Faculty Openings The Cullen College of Engineering

Industrial Engineering

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Industrial Engineering - Tenured or Tenure-Track


The Position: The Department of Industrial Engineering (IE) invites applications for a faculty position at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level. Candidates are expected to demonstrate internationally recognized scholarship, teaching, service, and a strong record of externally funded research. We are looking for candidates with strong background in IE/OR/Optimization with applications in Healthcare and/or Energy.

Qualifications: Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. degree in industrial engineering, or a closely related field. They are expected to develop nationally recognized, cross-disciplinary research programs. Successful applicants must demonstrate a record of developing and maintaining a vigorous research program, sustaining a strong record of peer-reviewed publication, external funding, advising students, and teaching innovation.

University and Department: The University of Houston is located in a park-like campus a few minutes from Houston downtown. The Carnegie Foundation recognized UH as a research university with very high research activity. It has approximately 40,000 students. The IE department has recently embarked on an exciting period of research growth and rising in various rankings. The City of Houston is the fourth largest and one of the fastest growing cities in the country and it is often known as "energy city." Several departments in the College have extensive research collaboration in the areas of energy and health. The University also enjoys strong ties as a full member with the Texas Medical Center in the city, which is one of the largest medical centers in the world, and is uniquely positioned to provide opportunities to candidates to develop a strong research and academic relationship with the medical community.

Time Frame: The start date of this appointment can be as early as September 1, 2014. We will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Application Procedures:

Candidates should send a cover letter, a separate statement on 1) research/scholarship interests, goals, and accomplishments and 2) teaching goals, preferences, and accomplishments, 3) the names and contact information of at least three references, and 4) a curriculum vita to: Prof. Suresh Khator Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Houston, E206, Engineering Bldg. 2, Houston, Texas 77204-4008.

Electronic copies of these documents should also be sent as a single PDF file labeled "LastName-FirstName.PDF" to search@ie.uh.edu.

Pre-application enquiries and visits are very welcome.

Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action:

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.