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The Grainger College of Engineering: Professor (Op

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Job Details
Job Order Number
7132635
Company Name
University of Illinois
Physical Address
616 East Green Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Job Description

Description:

Professor (Open Rank)

Department of Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering
The Grainger College of Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign invites applications for full-time open rank faculty with an emphasis in Statistical Inference/Analytics/Machine Learning. Endowed Chairs and Professorships for distinguished candidates are available in all research areas of the department including operations research, data analytics, decision and control systems, design and manufacturing, and financial engineering. Senior and mid-career faculty are encouraged to apply, but all qualified candidates will be considered.

Successful candidates are expected to direct graduate students in research, teach in the undergraduate and graduate programs, and develop a strong externally-funded research program. Ideal candidates include those who demonstrate evidence of a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service endeavors. Successful junior candidates must exhibit exceptional promise and have interests in interdisciplinary research. Mid-career candidates are expected to be emerging leaders in their field, exhibit a strong record of publication and externally funded research, and participate in interdisciplinary collaborations. Senior candidates must have outstanding track records. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All candidates must have a PhD in Industrial, Systems, Electrical, Computer, or Mechanical Engineering, or a closely related discipline by the appointment start date.

Qualified senior candidates may also be considered for tenured Associate Professor and Full Professor positions as part of the Grainger Engineering Breakthroughs Initiative. Over the next few years, more than 35 new endowed professorships and chairs will be established in areas of strategic interest to The Grainger College of Engineering. Such areas include, but are not limited to, bioengineering, big data, quantum information, robotics and machine learning. More information about the Grainger Initiative can be found at https://grainger.illinois.edu/research/grainger-breakthroughs.

Application materials must be submitted online at h*ttp://jobs.illinois.edu*. The application package should include in a single PDF file the following: a) statement of teaching and research interests, b) statement on commitment to diversity, c) curriculum vitae with email contact address, d) publication list, and e) names and contact information of four references (no letters). The statement on diversity should address past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by December 1, 2019. Early applications are strongly encouraged as interviews may take place during the application period; however, no hiring decision will be made until after the closing date. The proposed start date is August 16, 2020. Questions about the application process should be referred to Rachel McCool, rmccool@illinois.edu, (217) 300-1945.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility. The University of Illinois must also comply with applicable federal export control laws and regulations and, as such, reserves the right to employ restricted party screening procedures for applicants.

We have an active and successful dual-career partner placement program and a strong commitment to work-life balance and family-friendly programs for faculty and staff (http://provost.illinois.edu/faculty-affairs/work-life-balance/).

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.

College Name or Administrative Unit:
Engineering

Category:
Faculty

Title:
The Grainger College of Engineering: Professor (Open Rank) – Department of Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering (122430)

Open Date:
09/23/2019

Organization Name:
IndustrialandEnterprise Sys Eng

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois
welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).


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