The Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering at the University of Michigan invites applications and nominations for faculty positions beginning September 2020.
We seek outstanding candidates for faculty positions at all ranks. Our department is highly multi-disciplinary, with a balance of methodological research and applied research interests. From a methodological perspective, we will be considering candidates in all areas related to Industrial and Operations Engineering, including Operations Research, Ergonomics, Data Science, and related disciplines. The many application areas in the department include business, health and human safety, energy and sustainability, public policy, manufacturing, and robotics. Candidates must have, or be near completion of a Ph.D., and must demonstrate a strong commitment to high-quality research and evidence of teaching potential.
Candidates should provide (i) a current C.V., (ii) a list of at least three references, and one-page summary statements describing: (iii) career teaching plans; (iv) research plans; and (v) activities, contributions, or plans related to supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion. For candidates with prior teaching experience, please provide (vi) a summary of course (teaching) evaluations. Candidates should also have their references send three letters of recommendation to us directly at IOEFacultySearch@umich.edu.
Review of applications will begin on October 4, 2019, and will continue during the academic year. All positions will remain open and applications may be considered until appointments are made.
Michigan Engineering’s vision is to be the world’s preeminent college of engineering serving the common good. This global outlook, leadership focus, and service commitment permeate our culture. Our vision is supported by a mission and values that, together, provide the framework for all that we do. Information about our vision, mission, and values can be found at: http://strategicvision.engin.umich.edu/.
We seek candidates who will provide inspiration and leadership in research and actively contribute to teaching. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community and who will build collaborative ties with other departments within the College of Engineering and the University. The University of Michigan is responsive to the needs of dual career families.
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About University of Michigan, Industrial and Operations Engineering
National polls consistently rank the U-M Industrial and Operations Engineering undergraduate and graduate programs among the best, currently #2 in the United States. Exceptional faculty and graduate students bring high-impact research to the world while creating a hands-on learning environment for our strong undergraduate program.
Industrial and Operations Engineering (IOE) focuses on achieving best-case scenarios through analysis, design, and control of materials, machines, and behavior. Since the department’s inception in 1956, IOE (or “Industrial Engineering,” as originally named) has expanded from the manufacturing industry into all sectors of the economy.
Through IOE, it’s possible to achieve optimal performance, process, and production in systems. IOE engineers are able to design, improve, and install optimized systems in growth fields like:
The foundation of IOE is operations research and ergonomics but due to its near-limitless applicability, the design and control of systems has expanded to a variety of research and application areas:
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