Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track)
North Dakota State University 43 reviews - Fargo, ND

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Position Description:
The Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering ( IME ) Department invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor (Tenure Track). This position will be 40 percent teaching, 40 percent research, and 20 percent service. Responsibilities will include supporting NDSU’s land grant mission of teaching, research, and service. Specifically, the successful candidate will be expected to establish a program of externally-funded research in industrial engineering and produce an excellent record of scholarly publications, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and supervise MS and PhD theses; and provide service to the university and its units, to the state and regional community, and to the appropriate professional organizations. Candidates should possess excellent oral and written communication skills in English and ability to interact and collaborate effectively with a diversity of colleagues and students. All areas of industrial engineering will be considered.

All applicants must apply on-line. To apply go to, click on Search Openings and search by department (Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering). Screening will begin January 15, 2013, however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Required application documents include cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, statement of research interests, and a list of names and contact information of at least three references. Other documents required are student, peer, or administrative teaching evaluations, and relevant course syllabi. North Dakota State University ( NDSU )is an equal opportunity employer and strongly committed to achieving diversity among its faculty and staff. NDSU is an NSF ADVANCE Institution. Women and other traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:
New faculty member will

  • Hold a PhD or expected to complete their degree before August 15, 2013 in industrial engineering or closely related discipline
  • Have at least one degree in industrial engineering
– Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Have strong interest and potential to develop and conduct a sponsored research program
  • Have credentials to teach a variety of courses in industrial engineering, both undergraduate and graduate level
  • Have interest and ability to interact and collaborate effectively with a diversity of colleagues and students
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Post-doctoral or industrial experience
  • Prior teaching experience
  • Professional certification
Screening Date:

Open Until Filled:

Search Type:
Internal/External Simultaneously: Open to all applicants

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Additional instructions about documents required: Cover letter should state how you can contribute to the department; should include details about education, teaching, research, and professional experience, including classes qualified to teach, classes actually taught. Other Documents required:

  • student, peer, or administrative teaching evaluations (attach to Other Document 1);
  • relevant course syllabi (attach to Other Document 2)
Paper applications, faxes, and emails are not accepted and unsolicited resumes will not be added to any applicant pool. Complete and submit an online application using NDSU’s Online Employment System:

Recommendation letters should be emailed or sent directly to the search committee by the recommender to:

Dr. Om Prakash Yadav

Chair, Search Committee

Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering

NDSU Dept. 2485

PO Box 6050

Fargo, ND 58108-6050

Or by email to:

Screening of applications will begin January 15, 2013 and will remain open until filled. Interviews will be conducted in late February, early March.

Special Conditions:
This position is exempt from North Dakota Veteran’s Preference requirements.

Fargo, North Dakota; Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering Department

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