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Assistant Professor-Stochastic Processes

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Assistant Professor-Stochastic Processes
Faculty Rank: Assistant Professor
Posting Number: TR0170184
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Position Summary:

The Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) at Virginia Tech invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective August 2018. We seek outstanding candidates in all areas of Stochastic Processes and more generally in Stochastic Operations Research. Candidates will have the opportunity to work with a wide range of research groups and faculty within the Department, College, and University, including those working in the areas of data analytics, simulation methodology, stochastic and/or simulation optimization, stochastic queueing and queueing networks, decision sciences, health systems and technology, medicine, telecommunications, financial engineering, and intelligent infrastructure, among others.

The ISE Department is comprised of 30 full-time faculty with approximately 550 undergraduate students, 170 master’s students, and 90 doctoral students. The undergraduate and graduate ISE programs are currently ranked eighth and sixth, respectively, by U.S. News & World Report. Additional information about the department can be found at www.ise.vt.edu.

Candidates are expected to lead innovative and high-quality research, build a strong sponsored-research program, develop and teach graduate and undergraduate courses, and advise and mentor graduate and undergraduate students.

Required Qualifications:

A PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering, Operations Research, or a closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

Demonstrated experience with teaching or research in areas that align with Virginia Tech’s university-wide, transdisciplinary focus on Data and Decisions.

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How to Apply for this Job:

Interested individuals should apply online at jobs.vt.edu (posting number TR0170184). Candidates should submit a cover letter, current CV, research statement, teaching statement, three relevant research publications, and the names of at least three references. Review of applications will begin immediately, and the deadline for ensuring full consideration is December 31, 2017. The position will remain open, and applications may be considered until the position is filled. For more information or for any questions about the search, please contact the Search Committee at (ise-search@vt.edu). Applicants interested in meeting with a faculty member at the Winter Simulation 2017 Conference should contact the Search Committee at (ise-search@vt.edu). Applicants are also encouraged to include in their cover letter a list of any presentations they have at this conference.

Employee Category: Instructional/Research Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
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FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Tenure Status: Tenure Track
Academic Year or Calendar Year? Standard Academic Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Pay Range: Commensurate with experience
Department: Industrial and Systems Engineering
Work Location: Blacksburg
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24061
Job Posting Date: 11/09/2017
Review Begin Date: 12/31/2017
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If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/81426

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Research Statement
  5. Other Doc
  6. Teaching Statement
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