The School of Industrial Engineering at Purdue University seeks a Professor of Engineering Practice and Program Coordinator to direct the recently established Professional Master’s Program (PMP). This position will focus on coordinating the PMP program, including: teaching the capstone design project courses and potentially other coursework in support of the program, identifying and serving as a liaison with industry project sponsors, coordinating a professional development seminar series, recruiting, and program outreach activities and marketing. Teaching interests should include a primary area of Industrial Engineering, as well as project management, business and technical communication, leadership development, and ethics.
Successful candidate will become part of a vibrant community of scholars who are committed to Rethinking IE and helping guide the profession to impact societal grand challenges of the 21st century. The School of Industrial Engineering at Purdue University is making significant investments in advancing the frontiers of next generation information engineering and data analytics, systems science, cognition and decision-making, and manufacturing of products and services. The School has a storied history at the forefront of the Industrial Engineering discipline, which is reflected in our consistently high rankings. The School is an integral part of the College of Engineering, which is pursuing a goal of Pinnacle of Excellence at Scale, which includes guiding strategic growth in new directions, by investing in people, exciting Purdue Engineering Initiatives (PEI’s), and facilities.
Candidates must hold a Master’s degree (Ph.D. preferred) in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Human Factors, Manufacturing, Systems or a related field; have significant industry experience, with evidence of leadership; and demonstrated potential to build and sustain a robust, complex program. The successful candidate will work effectively with industry partners and faculty, demonstrate teaching excellence, provide mentoring to students and other program support staff, and perform service both at the School and the University levels as needed.
To apply, please visit careers.purdue.edu. Required application documents including a cover letter including a statement of professional interests and goals, curriculum vitae, teaching statement and sample syllabi, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled. A background check will be required for employment in this position.
About Purdue University - School of Industrial Engineering
The School of Industrial Engineering, which is an integral part of Purdue’s College of Engineering, is ranked 6th for graduate programs and #3 for undergraduate per USWNR, 2020. Purdue Engineering is one of the largest and top-ranked engineering colleges in the nation (8th for graduate programs and #9 for undergraduate per USWNR, 2020) and renowned for top-notch faculty, students, unique research facilities, and a culture of collegiality and excellence. The College goal of Pinnacle of Excellence at Scale is guiding strategic growth in new directions, by investing in people, exciting initiatives, and facilities.