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Non-Tenure-Track Assistant Teaching Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at Penn State

  • 1.  Non-Tenure-Track Assistant Teaching Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at Penn State

    Posted 06-26-2020 23:52
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    The Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University is delighted to announce the search for a multi-year fixed term non-tenure-track faculty position of three years. Outstanding candidates may also be considered for the position of Director of the Service Enterprise Engineering program. The department is especially interested in advancing the management and operation of service enterprises (e.g. labor intense service industries such as healthcare, transportation, security operations, shared economy, hospitality and entertainment, supply chain engineering, etc.). Candidates are expected to have a strong methodological background in Industrial Engineering/Operations Research and to adopt innovative educational practices as they develop and teach graduate and undergraduate courses and advise and mentor graduate and undergraduate students. The search will be at the Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor level based on the successful candidates' qualifications.

    The first industrial engineering department founded in the world, our department is consistently highly ranked for both its graduate and undergraduate programs. Interested candidates are encouraged to visit the service enterprise engineering initiative (, department (, and college ( websites to learn more.

    Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, or a closely related field and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. The Ph.D. degree must be completed by the expected start date. Interested applicants should submit: a cover letter, a Curriculum Vitae, a one-page teaching statement, and a list of 3-5 references. Early applications are encouraged for full consideration. Apply at: Questions can be directed to the faculty search chair by email to

    Qiushi Chen
    Pennsylvania State University
    University Park PA