Job No: 513111
Work Type: On Campus
Location: Normal, Illinois
Title: Instructional Assistant Professor - Technology
Division Name: Academic Affairs
College/Unit: College of Applied Science and Technology
Campus Location: Normal, IL
The Technology Department is seeking an instructional assistant professor to teach courses in Engineering Technology starting August 16, 2022. This is a nine-month (August 16th – May 15th) non-tenure track position. The primary teaching assignment will be CNC machining and will include other hands-on courses in one or more of the following areas: introductory manufacturing processes, constraint-based solid modeling, and fundamentals of power technology. The chosen candidate will be expected to participate in program curriculum development initiatives, participate in departmental meetings, activities, and events, and perform miscellaneous lab maintenance and improvement activities.
ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY
Illinois State University, founded in 1857, is the oldest public university in Illinois. Illinois State is a co-educational, residential university that emphasizes undergraduate study with more than 20,000 students. Our six colleges offer 174 undergraduate majors, 76 minors, 97 master’s programs, 17 doctoral degrees, and 40 certificate options. We have repeatedly been named a “Great Place to Work” by the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Illinois State University is located in the growing twin cities of Bloomington and Normal, with a population of approximately 132,000 and conveniently located approximately two hours from both Chicago and St. Louis. The community is home to GROWMARK, the Illinois Farm Bureau, State Farm Insurance’s International Headquarters, Illinois Wesleyan University, Lincoln College, and Heartland Community College. The community has distinguished itself for its outstanding school systems, its citizens’ level of educational attainment, its parks and recreation, health care, job growth, economic opportunity, and low crime rate. Forbes magazine, in a review of the best places for business, ranked Bloomington-Normal the 15th best place for business out of 168 small metros listed. Bloomington was also recently placed on CNNMoney's list of the 100 Best Places to Live. Expansion Management Magazine rated Bloomington-Normal as one of two metro areas with a five-star quality of life, giving the community high rankings in such areas as standard of living, quality of schools, traffic, and commute time. Please visit the Bloomington-Normal Area Convention & Visitors Bureau website at https://www.visitbn.org/ for more information.
1. Master’s degree in Industrial Technology, Engineering Technology, Industrial Automation, Engineering, or related area.
2. Ability to teach manual machining, CNC programming using CAM, introductory manufacturing methods, and constraint-based solid modeling.
3. Candidates must be able to demonstrate oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position, as mandated by state law.
1. Academic preparation and work experience in machining, CNC programming, CAM, and constraint-based solid modeling.
2. Additional experience in one of the following areas is desirable: manufacturing processes, lean manufacturing, project management, power technology, PLC programming, robotics.
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
For full consideration, applicants must prepare in advance three separate documents including the following:
1. Resume / C.V.
2. Cover Letter
3. Reference List
PLEASE NOTE: These documents are required to be submitted online in order to complete the application process. Please have these documents ready prior to clicking on "Apply"
This position is subject to a criminal background investigation based on University Policy 3.1.30 and any offer of employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.
Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at (309) 438-3383. The Office of Equal Opportunity and Access will hold any confidential information you provide in confidence.
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