Engineering - Assistant Professor of Industrial Manufacturing Engineering Technology

The Department of Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering & Technology at Bradley University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Candidates with specialties in manufacturing systems, materials, or processes, including, but not limited to, material (plastics & polymer) processing, product design, industrial automation, rapid prototyping & tooling, CAD/CAM, and numerical simulation in manufacturing processes are encouraged to apply. Additional desirable skills include the ability to teach introductory drawing and computer skills.

The ideal candidate must have a terminal degree in manufacturing or industrial engineering or a closely related field; should have an undergraduate degree in manufacturing or industrial engineering, or a closely related area; and the ability to teach effectively at both undergraduate and graduate levels. A record of accomplishment indicative of the ability to develop and sustain an externally-funded research program would be considered.

Applications and nominations will be accepted until the position is filled. Initial screening of the applicant pool will commence July 1, 2011. Applicants should provide a short statement detailing their philosophy and ambitions for teaching and research in a primarily undergraduate institution, complete curriculum vita, and a list of three references (with full contact information) who may be contacted during any stage of the search.

Submit applications via regular or e-mail to:

Dr. Dennis E. Kroll, Search Committee Chair
Morgan Hall 110
Bradley University
1501 W. Bradley Ave.
Peoria, IL 61625

Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check.

Bradley University is a distinctive, medium-size, comprehensive private institution of higher learning. The University is located on an 85-acre campus in Peoria, the largest metropolitan area in central Illinois. With approximately 5,000 undergraduate and 800 graduate students, Bradley offers the opportunities and choices of a larger university (with over 130 programs in five colleges, plus a graduate school) and the quality, personal attention, and challenge of a small private college. Bradley is rich in tradition and full of promise to become one of the nation's best comprehensive universities. For additional information visit about the University visit

Bradley University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative action employer. The administration, faculty, and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from under-represented groups.