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UC Berkeley Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research

  • 1.  UC Berkeley Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research

    Posted 02-08-2020 13:57
    Open November 7th, 2019 through Monday, Mar 2, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

    University of California, Berkeley
    Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research and College of Engineering
    Full-time Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (LPSOE)

    The DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING & OPERATIONS RESEARCH (IEOR) at the University of California, Berkeley welcomes applications for a full-time Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment (LPSOE) specializing in teaching with an expected start date July 1, 2020. This faculty position is unique to the University of California system. It carries full membership in the Academic Senate with rights and responsibilities that are comparable to the standard professorial track, but with a greater emphasis on teaching and educational scholarship.

    The department offers BA, BS, MS, MEng, and PhD degrees and is at the forefront of research and teaching of operations research and data analytics methods, as well as the advancement of quantitative methodologies to solve problems in the areas of healthcare, logistics, supply chain management, energy, security, finance, and e-commerce. The department has strong ties with other departments in the UC Berkeley College of Engineering and enjoys close relationships with the departments of Statistics, Mathematics, and Economics, as well as with the Haas School of Business.

    The primary focus of this position is teaching (and potentially developing) core Undergraduate and Master of Engineering courses, particularly in at least one of the areas of optimization, probability/statistics and machine learning. To learn more about our department and the Undergraduate and Master of Engineering curricula please visit

    Applicants must have completed, or be in the process of completing, a PhD or an equivalent international degree at the time of application. Preferred qualifications, one or more years teaching experience at the college level.

    Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values in the College of Engineering. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to equity and inclusion. Financial and in-kind resources are available to pursue activities that help accelerate our efforts to achieve our equity and inclusion goals, with the full backing of the College. Examples of ongoing programming at the College are available at

    Qualified candidates may apply using the link:
    Four references are required. All recommendation letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC statement on confidentiality ( prior to submitting their letters.

    Candidates will be reviewed on an ongoing basis before the deadline, and early application is recommended. For questions regarding this position, please contact IEOR Department Manager, Rebecca Pauling,

    The University is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit:

    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: (link is external).

    Berkeley, CA

    More information about this recruitment:

    Document requirements
    Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

    Cover Letter

    Statement of Teaching

    Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to

    Teaching evaluations (Optional)

    Reference requirements
    4 letters of reference required

    Zuo-Jun Shen
    University of California Berkeley
    Berkeley CA