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Assistant Professor of Engineering

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Illinois College - Jacksonville, IL
Full Time

Illinois College invites applications for a full-time position in Engineering to begin in fall 2023. Candidates should have the ability to teach a variety of Engineering courses including Systems Engineering, Control Systems, Heat and Mass Transfer, and Fluid Dynamics.


This is a new program, an engineering major embedded within a liberal-arts college; therefore, an understanding and appreciation of the environment of a liberal arts college is essential. Strong preference given to candidates with interest and/or experience in program development. Additional duties include contribution to the ongoing development of the engineering programs at the College; student advising and mentoring; and scholarly engagement, including student-faculty research. Position resides within an interdisciplinary department including Physics, Mathematics, and Computer Science. This position presents an exciting opportunity for innovation and cross-disciplinary collaboration.


Illinois College seeks candidates who have a commitment to working closely with a wide range of students. Currently our population is approximately one-third students of color and 40% first-generation college students. Commitment to supporting the success of all students and to diversity, equity, and inclusion is essential.

Since 1829, Illinois College has transformed the lives of undergraduate students. The College is focused on student success and provides many opportunities for faculty-study interaction beyond the classroom, including collaborative research projects, international study-travel, and mentoring/advising. The College is committed to ensuring access and equity. The College develops in its students qualities of mind and character needed for fulfilling lives of leadership and service. The College is located in historic Jacksonville, Illinois 30 minutes west of the capital city of Springfield and 90 minutes north of St. Louis, Missouri.


Applicants should submit the following materials in PDF format.

  • Letter of application
  • C.V.
  • A statement of teaching philosophy that includes discussion of teaching to a diverse student body
  • Contact information for three references and/ or three letters of reference


Review of applications will begin October 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.


Illinois College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from underrepresented minorities and women.