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Assistant Professor(s) of Industrial & Systems Engineering - Operations Research

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School / Campus / College: College of Engineering

Organization: Industrial & Systems Engineering

Title: Assistant Professor(s) of Industrial & Systems Engineering - Operations Research

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FACULTY POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT – Industrial & Systems Engineering

The Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISE) at the University of Washington invites outstanding faculty candidates to apply for two (2) full-time (100% FTE) tenure-track faculty positions (9-month service periods).  We are seeking excellent candidates in the area of Operations Research at the Assistant Professor level.  The anticipated start date is September 16, 2019.  

 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 11 faculty, with approximately 45 full-time graduate students, 45 professional master’s students, and 140 undergraduates. More information is available at:


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.


Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae with a complete list of publications, a statement of research goals, a statement of teaching objectives, a statement of commitment to diversity and inclusion, names and contact information for three references (do not include reference letters), and copies of three selected publications.  Please upload the materials in one PDF file at:

Review of applications begins immediately, and priority will be given to applications received by December 01, 2018.  The process remains open until the position is filled.  For more information, email  

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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

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Commitment to Diversity

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staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint
( Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code
recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal
opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and
responsibilities (