Assistant Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
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 its search for an outstanding tenure-track hire. The department is especially interested in candidates whose work contributes to advances in the area of human factors and demonstrates capability and interests in fundamental contributions to engineering and science in human-computer interaction and ergonomics. 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. The search is for the rank of Assistant Professor. 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. Penn State’s College of Engineering strives to build a welcoming, inclusive, and supportive environment for students, staff, and faculty. We rely on the expertise, sensitivity and commitment of an inclusive faculty to enhance diversity, seek equity, and create a welcoming environment within our community. We are committed to nurturing a learning and working environment that respects differences in culture, age, gender, race, ethnicity, physical ability, sexual orientation, and religious affiliation. In welcoming every candidate, we strive to meet the needs of professional families by actively assisting with partner-placement needs. We are inspiring change and impacting tomorrow. Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, Human Factors, or a closely related field by the start date and have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Interested applicants should upload the following items: cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, a one-page research statement, a one-page teaching statement, and a list of 3-5 references. Applicant screening will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions can be directed to Uday V. Shanbhag (, IME).

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