The Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering (ORFE) at Princeton University invites applications for tenured appointment at the Associate or Full Professor level with a target starting date September 1, 2024. The search is across the broad areas of Optimization, Statistics, and Machine Learning and their applications to engineering fields. The ORFE department is part of the School of Engineering and Applied Science which is pursuing several initiatives in these areas. To be successful, the candidate must have a strong commitment to excellence in research and in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The ORFE department believes that the diversity of our faculty, staff, and students, broadly defined, is essential to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs.



About Princeton University, Operations research and Financial Engineering Department

Welcome to ORFE

The ongoing data science and machine learning revolution has had enormous impact on almost every aspect of society and the workplace. The Operations Research and Financial Engineering (ORFE) department's research, teaching and professional service focuses on the foundations of data science, probabilistic modeling, and optimal decision-making under uncertainty, with principal applications in communications, finance, energy and the environment, social, behavioral, physical and biological sciences, robotics and cyberphysical systems, social networks, and transportation.

The core graduate and undergraduate programs provide strong technical grounding in statistics, probability, and optimization. Combined expertise in these areas has produced important breakthroughs in research, industry practice and policy making. We are currently 20 faculty, 78 Ph.D. students, 8 Masters students and 217 undergraduate majors. In these pages, you will find details of our research, teaching, graduate and undergraduate programs, and conferences and other events that we organize and host. Thank you for visiting our site and your interest in ORFE.


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