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The mission of the Division of Diversity and Inclusion 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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We strive to create a campus that:

  • provides access and support for underserved populations;
  • has an inclusive and just culture;
  • values understanding, compassion, and acceptance;
  • is committed to the ideals of social justice;
  • prepares students for global citizenship;
  • and is collaborative, safe, and respectful.

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Assistant Professor-Industrial Studies-Controls

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Platteville
Categories: Industrial Studies

 

Position Summary:

The Department of Industrial Studies is looking for a dynamic full-time, tenure track faculty in Industrial Technology Management with emphasis in Manufacturing Technology Management. Responsibilities for this position include teaching the following: AC/DC fundamentals, digital electronics, industrial controls and computer integrated manufacturing systems.  This is a unique opportunity in that this position will also oversee two brand new automation laboratories: Electronics and Industrial Control Systems Lab, and Robotics Lab.

Salary for this position is $56,000-$65,000

Responsibilities:

Course content for this position includes some or all of the following: robotics, industrial controls, electronics, sensors, program logic controllers, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, machining, robotic systems, flexible manufacturing systems, and other related manufacturing courses, depending upon education and/or experience.

Responsibilities for faculty include:

  • oversight of two new automation laboratories
  • serving as academic advisor
  • maintaining, purchasing, and preparing equipment for use in laboratories
  • developing curricula that includes the use of laboratory equipment engaging students in a hands-on setting
  • engaging in scholarly activities, becoming involved (continued involvement) with student and related professional organizations
  • outreach to industry, undergraduate research and grants, professional development, and service to the university and community
  • professional engagement with students in and out of the classroom
  • ability to work with colleagues in a collegial environment to prepare grants, conduct research, and seek external funding.

Applicants must respond to all required qualifications.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

  • Masters in: Industrial Technology Management, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Technology Education, or closely related field with specialization in industrial controls, computer integrated manufacturing and/or robotics.
  • Applicants with ten years of industrial experience in a closely related field OR five years of teaching experience in manufacturing and materials processes
  • A Bachelor of Science in; Industrial Technology Management, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Technology Education, or closely related field with specialization in industrial controls, computer integrated manufacturing and/or robotics.

Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer:

Department Information:  

One of five units within the College of Business, Industry, Life Science and Agriculture, the department has eleven faculty members and about 471 students with up-to-date laboratory facilities and equipment in

Russell Hall.  The department offers a B.S. degree in Industrial Technology Management with emphases in Manufacturing Technology Management and Occupational Safety Management, a B.S. degree in Technology Education and a B.S. degree in Construction Management with emphases in Construction Management and Construction Safety Management.

More information is available at www.uwplatt.edu/department/industrial-studies

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.

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Application Deadline:

Applications must be submitted through our online applicant portal.

Applications due by 6/24/21 and will be accepted until the position has been filled.

How to Apply:

Applications must be submitted in PDF format addressing all qualifications and must include:

  • Letter of application addressing the qualifications
  • Current CV
  • One-page summary of teaching philosophy
  • Graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial are acceptable with official transcripts required of all finalists)
  • Contact information for three professional references

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Chris Carlson, Ph.D.
Phone:  608-342-1246

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.

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

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 2021.  Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same.  For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/. 

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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.

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, pregnancy, political affiliation, arrest or conviction record, identity as a veteran, disabled veteran, Vietnam era veteran, membership in the national guard, state defense force or any other reserve component of the military forces of the United States or this state. Sexual harassment is illegal and will not be tolerated. Co-workers and supervisors may not retaliate against any employee, student, or job applicant because he or she filed a complaint, assisted in an investigation or participated in any proceeding alleging discrimination on the foregoing basis.

The University ensures physical accessibility to work environments for persons with disabilities and will provided reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to employment. Upon request, the University will provide reasonable accommodations for religious observances and practices. The University is committed to a program of affirmative action for women, racial minorities, persons with disabilities, disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era. While the Chancellor assumes overall responsibility for the success of the program, university administrators and supervisors are responsible and accountable for implementation. Authority for monitoring the program is delegated to Human Resources.

Each individual associated with the University is called upon to pledge a new and revitalized commitment to build and maintain a campus environment free of harassment and discrimination, an environment that fosters mutual respect, recognizes the dignity and worth of all people, and promotes to the fullest, equal employment opportunity through affirmative action.

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Annual Security & Annual 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 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study.

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