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Assistant Professor of Automotive Engineering Technology

Company:
Indiana State University
Job Location:
Terre Haute, 47809-9989
Category:
Automotive Technology
Type:
Full-Time

Required Relevant Education & Experience:
An earned PhD degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology in Automotive or Mechanical Engineering or anything relevant to automotive (a foreign educational equivalent is acceptable). ABD is acceptable but the PhD must be completed by May 2024.

About the Institution:
Indiana State University is a world-class center of higher education, located in Terre Haute, Indiana, and serving a multi-state region that stretches from Indianapolis to St. Louis, Chicago, Louisville, Cincinnati, and beyond. It has been recognized by the Princeton Review as among the best universities in the Midwest.

Indiana State is a beautiful, pedestrian-friendly campus located within walking distance of local shops, restaurants, and activities in Terre Haute's historic downtown district. Situated near the Indiana-Illinois border, the campus is about an hour's drive from Indianapolis and within a few hours of other major metropolitan areas.

Indiana State, one of the most diverse campuses in Indiana, is a welcoming community of students, faculty, and staff representing most U.S. states and many countries around the world. There are more than 260 student-run organizations offering activities and entertainment throughout the year, along with 15 NCAA Division I athletic teams, a first-rate student recreation center with numerous classes and recreational sports programs, and a Performing Arts Series and University Speakers Series that bring national touring productions and speakers to campus. Indiana State is a place of belonging where students, faculty, and staff learn and thrive together.

Indiana State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and belonging in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, status as an individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, political views or activity, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including recruiting, hiring, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and applicable apprenticeships.
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Position Details:
Assistant Professor of Automotive Engineering Technology

Applied Engineering & Technology Management Department

Indiana State University

Terre Haute, Indiana

Job Summary:

This position includes teaching responsibilities in the Automotive Engineering Technology (AET) program such as automotive drive trains, automotive chassis, body control systems, engine fuels and lubricants, engine thermodynamics, advanced vehicle technologies, and advanced automotive electronics and computer management. The AET courses are primarily delivered in on-campus, lab-based format. Opportunities exist to teach in other undergraduate programs an at graduate levels. Other responsibilities include serving on university committees, curriculum development/improvement, advising students academically, performing appropriate scholarly research, and professional service within the guidelines of the University.

The Assistant Professor of Automotive Engineering Technology could be assigned to teach any of the following courses: AET 132 - Theory of I.C. Engines 3 Credits; AET 233 - Engine Systems and Controls 3 Credits; AET 239 - Automotive Chassis 3 Credits; AET 330 - Survey of Motorsports 3 Credits; AET 334 - Automotive Drive Trains 3 Credits; AET 335 - Body Control Systems 3 Credits; AET 336 - Engine Fuels and Lubricants 3 Credits; AET 433 - Service Facility Organization and Management 3 Credits; AET 435 - Engine Thermodynamics 3 Credits; AET 437 - Advanced Automotive Electronics and Computer Management 3 Credits; AET 477 - Advanced Vehicle Technologies 3 Credits.


Qualifications:

An Earned PhD degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology in Automotive or Mechanical Engineering or anything relevant to automotive (a foreign educational equivalent is acceptable). ABD is acceptable but the PhD must be completed by May 2024.

We seek faculty who value quality instruction, thrive in a collaborative environment of scholars, embrace experiential learning and community engagement in the educational experience, desire to mentor diverse students, and integrate multicultural content into their teaching.

Application: This position will remain open until filled. Submit application materials online at: https://jobs.indstate.edu/postings/46452

Required materials for submission:
1. Cover letter/Letter of Application


2. Curriculum Vitae

3. Contact information for three professional references. Arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted as part of the online application process. Please note that the references you provide on your application will receive a notification request for a recommendation letter immediately.

4. Unofficial transcripts for Undergraduate, Masters, and Doctoral academic work.
5. Teaching Philosophy
6. Research Statement


About the Institution: Indiana State University is a world-class center of higher education, located in Terre Haute, Indiana, and serving a multi-state region that stretches from Indianapolis to St. Louis, Chicago, Louisville, Cincinnati, and beyond. It has been recognized by the Princeton Review as among the best universities in the Midwest.

Indiana State is a beautiful, pedestrian-friendly campus located within walking distance of local shops, restaurants, and activities in Terre Haute's historic downtown district. Situated near the Indiana-Illinois border, the campus is about an hour's drive from Indianapolis and within a few hours of other major metropolitan areas.

Indiana State, one of the most diverse campuses in Indiana, is a welcoming community of students, faculty, and staff representing most U.S. states and many countries around the world. There are more than 260 student-run organizations offering activities and entertainment throughout the year, along with 15 NCAA Division I athletic teams, a first-rate student recreation center with numerous classes and recreational sports programs, and a Performing Arts Series and University Speakers Series that bring national touring productions and speakers to campus. Indiana State is a place of belonging where students, faculty, and staff learn and thrive together.


As a medium size public university, Indiana State University is known to have one of the most diverse student populations in the State of Indiana. With approximately 7,000 undergraduate students and 1,800 graduate students, our minority student population is nearly 25%. Indiana State University continues to grow in enrollment and is committed to student development, leadership, and success.

Indiana State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring people with many varied backgrounds, identities, and characteristics to join our institution; additionally, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. View our stance on equal opportunity employment at https://www.indstate.edu/policy-library/equal-opportunity-and-affirmative-action-policy.

Diversity Upgrade: Yes

Job Summary:
This position includes primary teaching responsibilities in the Automotive Engineering Technology (AET) program such as automotive drive trains, automotive chassis, body control systems, engine fuels and lubricants, engine thermodynamics, advanced vehicle technologies, and advanced automotive electronics and computer management. Opportunities exist to teach courses in other related undergraduate program and at graduate level. Other responsibilities include serving on university committees, curriculum development/improvement, advising students academically, performing appropriate scholarly research, and professional service within the guidelines of the University.

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