Associate Professor specializing in Systems Engineering

University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio
Dec 15, 2020
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Are you looking for colleagues who will value you and help you grow as a professional? Are you looking for a university that will support your commitment to educating the next generation of engineers? Are you interested in bringing engineering practice and new experiential learning strategies into the classroom? Are you committed to growing participation of women and under-represented minorities in engineering? Are you seeking to engage in research that makes a difference in the world?

The University of Dayton Department of Engineering Management, Systems, and Technology seeks qualified applicants for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor specializing in the area of Systems Engineering. This position will start on August 16, 2021.

Minimum Qualifications

All applicants must have completed all requirements for their PhD in Systems Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Operations Management or an equivalent related discipline by July 15, 2021.

In addition, all applicants must have a minimum of five years of relevant industry or academic experience in the area of Systems Engineering. Candidates must have excellent written communication skills and demonstrate a commitment to understanding and promoting inclusive excellence.

Successful candidates must demonstrate a record of research or scholarship in the area of Systems engineering and provide evidence of teaching excellence in foundational systems engineering courses including requirements planning and model-based systems engineering. Appointment with tenure in this position requires a record of teaching, research and service commensurate with the criteria for tenure in the School of Engineering at the University of Dayton.

Further information about the University and the Department can be found at:

Interested persons must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, statement of research interests, statement of teaching interests and philosophy. Also, please provide a statement of how you would promote inclusive excellence through your research, teaching, and service. Other than the cover letter and curriculum vitae, there is a limit of two pages for each of the above items. If the Ph.D. is not completed, the research advisor must include a letter stating that the candidate will complete all requirements by this date.

To see a complete list of qualifications and to apply please go to the following url:

Applications will be accepted through January 8, 2021.

The University of Dayton is a top-tier, national, Catholic, research university with offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels. Founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, the University is a diverse community committed to advancing the common good through intellectual curiosity, academic rigor, community engagement and local, national and global partnerships. Guided by the Marianist educational philosophy, we educate the whole person and link learning and scholarship with leadership and service. 

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.

The University is also pleased to provide support for spouses of prospective and newly hired faculty through its dual career program. While we cannot guarantee placement, we serve as an effective resource and support system for your spouse. Information can be found at