Faculty and Staff Search

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Rutgers University invites applications and nominations for the following positions:


Lab Facilities Specialist

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Full time Lab Facilities Specialist for the School of Engineering. This position reports to the Department Chair of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE). The Lab Facilities Specialist is responsible for the safety, design, documentation, and commissioning of experimental machines though out the ISE laboratories under the guidance of the faculty members, for research and instruction purposes.

The position also assists in the arranging the maintenance of general laboratory facility by interacting with manufactures/suppliers, obtaining quotations, closely work with facility to setup equipment, scheduling required work, and troubleshoot problems (in operational phase) etc., closely working with facilities to design and setup equipment, sensors, and machines.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

- Collects and analyzes data to evaluate the performance of machines and experiments.

- Completes work independently with broadly defined work objectives and limited review of overall results.

- Teaches and trains research assistants and technicians on laboratory processes and equipment.

- Set up specific equipment, develop instructions and demonstrate its use.

- Effectively communicates and interacts with undergraduate and graduate students and faculty. This includes managing lab related activities and ensuring that project requirements are met on timely basis.

- Demonstrates and assists and coordinate with students for their senior design projects in conducting experiments.

- Manages multiple simultaneous projects with the ability to field questions which could arise without notice.

- Maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs machines and lab testing equipment, computers personal computers, plotters, printers, projectors, and related peripherals on regular basis.

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The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) at Rutgers University-New Brunswick invites applications for multiple faculty positions, at all levels, with a start date of fall 2020. These positions were created partially due to the growing opportunities between ISE and the Packaging Engineering Program at Rutgers.

We seek outstanding candidates with a Ph.D. in ISE or a related engineering discipline and a commitment to excellence in research and teaching.  In particular, candidates whose research interests may contribute to Packaging Engineering are encouraged to apply. Our faculty inspires and leads innovative high-quality research programs supported by federal and state agencies and industrial partners.  The faculty are dedicated and enthusiastic teachers and mentors for our students at all levels. The Rutgers Packaging Engineering Program has a rigorous engineering-based curriculum and an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program. Rutgers ISE Department is routinely ranked among the top twenty nationally in the discipline.

We welcome applicants pursuing fundamental, original research applied to compelling, interdisciplinary problems.  Research areas of interest include machine learning/AI and data science; applied optimization in distribution and logistics; sustainable packaging and manufacturing; innovation and extended reality; food and pharmaceutical packaging; automation and robotics; supply chain/value chain and product life-cycle management; Industry 4.0 and IoT; biomedical devices; and energy.    

Interested applicants should submit: (1) a cover letter, (2) a Curriculum Vitae, (3) two representative research papers, (4) future research plans, teaching statement, (5) plans or accomplishments in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion and (6) contact information for three references.

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The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) at Rutgers University invites applications for a faculty position at the Assistant Teaching Professor rank, a long-term, career-oriented position with the possibility of reappointment and promotion through the university’s teaching faculty track. This is a non-tenure track position with a calendar year appointment that starts in fall 2020.

The ISE Department welcomes dynamic and engaging candidates who are dedicated to instructional innovation and can bring diverse intellectual, geographical, gender and ethnic perspectives to the work and campus communities at Rutgers and the School of Engineering (SoE).

The candidate must have solid technical and analytical background with significant industry experience. We seek an individual who is willing to integrate technology and innovation into undergraduate courses and design projects.  The candidate is expected to teach a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in ISE, including but not limited to, Senior Design, Work Design and Human/Machine Systems, Supply Chain, and more. The candidate must also be willing to develop new courses at the undergraduate level that involve innovation and technology. Finally, the candidate will be expected to help the department engage industry projects into the curriculum and enhance industry partnership. 

Interested applicants should submit: (1) a cover letter, (2) a Curriculum Vitae, (3) teaching statement with evidence of experience and promoting student engagement, (4) plans or accomplishments in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion, and (5) a list of 3-5 references.

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Industrial and Systems Engineering at Rutgers

The ISE Department is one of seven academic units of the School of Engineering, which is located at Rutgers-New Brunswick, a culturally and academically diverse environment with more than 4,000 full-time and part-time faculty, 8,500 graduate students and 32,000 undergraduate students.


Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, military service or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment.