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Faculty position at IEOR Berkeley

  • 1.  Faculty position at IEOR Berkeley

    Posted 14 days ago
    University of California, Berkeley, welcomes applications from qualified researchers for a
    position in the broad area of stochastics, with research interests in topics such as probability,
    machine learning, stochastics modeling, financial engineering and technology, and data
    science, for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level with an expected
    start date of July 1, 2021. Applicants are encouraged to apply by October 15, 2020, as the
    department intends to invite some applicants for initial remote/videoconference interviews on
    a rolling basis before the final deadline of December 1, 2020. All applications received by
    December 1 will receive full consideration.
    The UC Berkeley Industrial Engineering and Operations Research Department is at the forefront
    of research and teaching of stochastics, optimization, production, and applying these
    fundamentals to industrial applications in areas such as healthcare, logistics, energy, security,
    finance, and e- commerce. The IEOR Department has strong ties with other departments in the
    UC Berkeley College of Engineering and enjoys close relationships with the faculties of Statistics,
    Mathematics, and Economics, as well as with the Haas School of Business. Our interdisciplinary
    program also offers outstanding opportunities for collaboration with technologists and
    companies in the greater Bay Area. The IEOR department offers BA, BS, MS, MEng, and PhD
    degrees. To learn more about our department please visit This
    exceptional environment for teaching and research will provide the successful candidate with
    unique opportunities for intellectual and technological leadership.
    Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at UC Berkeley and IEOR. 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
    advancing 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
    Candidates with the following qualifications are encouraged to apply:
    · Excellent original research in relevant topics
    · Clear vision for future original research in relevant topics
    · Ability and enthusiasm for teaching relevant courses
    · Excellent communication skills and enthusiasm for advancing diversity and collaboration.
    At the time application, applicants must have completed or, be in the process of completing a
    PhD or an equivalent international degree. The ideal candidate will have a record of excellent
    original research in relevant areas and experience with state-of-the-art methods, tools, and
    software. The ideal candidate will also be able to make a convincing case for his or her vision for
    future innovations in research and teaching, as well as have the enthusiasm and ability to work
    with industry and colleagues to raise funds to support such research.
    Qualified candidates may apply using the following link: 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.
    The deadline for applications is December 1, 2020. Candidates will be reviewed on an ongoing
    basis, and early application is recommended. For questions regarding this position, please
    contact IEOR manager, Rebecca Pauling,
    The University is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty members, 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

    Rhonda Righter
    University of California-Berkeley
    Berkeley CA