Renewable Professor of Practice in Industrial and Systems Engineering

  • University of Oklahoma, Gallogly College of Engineering
  • Norman, OK, USA
  • Feb 03, 2021
Full time Engineering & Applied Sciences

Job Description

The School of Industrial and Systems Engineering in the Gallogly College of Engineering at the University of Oklahoma is seeking applications for a full time, renewable term assistant professor of practice in Industrial and Systems Engineering. This position is expected to provide instruction across areas of systems engineering for a new on-line MS program in ISE. Areas of special interest for teaching include Systems Engineering topics to include Cost Analysis, Requirements Analysis, Model-Based Systems Engineering, Project Management, Software Engineering/Knowledge Management, and Reliability and Maintenance Engineering.  A successful candidate will be employed on a three-year, renewable contract.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Applicants should hold an earned doctorate in Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering, or a related discipline. Applicants must be committed to excellence in the practice and teaching of industrial and systems engineering at the graduate levels, in an on-line format. Applicants with demonstrated experience either as a practicing engineer with industry or military, or as an instructor of graduate level courses, will be given preference. The assistant professor of practice will have an 80% commitment to the teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses and 20% commitment to instructional service and/or research. The nature of the service requirement will be determined by the professor of practice in consultation with the Director and could include student advising, guiding student projects, helping to structure and foster the on-line graduate program mission of the school, contributing to the scholarship of teaching and learning, participating in departmental and university committees, and other appropriate activities.

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.

Application Details

The application package should include: 1) a single page cover letter describing the motivation for pursuing this position, 2) current resume or vita, 3) statement of teaching interests, 4) statement of experience, 5) statement describing your professional experience and work in building inclusive and diverse teaching and working environments and 6) list of at least three references. Items 3) and 4) should be no longer than 500 words each. Application packages should be submitted via Inquiries about the position should be addressed to Dr. Shivakumar Raman, chair of the search committee, at  We encourage applicants to apply by March 15, 2021, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


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