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CHAIR – H. MILTON STEWART SCHOOL OF INDUSTRIAL & SYSTEMS ENGINEERING, GEORGIA TECH

Employer
Georgia Institute of Technology
Location
Atlanta, Georgia (US)
Salary
Competitive
Date posted
Apr 15, 2024

ABOUT US

Overview  

Georgia Tech prides itself on its technological resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to building an outstanding and diverse community of learning, discovery, and creation. We strongly encourage applicants whose values align with our institutional values, as outlined in our Strategic Plan. These values include academic excellence, diversity of thought and experience, inquiry and innovation, collaboration and community, and ethical behavior and stewardship. 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.

About Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech is a top-ranked public research university situated in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city with numerous economic and cultural strengths. The Institute serves more than 45,000 students through top-ranked undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs in engineering, computing, science, business, design, and liberal arts. Georgia Tech¿s faculty attracted more than $1.4 billion in research awards this past year in fields ranging from biomedical technology to artificial intelligence, energy, sustainability, semiconductors, neuroscience, and national security. Georgia Tech ranks among the nation’s top 20 universities for research and development spending and No. 1 among institutions without a medical school.

Georgia Tech's mission is to develop leaders who advance technology and improve the human condition. The Institute has nine key values that are foundational to everything we do: 

  1.  Students are our top priority.  
  2.  We strive for excellence.  
  3.  We thrive on diversity.  
  4.  We celebrate collaboration.  
  5.  We champion innovation.  
  6.  We safeguard freedom of inquiry and expression. 
  7.  We nurture the wellbeing of our community.  
  8.  We act ethically.  
  9.  We are responsible stewards. 

Over the next decade, Georgia Tech will become an example of inclusive innovation, a leading technological research university of unmatched scale, relentlessly committed to serving the public good; breaking new ground in addressing the biggest local, national, and global challenges and opportunities of our time; making technology broadly accessible; and developing exceptional, principled leaders from all backgrounds ready to produce novel ideas and create solutions with real human impact.

About the School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISYE)

The H. Milton School of Industrial and Systems Engineering is considered the largest Industrial Engineering program in the country. Consisting of over 60 faculty, approximately 1,250 B.S students, 5,700 M.S students, and 190 PhD students, the school is renowned for its focus on advancing theoretical and methodological frontiers as well as the application of analytical principles to the solution of real-world problems of industrial, societal, and global concern. The School offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in industrial engineering, operations research, analytics, machine learning, and related fields.

Location This position is located in Atlanta, GA.

JOB SUMMARY

The College of Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology is seeking applications for the position of Chair of the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISYE). The successful candidate will hold the H. Milton and Carolyn Stewart Endowed Chair and lead the intellectual, creative, and scholarly development of the School.

The School is a leader in 10 areas of specialization, including Advanced Manufacturing, Analytics & Machine Learning, Applied Probability and Simulation, Data Science and Statistics, Economic Decision Analysis, Energy and Sustainable Systems, Health and Humanitarian Systems, System Informatics and Control, Optimization, and Supply Chain Engineering. Ranked #1 for its undergraduate and graduate programs for over 30 years by U.S. News & World Report, the School’s body of diverse faculty is actively engaged in $17M annually in externally sponsored research at the national and international level.

Georgia Tech prides itself on its technological resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to building an outstanding and diverse community of learning, discovery, and creation. We strongly encourage applicants whose values align with our institutional values, as outlined in our Strategic Plan. These values include academic excellence, diversity of thought and experience, inquiry and innovation, collaboration and community, and ethical behavior and stewardship. 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.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Reporting to the Dean of the College of Engineering, the Chair has overall responsibility for the academic and research programs in ISYE, including all administrative, budgetary, and personnel decisions. The Chair also has significant responsibility for external affairs, such as fundraising, community engagement, and alumni and industry relations. Candidates for the position must have the strategic vision and management skills needed to advance the School towards greater excellence and visibility within a rapidly evolving multi-disciplinary and high-technology environment. The ability to work successfully with federal, state, and private funding agencies, faculty/staff/students, and the Georgia Tech administration is essential. The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to Georgia Tech Core Values and fostering faculty and staff development, as well as provide evidence of fiscal responsibility and attracting funds from private and public sources. They should also demonstrate a strong commitment to forward-thinking approaches for engineering education, interdisciplinary scholarship, and entrepreneurship, and address the challenges involved in scaling innovative programs to the size and rigor of the School. Qualified candidates must have an earned doctoral degree and international recognition in their specific discipline(s) with a strong record of leadership and demonstrated excellence in technical, academic, and professional achievements.

TO APPLY

The priority deadline is July 1st; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The first round of interviews is anticipated to be scheduled for mid to late August).

Applicants should apply via the direct link below or by going to Georgia Tech’s Careers website at https://hr.gatech.edu/careers (Job ID: 270540).

https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=3000&JobOpeningId=270540&PostingSeq=1

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates for the position must have an earned doctoral degree in their specific discipline(s) with a record of excellence in technical, academic and professional achievements. Candidates must also be eligible for tenure at Georgia Tech at the rank of Full Professor.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS TO ATTACH

Application materials should be submitted as .PDF files

  • Letter of application addressing how the applicant’s background and experience will advance the School’s existing strengths. The letter of application should address the applicant’s leadership philosophy, research and teaching agenda, academic program vision, and how the applicant’s professional and academic experiences have prepared them to support and apply Georgia Tech’s missions and values.
  • Curriculum Vitae that includes applicant’s record of teaching, publications, grants, advising, and administrative and leadership experience.
  • Names and contact information for at least five references.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Inquiries about the position should be addressed to Dr. Arijit Raychowdhury, Search Committee Chair (arijit.raychowdhury@ece.gatech.edu). Inquiries about the application portal should be addressed to Dawn Franklin, Director of Human Resources (dawn.franklin@coe.gatech.edu).

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.

 

 

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