Assistant Professor

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor
Requisition No. 990522
Job Description Summary:

Oakland University’s Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) Department has an opening for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 15, 2018. The candidate should have a Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering or a closely related field, with teaching and research interests in the areas of human factors engineering, ergonomics, human computer interaction, design of user interface, and safety engineering. Only applicants whose teaching and research match closely with these areas will be considered.

The standard teaching load for engineering faculty is 2 courses per semester and a good startup package with course release will be offered. Faculty have access to a large local industry base for joint research and educational projects – including automotive, advanced manufacturing, defense, logistics, energy and healthcare

Preference will be given to those applicants that will have completed the Ph.D. by the appointment date. The position will remain open and applications will be accepted until filled.

Candidates must demonstrate experience with, or a commitment to, diversity and inclusion.

Oakland University is a nationally recognized doctoral research institution located on 1,443 acres of scenic land in the cities of Rochester Hills and Auburn Hills in Oakland County, Michigan. The University has 132 bachelor’s degree programs and 138 graduate degree and certificate programs. Academics include programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business Administration, School of Education and Human Services, School of Engineering and Computer Science, School of Health Sciences, School of Medicine and School of Nursing.
The application review process will begin as soon as application materials are received, but the position will remain open and applications will continue to be reviewed until an appointment is made.

Applicants should submit: 1) a letter of intent; 2) a 1-page statement of teaching interests and vision; 3) a 1-page statement of research vision; 4) a Curriculum Vita; 5) diversity statement; and 6) the names of three references.

Minimum Qualifications:

Earned Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering or a closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications:
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should submit the materials electronically to the following address: The teaching statement should include a list of undergraduate and graduate courses that the applicant will be willing to teach as well as outline of a graduate course that applicant would like to introduce. If you have any questions, please contact Professor Sankar Sengupta at

Pay Basis Monthly
Open Date 10/16/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Category Faculty
Job Type Full-Time
EEO Statement:

Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities.

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts (unofficial)
  4. Teaching Statement
  5. Research Statement
  6. Diversity Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Publication 1
  3. Publication 2
  4. Publication 3