Associate Professor - Operations Research & Analytics

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Associate Professor - Operations Research & Analytics

Clemson, SC
Open Date:
Dec 8, 2020

The School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at Clemson University invites applications for a tenured/tenure-track faculty position starting with the Fall 2021 semester. The position is targeted toward individuals with expertise in discrete optimization, which includes (but is not limited to) both theoretical interests/expertise in mixed-integer optimization, network optimization, and/or combinatorial optimization, as well as interests/expertise in applications to cyber/national security, energy systems, machine learning, systems integration, telecommunications, and other areas. Targeted recruiting is at the Professor/Associate Professor rank, but excellent applications at the Assistant Professor rank will also be considered. Candidates should have a strong publication record and have demonstrated capability for effective research and teaching in the mathematical sciences. Specific desirable attributes for candidates include strong interest in 1) collaboration with faculty members within the School; 2) interdisciplinary collaboration with subject-matter researchers throughout the University; 3) interest in building industrial partnerships; and 4) innovative non-traditional teaching approaches.

The School contains two research divisions. The Division of Statistics and Operations Research is comprised of the research groups of data science, operations research, and probability and mathematical statistics, and many faculty members within this division collaborate with faculty from the Division of Mathematics, which includes the research groups of algebra and discrete mathematics, computational mathematics, and pure and applied analysis. The School offers the full range of Baccalaureate, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees. For further information regarding the School and its programs, please visit the web site


An earned doctorate in Mathematics, Operations Research, Management Science, Industrial Engineering, or a related field is required for this position

Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications received by January 31, 2021 will receive full consideration.

Applicants should indicate their research specialties and interests in their cover letter. Vita, statements on teaching and research, a one-page statement describing the candidate’s experience mentoring diverse individuals and/or how the candidate plans to contribute to the inclusive excellence of the School, and the contact information for our system to secure three confidential reference letters should be submitted to 




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Posted: 12/12/2020
Application Due: 4/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time