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The College of Engineering at Purdue University invites applications from outstanding faculty candidates at the Assistant, Associate and Full Professor levels to join the Purdue Systems Initiative. The faculty member will become part of a vibrant, multi-disciplinary community of scholars who are committed to building the science of systems needed to engineer next-generation complex systems effectively, thereby helping to address many of the societal grand challenges of the 2 I st century.

Requirements: We seek candidates with expertise in, but not limited to, one or more of the following multi-disciplinary areas: i) Multi-Scale Modeling, ii) Uncertainty Modeling and Management, iii) Network Science, and iv) Decision-Making and Human Behavior Modeling. In addition to the methodological expertise, we expect the candidate will have domain expertise that will complement Purdue's strengths in areas of national need, such as energy systems, manufacturing and service industries, transportation infrastructure, water network, global enterprises, defense systems, climate/environment and ecology, and healthcare policy and delivery.

Qualifications: We are seeking highly qualified, creative individuals with a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral level degree(s) in systems research or related field, who have demonstrated research and teaching excellence. The tenure-track or tenured faculty appointment will be at a professional rank (Assistant/Associate/Full) commensurate with the candidate's credentials and in the School(s) within the College of Engineering that best match the candidate's experience and interests. Joint appointments with other Colleges at Purdue University are possible. Exceptional candidates will be considered for appointments to named and distinguished professorships.

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. They will have collaborative opportunities with researchers in Purdue's world-renowned Colleges, including Engineering, Management, Science, Health and Human Sciences, Pharmacy, Liberal Arts 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.

Applications: Nominations and inquiries should be addressed to the Chair, Systems Faculty Search Committee, College of Engineering, Purdue University (systems-facsearch@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 as of March 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position.

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.