Assistant Professor of Manufacturing Engineering or Engineering Technology
DEPARTMENT: Engineering and Technology Department
ANTICIPATED START DATE: August 20, 2018
Multiple full-time tenure-track faculty positions teaching lecture and lab engineering and technology courses, plus additional responsibilities. Successful candidates will have experience and expertise in one or more of the following areas: Automation and Controls, Computer Aided Manufacturing, Welding and Casting, Hydraulics and Pneumatics, Electrical Systems, or Engineering Design.
Required of all candidates
- Bachelor’s & Master’s Degrees in Manufacturing Engineering, Engineering Technology, Industrial Technology, or related discipline.
- 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 as well as in a lab environment
- Excellence in oral and written English communication
Preferred of all candidates
- Doctorate in Manufacturing Engineering, Engineering Technology, Industrial Technology, or related discipline
- Demonstrated experience in establishing and leading a collaborative work environment with diverse populations
- Work experience in a lab environment (research/university) is a plus.
- Teaching responsibilities (may teach in some of the following areas, depending on experience and qualifications):
- Automation and Controls
- Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM)
- Welding and Casting
- Hydraulics and Pneumatics
- Electrical Systems
- Engineering Design
- Other responsibilities (may contribute in the following areas):
- Curriculum development, university 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 Manufacturing Engineering (B.S. and M.S.), Engineering Technology, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Plastics Engineering, and Packaging, plus other programs throughout the university. To view course descriptions search the course prefixes MFGE, ET, ETECH, and ENGR at http://bulletin.uwstout.edu/content.php?catoid=10&navoid=218
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.
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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.
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Required application materials:
- Cover letter specifically addressing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications
- Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references
- Unofficial copies of transcripts; official transcripts required at time of hire
To ensure consideration, complete applications must be submitted by January 7th, 2018; screening of applications will begin January 8th, 2018. Applications may be reviewed until position is filled.
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Job Family: Teaching