Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering Faculty Positions





The Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering at the University of Michigan invites applications and nominations for faculty positions beginning September, 2016.

We seek outstanding candidates for faculty positions in all areas of industrial engineering -- methodological and applied -- with a particular focus on (1) Manufacturing Systems, (2) Transportation Systems, (3) Big Data/Analytics, (4) Cognitive Ergonomics and (5) Engineering Education. Individuals at all ranks are encouraged to apply.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. and must demonstrate a strong commitment to high-quality research and evidence of teaching potential. Candidates for Associate or Full Professor should have a commensurate record of research publications and are expected to provide organizational and research leadership, develop sources of external funding, build relationships with industry, and interact with faculty colleagues.

Candidates should provide (i) a current C.V., (ii) a list of references, and one page summary statements describing: (iii) career teaching plans; (iv) research plans, and (v) course (teaching) evaluations for candidates with prior teaching experience. Candidates should have their references send recommendations to us directly at The deadline for ensuring full consideration of an application is October 25, 2015, but the positions will remain open and applications may still be considered, at the discretion of the hiring committee, until appointments are made.

We seek candidates who will provide inspiration and leadership in research and actively contribute to teaching. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The University of Michigan is responsive to the needs of dual career families.

Please submit your application to the following:


If you have any questions regarding the web application submittal process or other inquiries, please contact, Gwendolyn Brown at or (734) 763-1332.



The University of Michigan is a non-discriminatory, affirmative action employer.

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