The Department of Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences (IE &IS) engages in research and teaching in the areas of industrial engineering, management science, and innovation science. The mission of the department is closely tied to its pioneering work in developing an engineering perspective on business processes, as well as its interdisciplinary research on transitions in societies in relation to technical changes. At the heart of its academic philosophy is the synergy between research and teaching. The department offers an academic environment in which scholars and students work on critical problems at the interface of engineering, management and innovation. The department has two schools: Industrial Engineering (IE) and Innovation Sciences (IS). The school of Industrial Engineering focuses on the design, behavior and performance of operational and innovation processes in industrial and service organizations. It covers the complete business chain of product design, process design, production, purchasing, outsourcing, distribution and marketing & sales.
The School of Industrial Engineering currently includes the following research groups:
Human Performance Management;
Operations Planning, Accounting & Control;
Innovation, Technology Entrepreneurship & Marketing.
The open position is part of the Operations Planning, Accounting & Control group.
Operations Planning, Accounting & Control group
OPAC currently consists of 4 full professors, 4 associate professors, 14 assistant professors, 7 postdoctoral fellows, and 24 PhD students. OPAC is recruiting one junior faculty member. The faculty teaches and conducts research in the area of operations planning and control in manufacturing, services, logistics and supply chains. Research is generally quantitative in nature, while many of the researchers also engage in empirical research.
The OPAC group is responsible within the university for all teaching in the areas of operations management, transportation, reliability, and accounting and finance, both at undergraduate and graduate level.
Supply chain management
Sustainable operations management
Data-driven operations management
The interface between operations and finance & accounting
The interface between operations and revenue management
Behavioral operations management
For this position, we are open to any relevant research area in Operations Management that is rigorous and relevant to industry. Purely methodological (OR) research does not fit into the group's profile, but any Operations Management research does, such as, but not limited to research on:
We strongly encourage women to apply for this position as TU/e aims for gender-balance.
The selected assistant professor performs active research on Operations Management, collaborates with current faculty and postdocs, takes part in and acquires funded research projects, and publishes on her research in academic journals.
Each assistant professor teaches 2-3 courses per year in the undergraduate, master, and/or PhD programs, and supervises BSc and MSc students on their thesis work.
Participate in, development of, and acquisition of funding for research projects.
Supervise PhD, MSc and BSc students in their projects.
Conduct autonomous teaching at the BSc and MSc levels.
Participate in teaching at the PhD level.
Possibly contribute to the management of the OPAC group.
We are also open to application by candidates with some years of experience as assistant professor.
Information about terms of employment can be obtained from Ms. Susan Opgenoorth, HR Advisor IE&IS, (email@example.com). Further information about Eindhoven University of Technology can be found at www.tue.nl.
Note that incomplete applications will not be considered.
If you are interested, we invite you to apply as soon as possible. Selection will begin immediately and continue until the position have been filled.
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