Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Supply Chain Engineering and Analytics
University of Massachusetts Amherst - College of Engineering
Location: Amherst, Massachusetts
Type: Full Time
Academic / College and University
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level in the area of Supply Chain Engineering & Analytics
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering, Operations Management or a closely related field, or anticipate such a degree by August 31, 2023. Special consideration will be given to candidates who can contribute to cross-disciplinary research and educational programs in advanced manufacturing, data analytics, decision sciences, engineering management, and/or socially-engaged systems engineering. Applicants must also demonstrate potential for scholarly excellence and developing an externally-funded research program, as well as a commitment to diverse and cross-disciplinary academic and industrial collaborations. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an internationally recognized scholarly presence. Candidates will also be expected to teach existing undergraduate and graduate courses in our curriculum in Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management in addition to developing courses in their area of expertise. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
As a campus with an increasingly diverse student body, we are looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a diverse faculty and student community, and who value collegiality, collaboration, achievement, and integrity. We encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a commitment to mentor under-represented demographics within engineering.
About University of Massachusetts Amherst - College of Engineering
UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.
As a campus with an increasingly diverse student body, we are looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a diverse faculty and student community, and who value collegiality, collaboration, achievement, and integrity. We encourage applications from women, minorities, and individuals with a commitment to mentor under-represented demographics within engineering. We are also interested in candidates who have had non-traditional career paths, those who have paused their careers for family or pandemic reasons, or who spent time outside of academia. We are committed to helping all constituents reach their full potential, cre...ating best-in-practice operations to support faculty scholarship and fostering excellence in student experiences inside and outside our department.
UMass Amherst is a leader in providing institutional supports for faculty to combine work and family/personal responsibilities, and was listed among the Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For,” UMass is in the top 10% of public research-intensive universities in the COACHE survey for making having and raising children compatible with the tenure-track. For more information on work-life balance at UMass Amherst, see https://www.umass.edu/prospective-faculty/work/balance
The College of Engineering is ranked as the best public engineering college in New England. The Fall 2021 enrollment included 2,179 undergraduate and 662 graduate students. Research expenditures exceeded $60.5 M in the past year and the College is host to 15 research centers. The College has an excellent record of developing new faculty with 12 of our current faculty members receiving prestigious NSF CAREER awards in just the last three years.