Clemson University Faculty Position: Fluor Endowed Chair
Mary Kurz
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The Department of Industrial Engineering at Clemson University seeks applications and nominations for the Fluor Endowed Chair, to start August 2022.  The position is supported by a $4M endowment created by Fluor Corporation and the State of South Carolina.


The Endowed Chair is the highest faculty designation at Clemson University. We seek a dynamic, innovative leader with a distinguished record of scholarly work, research funding, and a research vision that promotes collaboration between Clemson IE, its regional / national industry partners, and a broad set of stakeholders that includes federal and state agencies.  They must have a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively, a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and a willingness to expand disciplinary boundaries to address complex technical and societal grand challenges.  


The successful candidate will develop a cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research program within intelligent supply chain design, analytics and control, data-driven decision-making, artificial intelligence, and/or optimization.  The research should have an impact on areas like infrastructure, energy, manufacturing, transportation, mobility, healthcare, capital projects, and operations management.


Details on the position can be found at and applications can be submitted at  Applications must include: (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of research accomplishments and vision, (4) statement on diversity and inclusion, (5) up to three representative publications (merged in a single PDF file), and (6) a list of three professional references including names, email addresses and phone numbers. Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. 


Nominations can be sent directly to the search committee chair, Bill Ferrell, at