Instructional Faculty 4141BR Kate Gleason College of Engineering KGCOE Industrial & Systems Engineering
Faculty Type (Tenure Status): Tenure-Track Faculty Discipline: Industrial Engineering Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor Employment Category: Fulltime Anticipated Start Date: 15-Aug-2019
Department/College Description THE COLLEGE/ DEPARTMENT: The ISE Department (http://www.rit.edu/kgcoe/ise) has been one of the most rapidly-growing programs at RIT in recent years and is well-positioned to continue this growth. Since 2010, the department has experienced a 55% increase in student headcount and an increase of over 100% in research expenditures. A significant investment in laboratory infrastructure has helped propel this growth. The department is particularly well known for its outstanding advanced manufacturing facilities. The AMPrint Center (www.rit.edu/amprint) has world-class additive manufacturing and multifunctional printing capabilities. The Brinkman Advanced Machine Tools Laboratory is a model for industry-academia partnerships that provides faculty and students access to state-of-the-art advanced manufacturing capabilities. The Toyota Production Systems Lab mimics a real world production facility and supports a wide variety of activities pertaining to lean manufacturing. The department has access to a UNIX-based cloud system that include large memory computers, parallel computing clusters, distributed computing resources, high performance storage servers, and off-campus supercomputing access. Additional laboratory development is ongoing in the areas of Biomechanics, Biomedical Design and Manufacturing, Health Care Systems, and Applied Statistics. The department offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Industrial and Systems Engineering, with additional degree options in Sustainable Engineering and Engineering Management. Faculty are also engaged in an interdisciplinary engineering Ph.D. program with focus areas in Transportation, Energy, Communications and Healthcare (T/E/C/H).
The Kate Gleason College of Engineering 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 graduate programs in a range of engineering disciplines including a cross-disciplinary doctoral degree in engineering. For more information visit http://www.rit.edu/kgcoe/.
THE UNIVERSITY AND ROCHESTER COMMUNITY: RIT is a national leader in professional and career-oriented education. Talented, ambitious, and creative students of all cultures and backgrounds from all 50 states and more than 100 countries have chosen to attend RIT. Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing career education and experiential learning. With approximately 15,000 undergraduates and 2,900 graduate students, RIT is one of the largest private universities in the nation. RIT offers a rich array of degree programs in engineering, science, business, and the arts, and is home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. RIT has been honored by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the Great Colleges to Work For for four years. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site. RIT is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples by our membership in the Upstate NY HERC.
Rochester, situated between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes region, is the 51st largest metro area in the United States and the third largest city New York State. The Greater Rochester region, which is home to nearly 1.1 million people, is rich in cultural and ethnic diversity, with a population comprised of approximately 18% African and Latin Americans and another 3% of international origin. It is also home to one of the largest deaf communities per capita in the U.S. Rochester ranks 4th for Most Affordable City' by Forbes Magazine ,and MSN selected Rochester as the #1 Most Livable Bargain Market (for real-estate).
Detailed Job Description
Rochester Institute of Technology's Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor. Candidates with exceptional qualifications will be considered at the rank of associate professor. We are looking for candidates in all areas of Industrial Engineering that complement and/or expand our current thrust areas. Candidates with research interests in operations research/simulation, production systems, sustainable engineering, quality engineering, healthcare systems engineering, data sciences (including predictive and prescriptive analytics, and/or big data), artificial intelligence, systems engineering, human factors/ergonomics, and advanced manufacturing are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in Industrial Engineering or a closely related field, or be ABD with expected degree completion by August 2019. Candidates must also have a record of dissemination of scholarly research; demonstrate potential for high quality teaching; show potential to establish a successful externally sponsored research program; demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills; and have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the university's commitment to diversity and pluralism. Faculty responsibilities include teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, student advising, conducting sponsored research 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 statement of diversity.
Required Minimum Qualifications
PhD in Industrial Engineering or closely related field, or ABD with expected degree completion by August 2019
Demonstrated potential for high quality teaching
A record of dissemination of scholarly research
Research aligned with one or more departmental thrust areas depicted in this job description
Potential to establish successful externally sponsored research programs
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the colleges continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.
Required Minimum Education Level PhD
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 4141BR. Please submit your application, curriculum vitae, cover letter addressing the listed qualifications and upload the following attachments:
A research statement
A teaching philosophy statement
The names, addresses and phone numbers for three references
You can contact the search committee with questions on the position to Ruben Proano by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To receive full consideration, all application materials should be received by December 15, 2018. The position will be kept open until a suitable candidate is found.
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THE UNIVERSITY AND ROCHESTER COMMUNITY:
RIT is a national leader in professional and career-oriented education. Talented, ambitious, and creative students of all cultures and backgrounds from all 50 states and more than 100 countries have chosen to attend RIT. Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing career education and experiential learning. With approximately 15,000 undergraduates and 2,900 graduate students, RIT is one of the largest private universities in the nation. RIT offers a rich array of degree programs in engineering, science, business, and the arts, and is home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. RIT has been honored by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” for four years. RIT is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples by our membership in the Upstate NY HERC.
Rochester, situated between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes region, is the 79th largest city in the United States and the third largest metropolitan area in New York State. The Greater Rochester region, which is home to over one million people, is rich in cul...tural and ethnic diversity, with a population comprised of approximately 16% African and Latin Americans and another 7% of international origin. It is also home to the largest deaf community per capita in the U.S. Rochester ranks 3rd among the best metropolitan regions for “raising a family" by Forbes Magazine; 6th among 379 metropolitan areas as “Best Places to Live in America” by Places Rated Almanac; 1st in Expansion Management Magazine’s ranking of metropolitan areas having the best “quality of life in the nation”; and is among Essence Magazine’s “Top 10 Cities for Black Families.”