Penn State Berks – Open Rank Faculty position – Industrial and Manufacturing engineering


Open Rank Teaching Faculty position in Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering

Penn State Berks (Reading, PA) invites applications for an open rank, full time, multi-year Fixed Term (non-tenure line) position in Manufacturing Engineering, beginning August 2020. Penn State Berks, a college of the Pennsylvania State University, offers the collegiality of a small college with the strength of a well-respected research university.  Penn State University is committed to equal opportunity and to workforce diversity. For more information visit our website at


We are seeking candidates with a background and ability to teach manufacturing courses in the Mechanical Engineering and Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology baccalaureate programs.  Possible course topics and teaching experience in traditional and advanced manufacturing, mechatronics, and quality control preferred.  Additional responsibilities include student advising and service to the college and the profession. This position carries a teaching load of twelve contact hours per semester.


Minimum of a master’s degree in industrial, manufacturing, or mechanical engineering or closely related discipline and five years of full-time practical experience in manufacturing required, preferably in the areas of smart manufacturing and industry 4.0. Ph.D., professional licensure, and college-level teaching experience are preferred.


Applications will be accepted until this position is filled. Review will begin 1 January 2020 for an employment start date in August 2020, fall semester.


Email Dr. Marietta Scanlon, Search Chair, at with questions regarding the position. Email Lisa Dietrich at with questions regarding the application process. In all emails, please write “Manufacturing Engineering Faculty” in the subject line.


  • Letter of application.
  • Resume or curriculum vitae.
  • Statement of teaching philosophy.
  • Evidence of the ability to work in the U.S. without restrictions;
  • Names, addresses (including email), and phone numbers of three professional references.


All application materials must be submitted via our website: