We invite applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty appointment at the assistant to associate professor level to begin September 2019. The search is broad, with a preference for candidates in the areas of operations and logistics, including service operations management, supply chain management and sharing economy; computational social science and networks; and computational methods in operations research, including machine learning. Applicants should hold an earned Ph.D. or be near completion of their doctoral studies with demonstrated research potential in industrial engineering, operations research or management science. A commitment to rigorous and relevant research is essential.
The Department of Industrial Engineering & Management Sciences offers an undergraduate program, a Ph.D. program, a full-time master’s degree in analytics and a part-time master’s degree in engineering management. Both the undergraduate and graduate programs are consistently ranked among the top ten by US News & World Report.
Submit applications electronically at www.mccormick.northwestern.edu/industrial/career/. Materials to be uploaded include a cover letter and a curriculum vitae detailing educational background, research and work experience. Applicants at the assistant professor level should also include one research paper, a statement of their current and future research program, and a teaching statement. Candidates will be asked to provide contact information for three references on the application site. To receive full consideration, all materials should be received by December 1, 2018. To be considered for a meeting at INFORMS, please submit materials by October 26, 2018.
Chair, Faculty Recruiting Committee
Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences
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Please prepare all documents in advance as Adobe PDF files, and please be sure all information is entered correctly and accurately (especially names and email addresses), as there will be no opportunity for online revision after your application has been submitted.
Please also prepare a list of names and email addresses for your external academic references; your references will be contacted directly by the online system and invited to upload their letters on your behalf.
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Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
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