Assistant or Associate or Full Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering

  • Mississippi State University, Industrial and Systems Engineering Department
  • Mississippi State University, MS, USA
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full time Engineering & Applied Sciences

Job Description


Tenure track faculty position in Industrial and Systems Engineering, all levels considered, all areas of expertise of interest.

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.

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

Preferred and Required Qualifications

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.

ABDs or degree pending considered (all but DISS):


Preferred Qualifications:

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

Application Details

Applicants must apply online at by attaching a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three references.


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