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Faculty Position FY17-072
February 2, 2017

Position Title
Instructor-Lab Manager

Hiring Unit
School of Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Job Description/Responsibilities
The Instructor-Lab Manager is responsible for the management and operation of the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering laboratories. This position is also expected to teach sections of laboratory or other courses as assigned, along with teaching the use of the equipment and software in the labs. Other duties include: 1) to give safety training to students and faculty on the use of various equipment and maintain a clean and safe working environment, 2) to support the laboratory courses by ensuring that the equipment and software are well maintained, 3) to assist and supervise students in the fabrication of parts and devices for their senior-design projects, 4) to obtain quotes to purchase equipment for the Department, 5) to keep the laboratory computers and equipment updated, 6) to organize and keep track of all equipment and tools of the Department.

Minimum Qualifications
The candidate should have a Master's degree in Engineering, preferably Mechanical or Industrial Engineering.
In addition to teaching lab courses, the candidate is expected to have the following knowledge and skills to perform the required tasks:
1- Experience and knowledge in computer-aided manufacturing, CNC, and PLC programming; familiarity with rapid prototyping and 3D printing.
2- Experience in conventional and CNC machining, grinding, milling, and welding, preferably with certified training.
3- Extensive background in mechanical or industrial engineering to purchase the right equipment or to repair existing equipment.
4- Excellent interpersonal skills to interact effectively with students, faculty, and staff.

Terms of Appointment
Full-time, non-tenure track, twelve-month, beginning July 2017.

Source of Funds

Commensurate with experience. Excellent benefit package included.

Application Process
Candidates must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and a list of at least three references in a single PDF file to:
Please note “Application for Instructor – Lab Manager Position” in the e-mail subject line.

Or the application materials can be mailed to:
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Box 1805
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1805
Attn: Instructor – Lab Manager Position

Application Deadline
Review of applications will begin May 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is a premier metropolitan university located on the bluffs of the Mississippi River just 22 miles east of St. Louis, MO.  SIUE offers over 13,900 culturally-diverse students a wide range of undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

SIUE is a state university.  Benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment. 

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.

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