Multiple Tenure-Track Positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor Level

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) at RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE in Troy, NY, announces a planned multi-year renewal of its faculty and mission. As part of this renewal, we seek applications for multiple tenure-track positions.

We seek highly collaborative applicants with strong vision for innovative research and education. Building on the department’s long tradition, we seek faculty who are uncovering knowledge and creating solutions to socially important problems, are collaborating across disciplines, and are integrating their innovations and collaborations into their classrooms. We value applicants who are interested in the success of their students, their department, and their field, and whose research, teaching, and service complement and enhance one another. These faculty will push the Industrial and Systems Engineering discipline forward and will make it more diverse and inclusive.  

For all open positions, candidates must possess an earned Ph.D. or foreign degree equivalent in a discipline related to Industrial or Systems Engineering. The successful candidate must also be able to demonstrate the potential to carry out the following duties; develop and maintain an internationally recognized, interdisciplinary program and funded research, to actively contribute to the core graduate and undergraduate teaching mission of ISE, and engage in department, institute, and professional service activities.  We will review applications on a rolling basis with the potential to start as early as Spring 2023. The following positions are available. 

ISE seeks candidates at Assistant or Associate Professor rank in the broad range of areas within ISE. Target research areas for this position include but are not limited to sustainability, critical infrastructure, human-machine systems, advanced manufacturing, and supply chain management. Other illustrative areas include methodological advances in acquiring, processing, and analyzing real-time, large-scale, and multi-model data to support decision-making. Please apply at: You will be asked to complete a short online profile, and add contact information for three (3) referees. You will also be required to upload the following:

  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • research statement including future research plans
  • statement of teaching activities and interests