The School of Engineering + Technology at Western Carolina University houses multiple programs in Engineering and Engineering Technology (http://engineering.wcu.edu). These programs have a strong focus on practice, using a Project-Based Learning (PBL) core. Programs in the
WCU School of Engineering + Technology include:
ABET accredited ETAC programs:
- Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology (Applied Systems)
- Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology
ABET accredited EAC programs:
- Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
We will be seeking ABET EAC accreditation following the first graduates in Spring 2017 for the following program:
- Bachelor of Science in Engineering – Mechanical
Master of Science in Technology
We are seeking a tenure-track Assistant, or Associate, Professor with one or more areas of expertise in:
- Advanced manufacturing processes, including CNC and Additive Manufacturing
- Materials processing
- Automation and robotics applications in manufacturing systems
The successful candidate will have a commitment to excellence in teaching and applied scholarship, based on the Boyer model of Scholarship at both the Bachelors and Masters levels. Successful applicants will have proven excellence, or potential, in teaching, scholarship, and service. Tenure-track faculty seek research opportunities through the College's Rapid Center. Many opportunities for service exist inside and outside the university. Applicants must be able to teach at the Bachelors and Masters levels including thesis supervision and laboratory instruction.
Candidates with extensive practical laboratory and experimentation backgrounds are highly desirable, and candidates with experience in more than one area of need will be reviewed favorably.
To be considered candidates must have a minimum of three years relevant industry experience or equivalent. Degrees in Manufacturing, Mechanical, Industrial Engineering, or related field are required. A doctorate degree is required by the starting date. The position is a nine-month tenure-track at the assistant or associate level. Those seeking advanced rank must demonstrate a record of excellence at the academic rank.
Responsibilities include teaching, advising, curriculum development, service, scholarship, and engagement with regional business and industry.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Candidates must submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and scholarship plans, and a list (include names and complete contact information) for at least three professional references to complete the application process.
For additional information or questions contact Dr. Hugh Jack: telephone 828-227-2181, visit http://et.wcu.edu, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
WCU embraces its role as a regionally engaged university and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a community engaged university. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to public engagement through their teaching and service.