Position Number 53105
The Department of Operations Research and Engineering Management (OREM) invites nominations and applications for an opportunity to be involved in the shaping of innovative academic programs in Operations Research, Management Science, Engineering Management, Systems Engineering, and Information Engineering. We seek outstanding candidates for an associate or full professor faculty position in areas relevant to our academic programs in industrial and systems engineering -- methodological and applied – including, but not limited to, advanced data analytics, optimization, stochastic modeling, simulation, and model-based systems engineering with applications in supply-chain, manufacturing, health-care, information, and energy.
Eligible candidates for the position (i) must have a doctoral degree in operations research, industrial engineering, or related field; and (ii) are expected to demonstrate the ability to develop and sustain a strong, externally-funded research program and help advance the frontiers of knowledge; and (iii) must have the expertise to teach courses in areas relevant to our programs at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels. Eligible candidates should also have a commensurate record of research publications and external funding and an outstanding potential for further research program development and research leadership as expected from a tenured appointment.
The target appointment date is the fall semester, 2021. Review of applications will begin immediately, and to ensure full consideration for the position, the application must be emailed by April 29, 2021, but the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Interested and qualified applicants should email a curriculum vitae, including a statement of research and teaching, and a list of at least three references to EMISsearch@smu.edu. Nominations of outstanding candidates for Associate and Full Professor positions can be submitted to Dr. Halit Uster, Professor and Faculty Search Committee Chair, email@example.com. Please reference Position Number 53105. SMU is committed to achieving excellence through diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.
The committee will notify applicants of its employment decision after the position is filled. Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check. SMU will not discriminate in any program or activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and expression. The Executive Director for Access and Equity/Title IX Coordinator is designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies and may be reached at the Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-768-3601, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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About the Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering
SMU's Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering, founded in 1925, is one of the oldest engineering schools in the Southwest. The school offers eight undergraduate and 29 graduate programs, including master’s and doctoral degrees, through the departments of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Computer Science and Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Operations Research and Engineering Management; and Mechanical Engineering. Lyle students participate in programs in the unique Deason Innovation Gym, providing the tools and space to work on immersion design projects and competitions to accelerate leadership development and the framework for innovation; the Hart Center for Engineering Leadership, helping students develop nontechnical skills to prepare them for leadership in diverse technical fields; the Caruth Institute for Engineering Education, developing new methodologies for incorporating engineering education into K-12 schools; and the Hunter and Stephanie Hunt Institute for Engineering and Humanity, combining technological innovation with business expertise to address global poverty.