Assistant or Associate Professor or Lecturer, Industrial Technology

Nebraska, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 24, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Description or Duties

The Industrial Distribution program is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor (Tenure-Track) or Lecturer to begin August 2021.  Desirable candidates will have proven industry experience and credentials to teach a variety of industrial distribution topics. Course subject areas may include electricity/electronics, applied electronics, automation, spreadsheet, word processing, and automation simulation software, and/or the theory and application of other technical products found in the industrial distribution industry. Duties include teaching undergraduate courses, advising, industry relations, recruiting, seeking external funding, working with student organizations and other service as required by the University. Applicants without a doctorate will be considered for a non-tenure track lecturer position. Tenure-track faculty are expected to pursue an active scholarly agenda. To be eligible for a tenure track position, applicant will be expected to have completed a terminal (doctoral) degree in a related field.

Required Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA), Engineering Management, Technology Management, or another related field to be eligible for a lecturer position. Must have at least 3 years of proven industry experience. Effective communication skills is required.             

Preferred Qualifications:             

Earned doctorate in business, management, marketing, technology, or related field is desired to be eligible for a tenure track position. Candidates who are ABD with substantial progress toward completion of the dissertation will be considered. Documented successful teaching ability at the university level, curriculum development, and evidence of building industry partnerships, and service to students. Evidence of scholarly activity or potential to conduct appropriate research leading to peer reviewed publication is preferred. Progressively responsible work experience in industrial distribution and/or technical sales. Expertise in one or more of the professional areas noted in the job description.


HOW TO APPLY: To ensure full consideration, please submit all application materials before review date April 24, 2021. For more information and to apply visit UNK Employment Opportunities. For more information about the position contact: James Vaux @ For more information about the online application process contact: 308-865-8516 or


SALARY AND BENEFITS:  With contingent offer of employment, the University of Nebraska will conduct an investigation of employment records, educational records, criminal records, and other records to verify the information provided in your application and/or any additional information you have provided is accurate.  Salaries at the University of Nebraska at Kearney are competitive.  The University provides a flexible benefits program at minimal cost to the employee. Benefit choices include a Medical Plan and Prescription Drug Program, Vision Care, Dental Plan, LTD, Life Insurance, AD&D Insurance, Dependent Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, and Reimbursement Accounts for Health and Dependent Care.  The Employee and Dependent Scholarship program is also available to eligible employees.  Basic Retirement Plan options include TIAA and Fidelity.


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