, we are invested in supporting each other, our customers and our local communities.

Nestled in the rolling hills of the Palouse, Pullman and the surrounding cities and towns are home to some of the most beautiful scenery Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho have to offer. The area has always been a big draw for those who love the outdoors but more recently, because of economic growth, Pullman, Washington and neighboring Moscow, Idaho, have become an oasis of diverse culture and community. Whether its the mountains and rivers that call to your inner outdoorsman throughout the seasons, the regular festivals and sporting events that are sure to entertain, or the various artisan cafes and local restaurants that you can choose to frequent, the Palouse and its friendly and relaxed inhabitants are sure to prove its a great place to call home.


Design and develop curriculum and determine instructional methods.

Develop and lead a team of instructors.

Continuously evaluate and improve existing training as appropriate.

Facilitate classroom training using principles of active and discovery-based learning.

Assist in planning and designing employee development activities.

Measure and monitor training impact and effectiveness.

Apply new learning technologies and processes to training design and delivery.

Participate in other projects, as assigned.

Actively model SEL values and culture of quality and excellence.

Understand. Create. Simplify.

Other duties as assigned.


Passion for developing people

Passion for teaching math and/or science

Minimum four years of experience teaching high school or post-secondary level math and/or science which includes, but is not limited to:

  • Math: Algebra, geometry, trigonometry, basic statistics, discrete mathematics, and/or programming
  • Science: Chemistry, physics, and/or electronics

Bachelors degree in math, science or equivalent work experience

Excellent communication and listening skills in order to facilitate learning with individuals and groups

Experience developing, designing and delivering a variety of math, science, and/or technology lessons

Demonstrated ability to manage projects and deliver high quality instruction

Willingness to travel in order to serve as an instructor in field offices

Flexibility in curriculum design and implementation, to meet the evolving demands of a dynamic workplace.
Humility in front of a class, to support and welcome learners with diverse backgrounds.
Agility modifying the learner's experience, to meet their interests, needs, and questions.
Curiosity beyond your professional expertise to model expert learning rather than expert knowing.

Ability to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities

Background check results satisfactory to SEL

Negative drug test result(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

Masters or PhD degree in math or science

Experience teaching post-secondary math, science, and/or technology

Experience teaching in a corporate environment

SEL invents, designs, and builds digital products and systems that protect power grids around the world. This technology prevents blackouts and enables customers to improve power system reliability and safety at a reduced cost. A 100 percent employee-owned company headquartered in Pullman, Washington, SEL has manufactured products in the United States since 1984 and now serves customers worldwide. Our mission is simple: to make electric power safer, more reliable, and more economical.


Posted: 2019-10-10 Expires: 2019-11-09

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Instructor - STEM Education

Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
Pullman, WA 99163

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