Assistant/Associate Professor, Biomed Indust & Human Factor Engr

Faculty Position in Industrial and Human Factors Engineering

The Department of Biomedical, Industrial and Human Factors Engineering invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level. Successful candidates will have a strong background in Industrial and Systems Engineering and its applications in, but not limited to, Healthcare, Systems Engineering, Manufacturing, Human Factors Engineering, and/or Business Analytics.

Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. degree in industrial engineering, systems engineering, operations research, data sciences, systems/human factors, or closely related field. The applicant is expected to develop nationally recognized, cross-disciplinary research programs. A successful applicant would either demonstrate a history of, or potential for, developing and maintaining a vigorous research program, sustaining a strong record of peer-reviewed publication, competitive funding, advising students, and teaching innovation.

The department offers two programs at the graduate level (Biomedical Engineering, as well as Industrial and Human Factors Engineering). There are approximately 60 graduate students at the master’s and doctoral level. Pedagogical methods such as scale-up classrooms, a thriving, award winning IISE student chapter, and close ties to the industry through design projects are key highlights of our department. Faculty research interests range from supply chain, business analytics, human computer interaction, healthcare, with support from NSF, NIH, and state agency grants, and industry contracts. Our faculty have earned national and international recognition, including NSF CAREER, and professional awards from IISE and INFORMS. The successful candidate will inherit our strong cross-disciplinary research opportunities with the Boonshoft School of Medicine, Raj Soin College of Business, College of Science and Mathematics, and the Nursing Institute.

Wright State University, located 8 miles northeast of downtown Dayton, Ohio, annually serves more than 13,000 students and offers 255 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and professional degree programs through six colleges and three schools. The university also operates a branch campus, Wright State University-Lake Campus, on the shores of Grand Lake St. Mary’s in Celina, Ohio.

Applications before March 17, 2023 will receive full consideration. However, applications will be accepted and considered until the positions are filled. This appointment is expected to start August 1, 2023.

Applicants should include the following: 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) research/scholarship interests, goals, and accomplishments, 4) teaching goals, preferences, and accomplishments, 5) DEI Statement, and 6) the names and contact information of at least three references. The candidates should directly apply at the HR website: postings/17443

Please contact Dr. Robert Myers with questions or clarifications about this position.

Wright State University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, is committed to an inclusive environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.