The Department of Industrial & Management Systems Engineering (IMSE) at West Virginia University is seeking a Teaching Instructor for the area of Manufacturing Processes with a start date of June 1, 2020 . The successful candidate will predominantly engage in teaching undergraduate engineering students theoretical and practical fundamentals of manufacturing. This includes small-group, hands-on lab courses focused on all aspects of manufacturing including machining, CNC programming, CAD/CAM, additive manufacturing/3D printing, welding, and assembly operations. This is a full time 9-month position with potential for additional pay during the summer.
The Statler College continues to grow, and currently has eight academic departments with over 4,700 students and 135 faculty members. It is nationally recognized for high quality teaching and research, as well as for its excellent faculty and students. The IMSE Department has 15 faculty members, 280 undergraduate, and 120 graduate students. The Department offers degrees at the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. levels.
West Virginia University is the comprehensive Land Grant University of the State of West Virginia with a main campus enrollment of over 29,000 students, and a Carnegie Classification of Highest Research Activity (R1 University). Morgantown and its vicinity have a population of about 62,000 residents and are ranked among the most livable small cities in the country. The community lies within a high technology corridor that also includes several federal research facilities, such as the U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory, NASA's Independent Verification and Validation Facility (IV&V), the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the FBI, as well as private industry. The city is located within reasonable driving distances from Pittsburgh, PA and Washington, DC. A dditional details on the area and the university are available at http://www.morgantownwv.gov/ and http://www.wvu.edu .
To apply for this opportunity, visit www.jobs.wvu.edu . Applicants must submit, a letter of application, curriculum vitae / resume, brief statement of teaching philosophy (1-page), and contact information for at least three professional references. Review of applications will begin April 30, 2020. It should be noted that complete and professional quality documentation must be submitted in order for any candidate to be considered for this position. For further information, contact Search Committee Chair, Dr. Thorsten Wuest, by telephone (304-293-9439) or e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or visit the IMSE website at http://www.imse.statler.wvu.edu.
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship, offers high quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America, with divisional campuses in Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg, and Montgomery. WVU is a Research University (Highest Research Activity) and ranks among the top 100 public universities in the nation, including a top 15 ranking in most affordable tuition for out-of-state students. WVU offers 184 degrees throughout the 15 colleges and schools within the university. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy, and forensics. There are more than 32,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide who are pioneering, passionate, innovative, tireless and caring.