[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] UC Berkeley IEOR Junior Faculty Applications due 30 Nov

Ken Goldberg goldberg at berkeley.edu
Thu Nov 1 08:08:28 PDT 2018

Junior Faculty Position in Operations Management/Supply Chain/Logistics
UC Berkeley

University of California, Berkeley welcomes applications for a 
tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the 
broad area of Operations Management and Logistics. Applications due 
November 30, 2018.



We are particularly interested in individuals who develop new and creative 
data-driven solution approaches based on operations research, artificial 
intelligence, machine learning or similar methodologies, to improve the 
design and performance of operations in business sectors including 
transportation, manufacturing, and online and traditional services, 
including healthcare.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values in the College of 
Engineering. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, 
students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful 
candidates for our faculty positions will demonstrate evidence of a 
commitment to equity and inclusion. Financial and in-kind resources are 
available to pursue activities that help accelerate our efforts to achieve 
our equity and inclusion goals, with the full backing of the College. 
Examples of ongoing programming at the College are available at 

The IEOR department offers BA, BS, MS, MEng, and PhD degrees and is at the 
forefront of research and teaching of operations research and data 
analytics methods, as well as the advancement of quantitative 
methodologies to solve problems in the areas of healthcare, logistics, 
supply chain management, energy, security, finance, and e-commerce. The 
department has strong ties with other departments in the UC Berkeley 
College of Engineering and enjoys close relationships with the departments 
of Statistics, Mathematics, and Economics, as well as with the Haas School 
of Business. Our location in the San Francisco Bay Area also offers 
outstanding opportunities for collaboration with local companies. To learn 
more about our department please visit https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__ieor.berkeley.edu&d=DwIBAg&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=jfztDFFX3pdXa-PLjF98-gySl-XGeN4LOTSXcRT5Ys4&s=94xp2y96y2MwmiJssPYladO_CteZfS0szrlrWvM43K4&e=.

Candidates with the following qualifications are encouraged to apply:
* Excellent original research in relevant topics
* Clear vision for future original research in relevant topics and cross
 	disciplinary collaboration
*  Ability and enthusiasm for teaching relevant courses, including the
 	ability to communicate concepts to students at all levels
* Strong letters of reference
* Enthusiasm for advancing diversity and collaboration.

Applicants must have completed, or be in the process of completing, a PhD 
or an equivalent international degree. In addition to the qualifications 
listed above, the ideal candidate will have experience with 
state-of-the-art methods, tools, and software and the potential to secure 
research funding from governmental, non-profit, or industry sources. 
Qualified candidates may apply using the following link: 

Please submit a cover letter summarizing qualifications as above, a CV, a 
statement of research, a statement of teaching interests, links to 
significant publications, and four references. Please submit a 2-3 page 
statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, 
including information about your understanding of these issues, your 
record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for 
advancing equity and inclusion if hired as a Berkeley faculty member (for 
additional information go to 
All recommendation letters will be treated as confidential per University 
of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential 
referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., 
dossier service or career center), to the UC statement on confidentiality 
(https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__apo.berkeley.edu_evalltr.html&d=DwIBAg&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=jfztDFFX3pdXa-PLjF98-gySl-XGeN4LOTSXcRT5Ys4&s=k-yBGp5391U2IuAOFHP0bwfccC2HKIDB8jZYzlaCxqw&e=) prior to submitting their letters. 
The deadline for applications is November 30, 2018. Applications received 
after this date will not be considered. Candidates will be reviewed on an 
ongoing basis, and early application is recommended. For questions 
regarding this position, please contact IEOR Department Manager, Rebecca 
Pauling, rpauling at berkeley.edu The University is committed to addressing 
the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single 
parents. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career 
needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: 
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__ofew.berkeley.edu_newfaculty&d=DwIBAg&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=jfztDFFX3pdXa-PLjF98-gySl-XGeN4LOTSXcRT5Ys4&s=xfF42gQNgB0sa6LpHqpmSrf2CzxoOqzY1GDjH0MI4qQ&e=. The University of California is an 
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants 
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, 
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, 
disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University 
of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: 

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