Open Rank Professor of Practice in Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering
Job Class Code:
Provost - Academic Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position:
Non Tenure Track
Scope of Job:
The Manufacturing & Industrial Engineering (MAIE) Department at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) invites applications for an open rank (assistant, associate, or full) Professor of Practice position to start the Fall 2022 semester. The MAIE department offers an ABET-accredited Bachelor of Science degree in Manufacturing Engineering, a Master of Science degree in Engineering Management (online and traditional), a Master of Science degree in Manufacturing Engineering at the Edinburg campus. This position is a 3-year appointment, renewable based on favorable annual evaluations and budget availability.
Candidates are expected to teach online graduate courses in the Master of Science in Engineering Management program and undergraduate Manufacturing Engineering face to face courses in industrial engineering topics such as engineering statistics, quality control, engineering economics, operations research, planning and control, human factors, ergonomics, facilities layout and senior design.
UTRGV faculty members will be expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to student success and to advancing the university, college, and program missions and are committed to UTRGV's guiding principles (https://www.utrgv.edu/strategic-plan/
), which include promoting access to postsecondary education to a diverse student body and to become one of the largest and most successful Hispanic-serving emerging research institutions in the U.S.A. For further information regarding UTRGV, the College of Engineering and Computer Science and the MAIE Department, please visit our website at http://www.utrgv.edu/maie/
Applicants must have earned a PhD in Engineering Management, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or similar field from an ABET-accredited university.
Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
Applicants should have significant industrial experience and a strong commitment to teaching. Previous online teaching experience is highly desired.
Commensurate with qualifications and experience
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It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest. Diversity Statement
UTRGV is a Hispanic-serving Institution dedicated to student success and building a diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment. UTRGV has an NSF ADVANCE grant to increase the representation of women in STEM fields and to promote a positive, family friendly workplace for all faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Dear Applicant, Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following: *Date of Birth *Social Security Number *Gender *Ethnicity/Race Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission.
UTRGV is a distributed institution. As such and as assigned, the position may require presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is performed primarily in a general office environment. This position is security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215. The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory paper-based test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or internet-based of 61) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Incomplete applications will not be considered. All positions are subject to budget approval.
To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/31787
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