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Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
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Faculty Openings

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities invites applications to fill two full-time, tenure-track faculty positions beginning Fall 2018. We seek candidates with a strong methodological foundation in Operations Research (OR) and Industrial Engineering (IE). Individuals whose interests and backgrounds are at the intersection of OR/IE with other fields such as Computer Science, Statistics, and Economics, are encouraged to apply. Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in applications including, but not limited to: business analytics, energy and the environment, healthcare and medical applications, transportation and logistics, supply chain management, and service systems. Applicants at all ranks will be considered. Senior applicants must have a particularly strong record of research and teaching accomplishments, scientific leadership and creativity.

Applicants are expected to hold a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Operations Management, or a related discipline and have demonstrated the potential to conduct a vigorous and significant research program as evidenced by their publication record and supporting letters from recognized leaders in the field. The candidate’s expertise and documented research activities must demonstrate a strong potential to enhance both the department’s research and the undergraduate and graduate teaching missions. Successful candidates are expected to build strong, externally funded, highly visible research programs and to become recognized leaders in their field. Information on the current research activities of the department can be found at http://isye.umn.edu/research/. The ability to teach effectively at both the graduate and undergraduate levels to a diverse group of students is required.

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE) is the newest department within the College of Science and Engineering, a highly interdisciplinary college of engineering, physical sciences, and mathematics. The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

Applicants should apply online at z.umn.edu/ISyEf17. Applicants are encouraged to apply by November 1, 2017 with review of applications beginning immediately and continuing until the positions are filled. Applicants interested in meeting with current ISyE faculty members at the 2017 INFORMS Conference in Houston, Texas should apply by September 24. We particularly welcome applications from candidates from diverse cultures and communities because we believe that diversity enriches the classroom and research experience at the University. Candidates may contact the chair of the search committee at isyesrch@umn.edu.

The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds. The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.

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