Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering

  • Kettering University
  • Flint, MI
  • Apr 27, 2021
Full time Engineering & Applied Sciences

Job Description

 Classification Title: Faculty

Position Number

Position Class Type: Regular

FLSA: Exempt

Other Position Information

Kettering University is a national leader in experiential STEM (science, technology, engineering, math and business) education, integrating an intense academic curriculum with applied professional experience. Through this proven approach we inspire students to realize their potential and advance their ideas by combining theory and practice better than any institution in the world. Kettering University is dedicated to achieving the extraordinary through technological innovation, leadership and service, built on values that foster respect, integrity, creativity, collaboration and excellence in growth, global leadership, community outreach and an engaged community of stakeholders.

BENEFITS include health, dental and vision coverage; retirement benefits with up to a 9% Kettering matching contribution; life and accident insurance; tuition assistance and waiver programs; vacation and holiday pay; sick and disability pay; home purchase assistance program; recreation center membership; and many other benefits.

Position Status: Full-time

Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to develop and teach courses in lean production systems, work design, supply chain management, ergonomics and human factors, quality control, and statistics/analytics and mathematical optimization.
  • Industrial experience or close ties with industry.
Job Specific Required Qualifications
  • An earned Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering or closely related technical field.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Eligibility to work in the United States.
  • Desire to collaborate with other faculty members in the department and associated departments.
  • Ability to conduct and publish scholarly and applied research in reputed journals.
  • Willingness to participate in university and professional development activities including curriculum development, assessment, and improvement.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Understanding and commitment to Kettering University Values:
a. RESPECT: for teamwork, honesty, encouragement, diversity, partnerships with students.

b. INTEGRITY: including accountability, transparency and ethics.

c. CREATIVITY: fostering flexibility and innovation.

d. COLLABORATION: across disciplines and with all partners.

e. EXCELLENCE: in all we do.

Posting Number: FP00073

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications must include a (1) a cover letter, (2) current vita, (3) statement on teaching interests, (4) statement on research interests, and (5) names of at least three references. The review of the applications will begin on June 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. The desire is to fill the position effective January 2022. Inquiries on this position may be addressed to Dr. Scott E. Grasman via Email (

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