Tenure Track position in Systems Engineering
Wichita State University Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering - Wichita, KS

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WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL AND MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING

Applications are invited for a tenure-eligible position at the Assistant Professor level, expected to be available in Fall 2011. Candidates are required to have a background in Systems Engineering, a Ph.D. in industrial engineering or other allied field (by Fall 2011), with at least one degree from an ABET-accredited institution. Candidates must also have effective written and communication skills, a record of scholarly achievement, familiarity with writing proposals for competitive funding, and the background to teach and establish a research focus in the modeling, design, analysis, and optimization of complex integrated systems in areas such as supply chains, homeland security, manufacturing, service, healthcare, sustainability, or renewable energy . The candidate will be expected to publish scholarly work, advise undergraduate and graduate (including Ph.D. level) students, secure and conduct externally funded research, and develop industry-based research.
A commitment to diversity and the ability to work with a diverse population are required. Preference will be given to candidates with prior teaching and industry experience and ability to teach other industrial engineering courses.
Candidates must go online at http://jobs.wichita.edu to apply for the position. The application package must include a curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, copies of academic transcripts, and names of at least three professional references. For more information contact, Dr. Bayram Yildirim, Search Committee Chair, phone (316) 978-3426 or Bayram.Yildirim@wichita.edu , or visit http://www.wichita.edu/imfge. Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled. Wichita State University is located in Wichita, the air capital of the world and home to major aviation manufacturing as well as developments in health care, bio-science, and alternative energy. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check as required by Board of Regents policy. Wichita State University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Job Requirements

Candidates must go online at http://jobs.wichita.edu for detailed job requirements.