Assistant / Associate Professor in Manufacturing

Iowa State University

United States

Job Description:

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
The Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering (IMSE) at Iowa State University invites applications for a faculty position as an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in the area of manufacturing. Candidates will be expected to develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses, establish and sustain strong research programs in their area of expertise, act as adviser to graduate students and undergraduate student research, and provide service to the department, college, and university.

The successful applicant will be participating in all aspects of the department’s mission, including developing a strong externally funded research program, teaching and supervising students at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and participating in service to the university.

Preferred Qualifications:

Practical experience in manufacturing
Candidatesat the level ofAssistant Professor must demonstrate ability orpotential for fundedresearchand for excellence in teaching in the areaofmanufacturing.
Candidatesat the level ofAssociateorFullProfessor, in additionto the above, must demonstrate ability for fundedresearchand for excellence in teaching in the areaofmanufacturing,commensurate with qualifications for the rankatIowaStateUniversity.

Department/Program & College Description:

The IMSE department has over 27,000 square feet of centrally located space. It has invested over $3M in manufacturing labs in the last eight years. Manufacturing researchers in IMSE are actively participating in three institutes established by National Network for Manufacturing Innovation.

The department has collaborations in all of these areas across the Engineering College and University. The ISU College of Engineering comprises eight departments with 300+ tenure/tenure-track faculty members and annual research expenditures exceeding $99 million.

U.S. News and World Report ranks the IMSE graduate program 24th in the U.S. and 16th among public universities while the College of Engineering is ranked in the top 25 among public universities and is one of the ten largest undergraduate engineering programs in the U.S. Unique facilities at Iowa State include the Ames Laboratory of the Department of Energy, and interdisciplinary centers of excellence such as the Wind Energy Initiative, Center for Nondestructive Evaluation (CNDE), and the Center for Industrial Research and Services (CIRAS).

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Application Instructions:
To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae

2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter

3) Contact Information for Three References

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