[FAM-news] Hiring at associate or full professor level (fwd)

Walter Schachermayer by way of Andreas Schamanek schamane at fam.tuwien.ac.at
Fri Sep 8 10:13:41 CEST 2006

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Date: Thu, 07 Sep 2006 17:59:06 -0400
From: Vladimir Dobric <vd00 at Lehigh.EDU>
Subject: Hiring at associate or full professor level

I would appreciate if you alert potential candidates for the position at the
associate or full professor level described in the add below.
Prof. Vladimir Dobric

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA 18015

The department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Lehigh 
University invites applications for a Full or Associate Professor. We 
welcome applications from individuals with strong backgrounds in any 
ISE-relevant discipline, including industrial engineering, operations 
research, systems engineering, and computer science.  Candidates with 
a strong background in high-performance computing and/or large-scale 
optimization with interests in *financial engineering* or 
bioinformatics/health care are especially encouraged to apply. The 
candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate and 
graduate education, conduct an active research program with strong 
external support, and be willing to explore interdisciplinary research 
opportunities within the college and university.

The department is undergoing significant growth in various area of 
operations research and computing. Current research thrusts include 
(1) optimization, (2) high-performance computing, (3) manufacturing, 
production, and logistics, (4) information systems, and (5) stochastic 
processes. Recent hires at the junior level have joined the Department 
in these and related areas with specializations in parallel 
algorithms, grid computing, mathematical programming, robust 
optimization, telecommunications, and supply chain analysis.

Established in 1926, the ISE Department currently has 15 full-time 
faculty members, 130 undergraduates and 120 graduate students, about 
50 of which are Ph.D. students. We offer comprehensive research and 
education programs at the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. levels. The ISE 
faculty maintains an outstanding international reputation in a variety 
of research areas. Active research topics include discrete 
optimization, high performance computing, financial optimization, 
telecommunications, and a variety of topics in logistics and supply 
chain analysis. The Department maintains excellent computational and 
laboratory facilities, including a 64-processor Beowulf cluster for 
parallel computing. Annual research expenditures exceed $3.5 million. 
The Department has extensive interdisciplinary ties with the business 
school through the Center for Value Chain Research and finance and 
mathematics departments through the Analytical Finance program.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2006 and will continue 
until the position is filled. Send a statement of research and 
teaching interests, a curriculum vita, representative research 
paper(s), names and addresses of at least three references, and a 
cover letter to Professor Robert H. Storer, Search Committee Chair, 
Dept. of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Mohler Laboratory, 200 
West Packer Ave., Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, 18015-1582. The 
department web site is http://www.lehigh.edu/inime/ .

Lehigh University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer 
and provides equal opportunity on the basis of merit without 
discrimination because of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, 
national origin, age, handicap, gender, sexual orientation, or union 

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