Faculty Jobs@UIOWA

  • contact us

Click to Print


Requisition # 73394

Position Basics

Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Tuesday, August 21st, 2018
College:College of Engineering
Department:Industrial Engineering



Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) at The University of Iowa invites applications and nominations for a full-time, tenured or tenure-track, open-rank faculty position in all areas of Industrial and Systems Engineering, with particular interest in Informatics, Manufacturing, Human Factors and emerging research areas. The position will be effective in the Fall 2019 semester.  An earned doctorate in industrial engineering or a related discipline is required.  

The Industrial and Systems Engineering Department offers excellent opportunities for multidisciplinary collaboration at research centers with established global reputations, such as the Iowa Informatics Initiative, the Center for Computer-Aided Design, the National Advanced Driving Simulator, the Iowa Automated Vehicle Proving Ground, the Iowa Institute for Biomedical Imaging, the Tippie College of Business, and the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics (UIHC), a world-renowned research and teaching hospital.

The ISE Department is a home of innovative research and innovative teaching activities. Faculty responsibilities include effective classroom teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses in industrial engineering, developing curricula and laboratories, supervising M.S. and Ph.D. students, publishing journal articles, and establishing and maintaining an externally funded research program that contributes to the overall goals of the College of Engineering. Effective communication and leadership skills are vital. Teaching experience is desirable. 

The University of Iowa understands the link between diversity and excellence in education.  We embrace our responsibility to create a welcoming and inclusive campus culture so that all community members are able to unlock their own potential.  Faculty members in the College of Engineering contribute to this mission by designing curricula, research programs, and engagement opportunities that advance understanding of diversity and emphasize the value of global citizenship.  As part of the application, candidates are required to provide a Commitment to Diversity Statement that provides their perspective on the educational challenges faced by underrepresented and disadvantaged populations and describes their past, current and planned future efforts to advance diversity and inclusion in alignment with the University of Iowa’s mission and values in the areas of teaching, research mentoring and broader impacts, or other professional service. To learn more about the University of Iowa’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, visit www.diversity.uiowa.edu.

The University of Iowa is committed to providing opportunities for faculty and staff employees to Build a Career | Build a Life. For more information about local work/life resources, including dual-career support, please see:  https://worklife.uiowa.edu/. Salary and benefits are excellent. 

Applications will be reviewed starting October 1, 2018; however, they will be accepted until the position is filled.  

***Note to applicants: Candidates must submit a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, a research statement, a Commitment to Diversity statement, and names and addresses of three references.  An application that does not include all of these required elements will be considered incomplete.  Please address all required and desirable qualifications in your application materials.

Education Requirement:

Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering or a related discipline.

Required Qualifications:

Expertise in one or more of the following areas:  Informatics, Manufacturing, Human Factors, or emerging research areas related to Industrial and Systems Engineering.

Desmonstrated potential to establish and maintain an externally funded research program.

A strong commitment to effective teaching and mentoring of students.

Effective communication skills.

Effective leadership skills.

Commitment to establishing and supporting a welcoming and inclusive academic environment.

Desirable Qualifications:

Teaching experience is desirable.

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vitae
Name and Contact Information of References
Letter of Interest
Commitment to Diversity Statement
Statement of Research Interests
Statement of Teaching Interests
 Number of References:  3

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.

Contact Information

Contact:Andrew Kusiak - andrew-kusiak@uiowa.edu
Cend-Industrial Engineering
Seamans Center
103 South Capitol Street
4627 SC
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-5934
Department URL: https://ise.engineering.uiowa.edu/

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.

Persons with disabilities may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu, to inquire or discuss accommodation needs.

Prospective employees may review the University Campus Security Policy and the latest annual crime statistics by contacting the Department of Public Safety at 319/335-5022.

Top | Human Resources | Privacy Policy | Non-Discrimination Statement | Federal EEO Rights | Campus Safety & Security | Contact Us