Faculty, Industrial Engineering
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Work type: Full-time Faculty
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Engineering Instruction
Faculty, Industrial Engineering
School of Engineering
The Industrial Engineering and Industrial Management Department of the Mercer
University School of Engineering in Macon, Georgia invites applications for a
tenure-track faculty position starting August 2022. Rank will be determined
based on the credentials of the selected candidate. Qualified candidates in
all areas of industrial engineering and engineering management are encouraged
to apply. Candidates with backgrounds in ergonomics/human factors or
manufacturing are of particular interest. The successful candidate(s) for
the tenure track position will have demonstrated excellence in teaching, an
ability to develop undergraduate research opportunities, and the potential to
contribute to the ongoing growth of the undergraduate and graduate programs.
Mercer Engineering uses a core curriculum model and we would expect this
faculty member to periodically teach fundamental engineering courses such as
introduction to freshmen design and senior design capstone, among others. The
ideal candidate should also have the ability to support Mercer University's
signature Mercer on Mission Program (https:// mom.mercer.edu/), which offers
faculty unique opportunities to develop and lead sustainable international
service and research projects, carried out with Mercer students and host-
A minimum of an earned Ph.D. from an ABET-accredited program in Industrial
Engineering or related engineering field is required. ABD candidates may be
considered for interviews provided there is sufficient evidence that the Ph.D.
will be completed by August 2022. Preference will be given to candidates with
prior teaching experience at the college level and consulting and/or
industrial experience. Experience with professional organizations such as
ABET, ASEE, IISE, etc. is highly desirable.
Mercer's undergraduate engineering program is ABET/EAC accredited. The School
of Engineering offers both Bachelor and Master of Science in Engineering
degrees with specializations in biomedical, civil, computer, electrical,
environmental, industrial, and mechanical as well as engineering related
programs in cyber systems, technical communications and industrial management.
The undergraduate curriculum is dynamic, innovative, broadly based, and
includes the option of an integrated BSE/MSE degree program for qualified
candidates. Total engineering enrollment is over 750 students.
Mercer University is a private and comprehensive university and includes the
Mercer Engineering Research Center in nearby Warner Robins, GA. The
metropolitan Macon area, located 90 miles south of Atlanta, has a population
of 250,000 and enjoys a four-season climate and a wealth of nearby historic,
cultural, and recreational attractions.
Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a
criminal background check.
Commensurate with experience
CV, Cover Letter, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, References
Special Instructions to Applicants
Interested applicants will need to complete the brief online application and
attach a letter of interest, current vitae, a statement of teaching
philosophy, and contact information for three professional references.
Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages
applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and
Advertised: 04 Oct 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Open until filled