Assistant/Associate Professor, Fall 2021

Tullahoma, TN
Nov 18, 2020
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Assistant/Associate Professor, Fall 2021

Tullahoma, TN
Open Date:
Oct 28, 2020

Assistant/Associate Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering: Programmatic area of Industrial and Systems Engineering  

Applications and nominations are invited for the position of a 9-month tenured or tenure-track Assistant/ Associate Professor in the Engineering Management (EM) Program under the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. IE/EM is a graduate program with shared oversight by ISE in Knoxville and the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) in Tullahoma, TN. The ISE Department offers BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Industrial Engineering and MS and PhD degrees with an EM concentration. Currently, the Department has a total of 11 tenured or tenure track faculty members, including two located at UTSI. Available effective 08/01/21, this position will be based at UTSI in Tullahoma and will include a competitive compensation package commensurate with experience and qualifications. For additional information about the Program, the Department, and the Institute, please visit web sites: ,  and

The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain a scholarly, externally funded, research program; to supervise graduate students; to develop and teach courses in the Industrial and Systems Engineering curriculum; and to provide service to the Institute, Department, University, and the profession.


An earned doctorate in Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering, Applied Mathematics or a closely related field is required. The successful applicant will have strong problem-solving and communication skills and the ability to work in an interdisciplinary environment. A strong commitment to teaching excellence at the graduate level, the ability to attract external funding and publish in leading scholarly journals are expected. Candidates with expertise and interests in all areas of industrial and systems engineering will be considered, although Manufacturing Systems, Model-Based Systems Engineering, Systems Analytics, and Uncertainty Quantification are of particular interest.  

Application Instructions:

Individuals interested in applying should submit a letter of interest addressing qualifications, research interests and teaching interests; curriculum vitae; and the names and contact information for at least 3 professional references.

Questions about the position should be directed to the EM Program Chair, Dr. Andrew Yu at [email protected].  Review of applications will begin on 11/15/20 and continue until the position is filled.