Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor
Posting Number F1700144
Employer State
Appointment Term Term
Position Type UUP Faculty

Posting Detail Information

Position Summary

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) at the University at Buffalo (UB), State University of New York, is seeking candidates for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, with a start date of August 2018. We are particularly looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a diverse community of students and faculty, and share our vision of helping all constituents reach their full potential.

The successful candidate will teach and establish a nationally visible research program in Industrial and Systems Engineering. ISE at UB is enjoying an unprecedented period of growth, with eleven recent hires across operations research, production and service systems, manufacturing, and human factors and ergonomics. Faculty research areas include defense and security, disaster management, big data analytics, health systems and wellness, transportation and logistics, advanced manufacturing, and sustainable manufacturing and design. While this is an open search and we will consider applicants across all areas of ISE, we particularly welcome candidates with research interests in the theory of Markov decision processes, stochastic programming, non-linear optimization, and advanced statistical data analyses, as well as experience and interest in applying operations research in healthcare or defense. The UB ISE department has a long history of scholarship and education in Industrial and Systems Engineering and interdisciplinary research activities, including an excellent record of PhD student research and placement. The department offers B.S., M.S., Ph.D., and combined degrees with concentrations in operations research, human factors, and production systems. UB ISE is leading or collaborating with a number of strategic research centers at the university including the Centers of Excellence in Global Health Equity; Center of Excellence in Sustainable Manufacturing and Robotic Technology (SMART); the Center for Multisource Information Fusion; Center for Computational Research; the Home-BASE Center for Home Health and Well Being and the Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics. The engineering school at UB is also a significant participant in UB’s RENEW institute (Research and Education in eNergy, Environment and Water; with interdisciplinary research thrusts of interest to ISE faculty including energy management, engineering and policy, and the green economy. These research enterprises will help facilitate research and professional development of the successful candidate. Please see for more information.

The University at Buffalo is a premier public university, a member of American Association of Universities, and an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

For more information, please contact Dr. Alexander Nikolaev, Search Committee Chair, at

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in industrial or systems engineering or a closely related field. The Ph.D. must be conferred prior to the appointment.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
FTE 1.00
Campus North Campus
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must answer the following question submitted as “Diversity Statement.” Applications submitted without a response to this question will not be considered. “What is the importance of considering diversity as a factor when working with students?.”

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, service statement, diversity statement and names and contact information of three references. For full consideration applications should be received by December 15, 2017.

Additional Information

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Contact Information

Contact's Name Alexander Nikolaev
Contact's Title Assistant Professor
Contact's Email
Contact's Phone 716-645-4710

Posting Dates

Posted 09/27/2017
Deadline for Applicants Open Until Filled
Date to be filled

Reference Letters

Number of Reference Letters Required
Reference Cutoff Date
Instructions to Applicant

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact Information for References
  4. Research Statement
  5. Teaching Statement
  6. Service Statement
  7. Diversity Statement
Optional Documents