We are Hiring - Multiple Faculty Positions

The School of Industrial Engineering at Purdue University invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant and Associate Professor.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering

Job Summary

Purdue University seeks to attract exceptional candidates with expertise in the following broad areas: operations research methodology (both analytical and computational) intersecting with stochastic optimization and simulation, game theory, machine learning, and network science; human-AI ecosystem, socio-ecological-technical systems, health and humanitarian services, and cyber-physical systems.

Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in industrial engineering, operations research, engineering, computer science, statistics, or a related field or a related discipline by the employment start date, and demonstrate 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 at the School, College, and University levels.

School and College

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 of Industrial Engineering at Purdue University is ranked 2nd in undergraduate programs, 8th in graduate programs, and 1st for its online MS program according to the latest USNWR rankings. 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 and renowned for top-notch faculty, students, unique research facilities, and a culture of collegiality and excellence. In particular, Purdue Engineering is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as 8th for undergraduate programs, 2nd for online graduate engineering programs, 4th for graduate programs (2nd among public universities), and 5th among universities in the world for utility patents (USPTO). The College goal of Pinnacle of Excellence at Scale is guiding strategic growth in new directions, by investing in people, exciting initiatives, and facilities.

Application Process

Submit application to this site including a complete (1) cover letter, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, (3) teaching plan, (4) research plan, and (5) names and contact information for at least four 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 coeacademicaffairs@purdue.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 30, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position.

Purdue and the College of Engineering have a Concierge Program that provides dual career assistance and relocation services.

Requisition ID: 28408