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Industrial Engineering Lecturer

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Work type: Academic Staff - 9 Month
Location: Platteville
Categories: Engineering

 

Position Summary:

The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering seeks applicants to fill an academic staff position in industrial engineering. The start date is August 21, 2019, for the spring semester, with the possibility of renewal for the following academic year.

Responsibilities:

The primary responsibility of this position is undergraduate teaching. Candidates also have the opportunity to participate in activities that support the department, but are not required to do so. Such activities can include the following: supervising undergraduate research, curricular development, supervising student organizations, and student advising.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s and master’s degrees in industrial engineering or a closely related field are required; a doctoral degree is preferred. Applicants with backgrounds in all areas of industrial engineering are encouraged to apply, but special consideration will be given to those whose expertise is in the areas of manufacturing, facilities design, and/or materials handling and warehousing. Teaching experience is preferred. Candidates must be willing and able to teach laboratory and project-based courses.

Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer:

Department Information:

The College of Engineering, Mathematics, and Science (EMS) enrolls approximately 3,400 students in ABET-accredited BS engineering degree programs in Civil, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical, Software, and  Engineering Physics and BS degrees in Mathematics, Broad Field Science, Chemistry, Computer Science, and Sustainable and Renewable Energy Systems. The College of EMS also participates in a statewide Collaborative Engineering Program that allows place-bound undergraduate students to complete their BS degrees in Mechanical and/or Electrical Engineering with minimal travel. In addition, UW-Platteville has an online Master of Engineering program, which has been designated as a “Best Buy” in online education. Students in the MS Engineering program may choose a technical emphasis in Engineering Design, Applications in Engineering Management, Control (Electrical) Systems, or Structural/Geotechnical Engineering.

 

The industrial engineering program has four tenured/tenure-track faculty and one instructional academic staff, serves 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 its 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.  Construction of a new engineering building has recently been approved and will house new engineering learning environments and lab facilities.

 

Campus Information: 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:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

 

How to Apply:

The following documents are required for applicant consideration:

  • a letter of application addressing the above qualifications,
  • a resume or curriculum vitae, and
  • contact information for at least three professional references.

 

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Keith Thompson

Professor, Search and Screen Chair

Industrial Engineering Program

(608) 342-1479

thompsmi@uwplatt.edu

 

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 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.

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.

Diversity Statement

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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