Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor

Oct 28, 2016
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor

Job Description:

The Department of ISE has 11 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, one teaching faculty member, two assistant research scientists, five postdoctoral fellows, 500 undergraduate students, and 165 graduate students. The department's current external research expenditures exceed $2.1 million annually. The Department of ISE offers BS, ME, MS, and PhD programs. Areas of strength include deterministic and stochastic optimization and their applications to financial, manufacturing, supply chain and health care systems. More information about the department is available at The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering is currently under the transformation of powering the new engineer. This transformation will fund additional faculty to increase tenure and tenure-track faculty to 300, several state-of-the-art facilities and enhancements in engineering education delivery. More information about the college is available at

The Department of ISE welcomes applications from individuals with strong backgrounds who hold a doctorate in ISE or in any ISE-relevant discipline. It is desirable that the applicant has a BS degree in engineering. Successful candidates are expected to contribute to research and educational programs, including developing and sustaining an externally-funded, interdisciplinary research program, supervising graduate students, and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in industrial and systems engineering. Junior candidates must exhibit outstanding potential and have interests in interdisciplinary collaboration. Mid-career candidates must be emerging leaders in their field, have a strong publication and funding record, and be involved in interdisciplinary collaboration. Senior candidates must have demonstrated scientific leadership with an exceptional publication and external funding record, excellence in interdisciplinary collaboration, and a dedication to maintaining excellence in these areas.

Multiple institutes at the University of Florida (e.g., Florida Climate Institute, Florida Energy Systems Consortium, Informatics Institute, Institute for Sustainable Food Systems, Institute for Sustainable Energy, Interdisciplinary Center for Biotechnology Research, Nanoscience Institute for Medical and Engineering Technology, Transportation Institute, Genetics Institute, and Water Institute) support interdisciplinary research. More information about the interdisciplinary institutes is available at Advertised Salary:

$85,000 - $135,000, Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Minimum Requirements:

PhD in Industrial & Systems Engineering or ISE-relevant discipline. 

Preferred Qualifications:   Special Instructions to Applicants:

Application packets consisting of a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching interests for existing and new courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, copies of two or three significant publications, and contact information for three references may be submitted at Review of applications will begin December 1, 2016, and will continue until the positions are filled. For additional questions, you may contact the search committee chair Dr. Elif Akçalı at

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

University of Florida counts among its greatest strengths –and considered as a major component of its excellence– that it values broad diversity in its faculty, students, and staff and that it creates a robust, inclusive, and welcoming climate for learning, research, and professional service.  The University of Florida is committed to equal educational and employment opportunity and access, and it 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 work and learning activities.  The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer.    


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