Faculty Search 2022

Assistant Professor of
Industrial Engineering
Position Announcement

Teaching Assistant/Associate Professor of
Engineering Management
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Professor of Practice
of Industrial Engineering
Position Announcement

Position Description: The Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Arkansas invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering position with an anticipated start date of August 2023. We seek individuals whose research and teaching interests are in all areas of data analytics that align with the department’s emphasis in the applications of quantitative modeling and analysis. Examples include, but are not limited to, quality and reliability engineering, logistics and distribution, healthcare systems, machine learning, manufacturing systems, computing and cyber-physical systems.  We seek individuals who can contribute to modernizing undergraduate and graduate curricula, and growing the graduate program.

Position Description: The Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Arkansas invites applications for a non-tenure-track Teaching Assistant or Teaching Associate Professor of Engineering Management position with an anticipated start date of January 2023. The position will be teaching online courses and it is not required to live in Northwest Arkansas. We seek individuals whose teaching interests are in the areas of engineering management that align with the department’s emphasis in quantitative analysis. Examples include, but are not limited to, project management, systems engineering, engineering decision-making, quality, and operations management topics.  Applicants must be able to contribute to modernizing graduate curricula, growing the graduate programs, and the supporting the university’s interdisciplinary focus.

Position Description: The Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Arkansas invites applications for a non-tenure-track Professor of Practice of Industrial Engineering position with an anticipated start date of August 2023. We seek individuals with extensive experience in the practice of industrial engineering (or closely related fields) who demonstrate potential for being outstanding instructors and mentors of industrial engineering undergraduate and graduate students. In addition, we seek individuals who demonstrate the potential to provide outstanding leadership in departmental, college, university, and professional service roles.

Qualifications: Applicants should have a PhD (or earned by August 2023) in industrial engineering, operations research, statistics, data science, computer science, or another closely related field and have excellent communication skills. Applicants should demonstrate potential for high-quality research, securing competitive research funding, generating high-quality publications, teaching a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses, and providing appropriate service to the department, university, and profession. Successful candidates will demonstrate collaborative and interdisciplinary synergy with existing research strengths on-campus and a commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Qualifications: Applicants should have a PhD in engineering management, industrial engineering, operations management, operations research, statistics, data science, computer science, or another closely related field and have excellent communication skills. Applicants should demonstrate potential for teaching high-quality online courses, teaching a variety of graduate courses, and providing appropriate service to the department, university, and profession. Applicants must be able to qualify for a faculty appointment to teach both Engineering Management and Operations Management courses. Additionally, applicants should possess at least 5 years of industry, consulting, military, or government experience in a related field. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Qualifications: Applicants should have a PhD (or earned by August 2023) in industrial engineering (or a closely related field), at least ten years of industry, consulting, military, or government experience in the practice of industrial engineering (or closely related fields), and have excellent communication skills. Applicants should demonstrate potential for teaching a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses, and providing appropriate service to the department, college, university, and profession. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion.

How to Apply: Applicants are asked to submit a single PDF file that includes (i) a letter of interest, (ii) a curriculum vita, (iii) research and teaching statements, (iv) a diversity statement that includes their understanding of, prior and/or ongoing experiences engaging with individuals from a broad range of backgrounds, and plans to attract, teach, and mentor a diverse group of students, and (v) names and contact information of three professional references. To ensure full consideration, application materials should be submitted online here by December 1, 2022. Applications submitted after that date will be reviewed until the position is filled. Please direct any questions to iesearch@uark.edu.

How to Apply: Applicants are asked to submit a single PDF file that includes (i) a letter of interest, (ii) a curriculum vita, (iii) teaching and service statements, (iv) a diversity statement that includes their understanding of and prior and/or ongoing experiences engaging with individuals from a broad range of backgrounds and (v) names and contact information of three professional references. To ensure full consideration, application materials should be submitted online here by November 15, 2022. Applications submitted after that date will be reviewed until the position is filled. Please direct any questions to richardh@uark.edu.

How to Apply: Applicants are asked to submit a single PDF file that includes (i) a letter of interest, (ii) a curriculum vita, (iii) a teaching statement, (iv) a diversity statement that includes their understanding of, prior and/or ongoing experiences engaging with individuals from a broad range of backgrounds, and plans to attract, teach, and mentor a diverse group of students, and (v) names and contact information of three professional references. To ensure full consideration, application materials should be submitted online here by December 1, 2022. Applications submitted after that date will be reviewed until the position is filled. Please direct any questions to iehire@uark.edu

 

Diversity and Inclusion Statement: The College of Engineering is dedicated to building and supporting an inclusive culture with a diverse and pluralistic faculty, staff, and administration. The College encourages applications from all qualified candidates, especially individuals who contribute to diversity of our campus community, and welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, LGBTQIA+, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. The College invites applicants with career interruptions to share the related circumstances and explain how these interruptions have impacted their career path.

About the University of Arkansas: The University of Arkansas is a Carnegie R1 research institution, located in the Northwest Arkansas metropolitan area, one of the fastest growing areas in the United States. With a population of over 525,000, Northwest Arkansas is home to the corporate headquarters of Fortune 500 companies Walmart, Tyson Foods, and J.B. Hunt Transport Services. Forbes Magazine recently named the city of Fayetteville, home of the University of Arkansas campus, one of the best places in the United States for business and careers. The Milken Institute has named the Northwest Arkansas metropolitan area the nation’s “Number One Performing City” and U.S. News recently ranked Fayetteville as the #4 best place to live in the United States based on quality of life, job market and value of living. Information about the area can be found at https://findingnwa.com/

The College of Engineering supports over 130 full-time faculty to mentor 3,200 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students, awarding Bachelor of Science degrees in nine disciplines, Master of Science degrees in fifteen disciplines, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering across nine concentrations.  The College of Engineering’s research awards reached a record-breaking $53M in fiscal year 2022 with multiple centers, core facilities, and multi-disciplinary partnerships across campus.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity.  Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.