Western Washington University (WWU) invites applications from candidates for a full-time, tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in Manufacturing Engineering. The start date is September 16, 2018.
About the College/Department:
WWU has programs in Electrical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, and Plastics and Composites Engineering. We are looking for energetic individuals who will help us develop industry-ready graduates through a combination of creative problem-solving, analytical skills development, and experiential learning. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to be part of the continued growth and development of these programs, and to help build and strengthen connections to other areas such as with WWU’s Advanced Materials Science and Engineering Center (AMSEC) and Institute for Energy Studies.
We encourage applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, and other candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and with diverse experiences interested in this opportunity.
Developing and teaching lab-based manufacturing engineering courses with a focus on student-centered learning and with specialization in two or more of the following areas:
Process Automation Design and Simulation
Manufacturing Systems Integration, and/or
Introductory Electronics, Control Theory, and Mechatronics
Teaching core courses in general engineering and/or basic manufacturing
Developing and maintaining a relevant program of scholarly activity that involves undergraduate researchers
Participating in service and accreditation activities; and
With 15,000 students, 160 academic programs, and an energized campus community, Western offers the focus on students and the faculty access of a smaller college and the academic choice, resources, multicultural diversity, and room to grow of a large university. Western is located in beautiful Bellingham, a scenic coastal city of approximately 80,000 situated between Seattle, Washington and Vancouv...er, British Columbia. With easy access to both the Cascade mountain range and the Pacific coast, the region is rich in cultural events and attractions as well as many recreational activities. Western is known nationally for its successes, including being named the top public master’s granting university in the Pacific Northwest by U. S. News and World Report and one of the best colleges in the nation to work for by the Chronicle of Higher Education.