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Associate, Assistant, Professor in Mechanical Engineering

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Platteville
Categories: Engineering

Say Hello to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

Some say we have it all; dedicated students, incredible faculty, expanding programs, state of the art technology. 

We say…come be a part of something amazing!

Mechanical Engineering Faculty:

The Mechanical and Industrial Engineering department is seeking an individual for an open-rank, tenure-track or tenured faculty position. Applicants from any area of mechanical engineering are welcome.

Inspire and Educate:

- Teach undergraduate courses with appropriate pedagogy

- Develop as an excellent instructor

- Engage in scholarly and professional development activities

- Provide opportunities for students to engage in undergraduate research

- Advise students, participate in university/community service, outreach to the local community, develop and teach streaming video courses for the Platteville Engineering Partnership Program and/or for the online Master of Engineering Program.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

- PhD in Mechanical Engineering or related field

- Excellent written and oral communication skills

- Demonstrated interest in and commitment to teaching

About the College of Engineering, Mathematics & Science and Department:

The Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department is part of the College of Engineering, Mathematics, and Science (EMS) and provides Bachelor of Science degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Engineering. New emphases are being developed in Biomedical Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering for the Mechanical Engineering degree.

The College of EMS enrolls approximately 3,400 students in BS degree programs that are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET in Civil, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical, Software Engineering and Engineering Physics; and BS degrees in Mathematics, Broad Field Science, Chemistry, Computer Science, and Sustainable and Renewable Energy Systems. All the engineering programs have long-standing relations with industrial partners throughout Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, and beyond. In addition, UW-Platteville offers an online Master of Science in Engineering program, which has been designated as a Best Buy in online education. The Master of Science offers technical emphasis in Engineering Design, Applications in Engineering Management, Control (Electrical) Systems, or Structural/Geotechnical Engineering.

Mechanical Engineering is the largest of UW-Platteville’s ABET-accredited programs, and the largest major on campus with 19 tenured/tenure-track faculty and 7 instructional academic staff, serving approximately 1,200 majors, and graduating approximately 200 students per year. The main program is housed on the UW-Platteville campus with an additional site at the UW-Oshkosh branch campus, UW-Fox Cities. In 2022, the program is expected to move into a new 100,000 sf engineering building that will house new engineering learning environments, lab facilities, and a large innovation center.

For more information, please see the program web pages: https://campus.uwplatt.edu/ems/mechanical-engineering

Why it’s Great to be a Pioneer:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 43 baccalaureate and 7 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in engineering, education, 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:

To ensure full consideration applications must be received by December 6th, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

How to Apply:

The following documents are required for consideration:

- Letter of application addressing the above qualifications.

- A curriculum vita.

- A list of UW-Platteville Mechanical Engineering courses the candidate is able to teach.

- A separate statement of teaching philosophy.

- A separate document with contact information for at least three professional references.

Questions about this position may be addressed to: Anne-Marie Lerner, 608-342-1642

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

As a member of the campus community for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, it is essential that you support and foster a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. 

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.

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.

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study.

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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