Clinical Instructor



Clinical Instructor—Search #67537
Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing
Department of Manufacturing Engineering


The Department of Manufacturing Engineering in the College of Engineering and Computing invites applications for the position of Clinical Instructor. Applicants with expertise in all areas of Manufacturing Engineering are encouraged to apply, with specific areas of most interest being Advanced Machining and Materials Processing, and Industrial Engineering. The position will be located on the Statesboro campus.

In January 2017, the University System of Georgia Board of Regents voted to consolidate Armstrong State University and Georgia Southern University. The new, 27,000-student university will be named Georgia Southern University with campuses in Savannah, Statesboro, and Hinesville. The expected timeline for the first entering class will be fall 2018. Complete details are available at http://consolidation.georgiasouthern.edu/.

The mission of the College and Department is to maintain a dynamic and evolutionary environment of excellence in teaching, research, and service in which students, faculty, and staff can achieve their professional goals. In these endeavors, the College fosters student-centric professional learning experiences utilizing advanced technologies applied with state-of-the-art equipment, inspire innovation and invention, encourage sustainability, and technically and economically enrich our communities and societies. The vision of the recently formed Department of Manufacturing Engineering is to be a leader in manufacturing engineering in the areas of student-centric and application-based teaching, research, and service. Within this setting, the department offers courses in the first undergraduate manufacturing engineering program in Georgia and the only comparable program within a 500-mile radius. The department is dedicated to meeting the current and future needs of manufacturers by producing career-ready manufacturing engineers who are prepared in both theory and practice. The Manufacturing Engineering program is widely supported by state government and regional industry enabling well equipped laboratories for teaching and research.

Position Description. Reporting to the chair of the department, the position requires an ability to perform teaching and service responsibilities. The successful candidate will be required to: (1) develop and teach undergraduate courses (lecture and laboratory); (2) engage in academic mentoring; (3) assist in program assessment and execution of the department's continuous improvement plan; (4) participate in appropriate professional service; and (5) participate in professional activities and organizations. The position is an academic (9/10-month), non-tenure-track appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum of Master's degree in Manufacturing, Industrial, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering, or a closely related discipline by August 1, 2018
  • Effective English communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution
  • Ability to teach undergraduate courses

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Pre-terminal degrees in disciplines described above
  • Industrial experience
  • Preference will be given to candidates with background in the following areas:

    Advanced Machining and Materials Processing emphasizing machining including micromachining, metal forming and joining, advanced machining, and finishing processes
    Industrial Engineering including but not limited to manufacturing facilities design, safety engineering, production quality, and lean manufacturing

    Screening of applications begins February 16, 2018 and continues until the position is filled. The anticipated position starting date is August 1, 2018. A complete application consists of a cover letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications and applications submitted electronically will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent via e-mail (as a single PDF file) to:

    Search Chair, Search #67537
    Manufacturing Engineering
    Georgia Southern University
    Electronic mail: mfge@georgiasouthern.edu

    More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu or http://ceit.georgiasouthern.edu (before January 2, 2018) or http://cec.georgiasouthern.edu (after January 2). Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are committed to working in diverse academic and professional communities and who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional service within the University and beyond. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Vice Provost.

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