The Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications in anticipation of multiple open tenure-track faculty positions at any rank. The expected start date is Fall 2019.
We are seeking candidates in all areas of industrial engineering and operations research as well as their intersection with computer science and statistics and human factors. Applicants must have a strong methodological background and an interest in advancing cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research. For junior candidates, our primary search criterion is research potential. Senior candidates must have established an outstanding research record commensurate with rank. All candidates should have evidence of, or potential for, teaching excellence.
Candidates are expected to have a PhD degree in industrial engineering, operations research, computer science, statistics, or another related field by Fall 2019.
The Department of Industrial Engineering is home to 20 full-time faculty members with an outstanding reputation in a wide variety of research areas. The department maintains vibrant programs at the undergraduate, masters and doctoral levels; offers excellent laboratory facilities; and benefits from many contacts with regional and national corporations. Additional information about the department can be found at
To ensure full consideration, candidates should apply before December 1, 2018; however, applications will be reviewed until the positions are filled.
Applicants should email (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) statements of research and teaching interests, (4) representative publications, and (5) a list of at least three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Required Attachments: Other (see posting for additional details)
Internal Number: 19000104
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Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.