A typical faculty workload responsibility may include up to twenty four (24) credits of instruction per academic year.
The successful candidate may need to teach in other areas as assigned and qualified.
May be expected to develop and deliver face-to-face, hybrid, and on-line instruction at the Mankato campus, online, and/or at the university's additional locations, as assigned.
The successful candidate will collaborate with colleagues in curriculum design, instruction and evaluation, conduct research productively and mentor students in research, help create innovative strategies for student recruitment, retention, and completion, and may be expected to develop external grant funding opportunities.
All faculty members are expected to engage in scholarly or creative activity or research, in continuing preparation and study, incontributing to student growth and development, and in providing service to the university and community (See Article 22 and Appendix G of the IFO Master Agreement)
Teach in the area of Manufacturing Engineering Technology. Likely areas of emphasis include: Quality - Six Sigma, Lean, DOE; Computer Integrated Manufacturing - CAD, CAM, CAE; Fluid Power, Manufacturing Processes, Statics, and Strength of Materials. In addition, teaching assignments in graduate level manufacturing and automation courses and other related courses are possible.
Demonstrate commitment to research/scholarly activities; mentoring undergrad/grad students; commitment to educating diverse student population.
Supervise and maintain teaching laboratories.
Develop and maintain an active research program that involves both undergraduate and graduate students and have the potential to seek and secure outside funding.
Participate in departmental/college activities and advising of students.
Graduate Degree (MS) in engineering, engineering technology, industrial technology, science or closely related discipline (conferred on an official transcript at the time of application). (Please note: While a PhD is not a requirement for the position, a doctoral degree is required before receiving tenure in this position.)
Demonstrated ability and qualifications to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in the areas of Quality - Six Sigma, Lean, DOE and Computer Integrated Manufacturing - CAD, CAM, CAE.
Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.
Demonstrated effective written, oral communication and/or presentation skills.
PhD in engineering, engineering technology, industrial technology or related field.
Post-secondary teaching experience in engineering, engineering technology or related field.
A complete online application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.
Contact Information for three (3) references
Unofficial Transcript(s) of your highest completed degree
A brief (no more than one-page) diversity statement presenting a commitment to or experience working in an equity-minded environment
A one (1) page statement of your teaching philosophy
A one (1) page statement of your research/scholarly interests
Minnesota State University has approximately 14,500 students and the Department of Automotive and Manufacturing Engineering Technology hosts five programs: BS in Automotive Engineering Technology (AET) with approximately 135 students; BS in Manufacturing Engineering Technology (MET) with an enrollment of approximately 66 students; MS in Manufacturing Engineering Technology with 6 students; MS in Automotive Engineering Technology with an enrollment of 1 student; and a Professional Science Masters (PSM) degree in Engineering Management with an enrollment of 8 students. The MET programs are focused on the development of globally competitive students in Computer Integrated Manufacturing and Lean production methodologies while the AET programs are known for applied research in alternative fuels and engine emissions along with vehicle systems development. Both 4-year AET and MET programs are accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.
Founded as a Normal School in 1868, Minnesota State University, Mankato is a regional comprehensive university with a tradition of combining big-ideas with real-working thinking to find solutions for pressing problems in the state, region, and global society. Mankato, Minnesota, is a community of nearly 53,000 people, about 85 miles southwest of the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul.
Serving ~18,000 students annually, the University is an applied research institution, with >200 academic programs, from bachelor's through doctoral degrees. The University is a diverse and global campus with 18+% students of color and 1,300+ international students from 95 countries, cutting-edge information technology solutions, 3 additional locations, and extensive partnerships. With ~1,700 faculty and staff, the University has an annual budget of $216 million, and generates $781.5 million in economic impact per year. Minnesota State University, Mankato is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities. Noteworthy facts include: specialized accreditation, certification, or recognition, by more than 24 accrediting bodies; designation as a Non-Land Grant College of Agriculture, by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) in 2015; selection among the top 10% of American Association of State Colleges & Universities (AASCU) institutions for the Re-imagining the First Year of College (RFY) position project; and an Intercollegiate Athletics program that has ranked in the top 5 nationally within the Learfeld Sports Directors' Cup standings for 7 of the last 10 years.
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