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Tenured/Tenure Track: Open Rank

Industrial & Systems Engineering

College Station, Texas
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The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University (https://engineering.tamu.edu/industrial/index.html) invites applications for a full-time tenured or tenure-track position with a 9-month academic appointment, and the possibility of an additional summer appointment contingent upon need and availability of funds, beginning September 1, 2020.  Applicants will be considered for the faculty titles of assistant, associate and full professor, including a possible joint position with the Center for Remote Health Technologies and Systems (https://remotehealth.tamu.edu/).  The successful applicant will be required to teach; advise and mentor graduate students; develop an independent, externally funded research program; participate in all aspects of the department’s activities; and serve the profession.

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University’s College of Engineering was established in 1939. It has consistently been ranked in the top 10 departments in the United States over the past 10 years by the Gourman Report, the National Research Council, and U.S. News and World Report. The department provides education and research that contribute to the economic and technological advancement of the state, the nation, and the world. Our outstanding faculty are nationally and internationally recognized for the quality of their research and teaching, and their leadership in the profession. The department offers strong programs in advanced manufacturing, operations research, data science, and health and human systems engineering, four areas that are important for improving the vitality of the US and global economy, global health and quality of life. Graduates are well prepared for successful careers as practitioners and academicians and are sought for their comprehensive backgrounds and systems perspectives.

Texas A&M University is located in the twin cities of Bryan and College Station, TX, with a population of more than 273,000, and is conveniently located in a triangle formed by Dallas, Houston and Austin. Texas A&M has more than 69,300 graduate and undergraduate students enrolled. Research expenditures at Texas A&M total more than $922 million annually, ranking in the top tier of universities nationwide. With an endowment valued at more than $11.5 billion, the university ranks third among U.S. public universities and eighth overall. Texas A&M is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and having policies that contribute to work-life balance. For more information visit http://dof.tamu.edu/Faculty-Resources/CURRENT-FACULTY/Faculty-Work-Life. With close to 700 faculty members and more than 20,000 students, the College of Engineering is one of the largest engineering schools in the country. The college is ranked eighth in graduate studies and eighth in undergraduate programs among public institutions by U.S. News & World Report, with seven of the college’s 14 departments ranked in the Top 10. The college is also ranked 3rd in research expenditures by the American Society for Engineering Education.


Applicants must have an earned doctorate in industrial and systems engineering or a closely related engineering or science discipline.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, diversity statement (optional) and a list of four references (including postal addresses, phone numbers and email addresses) by applying for this specific position at http://apply.interfolio.com/71639. Full consideration will be given to applications received by December 31, 2019. Applications received after that date may be considered until position(s) are filled. It is anticipated the appointment(s) will begin Fall 2020.

For questions regarding the application process or other inquiries, please contact Kelli Hamilton (kellihamilton@tamu.edu).

Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employer committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. Applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.

The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and therefore has a Dual Career Program and implements policies that contribute to work-life balance.