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Senior Lecturer (Position Number 00053184)

The Department of Operations Research and Engineering Management (OREM) invites applications for an opportunity to be involved in the shaping of innovative academic programs in Systems Engineering and Engineering Management. We seek full-time teaching faculty candidates for a senior lecturer position (Position #53184) in areas relevant to our academic programs in industrial and systems engineering -- methodological and applied – including, but not limited to, systems design, systems operation, risk management, engineering management, engineering leadership, and models-based systems engineering with applications in service and supply-chain systems.  

Eligible candidates for the position (i) must have a doctoral degree in systems or industrial engineering, or related field; and (ii) are expected to demonstrate the ability to support existing core courses of our systems engineering and engineering management degrees; and (iii) must have the expertise to develop new courses in areas relevant to our programs at the undergraduate and masters levels. Eligible candidates should also have a significant potential for further educational program development and administrative leadership for growing existing programs in systems engineering and engineering management. 

The target appointment date is the fall semester, 2022. Review of applications will begin immediately, and to ensure full consideration for the position, the application must be received by May 2, 2022, but the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Interested and qualified applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, including a statement of teaching, and a list of at least three references via Interfolio at 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,



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