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  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, The Department of Engineering and Public Policy (EPP) at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions, at any level, with a preference for junior candidates.  EPP is a unique, interdisciplinary academic department, located in CMU’s College of Engineering, addressing public policy questions where science and engineering knowledge matters. Its members are widely known for their innovative, collaborative approaches to societal problems. We will consider candidates with policy interests and expertise in (i) social, behavioral and decision science; (ii) artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data science; and (iii) privacy, security, information technology and telecommunications. We are looking for colleagues who can both advance and apply basic research, working on major public policy problems.  Current EPP research topics include climate change, energy, technological innovation, cybersecurity, telecommunications, transportation, air quality, risk analysis and communication, human factors, public health, and medicine.  Our faculty have broad disciplinary training, strong analytical skills, and a passion for changing the world.  Successful candidates will be expected to develop an internationally recognized, externally funded, and collaborative research program; provide excellent classroom instruction and supportive student mentoring; and help nurture an inclusive and culturally diverse environment in our department and university. Joint appointments with other departments are common for EPP faculty and strongly supported. EPP is deeply committed to creating a community that values both professional advancement and quality of life for its faculty, staff and students.  It has strong academic ties with other Carnegie Mellon departments.  It has strong policy ties, locally, nationally, and internationally, and a commitment to public service. Carnegie Mellon University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its community on a range of intellectual and cultural dimensions. Carnegie Mellon welcomes faculty applicants who will contribute to this diversity through their research, teaching and service, including women, members of minority groups, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and others who would contribute in different ways. Carnegie Mellon seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples and is a member of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), which assists dual-career searches. Carnegie Mellon offers highly competitive salaries and start-up packages, in an attractive urban environment. It also offers a unique social and intellectual environment that encourages collaboration among diverse faculty on projects that advance science and society.  We proudly believe that there is nowhere quite like it. Qualifications: Applicants should have a PhD in a relevant discipline, and should demonstrate competence in research and teaching, as well as a commitment to collaborative work, public service, and inclusive and equitable practices. The tenure-track appointment will be made at a level commensurate with the experience of the successful applicant. Application Instructions: Applicants should submit all materials electronically at https://apply.interfolio.com/115819  including: a cover letter describing your fit to this call (up to two pages); curriculum vitae; three writing samples; a research statement : outlining a compelling vision for a research program that goes beyond your prior (typically PhD or post-doc) experience. Your statement should include initial research projects that can be immediately pursued with graduate students, given your current expertise, and for which external funding can realistically be sought. Statements also should include a longer-term vision with more far-reaching plans, and may reference potential collaborators in the department or elsewhere at CMU (up to two pages); a teaching statement : outlining both your experience and philosophy as well as a list of courses you are interested in teaching (up to two pages); a diversity statement : outlining how you have contributed to as well as plan to contribute to diversity, inclusion, and equity (up to two pages); name and contact information for three individuals that we might contact for letters of recommendation. We will review all applications received before December 15, 2022, and continue accepting applications after that date until the position is filled. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: Carnegie Mellon University  shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.
