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Operations Research Analytics - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Company: Iowa State University
Location: Ames
Posted on: January 22, 2023

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Faculty Position Information:Position Title:Operations Research Analytics (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering) - Assistant/Associate/Full ProfessorAppointment Type:FacultyJob Description:Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:The Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering in the College of Engineering at Iowa State University (ISU) invites applications for the position of tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of Operations Research and Data Analytics. Exceptional candidates with commensurate experience and proven track record will be considered for tenure and advanced rank of Associate or Full Professor, as well as a named Professorship.Successful candidates will be expected to establish, sustain and grow a world-class externally funded research program that complements or aligns with the department's areas through independent and collaborative efforts. Additionally, the candidate is expected to establish a record of scholarship at the highest levels, contribute to the teaching missions at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and engage in institutional service and service to the profession. Candidates should have strong communication skills, share our commitment to enhancing excellence through diversity and inclusion, and exhibit the potential for long-term leadership in supporting the mission of the department, college, and university.The Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering is committed to sustaining a collegial, positive, and productive environment for each individual and the collective benefit of all. All faculty members are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within department, college, and university activities, interact collegially and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.Required Minimum Qualifications:Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Industrial Engineering or a closely aligned fieldAssociate Professor candidates must also meet the university standards for appointment to the rank, including significant experience/accomplishments in the candidate's area of expertiseFull Professor candidates are required to have national distinction, international recognition, and a substantial scholarly record in their area of expertise, in addition to the aforementioned requirementsPreferred Qualifications:Evidence of ability to establish an independent research program in operations research and data analyticsEvidence of ability or potential for teaching excellence in operations research and data analyticsEvidence of collaboration in research and educationEvidence of commitment to diversity and inclusionDepartment/Program & College Description:About the Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering DepartmentThe IMSE Department offers the B.S. degree program in industrial engineering plus M.S., MEng, and Ph.D. programs in industrial engineering and MEng programs in systems engineering and engineering management, with a total enrollment of approximately 550 students. The undergraduate program consistently ranks in the top 20 overall, and the industrial engineering graduate program ranks in the top 25 among public universities by US News & World Report. IMSE maintains externally funded research expenditures in excess of $4 million annually and demonstrates a commitment to diversity among faculty, staff, and students who can enrich University objectives in the areas of research, teaching, and service. IMSE currently has more than 16,000 square feet of research and teaching laboratory space with enviable student hands-on laboratory experiences. The new $54 million Therkildsen Industrial Engineering Building is planned to open by early 2025, with more than 50,000 square feet of space dedicated to the department's teaching, research, and outreach activities.About Iowa State University and the Ames CommunityIowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive and is ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 30,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff. The College of Engineering consists of eight departments with annual research expenditures exceeding $105 million.Iowa State University is located in Ames, IA, a progressive community of 66,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, one of the fastest-growing metro areas in the Midwest, and is beaming with community pride and accolades.Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. Diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university expects that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University's Principles of Community.Iowa State University and the College of Engineering are responsive to the needs of dual-career couples and are dedicated to work-life balance through an array of flexible work policies.Department Unit/Website:For more information about our department's engineering program, see Start Date:August 16, 2023Number of Months Employed Per Year:09 Month Work PeriodTime Type:Full timeApplication Instructions:Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. However, to receive full consideration, applications should be received by Thursday, October 20, 2022. All interested, qualified persons must apply for this position online at to Job Requisition Number R9189.The following documents are required to be submitted in PDF format:1) Letter of application (including information about the desired rank) that briefly discusses how the candidate meets each of the preferred qualifications2) Curriculum Vitae3) Contact information for at least three references, including name, mailing address, email address, phone number, and other pertinent information4) Other Required Documents combined into a single PDF:One-page teaching statementOne-page research statementOne-page statement of experiences promoting diversity and inclusion, which could include advocacy, support, study, and experience with individuals and issues outside the candidate's personal background (for examples and expectations, see questions to Dr. Guiping Hu at or call 515-294-8638.Original Posting Date:August 25, 2022Posting Close Date:Job Requisition Number:R9189

Keywords: Iowa State University, Ames , Operations Research Analytics - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Other , Ames, Iowa

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