Advertised Employing Department: Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
The Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering (IMSE) at Iowa State University invites nominations and applications for faculty positions as an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in the broad area of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering. Candidates with expertise in Engineering Statistics/Data Science, Advanced Manufacturing, or Complex Systems Engineering are preferred.
Candidates will be expected to develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses, establish and sustain strong research programs in their area of expertise, act as adviser to graduate students and undergraduate student research, and provide service to the department, college, and university.
The successful applicants will be participating in all aspects of the department’s mission, including developing a strong externally funded research program, teaching and supervising students at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and participating in service to the university.
The IMSE Department is committed to sustaining a collegial, positive, and productive environment. All faculty members are responsible for supporting and sustaining our core values, sharing our commitment to achieving excellence through diversity and inclusion, conveying good citizenship within the department, college, and university, interacting collegially with faculty and staff, and maintaining the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior and look for opportunities to enhance the diversity and international perspectives of our students.
Required Education and Experience:
Assistant Professor: An earned Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering or a closely related field by the appointment start date
Demonstrated potential for funded research and excellence in teaching in their area of expertise
Associate Professor/Full Professor: In addition to the above qualifications, for consideration at the Associate or Full Professor level, applicants must meet the University standards for appointment to the rank including a demonstrated record of funded research and excellence in teaching in their area of expertise.
Preferred Education and Experience:
For applicants in the Engineering Statistics/Data Analytics area, the following additional qualifications are preferred: Demonstrated potential for theoretical contributions and practical experience in engineering statistics and/or data analytics.
For applicants in the Advanced Manufacturing area, the following additional qualifications are preferred: Research in advanced manufacturing processes, sensing and control, or automation. Experience with industrial partners/applications in the form of research or practice.
For applicants in the Complex Systems Engineering area, the following additional qualifications are preferred: Modeling and analysis for sensor-based data rich systems Experience with industrial partners/applications in the form of research or practice.
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com). Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.