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Teaching Assistant or Associate Professor

Apply now Department: 3670045120 Industrial & Mfg Sys Engr
Job no: 512171
Employment type: Academic / Faculty - 9 month
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Engineering
Pay Grade: 001

Teaching Assistant or Associate Professor

About This Role:

The Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering at Kansas State University seeks to fill a nine-month, non-tenure track Teaching Assistant or Teaching Associate Professor faculty position.  This is not a temporary position.

The focus of this position will be to develop and deliver high-quality, undergraduate and graduate courses that support the K-State Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering department.  The successful candidate will be able to teach a broad range of industrial engineering courses to support our ABET accredited B.S. in Industrial Engineering degree and our online Master of Engineering Management and Master of Science in Operations Research programs. The preferred candidate will have relevant industrial and/or academic experience.  Candidates with expertise and experience in data science/analytics/decision-making/operations research fields are preferred.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University is committed to the growth of excellence in industrial engineering.  The Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering department offers Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D. degrees in industrial engineering and highly regarded online Master’s degrees in Operations Research and Engineering Management.  The department has 10 faculty members, 150 undergraduate students, and more than 100 graduate students.

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.   To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering or related field
  • Qualifications to join the K-State Graduate faculty.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering
  • Engineering Teaching Experience
  • Online Teaching Experience
  • Relevant industrial experience
  • Willingness to serve the department, institution, and profession through active participation in committees and professional societies.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents by clicking the 'Apply Now' button at this link:

  1. Letter of Interest
  2. Statement of Career Purpose
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Teaching Evaluations if available
  5. C.V. with contact information for at least 3 professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

November 15, 2022 and continues until the position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring (Salary Range:

Competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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