Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor

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Position type: Full-Time 9-Month
Department: 061300 - Industrial and Systems Engineering
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Faculty
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Position Function:

The Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor is under the administrative supervision of the Head of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering. This is a tenure-track position. A faculty member in Industrial and Systems Engineering is an engineer and scholar with strong interest in teaching and conducting externally funded research. He/She contributes to the three missions of the University: teaching, research, and service.

Salary Grade:  UC

For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Department Profile:

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering is one of the eight academic departments in the Bagley College of Engineering. The Department offers an ABET-accredited bachelor's program in Industrial Engineering at the Starkville and Engineering on the Coast Campus and online, as well as master's and doctoral degrees at the Starkville campus and online. Student enrollment The undergraduate enrollment is roughly 360 students (approximately 250 undergraduate students and 110 graduate students). The website is

Area of Specialization:

Industrial and Systems Engineering Department

Anticipated Appointment Date:

August 16, 2024

Tenure Track Status:

Tenure Track

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The following examples are illustrations of the various duties assigned to this position. The absence of specifics statements of duties does not exclude those duties from the position if the work is a logical assignment of the position.
1. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the general areas of Industrial and Systems Engineering and serve as research and project advisor for students of all levels
2. Serve as an academic advisor to graduate and undergraduate students
3. Expand the knowledge base of Industrial and Systems Engineering by conducting research
4. Supervise research of graduate students
5. Develop and sustain a strong, externally sponsored research program
6. Publish the results of personal and sponsored research in archival journals referred by his/her peers
7. Provide service to the Department, College, and University
8. Pursue scholarly and professional activities that will keep him/her at the leading edge of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering or Ph.D. in closely related area is required. Excellent interpersonal, organization and communication skills are required. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications:

Professional registration, or ability to qualify for registration. Previous teaching experience.

Instructions for Applying:

Applicants must apply via the MSU web-based employment system at Applicant must attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement and diversity statement, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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