The Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research (IEOR) at the University of California, Berkeley, is pleased to announce a new tenure-track assistant professor position opening.

We welcome applications from all IEOR research areas. Applicants with research interests in optimization, machine learning, logistics, or supply chain engineering are especially encouraged to apply.

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Position title: Assistant Professor

Anticipated start: 7/1/2023


Open September 14, 2022 through Thursday, Dec 1, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


Assistant Professor

The DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING & OPERATIONS RESEARCH (IEOR) at the University of California, Berkeley welcomes applications for a full-time tenure-track assistant professor. Applicants from all IEOR research areas will be considered. Applicants with research interests in optimization, machine learning, logistics, or supply chain engineering are particularly encouraged to apply.

The department offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. It is at the forefront of research and teaching of operations research and analytics methods, as well as the advancement of quantitative methodologies to solve problems in the areas of healthcare, logistics, supply chains, energy, security, finance, and e-commerce. The department has strong ties with other departments in the UC Berkeley College of Engineering and enjoys close relationships with the departments of Statistics, Mathematics, and Economics, as well as with the Haas School of Business. To learn more about our department and its programs, please visit

Candidates will be reviewed on an ongoing basis before the deadline, and early application is recommended.

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Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Applicants must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree), or be enrolled in a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.

Preferred Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have a record of excellent original research in relevant areas and experience with state-of-the-art methods, tools, and software. The ideal candidate will also be able to make a convincing case for their vision for future innovations in research and teaching, as well as have the enthusiasm and ability to work with industry and colleagues to raise funds to support such research.


Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to
  • Most relevant publications (Optional)

    Reference requirements
  • 4 required (contact information only)
    Letters will be requested from applicants who are under serious consideration.

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