  • Boston, Massachusetts, Job Description   The Questrom School of Business at Boston University seeks to hire a lecturer  trained in Information Systems, Data Analytics, Business Analytics, Data Science, and/or related disciplines. The anticipated start date for this position is Jan 1, 2023.    We seek outstanding candidates who would be comfortable in, stimulated by, and engaged with both the graduate and undergraduate student populations as well as corporate partners. Candidates with relevant experience in industry are encouraged to apply; at least 2 years of industry experience is desired.      Faculty will be expected to teach graduate courses in the MS in Business Analytics and the MBA program. The former is a technical Master's program offering rigorous hands-on training in solving data problems in business context. Faculty may also be asked to guide students in capstone projects focusing on data oriented problems in partnership with corporate partners.   The Questrom School of Business is building a strong group of faculty with expertise in all aspects of data analytics. Key hires in this area in recent years represent a strategic focus for the school. Our world-class faculty conduct interdisciplinary research at the intersection of Information Systems, Economics, and Machine Learning. Our faculty include global experts in the areas of fintech, digital healthcare, online reputation systems, platform economics, and social media, among others. Questrom is regularly ranked among the top global institutions for research output, and eleven Questrom faculty (five in IS) have recently been named among the top 2% of all scientists globally for citation impact. The strengths of the Questrom School in analytics along with its diverse and outstanding student body has led to the MSBA program being ranked in the top-10 in the USA. Thus this position presents an exciting opportunity to teach advanced analytics in a business context. Required Skills:   Candidates with an MS in information systems, operations research, computer science, engineering, applied math or statistics are encouraged to apply, although a PhD in these fields is desirable. Considerable technical industry experience will be considered in lieu of a doctorate credential.  Candidates should have strong communication skills. At the minimum, candidates should be able to demonstrate experience in teaching and excellent presentation skills. Prior experience in teaching courses at the undergraduate or graduate level is highly desirable. Experience in applied machine learning techniques and ability to work with large datasets leveraging latest technologies are required. Ability to teach them in a hands-on manner to students (including novices) using Python and other appropriate technologies with the help of applied, industry examples is essential.    The Questrom School of Business believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. To that end, we are especially eager to have colleagues join our ranks who support our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, diverse, and a place where all constituents can thrive. The Questrom School of Business seeks to continue diversifying our faculty, student and staff ranks, recognizing that diversity of experience and thought deepens the intellectual endeavor.   The Questrom School of Business offers generous research and teaching support. The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.    DO NOT APPLY THROUGH THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY HR WEBSITE.   Interested parties should apply via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/23551   In your application, please include (1) cover letter (2) CV (3) programming sample or reference to one on e.g. github (4) teaching evaluations or equivalent content demonstrating teaching ability (5) 2-3 references.   Please contact our department administrators with any questions regarding the position or application process through email at qstacademicsupport@bu.edu .   Application Deadline: For full consideration apply by Nov 21, 2022. We will accept applications until the position is filled. Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption ( instructions ). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources site.   We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Job Location Boston, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular Salary Grade Based on experience
  • Klamath Falls, Oregon, Position Summary: The director of Performance Excellence provides improvement support by functioning as a project manager, facilitator, consultant, and analyst using Six Sigma methodologies. The Director facilitates the assessment of problems, the compilation and analysis of data, the development of improvement teams, the design and collection of metrics, and the facilitation of improvement efforts and sustained performance.  Essential Job Functions: Develops specific programs and services using Lean Six Sigma methodologies that can be offered to Sky Lakes departments, leaders, and staff intended to improve efficiencies, control/ decrease costs, and improve the quality of care. Provides consulting and training on Lean Six Sigma that is relevant to healthcare and that will add value to process improvement efforts and initiatives. Coordinates and participates in projects, serving as a role model for organizational change. Demonstrates effective facilitation and presentation skills that will enhance Lean Six Sigma initiatives. Provides individual mentoring and support to Lean Six Sigma practitioners as needed. Facilitates performance improvement projects utilizing Lean Six Sigma methodologies; coaches and mentors others to lead performance improvement projects utilizing Lean Six Sigma methodologies. Monitors, evaluates, and trends clinical and non-clinical performance data; uses this information to assist in identifying priorities for improvement. Works collaboratively with leaders and other staff to develop and maintain performance improvement processes. Actively participates in performance improvement-related committees. Leads improvement projects related to process and continuous improvement in the areas of quality, operations, productivity, and cost using Lean Six Sigma methodologies and tools. Minimum Requirements: Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, healthcare administration, or related field.  Superior critical thinking, analytical, and problem solving skills. Exceptional interpersonal, team building, and communication skills.  Outstanding integrity, initiative, and creativity. Experience leading or managing team and change initiatives. Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree.  Previous experience managing large, complex projects.  Experience with Lean methodology.   Lean certification. Lic/Reg/Cert: Lean Six Sigma Black Belt required within two (2) years from hire date. Typical Physical/Mental Demands: Sedentary-light physical demand level capabilities required.  Must be able to work independently as well as with co-workers, physicians and medical center personnel.  Must be able to prioritize work demands, meet constant deadlines, organize time efficiently, and provide immediate response to changes in any of regulatory programs.  Must have the ability to work in stressful situations.
