Advertised Employing Department: Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
The Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering within the College of Engineering at Iowa State University is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time, 9-month lecturer position. Responsibilities include teaching three to four engineering and technology undergraduate and/or graduate courses per semester in areas including engineering design, project management, and engineering or technology capstone courses. An ability to work well with supporting industry groups through timely and professional communications is critical. Service would include advising/mentoring student clubs and departmental committee participation. All faculty members are responsible for supporting and sustaining our core values, sharing our commitment to achieving excellence through diversity and inclusion, conveying good citizenship within the department, college, and university, interacting collegially with faculty and staff, and maintaining the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior and look for opportunities to enhance the diversity and international perspectives of our students.
Required Education and Experience:
PhD or MS degree plus 3 years of professional experience or BS degree plus 5 years of professional experience.
A strong commitment to undergraduate instruction, advising and interaction with students, and collaboration with industry student project partners. Must be a Professional Engineer.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Experience that demonstrates the ability to work effectively in a team environment. Evidence of strong communication skills. Post-secondary teaching experience or teaching experience within industry. Hands-on experiences (workshop skills).
Professional engineering license (PE)
During the 2018 ABET accreditation, it was recommended that the department maintain a Professional Engineer (PE). Norman Muzzy is a PE and will be phasing out his appointment and may likely leave at the end of the spring semester. This position will be trained by Norman in spring and take over his position next fiscal year.
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.