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Professor of Industrial Engineering (002567-2011)

Requirements: The School of Industrial Engineering at Purdue University invites applications from outstanding faculty candidates as part of a continuing strategy to substantially grow the School and its impact. The School has multiple openings at the Associate or Full rank. Exceptional candidates will be considered for appointments to named and distinguished professorships.

Purdue University has a long and illustrious legacy in Industrial Engineering. The School of Industrial Engineering has become synonymous with innovation, leadership, and outstanding accomplishments across the full spectrum of Industrial Engineering research and education areas: manufacturing, operations research, human factors, and systems.

New faculty members will become part of a vibrant community of scholars who are committed to Rethinking IE, and helping shape the profession to make substantial impact on societal grand challenges of the 21st century. The School is making significant investments in advancing the frontiers of next generation manufacturing, complex systems, cognition and information engineering, and healthcare engineering.

Qualifications: We are seeking highly qualified, creative individuals with demonstrated research and teaching experience. New faculty members will be expected to develop strong, externally-funded research programs, develop and teach innovative curricula, and help advance the frontiers of knowledge. The will have collaborative opportunities with researchers in Purdue’s world-renowned Colleges, including Engineering, Management, Science, Health and Human Sciences, Pharmacy, and Agriculture. To facilitate this interaction, Purdue has established Discovery Park, a highly interdisciplinary enterprise dedicated to transformative research that includes state-of-the-art centers for nanotechnology, biosciences, healthcare engineering, entrepreneurship, energy, and other multi-disciplinary activities. In addition, tremendous opportunities for collaboration also exist with large number of manufacturing, information, healthcare, and energy industries in the region.

Application: Nominations and inquiries should be addressed to Professor Abhi Deshmukh, James J. Solberg Head, School of Industrial Engineering (abhi@purdue.edu). Applications must be submitted online at: https://engineering.purdue.edu/Engr/AboutUs/Employment/Applicants, and include curriculum vitae, plans for leadership in research and teaching, and names and addresses of four professional references. For questions regarding the application process, please contact Ms. Marion Ragland, Faculty Recruitment Coordinator, College of Engineering (ragland@purdue.edu).

Screening of candidates will begin January 1, 2012 and will continue until these positions are filled. A background check will be required for employment in these positions.  

Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.