The H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia, invites applications for faculty positions in the area of optimization. The School is the home of the newly awarded NSF Artificial Intelligence Institute for Advances in Optimization (AI4OPT) that pursues fundamental and use-inspired research in the broad area of optimization, with application domains in energy systems, logistics and supply chains, resilient and sustainable systems, and hardware design and control. All areas of optimization will be considered, including continuous, discrete, multi-agent and distributed optimization, optimization under uncertainty, and the integration of machine learning and optimization. Candidates blending optimization methodology and applications in alignment with the NSF institute are also strongly encouraged to apply. Appointments can be made at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor ranks, commensurate with the individual's record. Endowed appointments at the early career professorship, professorship, and chair level may also be available.
Successful candidates will be expected to lead independent research at the cutting edge of their field and build a strong sponsored‐research program. 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.
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Applicants should submit: (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 DEI; and (6) the names and contact information for at least three references. Application materials should be submitted below. Requests for information may be directed to the search committee co-chairs, Drs. Alejandro Toriello and Yao Xie (firstname.lastname@example.org), and/or to the School’s Associate Chair for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Director of AI4OPT, Dr. Pascal Van Hentenryck. Applications will be considered beginning September 15, 2021, but the search will continue until the positions are filled. A Ph.D. degree or equivalent qualification is required by the start of the appointment, and a background check must be completed prior to employment.
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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.