Saturday, October 17, 2015

[DMANET] Faculty members, Engineering Systems and Design, SUTD

The Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), established
in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT),
is seeking exceptional faculty members at all ranks (tenure-track and
tenured, including senior faculty) in the areas of Engineering Systems
and Design. SUTD, the first university in the world with a focus on
design accomplished through an integrated multi-disciplinary
curriculum, has a mission to advance knowledge and nurture technically
grounded leaders and innovators to serve societal needs. SUTD is
characterized by a breadth of intellectual perspectives (the
"university"), a focus on engineering foundations ("technology") and
an emphasis on innovation and creativity (design). The University's
programs are based on four pillars, each leading to a separate degree
program, with Engineering Systems and Design one of the four.

MIT's multi-faceted collaboration with SUTD includes curriculum
development and initial course deployment, faculty and student
recruiting, mentoring, and career development, and collaboration on
joint research projects, through a major new international design
centre, funding opportunities, and student exchanges. Professor Thomas
Magnanti, former Dean of Engineering at MIT (and former President of
INFORMS), is the Founding President of SUTD. Saif Benjaafar,
Distinguished McKnight University Professor and former Director of
Industrial & Systems Engineering at the University of Minnesota, was
the Founding Head of the Pillar of Engineering Systems and Design.

We seek individuals with an earned doctorate (or nearing completion)
in an engineering systems-related field, including operations
research, operations management, industrial engineering, applied
mathematics and statistics, economics and public policy. Individuals
with research interests in large scale and complex systems, including,
but not limited to, supply chains, transportation and logistics,
healthcare, energy and the environment, service systems, critical
infrastructure, and security, are particularly encouraged to apply.
Applicants must have a solid grounding in one or more methodologies,
including, but not limited to, optimization, stochastic modeling,
statistics, network science, game theory, system dynamics,
econometrics and behavioral sciences. Applicants should have a strong
commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, to
mentoring and advising of undergraduate and graduate students, and to
developing and maintaining an active research program.

Candidates should submit a letter of interest, a CV, sample
publications, statements of research and teaching interests, and three
letters of reference. Applications are being accepted online at Additional information about the
university and the engineering systems and design pillar can be found
at Inquiries about the position can be directed to
Associate Professor Karthik Natarajan (,
Associate Head of the Pillar of Engineering Systems and Design. If you
will be at INFORMS, please drop a mail towards this.

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