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NEW PhD Jobs: Industrial Engineering (U. ARIZONA)

Location: Tucson, AZ

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

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Position Details

Position Information

Title Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
Department Systems and Industrial Engr (2302)
Medical Sub-Speciality
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

The Systems and Industrial Engineering Department at the University of Arizona invites applications and nominations for two tenure-track positions with an anticipated start date of August 2016. The department is seeking individuals with a rigorous foundation in one or more areas related to Systems Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, and/or Engineering Management with a particular focus on (1) Data Driven Mathematical Modeling and Optimization, (2) Hospital/Medicine Operations, (3) Human Cognition System, and (4) System Informatics and Data Analytics. Applications for the rank of Assistant Professor will be considered for both positions, and highly-qualified candidates will be considered at the rank of Associate or Full Professor for one of the two positions. Candidates for senior ranks must have a distinguished record of published research and demonstrate significant impact on the profession.

The Department was founded in 1960 as the first degree-granting department of Systems Engineering in the world. The Department now houses three integrated academic programs leading to Accredited BS degrees in Systems Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, as well as MS degrees in Systems Engineering, Industrial Engineering, and Engineering Management, and a PhD degree in Systems and Industrial Engineering.

The University of Arizona, a Research I institution, ranks 18th among public institutions in annual research expenditures, while the Systems and Industrial Engineering Department was listed among the top 25 programs by the US News and World Report. The Department has strong programs in the fundamentals of systems engineering, operations research and industrial engineering, including decision systems, optimization, stochastic systems, quality and reliability, systems engineering and design, modeling and simulation, and is involved in several interdisciplinary programs. Additional details can be found on the department web page: http://www.sie.arizona.edu.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been recognized on Forbes 2015 list of America’s Best Employers in the United States and has been awarded the 2015 Work-Life Seal of Distinction by the Alliance for Work-Life Progress! For more information about working at the University of Arizona, please click here.

Accepting a new position is a big life step. We want potential candidates and their families to be able to make informed decisions. Candidates who are considering relocation to the Tucson or Phoenix area, and have been offered an on-site interview, are encouraged to use the free services offered by Above & Beyond Relocation Services (ABRS).Ask your department contact to be introduced to ABRS prior to your visit.

Duties & Responsibilities

The faculty member will be expected to establish a strong research program, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and contribute to mentoring students, including those from underrepresented backgrounds. The faculty member will also participate in outreach and contribute to departmental, college, and university service. In these and other ways, the faculty member will help to develop innovative approaches to enhancing student engagement, increasing diversity, and expanding collaborations with community and business partners.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates should have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Systems Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Engineering Management, or a related field. It is desired that candidates have some teaching experience, including excellent oral and written communication skills. Candidates at the Associate or Full Professor rank must have a demonstrated record of research, teaching and service.

Preferred Qualifications
Rank To be determined.
Tenure Information Tenure Track (T/TE)
FLSA Exempt
FTE 1.0
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay DOE
Job Category Faculty
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F20277
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Desired Start Date 08/15/2016
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates
Open Date 11/16/2015
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 11/26/2015
Special Instructions Summary
Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with diverse perspectives and experiences, we encourage minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Can you perform the essential functions (job duties) of this position with or without accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • ArizonaDiversity.com
    • Careerbuilder.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HigherEdsJobs.com
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  3. * Do you have an earned doctorate in field related to position?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Research Interests
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents

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