Jacksonville State University — Assistant / Associate / Full Professor, Applied Engineering

The Department of Applied Engineering invites applications for a 9-month, Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (PhD required for tenure-track) candidate, who will contribute to our growing Applied Manufacturing Engineering program. The position’s focus is on high quality teaching. The candidate must demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate education, display strong communication skills, and be able to work well with students, faculty, and staff.

The successful candidate will teach courses in the applied manufacturing core and the design & automation concentration. The successful candidate will provide instruction utilizing multiple teaching formats to include, classroom instruction, online instruction, and laboratory instruction. Other responsibilities include program assessment, developing industry partnerships, professional development, and university/department service.

The position has an anticipated start date of August 2023.

Minimum qualifications include a PhD or ABD in a relevant field, experience in academic accreditation process, experience in supervising student organizations, and applied research in a relevant field. Minimum qualifications also include evidence of experience teaching at the undergraduate level and applicable industrial experience in a relevant field.

The successful candidate will teach a variety of courses. The primary teaching responsibility will be to teach and develop courses in the following areas:

  • Computer-Aided Design
  • Programmable Controllers
  • Industrial Control Systems
  • Manufacturing Automation & Robotics
  • Computer-Aided Manufacturing

Ideal candidates will have industrial experience and be able to bring real-world experience and knowledge to the Applied Manufacturing Engineering classrooms. The department has a strong relationship with local industry, and an emphasis will be placed on blending science, technology, applied engineering, and mathematical concepts into applied manufacturing courses. The teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester in fall and spring with a possible summer course overload. Participation in curriculum development, professional organizations, undergraduate student mentoring, applied research, and activities within the department are required.

Founded in 1883, Jacksonville State University is a learning-centered university in Jacksonville, Alabama, whose mission is to provide distinctive educational, cultural and social experiences for a diverse student population.

Located in the Appalachian foothills of northeast Alabama, approximately midway between Birmingham and Atlanta, JSU is home to more than 9,500 students representing 44 countries. As a learning-centered university, it strives to challenge students academically in a responsive environment, meeting their educational, career and personal goals. As an academic institution, it seeks to produce broadly educated graduates prepared for global engagement. As a public, comprehensive university, it promotes excellence in scholarly and service activities consistent with its academic and professional strengths. For a complete list of Goals, Core Values and Strategies to fulfill this Mission, go to http://www.jsu.edu/president/strategic_planning.html

Academically JSU offers 95 academic programs and concentrations, including bachelor’s, master’s, post-baccalaureate, doctoral and advanced certificate programs in a variety of disciplines that prepare graduates for meaningful careers and ongoing education. More than 40 online programs are offered. The University features seven colleges on its 459-acre campus – Arts and Humanities; Business and Industry; Education; Health Professions and Wellness; Human Services and Social Sciences; Science and Library. Most academic programs have discipline-specific accreditations, a reflection of their quality and JSU’s commitment to excellence.

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