Faculty Search

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey – New Brunswick Campus

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Tenure-track Faculty Position

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) at Rutgers University is pleased to announce its search for one outstanding tenure-track faculty (Assistant/ Associate Professor) with a start date of Fall 2023. The ISE Department is seeking dynamic and engaging candidates who can bring diverse intellectual, geographical, gender and ethnic perspectives to the work and campus communities the School of Engineering (SoE) at Rutgers University.

Candidates are sought whose work contributes to advancements at the cross section of artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) with operations research and engineering for applications in manufacturing, sustainable energy, and industries supporting healthcare. Candidates with expertise in artificial intelligence, data science and analytics, stochastic systems, optimization or engineering sciences are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates must have interests and strong research contributions in at least one of the following areas: automation and AI-enabled decision and control sciences, robotics and autonomous systems, human-machine systems, advanced simulations and/or reliability and resilience. 

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in the engineering or sciences by the employment start date and should have excellent verbal and written communication skills. A successful candidate will be expected to develop and lead an internationally recognized and externally funded research program, as well as participate in multidisciplinary research and projects. Candidates will be required to teach courses in engineering, and as such are expected to adopt innovative educational practices as they develop and teach courses for graduate and undergraduate students; advise and mentor graduate and undergraduate students; participate in local and external service activities and assist the department to establish sustainable industry partnerships in research and teaching. The preferred rank of the available position is Assistant Professor, though applications at higher ranks will be considered for applicants with exceptional records.

The Rutgers School of Engineering is home to state-of-the-art labs in robotics and automation, energy, reliability, advanced manufacturing, human and AI systems and security. ISE also has strong working relationships with many of research centers and institutions at Rutgers. Interested candidates are encouraged to visit the ISE Department website ise.rutgers.edu and the School of Engineering website soe.rutgers.edu.

Rutgers and the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering are committed to promoting and maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture and expect the faculty to actively contribute to this mission. Applicants should include (1) a cover letter of application, (2) extended curriculum vitae, (3) a one-page research statement, (4) a one-page teaching statement, (5) a list of 3-5 references and (6) statement describing how they have promoted diversity, equity, and inclusion in their previous positions. The DEI statement should include past experiences and activities, in addition to future plans to advance Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Questions to explore while structuring the DEI statement are listed below:

  • What does diversity mean to you, and why is this important?
  • Do you understand the university’s diversity goals?
  • What have been some of your experiences either being part of a non-majority group, or interacting with diverse populations?
  • How has your thinking about diversity actively influenced your teaching, research, and/or scholarship?
  • In thinking about the different roles you have played, and will play, as part of your university service, what role has/will diversity issues play?
  • What role do you believe that advising and mentoring play in working with diverse populations? Does your engagement with diversity help students prepare for careers in a global society?

Send application and questions to https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/182101 for tenure track position.

About School of Engineering, Rutgers University – New Brunswick

As one of the nation’s leading engineering schools and the newest member of the Big Ten and the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, Rutgers’ School of Engineering prepares a richly diversified body of about 3700 undergraduates and more than 1000 graduate students with the ability to solve problems, create opportunity, make meaningful societal advances and lead through innovation. Our broad spectrum of academic programs is complemented by a unique mix of early hands-on educational and research experiences, vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem both at Rutgers and along America’s northeast corridor, extra-curricular activities such as the Engineers Without Borders, Rutgers Formula Racing, and the National Concrete Canoe Competition, and leadership opportunities offered by more than 20 student chapters of professional and honor societies.  With eight active, well-funded research centers in areas such as advanced manufacturing, cyber security, energy storage, and tissue engineering, home to one of five national university transportation centers, and designated as one of six FAA test sites for the integration of unmanned aerial systems into the national airspace, the School of Engineering is engaging students in an engineering experience that will prepare them for the global workplace in the 21st century.

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