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Tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor Position
Western Michigan University

Date Posted Feb. 18, 2022
Title Tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor Position
University Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, MI, United States
Department Industrial and Entrepreneurial Engineering & Engineering Management
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2022
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Industrial & Systems Engineering
    Engineering - Other


Industrial and Entrepreneurial Engineering & Engineering Management
Western Michigan University

The Industrial and Entrepreneurial Engineering & Engineering Management Department at Western Michigan University is accepting applications for a tenure-track assistant/associate professor position starting August 2022. All candidates are expected to be effective researchers, competent teachers and perform service activities. Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering. Experience and/or potential in conducting independent research and relevant industrial experience is desired. 

The successful applicant will support instruction in traditional areas of industrial engineering and engineering management. Additionally, it is anticipated that this individual will develop new coursework in his/her field of expertise.

WMU’s Industrial and Entrepreneurial Engineering & Engineering Management Department is an integral player in the CEAS research. This individual will work closely with the existing faculty to seek external funding with regional and national providers, research foundations, and federal funding agencies.

The Department of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Engineering & Engineering Management offers an ABET Accredited undergraduate engineering degree in Industrial & Entrepreneurial Engineering, an MSE in Industrial Engineering, an MS in Engineering Management, and a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering. Currently, the department has 11 tenure-track faculty, 88 undergraduate majors and 80 graduate students. Additional information can be found on our web site at

The College of Engineering and Applied Sciences has seven academic departments, with programs in engineering, engineering technology, and applied sciences. In Fall 2003, the College moved into a new $100 million facility located on a 270-acre engineering campus. This site includes a new engineering complex and a Business Technology and Research Park.

Western Michigan University (WMU), located in Southwest Michigan, is a vibrant, nationally recognized student-centered research institution with an enrollment over 20,000, approximately 20% of whom are at the graduate level. WMU delivers high-quality undergraduate instruction, has a strong graduate division, and fosters significant research activities. The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has placed WMU among the 76 public institutions in the nation designated as research universities with high research activities. Kalamazoo, the educational and cultural center of Southwestern Michigan, is the home of WMU and is located midway between Chicago and Detroit. It is a thriving metropolitan area and a vibrant technological center with a strong manufacturing and service presence.

Salary for the position will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and background. Submit a single PDF file that includes the following: a one-page letter of application, a curriculum vita, a one-page statement each of research interests and teaching interests, and contact information for three references.

The file should be submitted online at:, (posting #0606032). Look for the posting in the Department of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Engineering & Engineering Management. Review of applications will begin March 1, 2022. Applications submitted after that date will be reviewed until the position is filled.

WMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Minorities, women, veterans, individuals with disabilities and all other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

  • WMU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer consistent with applicable Federal and State Law. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

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