Assistant/Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
DEPARTMENT: Engineering and Technology Department
ANTICIPATED START DATE: August 20, 2018
There are four tenure track faculty positions open within the Mechanical Engineering Department that cover a broad range of responsibilities within that department. Pursuant to accreditation standards and institutional goals, the University is seeking doctorate-prepared candidates for many of those roles. However, other paths toward preparation will be considered.
Required of all candidates
- ABD in mechanical engineering or related discipline
- Completed doctorate required for tenure
- -OR- MS in mechanical engineering or related discipline and four (4) or more years documented industrial work history in the areas of the primary teaching responsibilities (see below)
- Ability to teach in a lecture/lab environment
- Excellence in oral and written English communication
Preferred of all candidates
- BS in mechanical engineering or related discipline
- Doctorate in mechancial engineering or related discipline
- Demonstrated experience in establishing and leading a collaborative work environment with diverse populations
- Three (3) or more years documented industrial or laboratory experience
- Teaching responsibilities (may teach in some of the following areas, depending on experience and qualifications):
- Thermal and Fluid Sciences
- Engineering Mechanics
- System Dynamics
- Capstone/Senior Design Projects
- Engineering Design
- Other responsibilities (may contribute in the following areas):
- Curriculum development, service, student advisement, and assessment of student learning
- Program accreditation
- Setup, operate, and maintain laboratories and equipment
- Develop and maintain contacts and liaison with industry and professional associations
- Expectations for continuing applied research
- Collaborate with and support diverse populations of students and staff
- Activities as stated in contract and UW-Stout faculty handbook
The Engineering and Technology Department is one of seven departments in the College of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Management (STEMM). The department has approximately 40 full-time faculty and staff, three of whom are full-time technicians. The department provides courses for its well established undergraduate programs in Computer Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering (B.S. and M.S.), Mechanical Engineering, Plastics Engineering, Engineering Technology, and Packaging, plus other programs throughout the university.
The University of Wisconsin-Stout offers a rich, dynamic and collaborative environment in which to work and grow. A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is unique within the system--it is named after its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of being Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, a designation which highlights our combination of applied learning, real-world experiences and a solid liberal arts foundation.
UW-Stout offers 48 undergraduate and 26 graduate degrees, including two terminal degrees. Student enrollment is just over 9,500.
UW-Stout faculty enjoy opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, state-of-the-art facilities, and a modern digital environment. UW-Stout values innovative approaches to solving problems in society and industry, and faculty are encouraged to maintain strong ties and seek collaborative projects within their disciplines and industries.
All undergraduate students participating in traditional, on campus-based programs are issued laptops. Faculty use the university’s online course delivery system and must be available for online interactions and/or alternate time frames for teaching. Faculty members teach, advise students, conduct research, assess student learning and engage in service activities.
Menomonie, Wisconsin, is a town of 16,000 located in the beautiful Chippewa River Valley, 25 miles west of Eau Claire and 60 miles east of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.
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Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.
As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, employment will be contingent upon a criminal background check.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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Before starting the online application process we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at: https://kb.wisc.edu/hrs/page.php?id=21900
Applicants will need to complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application.
Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.
Required application materials:
- Cover letter specifically addressing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications, and your ability to work with diverse populations
- Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references
- Unofficial copies of transcripts; official transcripts required at time of hire
Please submit your completed applications by 11:59 PM on January 7th, 2018 to ensure that your applications are reviewed. Screening of applicants will begin January 8th, 2018 and any applications received after this date will be considered at the discretion of the committee members.
It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.
For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:
- Search Chair: Dr. Devin Berg
- Phone: 715-232-1133
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact:
- TA Coordinator: Diane Weisenbeck
- Phone: 715-232-5263
- Email: email@example.com
Job Family: Teaching