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Assistant/Associate Professor, Mechatronics Engineering Technology

Purdue University Northwest
Indiana, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jun 8, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Engineering, Other Science & Technology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Engineering Technology in the College of Technology at Purdue University Northwest (PNW) in Hammond, Indiana is accepting applications for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor position to teach graduate and undergraduate level courses in the area of Mechatronics Engineering Technology.  The position starts on August 15, 2022. Faculty in this position are expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Mechatronics and develop curricula; to participate in department engagement activities, as well as defined service and research activities. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong interest in professional development, scholarship, and outreach activities at the local, national, and international levels as required for tenure and promotion.  Salary is commensurate with qualifications.

The Department of Engineering Technology offers three ABET accredited Baccalaureate degree programs: B.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology and Mechatronics Engineering Technology. The Department provides an excellent teaching and learning environment equipped with state-of-the-art hardware and software. The Department has 12 full-time faculty members with enrollment of more than 200 students.

Purdue University Northwest is a premier metropolitan university dedicated to empowering transformational change in our students and in our community. PNW serves approximately 8,800 students across two campuses, offering more than 70 areas of study at the baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral levels. Located in Northwest Indiana, near Chicago, PNW values academic excellence, supports growth, and celebrates diversity.


PhD in Engineering/Technology, or related areas, is required. 


Individuals who can show evidence of previous teaching and/or industrial experience are encouraged to apply.  The successful candidate must demonstrate background and expertise in the areas of Industrial Controls, Robotics, PLCs, System Integration and related emerging subjects through educational and/or professional experience.


Review of applications will begin June 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Application must be submitted electronically. To apply, please visit and click on “Faculty Employment Opportunities.” Purdue University Northwest is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. A complete application packet will include: 

  • a letter of application that addresses the job requirements,
  • a curriculum vitae,
  • an unofficial transcript (official transcripts will be required upon employment),
  • a statement of teaching and discovery philosophy, and
  • contact information for 3 professional references.

Employment is contingent upon completion of a successful background check. All inquiries, nominations, and applications will remain confidential; references will not be contacted without notice. Position inquiries may be sent to Search Chair at Visit our website for additional information about the University. For information regarding our excellent benefits package, visit:

Purdue University is equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. 

FLSA Status Exempt
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