The School of Engineering Technology at Purdue University has a full-time opening at its Lafayette, Indiana campus, beginning in August 2014. This position is for a Visiting Assistant Professor. Engineering Technology is a new program at Lafayette, with strong ties to local manufacturing.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach at the undergraduate level in one or more of the following areas: thermodynamics, heat transfer, fluid power, manufacturing systems, manufacturing processes, energy systems, automation, mechanical design, materials, and product design/lifecycle or other subjects in the MET curriculum. The candidate will also be expected to serve the university community by participating in committees, recruiting activities, student advising, engagement efforts with the local industry, and assessment activities intended to maintain accreditation. Applicants must have at least a master’s degree, with preference given to candidates with a PhD in engineering, engineering technology or a related discipline. Relevant, recent industrial experience is required, and prior teaching experience and PE license are highly desirable.
Visiting faculty can have two year contracts with full benefits. This position is expected to become permanent in the near future. Salary is commensurate with qualifications.
Submission should include 1) a cover letter stating the position and location being applied for, 2) a resume or CV, 3) a clear statement of teaching interests, and 4) the names of three references. All applications should be submitted to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Screening will begin July 1, 2014 and conclude when the position is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position. Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.