The H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia, invites applications for endowed chair positions in the areas of health systems engineering (Virginia C. and Joseph C. Mello Chair) and supply chain management (Manhattan Associates/Dabbiere Chair). Appointments will be made at the Professor rank.
Successful candidates will be internationally recognized researchers who lead independent research programs at the cutting edge of their field. They will have a strong desire and a demonstrated ability to attract external funding, facilitate corporate relationships, and provide leadership within the school, Georgia Tech, and the professional community. Candidates are also expected to demonstrate an exceptional commitment to the teaching and mentoring of a diverse student body. Along with undergraduate and graduate teaching, each position requires a balance of research and service responsibilities. Expectations of holding an endowed appointment include providing an annual stewardship report coordinated by the school’s Development Office and building and maintaining a relationship with the donor(s) as appropriate.
Georgia Tech is a top-ranked public research university situated in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city with great economic and cultural strengths. The Institute is a member of the University System of Georgia, the Georgia Research Alliance, and the Association of American Universities. Georgia Tech prides itself on its technology resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Georgia Tech has policies to promote a healthy work-life balance.
Requests for information may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Nicoleta Serban (firstname.lastname@example.org). Candidates interested in being considered for one of these positions are encouraged to send an email stating their interest along with a resume by August 15, 2021. For full consideration, finalists will be asked to provide: (1) a letter of application; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of research interests; (4) a statement of education interests addressing teaching interests as well as their advising/mentoring philosophy; (5) a statement describing their understanding of, prior engagement in, and plans for future activities to support diversity, equity, and inclusion; and (6) the names and contact information for at least three references. A Ph.D. or equivalent qualification is required by the start of the appointment, and a background check must be completed prior to employment.
Georgia Tech is an equal education/employment opportunity institution dedicated to building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. Georgia Tech has policies to promote a healthy work-life balance and is aware that attracting faculty may require meeting the needs of two careers.