Industrial Technology Management
Assistant Professor; full-time, tenure track position in Industrial Technology Management with emphasis in Occupational Safety Management.
Masters in Industrial Technology Management or a closely related field with specialization in manufacturing and safety. Prefer doctorate in Industrial Technology Management or closely related field with additional years of teaching or manufacturing experience. The applicant must have demonstrable skills in oral and written communications. Applicant must also have observable dedication to undergraduate education; enthusiasm for professional engagement with students in and out of the classroom; and ability to work in teams in a collegial environment. Ability to prepare grants, conduct research, and seek external funding.
The position includes undergraduate teaching, laboratory responsibilities and management of the safety program. Content areas for this position include principles of safety, worker compensation laws, ergonomics, loss control, fire protection, industrial hygiene, environmental safety, alcohol and drugs, disaster preparedness, and may include teaching other courses, depending upon industrial experience. Additional responsibilities include serving as an academic advisor, maintaining equipment in laboratories, developing curricula, maintaining professional contacts, engaging in scholarly activities, research, professional development, and university and community service. Applicant may be asked to teach courses in other areas of manufacturing and/or to teach courses through alternative delivery methods.
January 22, 2013
Applications must be submitted in PDF format addressing all qualifications and must include 1) a letter of application, 2) a resume, 3) a one page summary of your teaching philosophy, 4) graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial are acceptable with official transcripts required of all finalists), 5) the names and contact information for three professional references, and 6) a separate statement describing a history of working with or demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
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Department of Industrial Studies
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Review of applications will begin September 4, 2012. However, applications will be accepted until the search has been completed.
One of five units within the College of Business, Industry, Life Science and Agriculture, the department
has eleven faculty members and about 400 students with up-to-date laboratory facilities and equipment in Russell Hall. The department offers a B.S. degree in Industrial Technology Management with emphases in Manufacturing Technology Management, Building Construction Management, Building Construction Safety Management and Occupational Safety Management, and a B.S. degree in Technology Education.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville
, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in primarily undergraduate programs leading to degrees in agriculture, the arts, business, communication, criminal justice, education, engineering, the humanities, industry, mathematics, and the sciences. The university is recognized as a cultural and educational center for the tri-state region of Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin.
Platteville is a friendly, progressive community of 10,000 set in the beautiful rolling landscape of Southwest Wisconsin. It offers an excellent school system, high quality municipal and medical facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and a vibrant business/industrial community. More information is available at http://www.platteville.com
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, seeks to build a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applications from women and persons of color. The names of nominees and applicants who have not requested in writing that their identities be kept confidential, and of all finalists, will be released upon request. Employment will require a criminal background check.