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Assistant Professor of Engineering Management/Industrial Engineering

Company:
California State University, East Bay
Job Location:
Category:
Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Type:
Full-Time

Job No: 539468

Work Type: Instructional Faculty - Tenured/Tenure-Track

Location: East Bay

Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Engineering

FACULTY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING

FULL-TIME TENURE-TRACK

THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, East Bay (CSUEB), one of the 23 California State Universities, is a comprehensive university serving the San Francisco Bay Area/Silicon Valley. We are proud of our mission to support a richly diverse student body through academically rich and culturally relevant learning experiences. We are designated Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) as well as an Asian American & Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI), and we have the second highest percentage of Black students in the CSU system. Our student population reflects a variety of abilities and identities. Many are the first in their family to attend college. Our students come from a number of regional community colleges and high schools. The successful candidate will bring with them expertise or an openness to creating a welcoming and supportive environment for all of our students.

We are known for our award-winning programs, expert instruction, its diverse student body, and a choice of more than 100 career-focused fields of study. With an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students and 900 faculty, the University offers bachelor's degrees in 49 fields, minors in 52 fields, master's degrees in 34 fields, 16 credentials programs, 18 certificate options, and 1 doctoral degree program. Cal State East Bay has three locations: the main 342 acre campus in the Hayward hills, the Concord Center, and the downtown Oakland Center.

For more information on CSUEB, please visit: http://www20.csueastbay.edu/ or https://www.csueastbay.edu/about/mission-and-strategic-planning/index.html

THE DEPARTMENT:  The School of Engineering at CSUEB offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Industrial Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering and Construction Management. Graduate degrees are also offered in Engineering Management and Construction Management. This position is for a tenure track position for assistant professor in Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management starting in Fall of 2025. The School of Engineering is within the College of Science. It enjoys widespread support among local industry, including an Advisory Board with representation from major local firms. For more information on the program and its curricular offerings, see http://www20.csueastbay.edu/csci/departments/engineering/.

DUTIES OF THE POSITION: We are seeking an individual with teaching ability at graduate and undergraduate levels in selected aspects of Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management. Primary teaching responsibilities will include areas of operation research, information systems, computer integrated manufacturing, simulation, human factors and ergonomics. Additionally, demonstrated expertise or interest in the interdisciplinary research areas Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management domains with published work are an asset. The candidate must have a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering or related field by August 2025 and a B.S. in Industrial Engineering is preferred. Candidates should display experience in teaching, mentoring, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. This University is fully committed to serving students with disabilities in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. For more information about the University' program supporting the rights of our students with disabilities see: http://www20.csueastbay.edu/af/departments/as/ Women and other candidates from groups historically underrepresented in engineering are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will reveal the ability to conduct independent research, engage undergraduate and graduate students in applied research, publish papers and attract funding in areas related to Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management. In addition to teaching and research this faculty will be responsible for advising students, curriculum development, engaging in program accreditation, program outreach, interaction with industry and other activities required for advancing the mission of the School of Engineering. Ability to teach, advise and mentor students from diverse educational and cultural backgrounds is required. Please note that teaching assignments at California State University, East Bay include courses at the Hayward campus, Concord Center, and/or Online campus. The policy and expectation of the California State University is that tenure-track faculty members will perform their duties within the state of California. In addition to teaching, all faculty have advising responsibilities, assist the department with administrative and/or committee work, and are expected to assume campus-wide committee responsibilities.

RANK AND SALARY: Assistant Professor. Salary is dependent upon educational preparation and experience. Subject to budgetary authorization. Anticipated salary: $89,800 to $93,000. The anticipated hiring range is generally at or near the minimum of the appropriate range, commensurate with education and experience.  

DATE OF APPOINTMENT:  Fall Semester, 2025

QUALIFICATIONS: 

Required Qualifications:

The candidate must have an earned Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering or closely related areas by August 2025 and a B.S. in Industrial Engineering is preferred.

Demonstrated ability to:

1) teach at graduate and undergraduate levels in selected aspects of Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management

2) conduct independent research

3) advise students, develop curriculum, recruit students to the program, and interact with industry

4) effectively teach, mentor, advise, and work with students from culturally diverse backgrounds

5) work collegially with a culturally diverse body of faculty

The candidate must demonstrate a potential for teaching excellence in the designated areas, possess the interest and ability to advise and mentor a culturally diverse student body and help in curricular development. Candidates should demonstrate experience in teaching, mentoring, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Additionally, applicants must demonstrate a record of scholarly activity. This University is fully committed to the rights of students, staff and faculty with disabilities in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. For more information about the University's program supporting the rights of our students with disabilities see: https://www.csueastbay.edu/accessibility/ For more information about accommodations for employees, contact: Iris Gallardo, Human Resources, at 510-885-2335 or email: iris.gallardo@csueastbay.edu, or the search committee chair: Cristian Gaedicke, cristian.gaedicke@csueastbay.edu

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  The review of applications will begin October 1, 2024, and the position will remain open until filled.

Please submit a Cover letter that addresses requirements in the Position Announcement, a complete and current curriculum vita, graduate transcripts, numeric teaching evaluations (if available), Diversity Statement, Teaching Statement, samples of major publications, and three confidential letters of recommendation.

The diversity statement can be a 1-2-page document addressing the candidate's knowledge of, experience with, and commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ) in teaching, research, service, and/or outreach. Below are guidelines/examples of evidence that demonstrates a commitment to Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) in Higher Education, taken from San Diego State University's Building for Inclusive Excellence (BIE) criteria document:

  • Mentoring or advising of individual students from underrepresented populations
  • Advising relevant student clubs or organizations
  • Meaningful involvement with professional organizations or campus committees that advance underrepresented populations
  • Serving on the board of a non-profit organization focused on serving underrepresented populations
  • Narrative discussion or other evidence of effective mentoring or advising of students or faculty from underrepresented populations
  • Narrative discussion or other evidence of own experience as member of underrepresented group or different cultural group
  • Narrative discussion or other evidence of inclusive pedagogical methods
  • Recognition for good teaching at prior institution with diverse student population
  • Participation in workshops or other training on inclusive pedagogy
  • Research addresses or incorporates underrepresented populations and communities
  • Mentoring or advising of students or faculty from underrepresented groups
  • Narrative discussion or other evidence of inclusive pedagogical methods that support artistic or scholarly success
  • Research requires engagement with subjects from underrepresented communities
  • Meaningful engagement in collaborative projects with partners from other cultures
  • Research requires engagement with subjects from other cultures
  • Has a body of research that specifically addresses diversity and equity within the candidate's area of focus

Note: California State University, East Bay hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers of employment are contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating the appointee's identity and eligibility to work in accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act. A background check (including a criminal records check and prior employment verification) must be completed and cleared prior to the start of employment.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran's status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.    

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