Industrial Systems & Engineering – Assistant or Associate Professor (AA21068)

Position Overview

Organization: College of Engineering, Industrial and Systems Engineering

Title : Assistant Professor, Associate Professor

Search Number : AA21068

Position Details

The Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISE) at the University of Washington invites outstanding faculty candidates to apply for two full-time (100% FTE) tenure-track/tenured faculty positions (9-month service periods).  We are seeking excellent candidates in Human Factors and Ergonomics with strong quantitative backgrounds. We are primarily focused on hires at the rank of Assistant Professor, although candidates with exceptional experience may be considered for appointments at the Associate Professor level.

Applicants must have a PhD or foreign equivalent in industrial engineering, systems engineering or a related field by the date of appointment, and excellent communication skills.

All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.  The successful applicant will be expected to provide innovative, high-quality teaching; engage in collaborative research; complement the department’s research areas; develop a vigorous, funded research program; and contribute to the goals and missions of the department, college, and university. This position is contingent on budgetary approval.

The University of Washington’s ISE department has 10 faculty, 50 full-time graduate students, 60 part-time master’s students, and 135 undergraduates. More information is available at:

The university is the recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the participation of women in academic science and engineering careers. The university is also 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.


Application Instructions

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae with a complete list of publications, a statement of research goals, a statement of teaching objectives, names and contact information for three references, and copies of three selected publications.  Do not send reference letters until specifically requested to do so. Please upload all application materials in a single PDF file at:

Review of applications begins immediately and priority will be given to applications received by December 1, 2016.  The process remains open until the position is filled.

For more information, email  Please submit all applications at the link above.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.