University of California, Berkeley Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research and College of Engineering Faculty Position in Operations Management/Supply Chain/Logistics
The DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING & OPERATIONS RESEARCH (IEOR) at University of California, Berkeley welcomes applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the broad area of Operations Management and Logistics the expected start date is July 1, 2019. Applications are strongly encouraged by November 8 but all applications received by November 30 will receive full consideration.
We are particularly interested in individuals who develop new and creative data-driven solution approaches based on operations research, artificial intelligence, machine learning or similar methodologies, to improve the design and performance of operations in business sectors including transportation, manufacturing, and online and traditional services, including healthcare.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values in the College of Engineering. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to equity and inclusion. Financial and in-kind resources are available to pursue activities that help accelerate our efforts to achieve our equity and inclusion goals, with the full backing of the College. Examples of ongoing programming at the College are available at engineering.berkeley.edu/diversity.
The department offers BA, BS, MS, MEng, and PhD degrees and is at the forefront of research and teaching of operations research and data analytics methods, as well as the advancement of quantitative methodologies to solve problems in the areas of healthcare, logistics, supply chain management, energy, security, finance, and e-commerce. The department has strong ties with other departments in the UC Berkeley College of Engineering and enjoys close relationships with the departments of Statistics, Mathematics, and Economics, as well as with the Haas School of Business. Our location in the San Francisco Bay Area also offers outstanding opportunities for collaboration with local companies. To learn more about our department please visit ieor.berkeley.edu. This exceptional environment for teaching and research will provide the successful candidate with unique opportunities for intellectual and technological leadership.
Candidates with the following qualifications are encouraged to apply:
Excellent original research in relevant topics
Clear vision for future original research in relevant topics and cross disciplinary collaboration
Ability and enthusiasm for teaching relevant courses, including the ability to communicate concepts to students at all levels
Strong letters of reference
Enthusiasm for advancing diversity and collaboration.
Applicants must have completed, or be in the process of completing, a PhD or an equivalent international degree. In addition to the qualifications listed above, the ideal candidate will have experience with state-of-the-art methods, tools, and software and the potential to secure research funding from governmental, non-profit, or industry sources.
Please submit a cover letter summarizing qualifications as above, a CV, a statement of research, a statement of teaching interests, links to significant publications, and four references. Please submit a 2-3 page statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these issues, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired as a Berkeley faculty member (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity/support-faculty-candidates). All recommendation letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC statement on confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.
The deadline for applications is November 30, 2018. Applications received after this date will not be considered. Candidates will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, and early application is recommended. For questions regarding this position, please contact IEOR Department Manager, Rebecca Pauling, firstname.lastname@example.org
The University is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty.
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