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Assistant Professor in Supply Chain and Analytics

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Troy, NY
Categories: Faculty, Research: Computational Science and Engineering, Lally School of Management

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For nearly 200 years, Rensselaer has been defining the scientific and technological advances of our world. Rensselaer serves over 7,600 undergraduate and graduate students from 49 states and 63 countries. Guided by the Rensselaer Plan 2024, Rensselaer seeks to transform the delivery of pedagogical innovations, and to be a transformative agent in the 21st century and beyond.

About Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI):
Rensselaer is ranked among the top 50 national universities and is a Carnegie I research institution. The Lally school offers undergraduate, masters, MBA and Ph.D. programs in several analytics-related disciplines and the school is expecting to grow significantly in deep analytics offerings in marketing, supply chain and operations, quantitative finance, and information systems, to name a few. Approximately 350 undergraduate students, 120 MBA/MS students and 20 Ph.D. students are currently enrolled in the school of Management.

 

Job Summary

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Supply Chain and Analytics: The Wellington Junior Chair

The Lally School of Management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute seeks applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Supply Chain and Analytics as the Cary Wellington Junior Chair starting August 16, 2022.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated potential to conduct research and publish in high-quality peer-reviewed outlets. The candidate will have a demonstrated potential and commitment to effective teaching in our graduate and undergraduate degree programs in supply chain and business analytics, as well as provide service to the Lally School of Management and to Rensselaer.

The position requires excellence in research in the area of supply chain and analytics, effective written communication skills, and strong technical skills in areas such as analytical modeling, data management, machine learning and computation. Demonstrated interest in emerging technologies including artificial intelligence and Blockchain are desirable. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to engage with and develop research initiatives aligned with the newly formed Data, Artificial Intelligence and Computing Institute (DAIC), a well-funded initiative at Rensselaer that is central to the main research thrusts of the Institute and the Lally School.

The School provides an intellectually stimulating and collaborative environment for interdisciplinary scholarly contributions with support for research, teaching, and service. We are seeking individuals who are interested in working in such a diverse and inclusive environment. The Lally School of Management is AACSB-accredited.

Information about the Lally School can be found at www.lallyschool.rpi.edu.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Analytics, Operations Research, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering or a closely related field prior to the date of appointment. 

In addition, candidates must demonstrate through accomplishment excellence in research in the area of supply chain and analytics, effective written communication skills, and strong technical skills in areas such as analytical modeling, data management, machine learning and computation. Demonstrated interest in emerging technologies including artificial intelligence and Blockchain are desirable. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to engage with and develop research initiatives aligned with the newly formed Data, Artificial Intelligence and Computing Institute (DAIC), a well-funded initiative at Rensselaer that is central to the main research thrusts of the Institute and the Lally School of Management.

Applicants must meet stated minimum education and experience requirements.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated potential to conduct research and publish in high-quality peer-reviewed outlets. The candidate will have a demonstrated potential for and commitment to effective teaching in our graduate and undergraduate degree programs in supply chain and business analytics, as well as provide service to the Lally School of Management and to Rensselaer.

Application instructions

 

Application review will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

To apply, use the "apply for this job link" found on this page to complete a short online application, including contact information for three (3) reference providers. You will be required to upload a current C.V. or resume, a cover letter to include a description of your industry experience, a statement of teaching including any evidence of teaching effectiveness, a diversity statement, and a statement of research interests. Please direct questions about the online application process to careers@rpi.edu.  

COVID-19 Pandemic Protocols

As Rensselaer welcomes undergraduate and graduate students back to campus for an in-person academic experience, all faculty and staff are expected to work onsite, with no remote work allowed.

In addition, Rensselaer requires all faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Requests for exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be evaluated on a case by case basis.

We welcome candidates who will bring diverse cultural, ethnic, national and international perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Race/Gender/Veterans/Disability Employer.

 

 

 

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