Visiting Assistant Professor Opening

Grissom Hall, fall scene
The School of Industrial Engineering at Purdue University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position, full-time, academic year (9 month), beginning in August 2020.

The position of the visiting faculty includes the following duties:

• Teaching within the School of Industrial Engineering at the undergraduate and graduate (Master’s) levels, with a focus on applied operations research and production systems coursework.

• Collaboration with other faculty will be expected to ensure consistency across sections and semesters.

• Hold all classes in accord with the university academic calendars, and be flexible in course assignments and teaching times according to program needs.

• Assist with other duties related to teaching and mentoring students, as needed.

Candidates for the position must have completed a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering or closely related field by the position start date. Evidence of teaching effectiveness, experience with D2L Brightspace (or comparable learning management systems), and experience teaching in an online format is preferred.

Screening of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until this position is filled. Applicants should send a cover letter including a statement of professional interests and goals, curriculum vitae, teaching statement and sample syllabi, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Please send to Patrick Brunese, Director of Academic Programs at (

A background check will be required for employment in this position.

Purdue University's School of Industrial Engineering is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.