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T/TT faculty openings at USC in ISE

  • 1.  T/TT faculty openings at USC in ISE

    Posted 10-15-2021 15:55

    The University of Southern California, one of the nation's top research universities, invites applications for tenured and tenure-track positions in the Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering in the USC Viterbi School of Engineering.  We seek outstanding faculty candidates in all areas of ISE for positions at any rank.  The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and welcomes applications from women, individuals from racial/ethnic populations demographically underrepresented in engineering, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


    We invite applications from candidates with demonstrated excellence and commitment in Industrial and Systems Engineering.  Candidates with expertise in artificial intelligence, machine learning and computational statistics are especially encouraged to apply.  Candidates with research strength in systems (including healthcare, production, manufacturing, energy, security, and transportation), and in human interaction and integration in technical systems, are also strongly encouraged.


    We seek energetic individuals who will participate in the department's and the university's research enterprise and engage with students at the graduate and undergraduate levels.  Successful candidates will establish a strong, externally funded, research program of national prominence while contributing to the core teaching mission of the ISE department.   An earned doctorate in a field closely related to Industrial and Systems Engineering is required. 


    Positions are available starting August 16, 2022.  Candidates should apply at Application materials must include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research (up to 2 pages) and teaching interests (up to 2 pages), and contact information for five references. Applicants are encouraged to include a succinct statement on fostering an environment of diversity and inclusion.  In order to receive full consideration, all materials should be received by December 17, 2021.    


    The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is among the top engineering schools in the world. It counts 189 full-time, tenure-track faculty members.  Department faculty engage in interdisciplinary research through the School's research centers, including the Information Sciences Institute, the Department of Homeland Security's first University Center of Excellence (CREATE), the National Center for Metropolitan Transportation Research (METRANS), the Center for Artificial Intelligence in Society (CAIS) and the Center for Advanced Manufacturing (CAM). Research expenditures typically exceed $210 million annually.

    The USC Viterbi School of Engineering is committed to enabling the success of dual career families and fosters a family-friendly environment.  USC 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, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance.

    Maged M. Dessouky
    Dean's Professor &  Chair
    Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
    University of Southern California
    Los Angeles, CA 90089-0193
    phone 213 740 4891
    fax 213 740 1120