Faculty Openings

The Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at Penn State is delighted to announce its search for three-to-four outstanding tenure-track hires, with position start date of Fall 2017. The department is especially interested in candidates whose work contributes to advances in smart manufacturing, healthcare, supply chain management, quality/reliability, human centered design, big data analytics, and/or energy systems.

Candidates must also have demonstrated capability and interests in fundamental contributions to engineering and science in one or more of the following: simulation, applied probability, digital integration, robotics/automation, human-computer interaction, ergonomics, cognitive engineering, and/or engineering design. 

Candidates are expected to develop an internationally recognized and externally-funded research program; adopt innovative educational practices as they develop and teach graduate and undergraduate courses; advise and mentor graduate and undergraduate students; and participate in local and external service activities.

Preferred rank is at the Assistant Professor level, however, applications at higher ranks will be considered for experienced applicants with exceptional records.

Home of the first established industrial engineering program in the world, our department is consistently highly ranked for both its graduate and undergraduate programs. Interested candidates are encouraged to visit the department and college websites to learn more.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering, Operations Research, Manufacturing Engineering, Human Factors, Human Computer Interaction, or a closely related field, and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Interested applicants should submit: (1) a cover letter, (2) Curriculum Vitae, (3) one-page research statement, (4) one-page teaching statement, and (5) a list of three-to-five references. Applicant screening will begin in November 2016 and continue until the positions are filled.

Apply at https://psu.jobs/job/66584Questions can be directed to the faculty search chair by email to IE-FacultySearch@engr.psu.edu.

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Home of the first established industrial engineering program in the world, the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (IME) at Penn State has made a name for itself in the engineering industry through its storied tradition of unparalleled excellence and innovation in research, education, and outreach.

We are Innovators. We are Makers. We are Excellence in Engineering. We are Penn State IME.

The Harold and Inge Marcus Department of
Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

310 Leonhard Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-865-7601

FAX: 814-863-4745