Assistant Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering

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Assistant Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering

Department Description:

The Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering of the University of San Diego is deeply committed to excellence in undergraduate engineering education in a liberal arts environment and is ranked among the top 13 programs at non-PhD granting institutions by U.S. News and World Report. It offers students a unique dual BS/BA degree, small class sizes, personalized mentoring, and challenging research in preparation for rewarding career opportunities. Our faculty is devoted, challenging and inspiring students to learn the technical skills, global perspective, social awareness and leadership ability needed to become change making engineers. We promote diversity, inclusion and the holistic education of our students and the broader community. We achieve this by hiring a diverse and inclusive faculty who have a commitment to teaching, mentoring students, conducting impactful scholarship, and advancing the university mission in issues of justice and care of our common home. For additional information about the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department, please visit, or contact the Department Chair, Dr. Truc Ngo at [email protected].

Detailed Description:

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of San Diego invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant/associate professor level to begin in Fall 2020. We are particularly interested in candidates who have expertise in operations research, simulation, and/or data science/analytics. The successful candidate should demonstrate the potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching, and the capacity to establish and maintain a vigorous research program in an undergraduate academic setting. The inclusion of undergraduate students in research projects is highly valued and encouraged. Teaching responsibilities may include introductory and upper-division courses at the undergraduate level, in operations research, simulation, data science, systems engineering, operations and supply chain management, senior capstone design projects, and the first-year engineering sequence. The candidate will also play a key role in the development of new academic initiatives and industry partnerships that will improve student learning and the impact of the university.

Job Requirements:

An earned PhD degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering or a closely related engineering discipline is required at the time of appointment. Undergraduate teaching experience is strongly preferred.

Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.

Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes.

Posting Salary:

Commensurate with experience; Excellent Benefits.

The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package, to include medical, dental, vision, a 12% retirement contribution given to you by the University (with three year vesting period), and access to on-campus Fitness Centers. Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer. USD: Human Resources: Benefits

Special Application Instructions
Click "Apply Now" to complete our online application.
Your application must include the following items:

(1) A letter of interest,

(2) Curriculum vitae,

(3) Statement of research interests and plans,

(4) Statement of teaching philosophy, and

(5) Contact information for three references.

For full consideration, applications should be submitted by December 1, 2019.

Contact: For questions about the position please contact the Chair of the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department, Dr. Truc Ngo at [email protected]
If you have any technical questions or difficulties please contact the Employment Services Team at 619-260-6806, or email us at [email protected].

Additional Details:

The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.

The University of San Diego is a smoking and tobacco-free campus. For more information, visit

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Job No:
Posted: 10/10/2019
Application Due: 1/13/2020
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