Job ID: 170996

Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Industrial Engineering

Sichuan University - Pittsburgh Institute

  • Nov. 3, 2021
  • Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in Industrial Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Sichuan University - Pittsburgh Institute
    Chengdu, Sichuan
  • Open until filled
  • Sep. 1, 2022
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Industrial & Systems Engineering
    Human Factors Engineering/Ergonomics

Sichuan University-Pittsburgh Institute (SCUPI), located in Chengdu, China, invites applications to fill faculty positions (tenure-track or non-tenure stream) in Industrial Engineering at Assistant or Associate Professor level. Both positions are to start from 2022 Fall Semester.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree by the time of hire. Many general areas of IE: Operations Research, Advanced Operations Research, Simulation Modeling and Information Systems Engineering are desired. Areas such as Engineering Management, Engineering Economic Analysis, Productivity Analysis, Supply Chains, Inventory Management and other IE fundamental subjects are also considered.

Successful applicants for tenure-track position should have the ability to build an externally funded research program, as well as contribute to the teaching mission of the Institute.
Effective oral and written communication in English is required, as English is the official language of the Institute.
Terms of employment, including salary, relocation, and start-up packages are competitive and on par with similar offers by universities in North America.

Qualified applicants should submit their application to The application should include the following materials in PDF form:
1. Curriculum Vitae
2. Statement of Research Interests
3. List of Teaching Interests
4. Name and Contact Information of at least three references
Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

SCUPI is an academic entity jointly established by Sichuan University and the University of Pittsburgh. Approved by China’s Ministry of Education in 2014, SCUPI is one of the large-scale partnerships between an American university and a top-rate (985 level or double-first-rate) Chinese university. SCUPI now enrolls around 810 undergraduate students in three majors, including Industrial Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.

The technical curriculum complies fully with the curriculum of Pitt’s Swanson School of Engineering and all courses are taught in English. SCUPI will continue to grow in size and discipline. Along with this strategic plan, a 40,000 square-meters building is under construction. This new space and facilities will offer vast opportunities for innovations in research, education, and career development. The successful candidates for these positions will benefit from the resources, support, and a multidisciplinary research environment fostered by Sichuan University, University of Pittsburgh, and other partnering institutions around the globe. Sichuan University, Sichuan Province, and the Chinese government have existing programs with special funding support for eligible junior faculty.

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  • Faculty Search Committee
    Industrial Engineering
    Sichuan University - Pittsburgh Institute
    Chengdu, Sichuan

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