Platteville, WI United States
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Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department Chair

University of Wisconsin-Platteville, College of Engineering, Math and Science

Job Title: Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department Chair
Job Location: Platteville , WI
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Engineering & applied sciences
Application Closing Date: Open until filled
Date Posted: 2018-01-22
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department Chair
University of Wisconsin-Platteville

This is a 12-month, tenured faculty, leadership position. Seeking exceptional candidates with proven leadership experience, demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching, and strong track record of industry- or federally-funded, high quality research and/or scholarship.

Successful candidate will provide vision and leadership for the department to enhance existing academic programs, develop new programs to meet evolving needs of industry, particularly in areas of automation and controls and industrial internet of things.


Supervising and mentoring approximately 30 faculty/staff; enhancing existing academic programs and leading new initiatives; fostering external donor relationships; leading ABET accreditation for two programs; managing department budget; working in coordination with the College Dean, other College departments, and diverse offices on campus to achieve strategic priorities.

Job Requirements


  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or related discipline
  • Associate professor rank at prior institution
  • Proven leadership ability and experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Significant personnel and budget management experience
  • Record of industry- and/or federally-funded, high quality research and scholarly work.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Application review begins March 9, 2018, and applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

Interested applicants please visit our career site for official submission.


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