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

Apply now Department: 3670045120 Industrial & Mfg Sys Engr
Job no: 504698
Work type: Academic / Faculty - 9 month
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Applied Sciences, Engineering

About This Role:

The Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering faculty at Kansas State University is looking for a tenure/tenure-track faculty member with expertise in engineering analytics, cyber-physical systems, or other related fields. The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong extramurally-funded research program, publish, and effectively teach both undergraduate and graduate level courses. The department is considering candidates at all ranks (Asstistant/ Associate/ Full Professor).  Highly qualified candidates will be considered for an endowed position.  Rank, tenure, and salary will be based on the candidate's qualifications and accomplishments.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. in industrial engineering or other closely related field.

The research strengths of the department are operations research and advanced manufacturing.  The IMSE faculty is particularly interested in candidates who bridge these strength areas in application fields such as engineering analytics, product and process innovation, logistics, or healthcare systems.  Find out more about the department here:  http://www.imse.ksu.edu//.

Why Join Us:

The IMSE department employs 14 faculty members and enrolls approximately 340 undergraduate and graduate students. The department offers a B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. in industrial engineering, M.S. in operations research, and a masters of engineering management. Faculty and students enjoy a collegial environment that supports a tradition of excellence in education and research. Interdisciplinary and collaborative research is valued at Kansas State University.

The Kansas State College of Engineering is the largest and most comprehensive engineering college in Kansas, with over 4300 undergraduate and graduate students.

Kansas State University is designated a Carnegie Doctoral/Research-Extensive Institution. The campus is located in Manhattan, KS. Manhattan, which 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.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks individuals whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's dedication to the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • A Ph.D. in industrial engineering or closely related field commitment to research and teaching excellence
  • A strong publication record
  • Ability to identify and conduct relevant research projects that generate important and valid research results
  • Ability to develop and sustain an active, externally funded research program, and effectively manage research projects and student/staff researchers
  • Ability to teach both graduate and undergraduate industrial engineering classes.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Has made significant contributions to complete funded research projects
  • Has written strong and persuasive research proposals that lead to competitive research grants
  • Ability to establish collaborations beyond the department and college.
  • Versatility in teaching capabilities
  • Active involvement in professional service

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Letter of interest
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. One-page statement of research vision
  4. One-page statement of educational philosophy that includes the candidate’s teaching interests and accomplishments
  5. Full contact information for at least three references

Questions may be directed to Dr. Brad Kramer, search committee chair.

Screening of Applications Begins:

October 15, 2018 and continue until position is filled. 

Salary Range/ Pay Rate:

Rank, tenure, and salary will be based on the candidate’s qualifications and accomplishments. 

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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