The Department of Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering & Technology at Bradley University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting Fall 2020. Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. degree and an undergraduate degree in industrial engineering or a closely related field. ABD (all but dissertation) applicants will also be considered, but must finish all Ph.D. degree requirements before the employment date.
The position requires teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses; skills in the following areas are desired: supply chain management, data analytics and simulation; teaching online and experiential learning. Experiences in teaching, research and industry are preferred.
Initial screening will commence on November 15, 2019. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by January 20, 2020. However, applications may be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants must submit a cover letter, a current C. V., a statement that details the plans for teaching and research in a primarily undergraduate institution that emphasizes student engagement and business engineering convergence, and a list of at least three references with their full contact information. Applicants with teaching experience are encouraged to provide a list of the courses taught and a summary of teaching evaluations. Submit the application documents as a single PDF file to the committee chair, Dr. John Yoo, at IMETFacultySearch@bradley.edu.
The Department of Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering & Technology is housed in the Caterpillar College of Engineering & Technology, which has been continually ranked in the top 30 undergraduate engineering programs by U.S. News & World Report. The College is located in the Business Engineering Convergence Center, a brand-new, 100-million-dollars, state-of-the-art building. The Department has around 160 undergraduate and graduate students. The Department has a strong relationship with industry. The capstone design projects are supported by industry.
Bradley University is a top-ranked, private university in Peoria, Illinois, offering 5,400 undergraduate and graduate students the opportunities, choices and resources of a larger university and the personal attention and exceptional learning experience of a smaller university. The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College tied Bradley University at No. 6 in the national ranking for student engagement among all schools and tied for first among non-religiously affiliated schools in 2017. The University is located on an 85-acre campus in Peoria, the largest metropolitan area in Central Illinois. This highly technology-oriented community is one in which residents enjoy a high-quality family-centered lifestyle, affordable housing, and friendly people.