Grado Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering
Three (3) ISE Faculty Position Announcements
The Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia invites applications for several full-time, tenure-track positions starting in the 2015-2016 academic year.
Mathematical Optimization and Operations Research- Appointment at all levels. We particularly seek individuals with expertise in the theory and methodological foundations of optimization. Applications from leaders in any area of optimization are welcome. Appointments at all ranks for positions starting in the 2015-2016 academic year will be considered. For particularly well-established Full Professor candidates, an Endowed Professorship may be available. This position requires a PhD degree with at least one degree in industrial engineering or a closely-related discipline.
Human Factors Engineering and Ergonomics- Assistant or Associate Professor level. We particularly seek individuals with expertise in the following occupational areas: biomechanics, ergonomics, injury prevention, and/or safety. Appointments will be considered at the Assistant or Associate Professor ranks, for tenure-track or tenured positions starting in the 2015-2016 academic year. This position requires a PhD degree with at least one degree in human factors engineering, ergonomics, industrial engineering, or a closely-related discipline.
Emerging Frontiers of Industrial Engineering- Assistant Professor level
We particularly seek individuals whose research specialties include, but are not limited to, advanced manufacturing systems and technologies, big-data analytics, cybersecurity, bio-manufacturing, and renewable energy. The appointment is at the assistant professor level and begins in the 2015-2016 academic year. This position requires a PhD degree with at least one degree in industrial engineering, or a closely-related discipline.
Applicants for all positions should have achieved or show potential to develop a strong program of externally funded research and scholarship. The successful applicants will also be expected to provide skilled teaching of foundational and advanced courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity and inclusive excellence, and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, and people with disabilities. Virginia Tech is the recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the participation of women in academic science and engineering careers.
Virginia Tech is an AA/EEO employer; applications from members of underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.