Instructor / Clinical Assistant Professor or Assistant / Associate Professor of Engineering

Instructor / Clinical Assistant Professor or Assistant / Associate Professor of Engineering

locationEvansville, IN, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/18/2023
Full Time

Title: Instructor / Clinical Assistant Professor or Assistant / Associate Professor of Engineering

Division: Provost's Office

Department: Pott College of Science, Engineering, & Education

FLSA Status: Exempt

EEO Job Group: 2 C5

Position Summary

The Pott College of Science, Engineering, and Education at the University of Southern Indiana invites applications for a nine-month, renewable Instructor or Clinical Assistant Professor of Engineering or a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Engineering with a start date of August 2024. Rank and salary will be based on qualifications.


This position includes classroom and lab teaching assignments in manufacturing engineering technology courses. The selected candidate is also expected to direct student design projects. This faculty member will teach classes in the areas of manufacturing process, computer-aided design, computer-aided manufacturing, automated systems, manufacturing processes and materials, engineering design techniques, and engineering problem-solving. It is expected that tenure-track faculty members will have a research agenda that leads to scholarly works and the engagement of undergraduate students.

Required Knowledge and Skills

Candidates for Instructor or Clinical Assistant Professor must hold a master’s degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, or closely related field. Candidates for Assistant or Associate Professor must hold a doctorate in Manufacturing, Industrial Engineering, or a closely related field. ABD considered at the rank of Instructor if doctoral degree is not conferred by hire date; the conferral of a doctoral degree is required no later than December 31, 2024.

About USI

The University of Southern Indiana is a public higher education institution located on a beautiful 1,400-acre campus in Evansville, IN. We offer employees exceptional benefits! Benefits for this position include:

  • Affordable medical, dental, vision, life and short term and long-term disability insurance plans.
  • Retirement plan where the University makes the total contribution equivalent to 11% of annual salary.
  • Full tuition fee waiver for employees/75% for spouses and dependent children.
  • Free access to Recreation, Fitness & Wellness Center.
  • Access to on-campus University Health Center and Dental Hygiene Clinic.

For more information about the benefits that USI offers, please visit www.usi.edu/hr/benefits.

About the College

The University of Southern Indiana is committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship and professional activity, and service to the university and the community.

About the Department

The USI Department of Engineering offers degree programs in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Industrial Supervision, and General Engineering with emphasis areas of Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial, Civil, and Mechatronics. Learn more at: https://www.usi.edu/science/engineering.

Application Process

Click “Apply Now!” near the top right of this page to complete an application and upload application materials to the attention of the Search Committee Chair. Application materials should include:
  • Letter of application
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial transcripts (Official transcripts will be required at a later stage.)
  • Brief statement of teaching philosophy

Search Committee Chair:

If you have questions about the open position, please contact Dr. Susan Ely, search committee chair, at sely@usi.edu.

Best Consideration Date:

For best consideration, please submit materials before November 5, 2023.

Pre-Employment Screening

A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Authorization to Work in the United States

USI may sponsor an employment-related visa for this position.

Interview Accommodations

Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please contact the manager of Employment at mcweinzapf@usi.edu or (812) 464-1840. Contacting the manager of Employment is intended for use in seeking disability-related accommodations only. For general applicant inquiries, contact Human Resources at HumanRes@usi.edu or (812) 464-1815.

EEO Statement

The University of Southern Indiana is an EEO/AA employer. All individuals including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.