Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering - AS

Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering - Appointment Stream

Faculty, Appointment (Non-tenure) Stream

The Department of Industrial Engineering, at the University of Pittsburgh in the Swanson School of  Engineering, invites applications for an open appointment stream Assistant Professor position.   

Applicants should have a strong interest in teaching a variety of core industrial engineering topics. Applicants must hold a PhD in Industrial Engineering or a closely related field. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience and the position does provide the opportunity for professional growth to the associate and full professor rank. 

The  successful  candidate  must  have  outstanding  teaching  abilities  that  complement  and enhance the teaching and research mission of the Swanson School. The individual will be expected to prepare and teach courses in multiple core IE areas within the program, most preferably in data science but also in engineering management, supply chain, human factors, and operations research, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The faculty will also be responsible for advising students and collaborating with industry partners to ensure the relevance of the curriculum.    

Applicants should submit (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of teaching interests and qualifications, including evidence of teaching abilities, and (4) a list of three professional references.  

The Department of Industrial Engineering proudly celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2021 and has established an outstanding reputation in a variety of research areas. The department maintains vibrant programs at the undergraduate, master's, and doctoral levels; offers excellent laboratory facilities; and benefits from relationships with many regional and national corporations.

To ensure full consideration, candidates should apply before December 15, 2021; however, applications will be reviewed until the positions are filled. Please direct any inquiries (but not applications), to the search committee chair, Natasa Vidic, at  

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets.  


Natasa Vidic, Search Committee Chair