  • Seattle, Washington, *Please include a cover letter with your resume describing your interest in the position and how you meet the qualifications   PATH is currently recruiting for a Technical Officer to work in the Medical Devices and Health Technologies Program (MDHT) to support PATH’s work to ensure that delivery devices and packaging technologies for vaccines and essential medicines are optimized for the contexts in which they will be used.   PATH is a global nonprofit dedicated to achieving health equity. With more than 40 years of experience forging multisector partnerships, and with expertise in science, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales up innovative solutions to the world’s most   The MDHT program at PATH develops, advances, and facilitates introduction of technologies for priority health needs around the world. This includes delivery devices, primary containers, and delivery strategies that can expand access and equity for safe and effective vaccines and drugs. A key focus are combination products that combine a pharmaceutical or a vaccine with a delivery device, such as prefilled syringes, blow-fill-seal containers, and microarray (also known as microneedle) patches for transdermal delivery of vaccines, antiretroviral drugs, hormonal contraception, and other essential medicines. PATH is seeking a Technical Officer to support multiple project teams in the MDHT program.   Responsibilities: Plan, manage, and oversee execution of collaborative combination product (drug/device or vaccine/device) development activities, including product design and preclinical research.  Research technical topics through literature reviews and informational interviews and synthesize information into a concise and logical summary that will inform project strategy. Provide research-based scientific input to inform design development, preclinical, clinical, and usability research. Design, draft, and review research protocols and findings, publications, Target Product Profiles, project updates, guidance documents, presentations, and donor reports. Provide clear and concise data analyses and progress reports for internal and external audiences.  Research manufacturing and quality control approaches for microarray patches and other combination product technologies and identify areas for improvement along with potential products and innovative solutions. Assess manufacturing strategies for products and product categories, interfacing with product developers, industry, and public health stakeholders. Plan, coordinate, and manage internal and external project team meetings to be efficient, effective, and produce clear decisions and action plans. Develop and monitor project timelines and other relevant project management tools, with input from other key team members. Represent PATH at industry conferences and meetings with partners, funders, and the global pharmaceutical and vaccine delivery technology development community. Stay current on research topics related to pharmaceutical and vaccine delivery technologies and public health needs by attending scientific conferences and conducting regular literature reviews. Assess and analyze technical innovations in delivery devices and combination products to address unmet health needs. Contribute scientific expertise to the creation of funding proposals. Participate in and contribute to equity, inclusion, and diversity efforts. A degree in a bioengineering, pharmaceutical sciences, biochemistry, or biosciences discipline and industry experience in product development or production of medical devices, pharmaceuticals or vaccines. Undergraduate degree and a minimum of seven years of experience PhD and minimum of two years of experience Technical writing skills (reports, presentations, analyses, articles, grant proposals etc.) and verbal communication skills to diverse audiences. Organizational skills, high level of attention to detail, and ability to work effectively under deadlines. Research and data analysis skills including review, analysis, and interpretation of scientific literature. Working understanding of ISO 13485 Quality Systems and medical device, vaccine, and/or drug regulatory approval pathways. Command of MS Office suite, especially Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel. Familiarity with SmartSheet, Box, and Teams a plus. Experience and skill in thinking creatively and analytically to help organize information, manage workflow, strategize, and improve systems and processes. Proactive, self-directed, and can prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects while working in a collaborative, fast-paced, multidisciplinary team environment. Flexibility and a willingness to take on a variety of assignments.   Desired qualifications: Experience with combination products (drug/device or vaccine/device) strongly preferred. Familiarity or experience with public health needs and context in low resource settings preferred. Experience or understanding of engagement and collaboration with the public and private sectors on low-cost healthcare products and service preferred. Willingness to travel (domestic and/or international), up to 10%, preferred.     COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement: PATH has instituted a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all employees, interns, consultants, and temporary staff based in the United States. Individuals selected for job opportunities in the United States must be fully vaccinated, and show proof of vaccination status, upon hire. Individuals are considered fully vaccinated 2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, such as Pfizer or Moderna, or 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson. Individuals with medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.   PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.   PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, militar
  • Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Faculty Positions in the College of Business at Alfaisal University; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Alfaisal University (AU) is a highly ranked and successful University located in the capital city of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It was founded in 2008 as a private not for profit research[1]oriented university, where English is the official language of instructions. It consists of six colleges: Business, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Pharmacy, and General Sciences. College of Business (CoB) offers a BBA. degree in Business Administration with six majors (Accounting, Finance, Entrepreneurship & Family Business, HRM, Marketing, and Operations & Project Management), and an MBA degree with six tracks (General, Accounting & Taxation, Digital Marketing, Finance, Human Capital Management, and Healthcare Management) along with an active Executive Education program with strong connection to government agencies, businesses, and industry. The Times Higher Education Young Universities (under 50 years old) Rankings 2022 ranked Alfaisal University 1st in Saudi Arabia, 1st in the Arab World and 36th globally. Alfaisal has been placed 8th in ”The World’s Best Small Universities 2022.” The College has the following opening (at all levels): - Operations Management/Project Management (three openings: One in Project Management/Operations Strategy, and two in Decision Science/ Business Analytics). We are interested in candidates with: -A PhD with focus on data science, business analytics, project management, operations management or related fields from AACSB accredited universities. -Ability to teach, using specialized software, from among a range of courses such as Big Data Intelligence, Data Management and Visualization, Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics, Introductory and Advanced Project Management, Operations Strategy. -Strong publications record in top ABS ranked academic journals for senior candidates and strong research potential for junior candidates. -The ability to teach courses addressed to different audiences, from undergraduate students to postgraduate and executive participants. Application details: lease submit your application package at: https://jobs.alfaisal.edu/cob/pages/faculty [1] positions-dept-opt-pm-cob061122 where it should include: A letter of interest (including a brief outline of the candidate’s motivation). A curriculum vitae. Samples of scholarly writing (e.g., three recently published papers). A research and teaching statement. Teaching evaluations from the past two years (if applicable). Copies of diplomas. Contact information of 3 references. Also send a copy of items 1 and 2 above to mailto:bdodin@alfaisal.edu Screening of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Saudi Arabia is a country in transformation; its economy is the third fastest growing after China and India. Riyadh is an attractive, modern, and vibrant city. It is the political, economic, and cultural hub of Saudi Arabia and the Gulf Coast Countries. Because of the large, well-established expatriate community, English is widely spoken by service providers at retail outlets, schools, hospitals, and other establishments. The climate in Riyadh is comfortable during the fall and spring semesters similar to what you might experience in the Southwestern part of the United States, very much like Tucson and Phoenix, AZ. There are numerous, world-class educational options for the children of AU faculty. The proximity of Saudi Arabia to other Middle Eastern, European, and Asian popular travel destinations makes it an ideal location for someone that also would like to experience new cultures. AU offers attractive rolling employment contracts with competitive compensation package commensurate with qualifications and experience of the candidate. We strive to be competitive with top research-oriented business schools in the USA. Attractive fringe benefits include family relocation and annual leave; medical/dental/optical/life insurances; and dependent/s schooling. Employment will require successful completion of credentials verification and background check(s) in accordance with university policies.

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