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LECTURER Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Screening begins on September 18, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received after September 17, 2017 may not receive consideration. Completed application materials must include: * A letter of application addressing your interest in this vacancy together with your educational and professional-level work experience and knowledge as they relate to all minimum and preferred qualifications as listed above * A detailed curriculum vitae * The names and contact information for three professional references. In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from the candidates’ application materials whether he/she meets any of the qualifications, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications. It is anticipated that the successful candidate would start on January 22, 2018. General questions can be directed to the chair of the Search and Screen Committee,Dr. Naira Campbell-Kyureghyan at campbeln@uwm.edu or 414-229-3403.

Position Information

Posting Details

Official Job Title LECTURER Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering
Working Title: Lecturer
Position Number 02175678
Division B19 College of Engineering and Applied Science
Department B1945 INDUSTRIAL & SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Position Type Teaching Academic Staff
Appointment Type Fixed Renewable, Teaching
FLSA Status Exempt
Percent 100%
Posting Type Academic Staff
Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

UWM is a doctoral/research intensive university and Wisconsin’s premier public urban institution, offering a comprehensive liberal arts, sciences and professional education at the undergraduate and graduate level to nearly 27,000 students. UWM has earned the highest rating for a research institution from the Carnegie Classification of Institution of Higher Education, often referred to as R1 status. UWM is one of only 115 R1 institutions. The College of Engineering & Applied Science consists of seven departments—Biomedical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Mechanics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Materials, and Mechanical Engineering. The College has approximately 1,750 undergraduate students and 450 graduate students, both Master’s and Doctoral. Greater Milwaukee, the third-ranked manufacturing center in the United States, is home to 400+ engineering firms and 1300+ manufacturing firms with annual receipts of 24 billion dollars.
The College has a long history of industrial collaboration and research support. More details about the College can be found at http://www4.uwm.edu/ceas/.

Job Summary

The College of Engineering & Applied Science (CEAS) within the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee seeks a full-time Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering Lecturer who will be responsible for teaching undergraduate courses in fundamental industrial and mechanical engineering areas (such as intro to engineering, drawing/CAD/Drafting, economics, statistics, methods, quality, material handling, six sigma, manufacturing, etc.), and mentoring engineering undergraduate students. Teaching of elective and/or graduate courses is possible depending on qualifications and needs. The full-time teaching load is four courses per semester. This course load may occasionally be adjusted depending on other activities (e.g., developing curriculum, significant lab development, advising). Summer-session teaching is optional, depending upon needs and availability of funding.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants for this position must have:

•A graduate degree (Master’s or PhD) in Industrial and/or Manufacturing Engineering or related area.
•A minimum of five (5) years of relevant professional experience.
•Exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills.
•Excellent written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

Highly qualified candidates will also have:

•A Ph.D. in Industrial and/or Manufacturing Engineering or related area.
•Hands-on lab related experience.
•Prior university/college-level teaching experience.
•Familiarity with the industrial engineering-related software packages (e.g.ARENA, PRO MODEL, AUTOCAD, SAS, PLM, Studio 5,000, FactoryTalk, etc)
•Excellent verbal communication skills

Application Instructions

Screening begins on September 18, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received after September 17, 2017 may not receive consideration.

Completed application materials must include:

  • A letter of application addressing your interest in this vacancy together with your educational and professional-level work experience and knowledge as they relate to all minimum and preferred qualifications as listed above
  • A detailed curriculum vitae
  • The names and contact information for three professional references.

In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from the candidates’ application materials whether he/she meets any of the qualifications, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications.

It is anticipated that the successful candidate would start on January 22, 2018. General questions can be directed to the chair of the Search and Screen Committee,Dr. Naira Campbell-Kyureghyan at campbeln@uwm.edu or 414-229-3403.

Application Deadline
Continuous (Open Until Filled?) Yes
If Continuous, Initial Review Date 09/18/2017
Position Contact Name Dr. Naira Campbell-Kyureghyan
Contact Phone 414-229-3403
Contact Email campbeln@uwm.edu
Application Notes

For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
Optional Documents
  1. Reference Letter 1
  2. Reference Letter 2

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