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Job Title: Instructor-Lab Manager
Location: Edwardsville, IL United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 09/21/2017
Expire Date: 11/20/2017
Job Categories: Engineering, Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration
Job Description
Instructor-Lab Manager
The School of Engineering at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is in search for an experienced Lab Manager. The SIUE School of Engineering offers one of the most comprehensive engineering programs in the region with nine undergraduate degrees, five master's degrees and a cooperative doctoral program. Students learn from highly qualified faculty in the classroom and laboratory, as well as through undergraduate research projects and student chapters that participate in collegiate competitions.

The Instructor-Lab Manager is responsible for the management and operation of the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering laboratories. This position is also expected to teach sections of laboratory or other courses as assigned, along with teaching the use of the equipment and software in the labs. Other duties include: 1) to give safety training to students and faculty on the use of various equipment and maintain a clean and safe working environment, 2) to support the laboratory courses by ensuring that the equipment and software are well maintained, 3) to assist and supervise students in the fabrication of parts and devices for their senior-design projects, 4) to obtain quotes to purchase equipment for the Department, 5) to keep the laboratory computers and equipment updated, 6) to organize and keep track of all equipment and tools of the Department.

Terms of Appointment
Full-time, non-tenure track, twelve-month, beginning July 2017.

Source of Funds
State

Salary
Commensurate with experience. Excellent benefit package included.

Application Process
Candidates must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and a list of at least three references in a single PDF file to:
coljame@siue.edu

Please note “Application for Instructor – Lab Manager Position” in the e-mail subject line.

Or the application materials can be mailed to:
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Box 1805
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1805
Attn: Instructor – Lab Manager Position

Application Deadline
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.
Qualifications & Requirements
The candidate should have a Master's degree in Engineering, preferably Mechanical or Industrial Engineering.

In addition to teaching lab courses, the candidate is expected to have the following knowledge and skills to perform the required tasks:
1- Experience and knowledge in computer-aided manufacturing, CNC, and PLC programming; familiarity with
rapid prototyping and 3D printing.
2- Experience in conventional and CNC machining, grinding, milling, and welding, preferably with certified
training.
3- Extensive background in mechanical or industrial engineering to purchase the right equipment or to repair
existing equipment.
4- Excellent interpersonal skills to interact effectively with students, faculty, and staff.
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Contact Information
Contact Name:Jennifer Oates-Blair
Contact Email:joatesb@siue.edu
Website:http://www.siue.edu/employment/employmentopportunities/engineering/FY17-072.shtml
Company Description:
SIUE is a nationally recognized university that provides students with a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live. Situated on 2,660 acres of beautiful woodland atop the bluffs overlooking the natural beauty of the Mississippi River’s rich bottom land and only a short drive from downtown St. Louis, the SIUE campus is home to a diverse student body of more than 14,000. SIUE awards degrees in undergraduate and graduate programs encompassing the arts, sciences, nursing, education, health, human behavior, business and engineering. The Schools of Dental Medicine and Pharmacy award first-professional doctoral degrees in dental medicine (DMD) and pharmacy (PharmD). SIUE is an NCAA Division I member of the Ohio Valley Conference, as well as the Missouri Valley Conference in men’s soccer and the Southern Conference in wrestling. The Edwardsville campus is supplemented by campuses in Alton and East St. Louis.
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