The School of Industrial Engineering at Purdue University seeks to attract exceptional candidates for a tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor position in production planning and control, focusing on advancing the frontiers of core areas, such as facilities location, layout design, transportation and logistics, supply chain, scheduling, inventory, and material handling, with novel applications in manufacturing and service systems.
Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in industrial engineering or a related field and demonstrate excellent potential to build an independent research program, as well as potential to educate and mentor students. The successful candidate will conduct original research, advise graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, and perform service both at the School and the University levels.
The School of Industrial Engineering is consistently ranked as one of the top industrial engineering programs in the nation (2nd for undergraduate programs, 1st for online MS programs and 10th for overall graduate programs) and recognized as an international pioneer and leader in the quality of its educational and research programs. New faculty members will become part of a vibrant community of scholars who are committed to Rethinking IE and helping guide the profession to impact societal grand challenges of the 21st century. The School of Industrial Engineering at Purdue University is making significant investments in advancing the frontiers of next generation information engineering and data analytics, systems science, cognition and decision-making, and manufacturing of products and services.
The School is an integral part of Purdue’s College of Engineering. Purdue Engineering is one of the largest and top-ranked engineering colleges in the nation (2nd public college for engineering, 3rd for online graduate engineering programs, 4th for graduate programs, 6th in the world for utility patents, and 9th for undergraduate programs) and renowned for top-notch faculty, students, unique research facilities, and a culture of collegiality and excellence. The College goal of Pinnacle of Excellence at Scale
is guiding strategic growth in new directions, by investing in people, exciting initiatives
, and facilities
Applications must be submitted electronically via this site
(1) a complete curriculum vitae,
(2) teaching plan,
(3) research plan,
(4) a diversity and inclusion statement indicating past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion, and
(5) names and contact information for at least three references. The search committee may contact references to request letters.
For information/questions regarding applications contact the Office of Academic Affairs, College of Engineering, at email@example.com
. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2021
and will continue until the position is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position.
Purdue is an ADVANCE institution
. The School of Industrial Engineering is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort including discovery, instruction, and engagement. Purdue and the College of Engineering have a Concierge Program
that provides dual career assistance and relocation services.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women,
individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.