Lecturer - Industrial Studies

Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 31, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


Position Summary:

The Department of Industrial Studies is looking for a dynamic full-time, lecturer in Industrial Technology Management with knowledge in Manufacturing Technology Management and Construction Management. The candidate will have shared responsibilities in the different areas with an emphasis in Manufacturing Technology. The candidate will also have the desire to promote Career Technical Education and have a strong desire to teach at the undergraduate level. This is a full-time, 9-month basis, benefit eligible position, with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2021.


Course topics may include technical drafting, 3D design, design for manufacturing, manufacturing materials, AutoCad, estimating and project planning, robotics, electronics, quality control and fluid power.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

- Master’s Degree in at least one of the following: Construction Management, Industrial Technology Management, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Engineering Technology or related field preferred.


-Bachelor’s Degree in at least one area listed above, 10+ years of industrial related professional experience in a closely related field or five (5) years of teaching experience in manufacturing and/or construction processes.

-Demonstrable oral and written communication skills

-Dedication to undergraduate education

-Demonstrated understanding of theories and an ability to teach using technology and machines/equipment in a hands-on laboratory or industrial setting

-Demonstrated ability to interact with industry professionals

-Enthusiasm for professional engagement with students in and out of the classroom

-Ability to work with colleagues in a collegial environment to prepare grants, conduct research and seek external funding

The candidate will also be required to obtain a Master’s within three years of hire date.

Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer:

Campus Information: The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

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Application Deadline:

Applications must be submitted through our online applicant portal, applications due by: May 7, 2021

How to Apply:

The following documents are required for applicant consideration:

  • Letter of application addressing all required qualifications
  • A current resume
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references.
  • Additional documents as needed


For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Chris Carlson, Ed.D
Chair, Search and Screen Committee
Department of Industrial Studies
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Phone:  608-342-1246


We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures.  As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2021.  Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same.  For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/.