Professor Visiting Assistant

Purdue University

United States

July 8, 2021


Requisition ID: 14149

Professor Visiting Assistant Job Summary

The School of Industrial Engineering at Purdue University invites applications for a visiting assistant professor. This position is full-time, academic year (9 month), beginning in August 2021.

The position of the visiting faculty includes the following duties:

  • Teaching within the School of Industrial Engineering at the undergraduate and graduate (Master's) levels, with a focus on applied operations research and production systems coursework.
  • The individual will be assigned as the instructor-of-record for the courses taught and have autonomy to develop and deliver course content as appropriate (including: development of appropriate syllabi, assessment methods, grading and grade reporting, office hours, etc.)
  • Collaboration with other faculty (i.e., course coordinators) will be expected to ensure consistency across sections and semesters.
  • Hold all classes in accord with the university academic calendars, and be flexible in course assignments and teaching times according to program needs.
  • Assist with other duties related to teaching and mentoring students, as needed.
  • Education

    Candidates for the position must have completed a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering or closely related field by the position start date. Evidence of teaching effectiveness, and experience teaching in an online format is preferred.

    IE/COE Highlights

    Successful candidate will become part of a vibrant community of scholars who are committed to Rethinking IE and helping guide the profession to impact societal grand challenges of the 21st century. The School of Industrial Engineering at Purdue University is making significant investments in advancing the frontiers of next generation information engineering and data analytics, systems science, cognition and decision-making, and manufacturing of products and services. The School has a storied history at the forefront of the Industrial Engineering discipline, which is reflected in our consistently high rankings. The School is an integral part of the College of Engineering, which is pursuing a goal of Pinnacle of Excellence at Scale, which includes guiding strategic growth in new directions, by investing in people, exciting Purdue Engineering Initiatives (PEI's), and facilities.

    Application Expectations

    To apply, please visit Required application documents including a cover letter including a statement of professional interests and goals, curriculum vitae, teaching statement and sample syllabi, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position.

    Purdue is an ADVANCE institution https:// www. Purdue University's School of Industrial Engineering is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort including discovery, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in a separate Diversity and Inclusion Statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion. Purdue and the College of Engineering have a Concierge Program that provides dual career assistance and relocation services.

    FLSA Status


    EOE/AA Statement

    Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

    Nearest Major Market: Lafayette

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