Clinical Assistant Professor - Purdue University-West Lafayette in West Lafayette Indiana

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Purdue University-West Lafayette

West Lafayette, Indiana 47907-2021

United States

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Clinical Assistant Professor – West Lafayette - Product Lifecycle Management and Virtual Product Integration

Position: Clinical Assistant Professor
Institution: Purdue University
Location: West Lafayette, Indiana

Purdue University is accepting applications for a Clinical Assistant Professor of Computer Graphics Technology. This is an academic-year, 10-month position with a two-year initial appointment continuously renewable based upon successful job performance and program needs. This position includes all benefits of a Purdue University faculty member with advancement through Clinical Full Professor possible.

The Computer Graphics Technology (CGT) department has a history of achievement and scholarship in the area of product lifecycle management (PLM) and virtual product integration for over a decade, providing curriculum and applied research opportunities that have a strategic link with industry. The focus of virtual product integration has been on 3D modeling, model-based definition, product data & configuration management, interoperability & standards, and simulation & visualization that support a product’s lifecycle. The CGT department has also established a footprint in professional education by offering the Product Lifecycle Management Certificate Program via distance delivery mechanisms for industrial partners. The successful candidate will develop, deliver, coordinate, and maintain curriculum in support of the PLM Certificate Program, as well as engage with industry to remain relevant and current in the field. This position will also coordinate with IT systems administrators to support and maintain the PLM hardware and software infrastructure used within the PLM Certificate Program. This position also includes teaching undergraduate courses within the CGT department as necessary.


• A Master’s degree specializing in engineering technology, industrial technology, computer graphics, or related areas
• Background in industrial training and/or instructional design
• Working knowledge of contemporary CAD, PLM, PDM, and digital manufacturing systems
• Familiarity with product configuration, supply chain, and maintenance/support environments
• Strong technical writing and speaking skills
• Well organized and able to work as part of a larger team

• Knowledge of PTC or Siemens PLM toolsets
• Knowledge of distance delivery instructional systems
• Familiarity with virtual computing environments (e.g., VMWare)
• Familiarity with client/server working environments
• Ability to meet ITAR data handling requirements

Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and background. Individuals highly qualified to contribute to the University faculty diversity goals are encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested candidates are requested to submit via email a letter of interest, detailed resume, statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of three professional references with contact information (all in one PDF format) to:

Regina Brown with “PLM Clinical Professor” in the subject line of the e-mail. A background check is required for employment in this position.

Any questions about this position should be sent to the search committee chair:

Nathan W. Hartman, Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Computer Graphics Technology
Department of Computer Graphics Technology
Purdue University
Knoy Hall Room 311
401 N. Grant Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2021
1 765 496 6104

Purdue University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.

Keyword Phrases

  • CAD
  • Product Lifecycle Management
  • PDM
  • Digital Manufacturing Systems
  • Technical writing skills
  • Speaking skills
  • PTC
  • Siemens PLM toolsets
  • Virtual Product Integration
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: $60,000 - $75,000
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume