The University of Southern California, one of the nation’s top research universities, invites applications for multiple tenured and tenure-track positions in the Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering in the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. Multiple appointments can be made at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor ranks. Candidates at the senior rank must have demonstrated top-quality research excellence, eminent leadership, prominent reputation, and sustained commitment to the discipline and are expected to have a vibrant research program with external funding. Exceptional senior candidates with the highest credentials may be considered for a chaired professorship. The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and welcomes applications from women, individuals from racial/ethnic populations demographically underrepresented in engineering, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
We invite applications from candidates with demonstrated excellence and commitment in Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE). Accomplished candidates with demonstrated expertise in the core ISE methodological areas (e.g., optimization, probability, simulation, statistics, and systems lifecycle analysis) and interest in solving important societal problems (e.g., in supply chain, transportation and logistics, healthcare, finance) are especially encouraged to apply. Applications from candidates with expertise in data science, machine learning, and related areas are also strongly encouraged.
We seek energetic individuals who will participate in the department’s and the university’s research enterprise and engage with students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Successful candidates will establish a strong, externally funded, research program of national prominence while contributing to the core teaching mission of the ISE department. An earned doctorate in Industrial and Systems Engineering or a closely related field is required.
USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.
Application materials must include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests (each up to 2 pages) and contact information for three references. Applicants are encouraged to include a succinct statement on fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion
The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is among the top tier engineering schools in the world. It counts 188 full-time, tenure-track faculty members, and it is home to the Information Sciences Institute, two National Science Foundation Engineering Research Centers, a Department of Energy EFRC (Energy Frontiers Research Center), and the Department of Homeland Security’s first University Center of Excellence, CREATE. The school is affiliated with the Alfred E. Mann Institute for Biomedical Engineering, the Institute for Creative Technologies and the USC Stevens Center for Innovation. Research expenditures typically exceed $200 million annually.
USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. The Viterbi School of Engineering at USC is committed to enabling the success of dual career families and fosters a family-friendly environment.