Assistant or Associate Professor - Industrial and Systems Engineering

Job description

Assistant or Associate Professor - Industrial and Systems Engineering

Job no: 497874
Work type: Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: San José
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Faculty - Engineering, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time




Department Summary


The Industrial and Systems Engineering Department (ISE) at SJSU has established a firm goal to provide a high-quality education to its students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department offers classroom instruction by the best-qualified faculty, hands-on experience in industry-sponsored state-of-the-art laboratories, and opportunities for industry internships. The Department has over 200 undergraduate and 340 graduate students.

Students in Industrial and Systems degree programs learn through our hands-on and practice-oriented curricula to prepare for professional careers in subject areas such as: supply chain, operations research and data analytics, engineering management, human factors, and quality engineering. They have opportunities to work with ISE faculty and industry sponsors to design and tests processes and systems in their capstone project experiences. The ISE Department website is at: https://ise.sjsu.edu/


Required Qualifications

The department invites applications for one tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (with tenure). An earned Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering or related Engineering discipline is required. The department is recruiting in all areas of human factors, human computer interface, and/or user experience. It is preferred that the candidates research area addresses either the domain of Social Robotics and Human-Robotic Technology Relations and/or Health Equity and Health Infrastructures but all domain areas of human factors will be considered. Preference will be given to applicants holding at least one degree in Industrial Engineering. Applicants should demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience.

Responsibilities

The person selected for this faculty position will be responsible for teaching in the undergraduate and graduate programs, providing leadership for the department’s graduate programs in Human Factors, Industrial and Systems Engineering, or Engineering Management, advising students including master’s projects and theses, and developing a research program related to his/her field of interest. In addition, the appointee will actively participate in strengthening the present ties between the ISE Department and its surrounding high-tech industries and will embark on establishing new connections with high tech companies. Additionally, the appointee will participate in department and college committee assignments and in other activities that connect the ISE Department to the College of Engineering and the rest of the campus. Candidate will participate in shared governance, usually in department, college, and university committee and other service assignments. Candidate must demonstrate awareness and experience understanding the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation – through inclusive course materials, teaching strategies and advisement.

Compensation - Commensurate with qualifications and experience. See Benefits Summary for details.

Starting Date: August 2021

Eligibility - Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Application Procedure

Click Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following documents:

  • letter of interest
  • curriculum vitae
  • statement of teaching interests/philosophy (2 pages maximum)
  • research plans (2 pages maximum)
  • diversity statement (2 pages maximum) discussing specific initiatives, strategies, activities that you have accomplished and/or that you plan to accomplish to advance diversity, equity, and/or inclusion
  • three references with contact information

For full consideration, please apply by January 25, 2021

Inquires may be directed to the Department Chair or Search Committee Chair – Professor Yasser Dessouky, [email protected]

The University

San José State University enrolls over 35,700 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups. As such, this position is for scholars interested in a career at a national leader in graduating URM students. SJSU is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution; 40% of our students are first-generation, and 38% are Pell-qualified. The university is currently ranked third nationally in increasing student upward mobility. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.

San José State University is California’s oldest institution of public higher learning. Located in downtown San José (Pop. 1,000,000) in the heart of Silicon Valley, SJSU is part of one of the most innovative regions in the world. As Silicon Valley’s public university, SJSU combines dynamic teaching, research, and university-industry experiences to prepare students to address the biggest problems facing society. SJSU is a member of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system.

Equal Employment Statement

San José State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to all San José State University students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that all San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.


Additional Information

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

Advertised: October 10, 2020 (9:00 AM) Pacific Daylight Time
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