Cornell University, Operations Research and Information Engineering

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Position ID:Cornell-ORIE-MORGANCHAIR [#14253]
Position Title: Operations Research and Information Engineering, Eleanor and Howard Morgan Professorship
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Operations Research / Operations Research
Appl Deadline: finished (2019/08/28, finished 2021/03/06, listed until 2020/09/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The School of Operations Research and Information Engineering at Cornell University invites exceptional applicants for the Eleanor and Howard Morgan Professorship. The School of OR&IE seeks visionary candidates who will drive new research thrusts, catalyze growth in existing areas, and help lead efforts to realize the School’s vision of a world in which operation research and analytics are fundamental to improved decision-making that helps address some of society’s most pressing problems.

Cornell ORIE is a diverse group of high-quality researchers and educators interested in probability, optimization, statistics, machine learning, simulation, and a wide array of applications including, but not limited to,  e-commerce, supply chains, scheduling, manufacturing, transportation and mobility, health care, financial engineering, service systems and network science.  We value mathematical and technical depth and innovation, and experience with applications and practice. Ideal candidates will have correspondingly broad training and interests. The School of Operations Research and Information Engineering spans both the traditional Cornell campus in Ithaca and the new presence at Cornell Tech on Roosevelt Island in New York City. This position is for the Cornell Ithaca campus, but the potential for connection with the Cornell Tech campus and its associated mission of external engagement is desirable.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, statement of research and leadership vision, and complete contact information for at least three references. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Submit applications online at Questions may be addressed by email to David Shmoys, Chair, Eleanor and Howard Morgan Chair Search Committee at . 

ORIE and the College of Engineering at Cornell embrace diversity and seek candidates who can contribute to a welcoming climate for students, staff and faculty of all races and genders. Cornell University seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples, has a Dual Career program, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches. Visit to see positions available in higher education in the upstate New York area. Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.

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Operations Research and Information Engineering
Cornell University
204 Rhodes Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

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