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Project Engineer
Lawrence Technological University

Date Posted Apr. 20, 2022
Title Project Engineer
University Lawrence Technological University
Southfield, MI, United States
Department Mechanical, Robotics, and Industrial Engineering
Application Deadline open until filled
Position Start Date May 2022
  • Professional Staff
  • Robotics

The A. Leon Linton Department of Mechanical, Robotics, and Industrial Engineering at Lawrence Technological University (LTU) invites applications for a project engineer position. The project engineer will support and maintain the Robotics Engineering Automation Lab, Industry 4.0 Lab, labs related to Artificial Intelligence, and other labs as needed. The position is “hands-on” requiring personal motivation, initiative, and leadership. The project engineer will provide technical support as requested by faculty and/or students engaged in robotics, automation, and/or artificial intelligence research. The starting date will be May 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter. Review of the applications will commence upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.

The successful candidate will hold a bachelor’s of engineering degree in mechanical, electrical, mechatronics, robotics or related field from an ABET accredited school. A master’s degree in mechatronics or robotics engineering, or related field desired but not required. Industrial or academic research laboratory experience is strongly desired. The ideal candidate will possess significant familiarity with a laboratory environment and testing systems, and have a high proficiency in creating and setting up process instrumentation and data acquisition systems. Familiarity with PLCs and industrial automation is desired.

Lawrence Tech is a selective, focused university with Colleges of Architecture & Design, Arts & Sciences, Engineering, and Business and IT. Of these, Engineering is the oldest and largest, enrolling approximately 1,100 undergraduate and 500 graduate students. The College includes four departments: civil and architectural, electrical and computer, mechanical, robotics, and industrial, and technology. Over a third of LTU’s students enroll in evening programs, and the College serves both full-time and part-time students. The University enjoys strong ties with many industries headquartered in the region and is expanding graduate, service, and applied research programs. 

Lawrence Technological University’s A. Leon Linton Department of Mechanical, Robotics, and Industrial Engineering offers the following degrees: B.S. Mechanical Engineering, B.S. Robotics Engineering, B.S. Industrial Engineering, M.S. Mechanical Engineering, M.S. Automotive Engineering, M.S. Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering, Master of Engineering in Manufacturing Systems, Master of Engineering Management, M.S. Industrial Engineering, and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering.


Interested applicants are invited to send a detailed resume and a list of four references to: Dr. Badih Jawad, Chair, A. Leon Linton Department of Mechanical, Robotics, and Industrial Engineering, Lawrence Technological University,, 21000 W. Ten Mile Rd., Southfield, Michigan 48075.



  • Lawrence Technological University is an equal opportunity employer. 

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  • Dr. Badih Jawad
    Mechanical, Robotics, and Industrial Engineering
    Lawrence Technological University
    21000 West Ten Mile Rd
    Southfield, MI 48075


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