JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016
University of California, Berkeley
Position Title/Short Description
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Berkeley, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: A1 -- General Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:
Open November 4th, 2015 through January 4th, 2016
The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research (IEOR) at University of California, Berkeley is leading the search for candidates for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor level. The expected start date is July 1, 2016. We are searching for faculty doing fundamental and applied research in data science and decision analytics, with demonstrated applications in the social or management sciences, including such topics as social networks, financial modeling, healthcare, operations, innovation, entrepreneurship, sustainability, or social media.
A wide variety of academic backgrounds will be considered. Applicants for the assistant professor position must, at a minimum, be in the process of completing a doctoral dissertation or an equivalent degree at the time of application. Applicants for the associate or full professor position must hold a PhD or equivalent degree at the time of application. A doctorate or equivalent degree in a related field is required by the time of hire. The ideal candidate will have experience using data systems and software to analyze large data sets. The successful candidate will teach in the professional Masters of Engineering program at the Fung
Institute for Engineering Leadership and in IEOR. The position involves teaching at all levels from
undergraduate courses to advanced graduate seminars, and supervision of graduate students. Teaching responsibilities will also include curriculum design and development for the Professional Masters in Engineering (MEng) Degree. Candidates should have the potential to develop a strong record of research, teaching, and service, as well as the interest and ability to pursue industrial interaction and research funding from industrial and/or governmental sources.
The IEOR department offers BA, BS, MS, MEng, and PhD degrees. There is opportunity for collaboration within the department, with faculty in the Haas School of Business, Statistics, other engineering fields, and other disciplines.
To apply, please go to the following link: and submit a cover letter, a CV, a statement of research, a statement of teaching interests, a statement of contributions to diversity, one copy of a significant publication, two more pubs of significance (if any) may also be included in your application materials. Provide contact information for four references. 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 ( prior to submitting their letters.
The deadline to apply is before midnight PDT, January 4, 2016. Applications received after this deadline will not be considered.
The University is committed to excellence through diversity and we seek candidates whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education. The University is also 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: . 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, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: .
For questions regarding this position, please contact Rebecca Pauling, mailto:rpauling@
• Curriculum Vitae
• Cover Letter
• Statement of Research
• Statement of Teaching
• Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.
• Significant Publication
• Significant Publication (Optional)
• Significant Publication (Optional)
4 references required (contact information only)
- External Application Link