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Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering and First-Year...

Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY

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About Hofstra:

At Hofstra University, intellectual curiosity is not just aspirational – it is central to how we engage on a daily basis. Hofstra faculty work within a diverse scholarly community committed to student success, intellectual discovery, free inquiry, inclusivity, and collaboration.

Enrolling more than 10,000 students, Hofstra offers students an array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs spanning the arts, humanities, sciences, business, engineering, law, health care, communications, and more.

Our accomplished faculty collaborate with students to explore interdisciplinary questions and produce innovative research that lays the foundation for future personal and professional success. With a beautiful campus in Hempstead, NY, Hofstra’s location seamlessly merges the tranquility of coastal suburban living with the boundless opportunities of nearby New York City.

Hofstra University seeks candidates who will contribute to a supportive climate for students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We especially encourage women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ+ community, veterans, and people with disabilities to apply.

Position Title:

Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering and First-Year Engineering

Position Number:

896868 00


School of Engineering

Full-Time or Part-Time:



The Department of Engineering has an opening in its industrial and systems engineering and first-year engineering programs for a faculty member with expertise in operations research, data science, management science, and/or similar fields. The engineering programs at Hofstra are experiencing rapid growth, and the successful applicant will contribute to the department’s ability to offer a top-tier undergraduate educational experience to our students. Hence, candidates must be effective communicators with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, be able to initiate sustained research – especially of a type that can involve advanced undergraduates – and show initiative in seeking external funding for research. More information about Hofstra University’s Department of Engineering can be found at The start date for this position is September 1, 2024.


  • PhD in Industrial Engineering or a closely related field
  • Successful candidates will have demonstrated a commitment to promoting equity, diversity and inclusion in an educational environment.

Preferred Quals Summary:

  • Expertise in operations research, data science, management science, and/or similar fields.
  • Expertise in applications-driven fields such as healthcare systems, supply-chain management, or sustainability.
  • Experience and/or expertise in first-year engineering programs.

Special Instructions:

Please upload the following with your application, for consideration:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching and research interests
  • Sample publications
  • Contact information for three or more academic references

All applications received by April 1, 2024 will receive full consideration. Inquiries should be directed to .


Open until filled

Tenure Track:


Date Posted:


EEO Statement:

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

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Working at Hofstra University

Hofstra University is a dynamic private university where students will benefit from large-university resources and thrive within a small college atmosphere.  At Hofstra, students can choose from 155 undergraduate and 170 graduate program options within the Frank G. Zarb School of Business; Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs; School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts; School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine at Hofstra University and Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies at Hofstra University; Hofstra University Continuing Education; Honors College; Lawrence Herbert School of Communication; Maurice A. Deane School of Law; School of Education; School of Engineering and Applied Science; and School of Health Professions and Human Services. Students also benefit from small classes (student-to-faculty ratio of 13-to-1 and an average undergraduate class size of just 21 students), flexible schedules, and close proximity to the cultural and networking aspects of New York City.

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