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Job No. 140955

  • Job Title:
  • Automotive & Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Associate/Assistant Professor (AA20055)
  • Employer:
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato
  • Location:
  • Mankato , MN
  • Posting Date:
  • 23-May-2019
  • Description:
  • Responsibilities
    The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching in the area of Manufacturing Engineering Technology. The emphasis will be in the areas of CAD/CAM/CIM. Likely courses to be taught include: MET 142 Intro to Parametric Modeling, MET 275 Manufacturing Processes I, MET 341 Advanced Parametric Modeling, MET 347 Manufacturing Automation, MET 375 Manufacturing Processes II, MET 386 Metrology, and MET 448 Computer Integrated Manufacturing. In addition, teaching assignments in graduate level manufacturing and automation courses and other related courses are possible.

    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.
    A typical faculty workload responsibility may include up to twelve (12) credits per semester of instruction.
    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, in contributing 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).
    Required Qualifications
    PhD in engineering, engineering technology, industrial technology, science or closely related discipline. (Conferred on an official transcript at the time of application.)
    Master of Science in engineering, engineering technology, industrial technology, science or closely related discipline, (Conferred on an official transcript at the time of application.) and three (3) years relevant industry experience.
    Preferred Qualifications
    Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.
    Demonstrated effective written, oral communication and/or presentation skills.
    Demonstrated ability to teach courses listed above.
    Post-secondary teaching experience in engineering, engineering technology or related field.
    Relevant industrial and/or postdoctoral experience.
    Manufacturing related experience.
    Demonstrated ability to develop and foster industrial partnerships.
    Potential to develop laboratory areas in design and manufacturing automation.
    Demonstrated ability to conduct applied experimental research.
    Demonstrated ability to supervise teaching laboratories.
    Demonstrated ability to work collegially with faculty, administrators, and students.
    Demonstrated ability to teach/support a diverse group and communicate effectively.
    Professional Engineering registration and/or other professional registration or certification.
    ASME, ASQ, SME Membership or other relevant memberships.
    ABET, ISO or other continuous improvement process activities.
    Additional Information
    The Department of Automotive and Manufacturing Engineering Technology hosts five programs: BS in Automotive Engineering Technology (AET) with approximately 181 students; BS in Manufacturing Engineering Technology (MET) with an enrollment of approximately 68 students; MS in Manufacturing Engineering Technology with 21 students; MS in Automotive Engineering Technology with an enrollment of 8 students; and a Professional Science Masters (PSM) degree in Engineering Management. The AET programs are known for its applied research in alternative fuels and engine emissions along with vehicle systems development while the MET programs are focused on the development of globally competitive students in computer integrated manufacturing and Lean production methodologies. All programs within the Department represent a key pipeline for the Minnesota State Engineering Center of Excellence. Both AET and MET programs are accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET. Additional information about the Automotive and Manufacturing Engineering Technology department can be found at
  •  Contact information:
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato
  • Mankato, MN 56001
  • United States
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