Assistant or Associate Professor, Systems and Industrial Engineering (SA, FM, MBSE)

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Systems and Industrial Engr

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Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

Note: The application review date has been updated.

The Department of Systems and Industrial Engineering at the University of Arizona invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level with an anticipated start date of August 2021. Specific areas of interest include (1) Software Assurance, (2) Formal Methods for Complex Systems, and (3) Model-based Systems Engineering including Model-driven Architecture and Engineering. Candidates for the Associate Professor rank must have a distinguished record of published research, demonstrate significant impact on the profession, and success at securing funding to support a research program.

Applications will be reviewed starting January 5, 2021 and will be accepted until the position is filled.

The Department was founded in 1960 as the first degree-granting Department of Systems Engineering in the world. The Department now houses three integrated academic programs leading to Accredited BS degrees in Systems Engineering, Industrial Engineering, and Engineering Management, as well as MS degrees in Systems Engineering, Industrial Engineering, and Engineering Management, and a PhD degree in Systems and Industrial Engineering. Additionally, the Department participates in the nationally ranked interdisciplinary MS degree program in Cybersecurity, in partnership with the Eller College of Management and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Outstanding UA benefitsinclude health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance anddisability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAUtuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state andoptional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; andmore!

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Duties & Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be expected to establish a strong research program, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and contribute to mentoring students, including those from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to an environment that nurtures collaboration among researchers across the College and University. The successful candidate will also participate in outreach and contribute to departmental, college, and university service. In these, and other ways, the faculty member will help to develop innovative approaches to enhancing student engagement, increasing diversity, and expanding collaborations with community and business partners.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in hand by the time of hire in Systems Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Engineering Management, or a related field.
  • Candidates for the Associate Professor rank must have a distinguished record of published research, demonstrate significant impact on the profession, and success at securing funding to support a research program.
  • Selected candidate must provide education credentialsduring the offer discussions.

Preferred Qualifications:

It is desired that candidates have some teaching experience. Candidates are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Rank :

To be Determined

Tenure Information:

Tenure Track (T/TE)



Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

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Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

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Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)

Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

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Contact Information for Candidates:

Dr. Young-Jun Son
Department Head, Systems and Industrial Engineering
[email protected]

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Documents Needed to Apply:

Curriculum Vitae (CV), Cover Letter, and Three Additional Documents

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Please submit the following documents:
* 1) Cover Letter
* 2) CV
* 3) Statement of Research Interests
* 4) Statement of Teaching Philosophy
* 5) Three Reference's Contact Information (phone and email)

Diversity Statement:

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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