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The College of Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology is seeking nominations and applications from qualified individuals for the position of Chair of the School of Industrial and Systems Engineering. The successful candidate will hold the H. Milton and Carolyn J. Stewart Chair of Industrial and Systems Engineering. The School has an annual budget of $14.8M and is the largest industrial engineering program in the country. It has a student body of 928 undergraduate, 198 master's, and 197 Ph.D. students, and 58 full-time faculty members. The School's diverse faculty is actively engaged in research at the national and international level. Research program areas include optimization, manufacturing, logistics, stochastic systems, engineering economic decision analysis, engineering statistics, simulation, health systems, and human-integrated systems. Much of the research is done through centers such as the Manufacturing Research Center and The Logistics Institute (TLI). Innovative programs include The Executive Master's in International Logistics, TLI, and TLI Asia Pacific. The School has an endowment of $24.3M. A recent facilities expansion has more than doubled the School's total space to further support the various research efforts of students and faculty members. More information on the School can be found at

Candidates for this position must have an earned doctorate and national/international recognition in their specific discipline based on a proven record of excellence in academic and professional scholarly achievements. The successful candidate should have strategic skills and vision to lead the School toward higher levels of excellence within a multi-disciplinary and high-technology environment; be able to establish a successful working relationship with federal, state and private funding agencies; work with the faculty and Georgia Tech administration to raise funds from private and public sources; and maintain a close relationship with alumni of the School. The Chair reports to the Dean of the College of Engineering and is responsible for all administrative, budgetary and personnel decisions within the School. The successful candidate will be expected to provide evidence of fiscal responsibility and exhibit excellent leadership and management abilities, particularly interpersonal, team-building, and effective communication skills.

Nominations and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates should send a curriculum vitae and other supporting documentation including the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of five references to

Dr. Ward Winer, Chair, ISyE Chair Search Committee Georgia Institute of Technology
School of Mechanical Engineering Atlanta, GA 30332-0405
Tel: (404) 894-3200 Fax: (404) 894-1658

The Georgia Institute of Technology is a unit of the University System of the State of Georgia. Georgia Institute of Technology is an Equal Education/ Employment Opportunity Institution and encourages applications from and nominations of women and underrepresented minorities.


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  • Created By:Barbara Christopher
  • Created:10/20/2004
  • Modified By:Fletcher Moore
  • Modified:10/07/2016



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