Assitant/Associate/Full professor - Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering - RIT
Rochester Institute of Technology
Location: Rochester, New York
Type: Full Time
Academic / College and University
Internal Number: 7238BR
The Rochester Institute of Technology’s Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor depending upon experience and qualifications. Applicants with experience in additive/advanced manufacturing, artificial intelligence, or sustainable and resilient systems are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or a closely related field. Candidates must have a record of dissemination of scholarly research; potential to establish a successful externally sponsored research program; demonstrated potential for high quality teaching; excellent written and oral communication skills; and the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the university’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences. Faculty responsibilities include conducting sponsored research, teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels, student advising (including Ph.D. students), and providing service to the university community.
We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity, and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RIT’s core values, honor code, and diversity commitment.
The mission of the Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) Department (https://www.rit.edu/kgcoe/ise/) is to provide ISE education that integrates experiential learning and applied research, with a student centered approach, resulting in graduates who make immediate and long-lasting contributions to manufacturing, service, government, and academia. The ISE Department houses state-of-the-art laboratories that support courses and research activities and provide hands-on educational experiences. The AMPrint Center has world-class facilities with over $5M of state of the art additive manufacturing equipment supported by several full-time research scientists. The Brinkman Advanced Machine Tools Laboratory is a model for industry-academia partnerships that provides access to advanced manufacturing capabilities. The Toyota Production Systems Lab mimics an assembly production facility and supports activities pertaining to lean manufacturing. The Human Performance Lab supports courses and research that require the integration of humans into the design of systems. Additional labs include the Healthcare Systems Engineering Lab, Analytics/Statistics Lab, and the Interdisciplinary Manufacturing Engineering and Design (iMED) lab. The department offers BS and MS degrees in Industrial and Systems Engineering, and ME in Engineering Management, as well as a joint Ph.D. in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering.
The Kate Gleason College of Engineering (https://www.rit.edu/kgcoe/) has established its reputation as a preeminent provider of career-oriented engineering education with a rapidly growing commitment to research. It offers bachelor degree programs in biomedical, chemical, computer, electrical, industrial, mechanical and microelectronic engineering, and comprehensive, innovative Ph.D. programs in a range of engineering disciplines including Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Biomedical and Chemical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Microsystems Engineering.
Required Application Documents
Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References, Research Statement, Statement of Diversity Contribution, Statement of Teaching Philosophy.
How To Apply
Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty; search openings, then Keyword Search 7238BR. Please submit your application, curriculum vitae, and cover letter (should state whether the candidate wishes to be considered for an appointment at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor) and upload the following attachments:
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
The vision statement should include the candidate’s plans for research, teaching philosophy, and experience and interest in cultural diversity
The names, addresses, and phone numbers for three references
Questions for the search committee regarding this position may be directed to Denis Cormier at [email protected]. A review of applications will begin immediately. To ensure full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply by November 18th. The position will remain open until filled. Additional DetailsThe hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion in the workplace. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs, and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable laws. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to [email protected] Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.
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Required Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or a closely related engineering field
A record of dissemination of scholarly research, with a preference for research involving additive/advanced manufacturing, artificial intelligence technologies with application to Industrial Engineering, and/or sustainable and resilient systems
Potential to establish a successful externally sponsored research program
Demonstrated potential for high-quality teaching of courses in the department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences
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