Assistant Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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College of Engineering
Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering


The Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University is delighted to announce a potential new position and its search for an outstanding tenure-track hire, with position start date of Fall 2019. The department is especially interested in the area of Smart manufacturing (a co-hire with the Materials Research Institute with a focus on energy, environment and sustainability and with a background in materials, reliability, mechanics, and/or engineering design. Special consideration will be given to candidates with simultaneous expertise in process physics and manufacturing systems. Candidates are expected to develop an internationally recognized and externally funded research program; adopt innovative educational practices as they develop and teach graduate and undergraduate courses; advise and mentor graduate and undergraduate students; and participate in local and external service activities. Preferred rank is at the Assistant Professor level; however, applications at higher ranks will be considered for experienced applicants with exceptional records. The first industrial engineering department founded in the world, our department is consistently highly ranked for both its graduate and undergraduate programs. Interested candidates are encouraged to visit the department ( and college ( websites to learn more. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering, Operations Research, Manufacturing Engineering, Human Factors, Ergonomics, or a closely related field and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Interested applicants should upload: (1) a cover letter, (2) a Curriculum Vitae, (3) a one-page research statement, (4) a one-page teaching statement, and (5) a list of 3-5 references. Applicant screening will begin in January 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Questions can be directed to the faculty search chair by email to

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088