Assistant Professor in Health and Medical Systems

  • University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering
  • Norman, OK, USA
  • Jan 29, 2021
Full time Engineering & Applied Sciences Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description

The School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) at the University of Oklahoma invites applications for a tenure track position at the assistant professor level beginning in August 2021. We seek an individual who is passionate about contributing to the growing research in health care and biomedical systems at our university. The desired research and teaching areas of interest include fundamental tools and methods in health systems engineering, medical manufacturing systems, and health analytics.  One applied area of interest includes human technology frontiers with emphasis given to topics in health and medical systems in the area of solutions/technology that monitors/transforms/improves human health behavior and status.  Additional examples are healthcare operations and logistics, telehealth, telemedicine, sensors and sensor integrated health systems, human-robot interaction, augmented and assisted human performance, and human-in-the-loop systems. This position aligns well with biomedical engineering and data science and analytics, which are strategic research initiatives in the Gallogly College of Engineering (GCoE) at OU.

The University of Oklahoma is a Carnegie-R1 comprehensive public research university known for excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement, serving the educational, cultural, economic and health-care needs of the state, region, and nation from three campuses: the main campus in Norman, the Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City, and the Schusterman Center in Tulsa. OU enrolls over 30,000 students and has more than 2,700 full-time faculty members. Norman is a culturally rich and vibrant town located in the Oklahoma City metro area. With outstanding schools, amenities, and a low cost of living, Norman is a perennial contender on the “Best Places to Live” rankings. Visit for more information.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering, or a related discipline. Successful candidates are expected to develop a strong externally funded collaborative research program in the area of Health and Medical Systems. The successful candidate must support a diverse student body through excellence in teaching undergraduate and graduate curricula and mentoring M.S. and Ph.D. students in the School of ISE and the GCoE’s Data Science and Analytics (DSA) program.

Application Details

The Gallogly College of Engineering holds strong the values of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We seek candidates who contribute to fostering an inclusive culture in all aspects of faculty responsibility, including within the classroom, the academic community, and within their professional commitments. Candidates should include in their cover letter a discussion of how they have or intend to promote the college’s values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The application package should include: (i) single page cover letter, (ii) curriculum vitae, (iii) teaching, research, and diversity statements, and (iv) list of at least three references. Application packages should be submitted using (  Inquiries about the position can be addressed to Professor Shivakumar Raman, chair of the search committee at We encourage applicants to apply by December 1, 2020, though application packages will be accepted until the position is filled.


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