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Assistant/Associate Professor of Mechatronics & Robotics Engineering

Indiana Tech
Indiana, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 12, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Engineering
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Indiana Tech is a thriving, independent, teaching-oriented institution with a focus on career-oriented programs in business, engineering, information technology and computer science, criminal justice, life sciences, human services and many other concentrations. Indiana Tech enrolls nearly 1,500 students in its traditional undergraduate programs on its picturesque main campus and nearly 5,000 students in its College of Professional Studies programs online and onsite at 15 regional locations. Degrees are offered at the associate, bachelors, masters and doctoral levels.


Over 41% of our students are either globally or domestically diverse; this contributes to our unique vibrant and inclusive campus community. All academic programs are designed to provide students with relevant and practical experiences, including an emphasis on internships. The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.


Indiana Institute of Technology embraces diversity and equal opportunity intentionally. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success with respect to educating our students to become global citizens. Indiana Tech is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Indiana Tech has big plans for its future. Learn more at Indiana Tech Strategic Plan.


Indiana Tech invites candidates to apply for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Mechatronics & Robotics Engineering position. This is a tenure-track, 9-month teaching position in face-to-face and online course delivery. This position will be responsible for teaching courses which support the mission of the university. A qualified candidate will be able to teach courses that cover topics including mechanical engineering, and upper-level courses in mechatronics and robotics engineering, including Introduction to Mechatronics, Robotics, Instrumentation and Automation Controls, Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering Senior Project I & II. The position includes teaching four courses per semester assigned by the Dean and holding eight office hours per week.


Responsibilities include professional development, student development, and service to the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences.


Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, fulfilling service and professional development as outlined in the tenure process, student development by advising and fostering relationships with students both in and out of the classroom, and serving the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences. Other principal duties include leading in the development of new programs and the improvement of existing programs and curricula, maintaining academic records of courses to assist in specialized accreditation, designing and revising curriculum for optimal student success, participating in student recruiting and retention initiatives, as well as supporting the mission, vision, and strategic plan of Indiana Institute of Technology.


The successful candidate will collaborate with colleagues, work closely with other programs in the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences and other degree programs on campus. This faculty position reports to the Dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences.


Doctorate degree in mechanical engineering, or a closely related engineering field with specialization in a field related to robotics and/or mechatronics engineering and college-level teaching experience are required. The preferred candidate will have experience in both online teaching and online academic program and curriculum development. Demonstration of the ability to work with a diverse student population, and demonstration of developing effective relationships with students that prepare students for academic and career success are necessary. Experience in ABET accredited engineering programs and industry experience are desired. Experience with a Learning Management System and ability to use technology effectively is required. Faculty rank will be commensurate with academic credentials and experience.


A complete job description is available to qualified candidates.


Application materials must include a cover letter, vitae, and transcripts. Applicants must be prepared to provide a written response to Techs vision and diversity statements and submit their teaching philosophy. Faculty are expected to provide official transcripts upon hire.


For preferred review of materials please apply by April 28, 2022.

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