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Department Head position, North Carolina State University

  • 1.  Department Head position, North Carolina State University

    Posted 10-26-2016 09:21
    North Carolina State University
    Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
    Department Head Position

    North Carolina State University (NC State) invites applications and nominations for the position of Department Head of the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering. 

    Requirements and Preferences
    The Department is seeking an outstanding individual who will be expected to have a strong commitment to academic and research excellence commensurate with the expectations of a major research university. Candidates shall possess a doctoral degree in industrial and/or systems engineering or a related field and credentials to be appointed at the rank of Professor with tenure in the department. The successful candidate will possess an outstanding record of research, teaching, administrative and leadership accomplishments along with a strong record of commitment to human and intellectual diversity.

    Candidates should have experience and demonstrable skills in leading and managing programs, people, and positive change in environments similar to those found within research extensive universities. He/she must have a track record of working effectively with faculty, students, staff, administration, industry and departmental partners, and funding agencies. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential to success.

    How to Apply
    The Nomination Committee invites applications (including CV, cover letter, and contact information for at least three (3) professional references) to be submitted online at (position number 00100048) or to NC State Executive Search. Confidential review of materials will begin in December and continue until the appointment is made. It is preferred, however that all nominations and applications be submitted prior to January 20, 2017. Further information can be found at Please refer all inquiries to:

    Frank Barragan
    Executive Recruiter and Search Consultant
    NC State Executive Search