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Assistant /Associate /Professor (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering)

Apply now Department: 3670045120 Industrial & Mfg Sys Engr
Job no: 502226
Work type: Academic / Faculty - 9 month
Location: Manhattan
Categories: Education/Instructional, Engineering/Computer Science

General Description of Position:

Tenured-tenure track faculty position faculty position at all levels (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) in Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering. Successful candidate will be expected to have an active funded research program in which the results are published in scholarly journals and conferences. Will teach graduate and undergraduate courses.

Information about the Department: The College of Engineering at Kansas State University is undergoing rapid expansion and is adding 35 additional faculty over a five year time period.  The College of Engineering is the largest and most comprehensive engineering college in Kansas, with over 4300 undergraduate and graduate students. The Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, one of eight departments within the college, has 14 faculty members and approximately 340 undergraduate and graduate students. The department has a tradition of excellence in research and education.  More department information is available at: http://www.imse.ksu.edu/  Research expenditures exceeded two million in CY 2016. The department values and supports interdisciplinary research, and the successful candidate will have opportunities to collaborate with researchers at the Advanced Manufacturing Institute in the department, the University Transportation Center, the Biosecurity Research Institute, the Center for Risk Management Education and Research, and others.

Kansas State University, with its enrollment of approximately 24,000 students, is designated a Carnegie Doctoral/Research-Extensive Institution and has declared its goal to be a top-50 public research university by 2025. The College of Engineering is located on the main KSU campus in Manhattan, KS. Manhattan is a family-friendly and safe community of 50,000 nestled in the scenic Flint Hills of Northeast Kansas. Manhattan offers affordable housing, outstanding schools, excellent parks and recreational facilities, an engaging cultural environment, and short commute times.

Diversity and Inclusion: Kansas State University embraces diversity, and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to the Principles of Community. 
Job Description: The Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering at Kansas State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at all levels (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) beginning August 2018.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. in industrial engineering or a closely related field, a strong publication record, a commitment to research and teaching excellence, and the potential to develop a vigorous extramurally-funded research program. Outstanding candidates will be considered for an endowed position. Department research strengths and priorities include engineering analytics, advanced manufacturing processes, product and process innovation, logistics, healthcare systems, and engineering education. The department is particularly interested in applicants who complement or extend these areas.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
  • PhD in Industrial Engineering or a closely related field
  • A strong publication record
  • Demonstrated commitment to research and teaching excellence
  • Potential to develop a vigorous extramurally-funded research program
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Published research findings in reputed academic journals
  • Participated in funded research
  • Written successful competitive grants
  • Relevant industry and teaching experience
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should submit a single PDF file that includes the following:

  1. Letter of interest
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. One page statement of research vision
  4. One page statement of teaching interests
  5. Full contact information for at least three references

Questions may be directed to Dr. Brad Kramer, search committee chair, at bradleyk@ksu.edu.

Screening of Applications Begins: For best consideration, apply by November 1, 2017.
Equal Employment Opportunity: Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.
Background Screening Statement: In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee. 


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