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Job Summary

The Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering (IMSE) Department is accepting applications for an Intermittent Lecturer in IMSE to teach AENG 589 Automotive Assembly Systems class. This course deals with in-depth analysis of automotive assembly systems. Design, analysis and economics of manual and automatic assembly of automotive components are to be emphasized. It includes design of assembly stations for manual assembly; automatic assembly stations; design for assembly and disassembly; analysis of automatic feeding and orientation techniques of small parts; assembly of large parts; application of robotics in assembly; and economics of assembly for automotive systems as well as electronic systems.

The University of Michigan-Dearborn (UM-Dearborn) is one of the three campuses of the University of Michigan. UM-Dearborn is a comprehensive university offering high quality undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing education to residents of southeastern Michigan and attracts more than 9,000 students. Faculty and students have the opportunity to collaborate across all three campuses in research and scholarly activity. UM-Dearborn is located ten miles west of Detroit and thirty-five miles east of Ann Arbor. The campus is strategically located on 200 suburban acres on the original Henry Ford Estate in the Greater Detroit Metropolitan region.


The Lecturer in IMSE will be expected to teach AENG 589 Automotive Assembly Systems class in the Winter 2019 term. This course is scheduled to be offered Wednesdays 6:00 P.M. to 8:45 P.M. Specific activities include course preparation, content delivery, grading, office hours, etc.

Required Qualifications*

Master's Degree with extensive experience required. Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or closely related field preferred. Prior teaching experience is highly desired.

Additional Information

The University of Michigan-Dearborn is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multi-cultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women.

Union Affiliation

This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.