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Apply now Job no: 240714-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time, Onsite
Location: Madison
Categories: Engineering, Instructional, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

Two faculty positions in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering.

Principal Duties:

Seeking candidates in (1) manufacturing and production systems, and (2) human factors and ergonomics.

Manufacturing production systems: Research areas of interest include but are not limited to smart manufacturing including system-level modeling and analysis, planning and scheduling, supply chain management; system automation and process control; human-automation interaction and human-robot interaction; data-driven modeling, analysis and improvement of system operations and decision making; digital twins; and the security of cyber-physical industrial systems.

Human factors and ergonomics: Research areas of particular interest are human interaction with health systems or technologies, with an emphasis on healthcare delivery, wearable technologies, artificial intelligence and machine learning, medical equipment and instrumentation, clinical simulation, equity and reducing disparities, health and wellbeing, patient safety, or occupational injury prevention.

Applicants should have an outstanding academic record, exceptional potential for creative research, and a commitment to both undergraduate and graduate education in industrial and systems engineering. Applicants are expected to create and maintain a strong program of research, provide classroom and individual training for undergraduate and graduate degree-seeking students, and contribute to the intellectual and academic life of the department. University and professional service will be expected as appropriate.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

More information at: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

PhD in Industrial Engineering or related field.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Applicants should have an outstanding academic record, exceptional potential for creative research, and a commitment to both undergraduate and graduate education. Appointment to these tenure-track or tenured positions require the PhD degree.

Additional Information:

The College of Engineering has a deep and profound commitment to diversity. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion. Applications from diverse backgrounds, women, and LGBTQ+ and non-binary entities are encouraged.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus location.

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Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 22, 2022


Minimum $95,000 ACADEMIC (9 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. To apply for this position, you will need to provide a Cover Letter, CV, Teaching Statement, Research Statement, Diversity Statement, and contact information for Three (3) References. Contact info for the references must also be entered in the online application form.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is October 15, 2021, however, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.


Shiyu Zhou
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  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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