Job ID: 133234

Non-Tenure-Track Clinical Faculty Position: Integrated Lean Six Sigma

The Ohio State University

  • Nov. 8, 2019
  • Non-Tenure-Track Clinical Faculty Position: Integrated Lean Six Sigma
  • Department of Integrated Systems Engineering
  • The Ohio State University
    Columbus, OH
  • Open until filled
  • Autumn 2020
  • Prof of Practice/Clinical Prof
  • Industrial & Systems Engineering

Non -Tenure-Track Clinical Faculty Position
Operational Excellence: Integrated Lean Six Sigma

The Department of Integrated Systems (ISE) at The Ohio State University, one of the nation’s top ten public universities, invites applications for a non-tenure-track clinical faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor focusing on integrated lean six sigma to begin as soon January 2, 2020. ISE offers degrees (BS, MS and Ph.D.) in Industrial and Systems Engineering, and its undergraduate and graduate programs are consistently among the top programs ranked by USNWR.


  • Teach 4-5 courses per year to undergraduate and graduate students
  • Attract and secure capstone project opportunities and funding from industry sources
  • Provide student mentoring and advising
  • Restructure, develop and establish courses following accepted higher education standards
  • Collaborate with ISE and Engineering Education Department (EED) faculty to improve capstone and other experiential learning for ISE students specifically and engineering students more generally
  • Provide significant national/international service
  • Publish scholarly papers in engineering education or related fields; and present at conferences
    Required Qualifications: Successful applicants should hold the following qualifications:
  • PhD or a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university and a degree in an engineering discipline (Industrial or Systems Engineering Preferred)
  • Achieved a rigorous Integrated Lean Six Sigma Blackbelt certification (Master Black Belt Strongly Preferred)
  • Be able to teach effectively in undergraduate and graduate programs; develop effective mentoring and coaching skills
  • Have extensive industry experience in operational excellence, operational analytics, business process improvement and reengineering
  • Be able to develop and manage relationships with project sponsors
  • Active engagement with relevant professional organizations (e.g. ASQ, ASCM/APICS, IISE)
  • Have project management experience (PMP Certification preferred)
  • Have extensive experience with Operational Excellence Programs, Operational Analytics, Simulation, DOC, and Statistical Analytics (Minitab preferred)
  • Be able to teach, train, coach both DMAIC and DCDOV (Design for LeanSigma)

Interested candidates should submit an application via Academic Jobs Online at Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae or resume, a statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three to five references commensurate with rank sought.

The Ohio State University College of Engineering is strongly committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in all areas of scholarship, instruction and outreach. In the cover letter, describe experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals that promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion in one or more of these areas.

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advance Institution, a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), and have an excellent partner in The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

The application deadline is November 30, 2019. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

  • The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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Contact Information

  • Tammy Freitas, Human Resources Manager
    Department of Integrated Systems Engineering
    The Ohio State University
    Columbus, OH 43210

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