Assistant or Associate Professor – Industrial and Systems Engineering

first_imgThe UniversitySan José StateUniversity enrolls over 35,700 students, a significantpercentage of whom are members of minority groups. As such, thisposition is for scholars interested in a career at a nationalleader in graduating URM students. SJSU is a Hispanic ServingInstitution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American PacificIslander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution; 40% of our students arefirst-generation, and 38% are Pell-qualified. The university iscurrently ranked third nationally in increasing student upwardmobility. The University is committed to increasing the diversityof its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community canbenefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.San José State University is California’s oldest institution ofpublic higher learning. Located in downtown San José (Pop.1,000,000) in the heart of Silicon Valley, SJSU is part of one ofthe most innovative regions in the world. As Silicon Valley’spublic university, SJSU combines dynamic teaching, research, anduniversity-industry experiences to prepare students to address thebiggest problems facing society. SJSU is a member of the 23-campusCalifornia State University (CSU) system.Equal Employment StatementSan José State University is an Affirmative Action/EqualOpportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants foremployment without regard to race, color, religion, nationalorigin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexualorientation, genetic information, medical condition, maritalstatus, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to allSan José State University students, faculty, and staff as well asUniversity programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations aremade for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note thatall San José State University employees are considered mandatedreporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect ReportingAct and are required to comply with the requirements set forth inCSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.Additional InformationA background check (including a criminal records check) must becompleted satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered aposition with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete thebackground check may affect the application status of applicants orcontinued employment of current CSU employees who apply for theposition.Advertised: October 10, 2020 (9:00 AM) Pacific DaylightTimeApplications close: For full consideration, please apply by January 25, 2021Inquires may be directed to the Department Chair or SearchCommittee Chair – Professor Yasser Dessouky,[email protected] letter of interestcurriculum vitaestatement of teaching interests/philosophy (2 pagesmaximum)research plans (2 pages maximum)diversity statement (2 pages maximum) discussing specificinitiatives, strategies, activities that you have accomplishedand/or that you plan to accomplish to advance diversity, equity,and/or inclusionthree references with contact information Department SummaryThe Industrial and Systems Engineering Department (ISE) at SJSU hasestablished a firm goal to provide a high-quality education to itsstudents at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. TheDepartment offers classroom instruction by the best-qualifiedfaculty, hands-on experience in industry-sponsored state-of-the-artlaboratories, and opportunities for industry internships. TheDepartment has over 200 undergraduate and 340 graduatestudents.Students in Industrial and Systems degree programs learn throughour hands-on and practice-oriented curricula to prepare forprofessional careers in subject areas such as: supply chain,operations research and data analytics, engineering management,human factors, and quality engineering. They have opportunities towork with ISE faculty and industry sponsors to design and testsprocesses and systems in their capstone project experiences. TheISE Department website is at: Required QualificationsThe department invites applications for one tenure-track positionat the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (withtenure). An earned Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, SystemsEngineering or related Engineering discipline is required. Thedepartment is recruiting in all areas of human factors, humancomputer interface, and/or user experience. It is preferred thatthe candidates research area addresses either the domain of SocialRobotics and Human-Robotic Technology Relations and/or HealthEquity and Health Infrastructures but all domain areas of humanfactors will be considered. Preference will be given to applicantsholding at least one degree in Industrial Engineering. Applicantsshould demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity to theeducational goals of a multicultural population as might have beengained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and othercomparable experience.ResponsibilitiesThe person selected for this faculty position will be responsiblefor teaching in the undergraduate and graduate programs, providingleadership for the department’s graduate programs in Human Factors,Industrial and Systems Engineering, or Engineering Management,advising students including master’s projects and theses, anddeveloping a research program related to his/her field of interest.In addition, the appointee will actively participate instrengthening the present ties between the ISE Department and itssurrounding high-tech industries and will embark on establishingnew connections with high tech companies. Additionally, theappointee will participate in department and college committeeassignments and in other activities that connect the ISE Departmentto the College of Engineering and the rest of the campus. Candidatewill participate in shared governance, usually in department,college, and university committee and other service assignments.Candidate must demonstrate awareness and experience understandingthe needs of a student population of great diversity – in age,cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academicpreparation – through inclusive course materials, teachingstrategies and advisement.Compensation – Commensurate with qualifications andexperience. See Benefits Summary for details.Starting Date: August 2021Eligibility – Employment is contingent upon proof ofeligibility to work in the United States.Application ProcedureClick Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Applicationand attach the following documents:last_img read more

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