Assistant Professor
Faculty » College of Engineering
Posted Friday, March 12, 2021

JOB TITLE:  Assistant Professor
DIVISION:  College of Engineering
DEPARTMENT: Mechanical Engineering
TYPE:  Full Time  

The A. Leon Linton Department of Mechanical, Robotics and Industrial Engineering (MRIE) at Lawrence Technological University (LTU) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. The starting date will be August 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter. Review of the applications will commence upon receipt and continue until the position is filled. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in Industrial Engineering, or a closely related field. The Applicants preferred are those who have a strong commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels and the ability to establish and conduct independent research. Candidates with expertise in the area of manufacturing systems, industrial automation, human factors, ergonomics, work design and product life cycle management are preferred.  

Lawrence Tech is a selective, focused university with Colleges of Architecture & Design, Arts & Sciences, Engineering, and Business and Information Technology. Of these, Engineering is the oldest and largest, enrolling approximately 1,100 undergraduate and 500 graduate students. The College includes five departments: civil and architectural, electrical and computer, mechanical-robotics-industrial, biomedical, and technology. Over a third of LTU’s students enroll in evening programs, and the College serves both full-time and part-time students. The University enjoys strong ties with many industries headquartered in the region and is expanding graduate service, and applied research programs. 

Lawrence Technological University’s A. Leon Linton Department of Mechanical, Robotics and Industrial Engineering has 16 full-time faculty and enrolls approximately 200 graduate and close to  400 undergraduate students.  The department offers the following degrees: B.S. Mechanical Engineering, B.S. Industrial Engineering, B.S. Robotics Engineering, M.S. Mechanical Engineering, M.S. Automotive Engineering, M.S. Mechatronic Systems Engineering, Master of Engineering Management, M.S. Industrial Engineering, Doctor of Engineering in Manufacturing Systems, and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering.

Lawrence Technological University (LTU) conducts pre-employment screening on initial candidates for all positions, which may include but is not limited to, a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, license, certifications, and/or verification of work history.

Lawrence Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Interested applicants are invited to send a detailed curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests and capabilities, and a list of four references to: Dr. Badih Jawad, Chair, Department of Mechanical, Robotics and Industrial Engineering, Lawrence Technological University, 21000 W. Ten Mile Rd., Southfield, Michigan 48075, and or e-mail:

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