Assistant/Associate Professor - Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering
West Virginia University, Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering
Location: Morgantown, West Virginia
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Academic / College and University
Internal Number: 20492
Assistant/Associate Professor - Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering, Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources
The Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering (IMSE) at West Virginia University (WVU) invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the level of Assistant/Associate Professor to support its ongoing expansion and the strategic initiative of enriching its graduate research and education.
Anticipated start date is January 2023 or August 2023.
The positions are open to all research areas in Industrial Engineering. The faculty candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas are strongly encouraged to apply:
Advanced and smart manufacturing
All positions are expected to contribute to various industrial engineering sectors including but not limited to supply chains, logistics, healthcare, energy, aviation, manufacturing, engineering management, and service engineering.
Eligible candidates must hold at the time of appointment an earned doctorate in Industrial Engineering or a closely related engineering discipline, with at least one degree in Industrial Engineering.
The successful candidates must have the ability to (1) teach lecture, laboratory, or design courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, (2) develop and sustain an independent, nationally recognized, externally-sponsored research program, (3) collaborate within multi-disciplinary teams of faculty and other researchers across colleges and institutions, and (4) be engaged in professional activities. Candidates for the rank of Associate Professor must have an outstanding record of teaching, research, and service.
West Virginia University is the comprehensive Land Grant University of the State of West Virginia with a main campus enrollment of over 29,000 students, and a Carnegie Classification of Highest Research Activity (i.e., R1 University). Morgantown and vicinity has a population of about 62,000 residents and is ranked among the most livable small cities in the country. The community lies within a high technology corridor that also includes several federal research facilities, such as the NASA's Independent Verification and Validation Facility (IV&V), U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory, the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The city is located within reasonable driving distances from Pittsburgh, PA and Washington, DC. Additional details on the area and the university are available at http://www.morgantownwv.gov and http://www.wvu.edu.
The WVU Statler College currently has seven academic departments, over 4,200 students, and 135 faculty members with about 22 million in annual external research expenditures. The college is nationally recognized for high quality teaching and research as well as its excellent faculty and students. The IMSE Department has 12 faculty members, 320 undergraduate, and 120 graduate students. The Department offers degrees at the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. levels.
To apply for this opportunity, visit jobs.wvu.edu. Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, research statement, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for at least three professional references. Only candidates who submit complete documentation of professional quality will be considered in the review process. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2022. For further information, contact IMSE Chair, Dr. Ashish Nimbarte, by telephone (304-293-9473) or e-mail (Ashish.Nimbarte@mail.wvu.edu) or visit the IMSE website at https://imse.statler.wvu.edu/.
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. The University received the 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award and the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources has received the ASEE Bronze Award for Diversity.