Assistant Professor

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Dec 24, 2021

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Assistant Professor

Job Description:

UF ISE offers BS, ME, MS and Ph.D. degrees. We have approximately 500 undergraduate students and 200 graduate students. The Department hosts research in various application areas including energy systems, healthcare systems, supply chain systems and transportation systems. We also currently host methodological research in data analytics, human systems engineering, optimization, simulation, and stochastic analysis. There are also outstanding opportunities for interdisciplinary work across the UF campus. More information about the department can be found at

UF is currently ranked as one of the top-10 best public universities, 5th according to the 2021 U.S. News & World Report of Best Colleges. The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering is currently implementing a major expansion of faculty and state-of-the-art research and education facilities. The College will reach 300 faculty members in the near future with the ISE Department currently comprised of 23 permanent members. For more information about our College initiatives, please visit The University and College count among its greatest strengths a value of broad diversity among faculty, students and staff and a robust, inclusive and welcoming climate for learning and research. UF is committed to equal educational and employment opportunity and access and seeks individuals of all races, ethnicities, genders and other attributes who, among their many exceptional qualifications, have a record of including a broad diversity of individuals in research and learning activities.

Expected Salary:

Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

In addition to having a doctorate degree in ISE or a closely related discipline, the applicant must possess an academic record and potential for research and teaching excellence in the manufacturing field. Potential candidates will be expected to provide a clear agenda for future research directions including funding opportunities and collaborations both within the department and externally. Candidates will be expected to have awareness of future trends in funding and research opportunities in advanced manufacturing and target application areas such as AI for manufacturing management, AI for advanced manufacturing, manufacturing using collaborative robots, regenerative medicine, and bio-manufacturing. Candidates will be expected to develop a high-quality publication record at UF, supervise Ph.D. students, and teach manufacturing courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position was originally posted under requisition #82048. All previous applicants do not need to reapply.

The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately, with the first full committee screening occurring on November 1, 2021, and will continue to receive applications until the position is filled. All applications must be submitted at: Complete applications must include the following files in PDF format: (1) cover letter including summary and introduction related to hiring emphasis areas; (2) a personal statement including identification of any synergies with UF ISE as well as UF investigators, centers & institutes; (3) a diversity statement including experience in working with diverse and underrepresented groups in engineering; (4) a curriculum vitae including a 1-page CV highlights; (5) a research program vision statement with a focus on how any plans will support the department and college; (6) a teaching statement including a personal philosophy and interests; (7) up to three representative journal articles (co-)authored by the applicant; and (8) the names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of no less than three and up to five references. The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. The anticipated start for the position is Fall 2022 with some flexibility for an earlier start based on individual needs.

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Background searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

The University of Florida is committed to nondiscrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information, and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.


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