Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering - Manufacturing Assistant/Associate Professor
Iowa State University
Location: Ames, Iowa
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Years of Experience:
Less than 2
Internal Number: R6288
The Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (ABE) jointly administered by the College of Engineering and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University seeks to hire an Assistant or Associate Professor in the areas of modern industry, technology, and manufacturing. This is a 9-month, tenured/tenure-track position with potential for summer funding. The position is 45% research, 45% teaching, and 10% professional and institutional service.
Successful candidates will be expected to establish, grow, and sustain a world-class research program that should relate to the needs of modern industry. Their research program will complement and expand ABE current research strengths, including but not limited to, controls and automation, sensing and cyber physical systems, smart devices, system optimization, lean manufacturing, and advanced manufacturing and product development.
The candidate is expected to be student-centered and teach highly engaging undergraduate and graduate courses in technology and applied engineering. Additionally, candidates will have strong communication skills, share ABE’s commitment to enhancing excellence through diversity and inclusion, and exhibit the potential for long-term leadership in supporting the mission of the department, both colleges, and the university.
The Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering is committed to sustaining a collegial, positive, and productive environment for each individual and for the collective benefit of all. All faculty members are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within department, college, and university activities, interact collegially and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
By the start date, candidates must hold an earned Ph.D. in Industrial Technology, Applied Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Agriculture Technology, or a related field..
Associate Professor candidates must also meet the university standards for appointment to the rank including significant experience/accomplishments in the candidates' area of expertise.
Evidence of efforts and contribution toward creating an environment of excellence through diversity and inclusion.
A compelling research agenda aligned with the position description and demonstrated ability or potential to excel in writing, submitting, and administration of research proposals for state, federal, non-profit and/or industrial sponsors.
Demonstrated ability or potential to excel in teaching.
Record of scholarship excellence as evidenced by highly cited refereed journal and conference publications, and/or intellectual property creation and entrepreneurship.
Leadership experience in academic or professional organizations.
Experience in supervising and mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students.
Demonstrated ability or potential to excel in industrial collaborations and partnerships.