ISE seeks candidate for Jerry S. Dobrovolny Chair in Systems Engineering and Design


4/15/2016

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering
Jerry S. Dobrovolny Chair in Systems Engineering and Design (F1500093)

The Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of full professor in the area of large scale systems engineering and design. This position is supported by a $2M endowment. We are seeking a preeminent scholar who uses a multidisciplinary approach to the study of systems engineering and design. We are especially interested in a visionary leader whose research agenda will contribute to our campus excellence.

The Department offers a comprehensive research program covering many major areas in industrial and systems engineering such as data analytics, decision and control systems, design and manufacturing, financial engineering and operations research. The Department offers B.S. degrees in Industrial Engineering and in General Engineering (to be renamed Systems Engineering and Design), and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Industrial Engineering and in Systems and Entrepreneurial Engineering.

Applicants at the rank of full professor will be considered. Successful candidates are expected to direct graduate students in research, teach in the undergraduate and graduate programs, and develop a strong externally-funded research program in the area of systems engineering and design. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Candidates must have outstanding track records, and a PhD in Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a closely related discipline.

Application materials must be submitted to http://jobs.illinois.edu. The application package should include a statement of teaching and research interests, a curriculum vitae with email contact address, a publication list, and names and contact information of four references.  Review of applications will be ongoing, and will continue until the position is filled. The proposed start date is August 16, 2016. Questions should be referred to Shawna Graddy, sgraddy [at] illinois [dot] edu, (217) 244-8788. 

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.  Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).  We have an active and successful dual-career partner placement program and a strong commitment to work-life balance and family-friendly programs for faculty and staff (http://provost.illinois.edu/worklife/index.html).

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