The Industrial & Systems Engineering Department in the College of Engineering at the University of Washington invites applications for two full-time tenure track faculty positions. We are seeking individuals to begin at the rank of assistant professor, although more senior individuals with exceptional credentials may be considered. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering and/or Operations Research or a related field and have research interests in the focus areas of manufacturing/ production systems and/or integrated logistics/transportation systems. Applicants interested in research related to clean energy are encouraged to apply. These positions are contingent on budgetary approval.
University of Washington faculty engage in research, teaching, and service. The Industrial & Systems Engineering Department has research and teaching areas in manufacturing systems, operations research, optimization, supply chain systems, simulation, quality and reliability, human factors and virtual environments, and healthcare systems. The successful applicant will be expected to provide innovative, high-quality teaching that integrates research with instruction at the undergraduate and graduate level; engage in collaborative research efforts that help build on one of the research focus areas, by developing a vigorous, collaborative, funded research program; and contribute to the goals and missions of the department, college, and university.
In addition to being in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, the University of Washington ranks second in the nation (behind Johns Hopkins) in federal funding for research. Industrial & Systems Engineering at UW has 10 faculty, 40 full-time graduate students in residence, and 120 undergraduates. The annual research volume of our faculty is currently over $2 million. Our faculty conduct interdisciplinary research in health systems engineering, manufacturing and production, supply chain, transportation and logistics, and operations research. We are committed to excellent teaching, outstanding research, and exemplary service. More information is available at: http://depts.washington.edu/ie/
Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae with a complete list of publications, a statement of research and education goals, names and contact information for at least three references, and copies of three (3) selected publications. Please submit all applications at:
Review of applications begins immediately and priority will be given to applications received by November 15, 2013. The process remains open until the position is filled.
The University of Washington, an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff, and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.
UW is the recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the participation of women in academic science and engineering careers. UW is the recipient of the 2006 Alfred P. Sloan award for Faculty Career Flexibility and is committed to supporting the work-life balance of its faculty.
Additional questions may be addressed to:
Kellus Stone, Assistant to the Faculty Search Committee