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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Industrial Engineering

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Platteville
Categories: Engineering

 

Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering is seeking two full-time, academic year Assistant/Associate/Full Professors of Industrial Engineering.

Responsibilities:

The primary responsibility of faculty members in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering is to teach undergraduate courses that include laboratory sections.The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to excellence in engineering education. Candidates at the associate or full professor level will assume significant leadership responsibilities for the industrial engineering program and serve as the program coordinator, including leading continuous improvement, growing the industrial engineering program, and developing industrial partnerships. Other responsibilities include conducting research and seeking extramural funding; developing curriculum; advising students and/or student organizations; participating in K-12 outreach; corporate relations; and participating in department, college, and university service committees. 

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

-BS and PhD degrees in industrial engineering or a closely related field.  PhD to be completed before start date

-Ability to teach human factors/work design and/or operations research/management courses

-Ability to teach foundational engineering courses

-Excellent oral and written communication skills

 

Preferred Qualifications:

-ABET accreditation experience

-Demonstrated leadership ability and experience

-Teaching experience as the instructor of record for engineering course

-Experience teaching online, hybrid, or distance courses

-Industrial experience in manufacturing, operations, or design for human factors

-Experience in the areas of health systems, biomedical engineering, or Internet of Things (IoT)

-Experience developing new academic programs

-Professional engineering license

Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer:

Department Information:

The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering offers BS programs in mechanical engineering and industrial engineering.  The industrial engineering program has four tenured/tenure-track faculty and one instructional academic staff who serve approximately 170 majors, and graduates approximately 40 students per year. The program is known for its hands-on, experiential approach to engineering education and for their highly sought-after graduates. The department has long-standing partners  in industry throughout Wisconsin, Iowa, and Illinois, such as John Deere, Kohler, Kimberly Clark, Greenheck, 3M, Subzero-Wolf, Boston-Scientific, Rockwell Automation, Plexus, and Alliant Energy, among others.  Construction of a new engineering building has recently been approved that will house new engineering learning environments and lab facilities.

 

 

Campus and Community Information:

The College of Engineering, Mathematics, and Science (EMS) enrolls approximately 3,400 students in ABET-accredited BS degree programs in civil, electrical, environmental, industrial, mechanical, and software engineering, and engineering physics and BS degrees in mathematics, broad field science, chemistry, computer science, and sustainability and renewable energy systems.  In addition, UW-Platteville has an online Master of Engineering program, which has been designated as a “Best Buy” in online education and from which students may choose among technical emphases in engineering design, applications in engineering management, control (electrical) systems, or structural/geotechnical engineering.

 

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

 

 Application Deadline:

Priority deadline: To ensure full consideration applications must be received by January 15, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

How to Apply:

The following documents are required for applicant consideration:

  • Letter of application addressing all required and preferred qualifications
  • A current curriculum vitae (5 pages maximum)
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for three professional references, at least two of whom can address teaching effectiveness, and for candidates of advanced rank, leadership ability
  • A list of courses for which the candidate is qualified by education or experience to teach. Relevant UW-Platteville course listings may be found at the following links:
    Industrial engineering: http://catalog.uwplatt.edu/undergraduate/course-descriptions/courses/indsteng/
    Foundational (general) engineering: http://catalog.uwplatt.edu/undergraduate/course-descriptions/courses/geneng/
  • A separate statement addressing the candidate’s teaching philosophy and undergraduate teaching experience (1 page maximum)

To nominate a candidate or for questions concerning the position, contact:

Dr. Michael Momot

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department Chair

(608) 342-1534

momot@uwplatt.edu

Finalists will be required to submit official transcripts of education. Review of applications will be ongoing until the positions are filled.

 

 

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

 

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Crime Statistics Report is available at https://www.uwplatt.edu/files/police/2014%20annual%20report.pdf. Call the UW-Platteville Campus Police Office at 608-342-1584 for a paper copy of the annual report.

 

 

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

 

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Annual Security & Fire Safety Report is available for review. Call the UW-Platteville Campus Police Office at 608.342.1584 for a paper copy of the annual report.

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Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.



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