INFORMS Open Forum

Purdue Faculty Position -- Industrial Engineering/Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering

  • 1.  Purdue Faculty Position -- Industrial Engineering/Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering

    Posted 09-11-2019 23:42

    Several of our faculty will attend the INFORMS Annual Meeting 2019.

    Purdue College of Engineering

    Faculty Position School of Industrial ENGINEERING/Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering

    The School of Industrial Engineering at Purdue University invites applications at the assistant/associate professor level. Purdue University seeks to attract exceptional candidates with interests and expertise in data science applied to health, evidence generation and causal inference, population health modeling, health policy, behavioral modeling and patient engagement, and healthcare operations. The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. degree in industrial engineering, operations research, biomedical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, statistics, or a related discipline and demonstrate excellent potential to build an independent research program at the forefront of their field, as well as potential to educate and mentor students.  New faculty are sought to build a strong research program in the School of Industrial Engineering working in collaboration with Purdue's Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering.  The goal is preeminence in healthcare engineering research combined with extraordinary impact on healthcare delivery and community engagement for improving outcomes that are proactive, patient-centered, and wellness-focused. The successful candidate will conduct original research, advise graduate students, teach undergraduate and graduate level courses, and perform service both at the School and University levels.


    The School of Industrial Engineering at Purdue University ranks #3 at the undergraduate program and #6 at the graduate program in USNWR.  It consists of 32 tenure track faculty and has over 1000 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled. 


    The School is an integral part of Purdue's College of Engineering. Purdue Engineering is one of the largest and top-ranked engineering colleges in the nation (8th for graduate programs and #9 for undergraduate per USNWR, 2019) and renowned for top-notch faculty, students, unique research facilities, and a culture of collegiality and excellence. The College goal of Pinnacle of Excellence at Scale is guiding strategic growth in new directions, by investing in people, exciting initiatives, and facilities.


    Purdue and the College of Engineering have a Concierge Program that provides dual career assistance and relocation services.


    Submit applications online at including curriculum vitae, teaching and research plans, and names of at least four references. For information/questions regarding applications contact the Office of Academic Affairs, College of Engineering, at Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2019 and will continue until position is filled.  A background check will be required for employment in this position.


    Purdue is an ADVANCE institution Purdue University's School of Industrial Engineering is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort including discovery, instruction, and engagement.  Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.


    Greater Lafayette Indiana is home to Purdue University and is one of the fastest growing communities in the Midwest. Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Caterpillar, Dow AgroSciences, Rolls-Royce, GE Aviation, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Wabash National, Saab Global Defense and Security Company, high tech firms and small businesses all call Greater Lafayette their home. Conveniently located between Chicago and Indianapolis, Greater Lafayette is also near several other major metropolitan cities. Visit Lafayette-West Lafayette and Greater Lafayette Commerce are resources that highlight our great community.

    Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

    Nan Kong
    Associate Professor
    Purdue University
    West Lafayette IN