Dopaco, Inc. Distinguished Professor

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Vacancy TypeTenured/Tenure-Track FacultyIs Internal Transfer OnlyNoWorking TitleDopaco, Inc. Distinguished ProfessorSalary RangeAnticipated Hiring RangeCommensurate with rank and experiencePosition Number00004374Work ScheduleVaries based on course scheduleFull Time Equivalent (FTE)1.0Department140601 - Fitts Dept Indust & Syst EngrDepartmentFitts Dept Indust & Syst EngrJob City & StateRaleigh, NC 27695Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering is one of only five named industrial and systems engineering departments in the United States and is consistently ranked among the top programs in the country. The department currently has a rich and diverse research portfolio in teaching and research in advanced manufacturing, biomedical manufacturing, health systems, human-systems, logistics, production systems, and systems analysis and optimization.

The department houses two state funded centers, including: The Ergonomics Center of North Carolina (, which is the only center of its kind at a U.S. public research institution, and the Center for Additive Manufacturing and Logistics (, which is one of the most advanced manufacturing and 3D printing laboratories in the country.

The department also supports two other academic programs within the university, including Operations Research ( and Integrated Manufacturing Systems Engineering ( ISE will be joining other engineering departments in NC State’s university/industry research campus ( in Summer 2020. Our location in Raleigh, NC, represents the eastern point of the Research Triangle and places us close to three major universities, a large number of world-class companies, and several leading research institutes. To learn more about the department, prospective applicants are encouraged to speak with ISE faculty and visit our departmental website ( for more detailed information.

Essential Job Duties

The Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at North Carolina State University invites applications and nominations for the Dopaco, Inc. Distinguished Professorship. The Dopaco Professorship is endowed, having a salary level in the upper range for distinguished full professors at the university as well as a significant annual operating budget. We are especially seeking applicants with expertise in more than one discipline or domain relevant to ISE at NC State or with strengths in emerging areas such as data science and other areas related to ISE.

Other Work/Responsibilities

Teaching responsibilities will include graduate and undergraduate instruction as well as supervision of student’s research at the Masters and the Doctoral levels. Applicants will be expected to develop a sponsored research program. General research responsibilities for faculty include a commitment to original and independent work and pursuing interdisciplinary collaborations, both within and external to NC State. Our location in Raleigh, NC, represents the eastern point of the Research Triangle and places us close to three major universities, a large number of world-class companies, and several leading research institutes.

Minimum Education/Experience

Candidates are expected to have an earned doctorate degree in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Computer Science, Statistics, Manufacturing Engineering, or a related field.

Departmental Required Skills

Candidates should possess excellent teaching skills and an ability to conduct research programs supportive of the Department interest.

Excellent verbal and writing skills are required.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education


Required License or Certification


Special Instructions

In addition to your application please submit a cover letter, CV/Resume, the contact information for at least 3 professional references, and a research statement.

In addition to the required materials applicants may also upload an optional teaching statement and diversity statement (please upload as other document 1).

Job Open Date09/18/2019Anticipated Closing Date10/16/2019Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?NoProposed Hire Date08/16/2020AA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

Application Materials RequiredRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Research Statement
  4. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Statement
  2. Other Document (1)




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Posted: 9/20/2019
Application Due: 12/21/2020
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