Job Description Summary
The Auburn University Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISE) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the field of occupational safety and ergonomics/human factors with a start date of January or August 2024. The position is open to all sub-fields of occupational safety and ergonomics, with particular interest in: (i) data analytics and machine learning, (ii) biostatistics and epidemiology, and (iii) cognitive systems engineering.
Eligible candidates must hold an earned doctorate in Industrial Engineering or a closely related field at the time of employment and demonstrate a commensurate record of successful academic activities, including funded research, teaching and scholarly publications. Candidates selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time of appointment and continue working legally in their role.
The successful candidate will be expected to establish a strong extramurally-funded research program, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and mentor students as a member of the Center for Occupational Safety, Ergonomics, and Injury Prevention (COSEIP) at Auburn University. The faculty member will also participate in outreach and provide service to the department, college, and university. The candidate will be respectful and affirming of all forms of diversity, including gender, religion, sexuality, disability, age, socioeconomic status, veteran status, ethnicity, race, and culture that will serve as a resource and benefit to students of the ISE Department. We especially encourage minority and female candidates to apply. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Certified as a safety and/or ergonomics professional, or be in the process of becoming certified.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants should complete the application online and should submit a cover letter, separate statements of research and teaching experience, a statement on diversity equity and inclusion and three contacts who can provide letters of recommendation. Applications will be evaluated beginning on October 1, 2023