The School of Industrial Engineering at Purdue University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Purdue University seeks to attract exceptional candidates with interests and expertise in the following areas: methodologies and computational methods in operations research, including machine learning and artificial intelligence; stochastic optimization; high dimensional statistics and learning; parallel and distributed computing and architectures. Successful candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in operations research, engineering, computer science, statistics, or a related field and demonstrate excellent potential to build an independent research program at the forefront of their field, 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.
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, products and services.
The School, which is an integral part of Purdue’s College of Engineering, is ranked 6th for graduate programs and #3 for undergraduate per USWNR, 2020. Purdue Engineering is one of the largest and top-ranked engineering colleges in the nation (8th for graduate programs and #9 for undergraduate per USWNR, 2020) 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.
Purdue and the College of Engineering have a Concierge Program that provides dual career assistance and relocation services.
Purdue University has launched the Integrative Data Science Initiative as a presidential Purdue Moves initiative. Our vision is to be at the forefront of advancing Data Science-enabled research and education by tightly coupling theory, discovery, and applications while providing students with an integrated, Data Science-fluent campus ecosystem.
Purdue is home to a large number of world class faculty spread across multiple colleges, engaged in fundamental research in Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, as well as the applications of these methodologies and techniques to advance knowledge in other domains. Over the past five years alone, Purdue’s commitment to these areas has attracted over 100 new tenure-track faculty with expertise in data science fundamentals and applications. In 2019-20, Purdue is inviting applications for an additional 20 faculty positions. A complete list of ongoing data science searches is available at https://www.purdue.edu/data-science/hiring/index.php.
including curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, copies of two representative papers, and names and contact information of four references. For information/questions regarding applications contact the Office of Academic Affairs, College of Engineering, at email@example.com. For questions regarding the position, email the search committee members at firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2019 and will continue until position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position.
Purdue is an ADVANCE institution http://www.purdue.edu/advance-purdue/. Purdue University’s School of Industrial Engineering is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort including discovery, 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.
Greater Lafayette Indiana is home to Purdue University and is one of the fastest growing communities in the Midwest. Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Caterpillar, Corteva Agriscience, Rolls-Royce, GE Aviation, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Wabash National, Saab Global Defense and Security Company, high tech firms and small businesses all call Greater Lafayette their home. Conveniently located between Chicago and Indianapolis, Greater Lafayette is also near several other major metropolitan cities. Visit Lafayette-West Lafayette and Greater Lafayette Commerce are resources that highlight our great community.
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
About Purdue University
The School of Industrial Engineering, which is an integral part of Purdue’s College of Engineering, is ranked 6th for graduate programs and #3 for undergraduate per USWNR, 2020. Purdue Engineering is one of the largest and top-ranked engineering colleges in the nation (8th for graduate programs and #9 for undergraduate per USWNR, 2020) 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.