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POSITION: Visiting Assistant Professor—Industrial Technology
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Ten-month faculty position at the visiting assistant professor level. Primary responsibilities include teaching at the undergraduate level, including online instruction, student recruitment, and curriculum development. This position will require a solid understanding of distance education techniques and tools, in order to become the subject matter expert in the area of distance education for all of our Statewide Industrial Technology offerings. Development of course materials within Blackboard Learn is essential. The successful candidate must be able to teach in several of the following areas: lean manufacturing, industrial safety and health, industrial organization, statistical quality, auto id & data capture, production cost analysis, production planning, supply chain management, productive maintenance ergonomics, Six Sigma, purchasing-inventory-warehouse management. Teaching on-campus, off-campus at other Statewide locations, using Blackboard and other educational technologies to reach students at a distance is expected.
QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum qualifications include a Masters degree in engineering, engineering technology, business administration/management, finance or related discipline. Three years of applicable, documented U.S. based industrial experience is required and two years of successfully demonstrated teaching experience at the university level is preferred. Effective communication skills are necessary; as well as strong, positive teaching abilities. Experience with ABET accreditation and/or program assessment is desirable.
STARTING DATE: July 1, 2013. SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications.
ABOUT THE COLLEGE AND ANDERSON STATEWIDE TECHNOLOGY: Purdue's College of Technology resides in 10 Indiana communities across the State and serves nearly 1,200 students. The degree programs follow the same curriculum requirements as the programs on the West Lafayette campus. Classes are taught by Purdue faculty or those approved by academic department heads. There is a low student-to-faculty ratio, with access to cutting-edge technology. Anderson Statewide Technology takes its teaching and engagement missions seriously. Student recruitment activities are critical to this location.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: Purdue University is a leading land-grant, research-intensive university. The university has an enrollment of approximately 39,700 on the West Lafayette campus and is distinguished for its focus on science, technology, and engineering. Purdue's strategic plan is focused on enhancing student success with careers in a dynamic global society, enhancing interdisciplinary discovery and discoveries into innovations with economic impact, and utilizing the assets of the institution to address grand challenges of humanity. The College of Technology is the 4th largest of 10 colleges at Purdue with seven departments offering 15 degree programs with nearly 4000 students. The college is in the midst of transformation to be nationally recognized for defining and preparing the 21st Century technologist and we are seeking visionary faculty who can work toward this goal.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
APPLICATIONS: Electronic submission of documents is encouraged. Qualified persons are requested to submit the following to email@example.com a letter of application; a statement of the applicant's vision for establishing a strong distance education plan across all of the Statewide locations, and administrative philosophy, emphasizing their ability to provide leadership to the teaching, and recruitment missions; a complete curriculum vita including names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of five references. Nominations of outstanding potential candidates for the position are welcomed. Please note that references will be contacted only upon approval of the applicant. A background check is required for employment in this position. More information can be found at http://www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/ResourcesPUWLLafIn.html and http://www.tech.purdue.edu/Statewide/index.cfm .