Tenure Track Position in Operations Research & Industrial Engineering

Location
Austin, TX
Posted
Oct 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Mechanical Engineering - Cockrell School of Engineering - The University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin, TX
Open: Sep 15, 2017

Description
The Operations Research & Industrial Engineering program at The University of Texas at Austin invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor broadly focused on the integration of data and decision making. Specific methodological areas of interest include: analytics, optimal learning, analysis of large data sets, and simulation. Candidates with demonstrated interest in the application areas of market design, dynamic pricing, or healthcare optimization are especially encouraged to apply.


Qualifications
Candidates must have a PhD in operations research, industrial engineering, or a related area, and a record of high accomplishment with a clearly upward-pointing career trajectory. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, develop a strong sponsored research program, supervise graduate students, collaborate with other faculty, and be involved in service to the university and profession.


Application Instructions
Interested applicants should submit the following via this application: (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of research and teaching interests, (4) a list of at least five references, and (5) a copy of your graduate academic transcript.

Candidates should address their submission to the ORIE Faculty Search Committee. Evaluation of applications will begin October 15, 2017, and will continue until an appropriate candidate is identified. Further information on the Graduate Program in Operations Research & Industrial Engineering may be found at http://www.orie.utexas.edu/.

The successful candidate will be required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form and provide documents to verify identity and eligibility to work in the USA. A security sensitive background check will be conducted on the applicant selected.

Please address any questions to Prof. J. Eric Bickel, ORIE Search Committee Chair (ebickel@utexas.edu).


The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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