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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, Industrial Engineering

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Position Number 38262
Class Title Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, Industrial Engineering
Administrative Title No Administrative Function
Job Description

The University of Central Florida is focused on increasing the prominence of its Industrial Engineering and Management Systems Department (IEMS) ( by developing a world-class industrial engineering program. Applications are invited for a tenure-track assistant, associate or full professor position in IEMS, to begin in August 2016. To be considered for the associate professor or full professor rank, applicants should have established a vibrant, externally funded, Ph.D.-level research program and have made significant progress towards establishing a national/international reputation, including publications in the best journals in their field(s) of study. In order to obtain tenure, the selected candidate must have a demonstrated record of teaching, research and service commensurate with the rank.

The Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Systems is one of the most dynamic industrial engineering departments in the world. IEMS provides outstanding undergraduate education, engages in collaborative and multidisciplinary research, and offers excellent graduate programs that appeal to students of diverse interests and backgrounds. Because of their outstanding technical and creative abilities, our graduates are nationally and internationally recognized as productive contributors to the overall global economy.

Located in the Orlando metropolitan area, UCF has over 63,000 students, making it one of the largest universities in the United States. The Fall 2014 freshmen class for the College of Engineering and Computer Science had an average high school GPA of 3.95, SAT score of 1285, and ACT score of 28.1. This class also included 86 National Merit Scholars. There is a large research park located adjacent to the university, as well as the Kennedy Space Center, power plants, and large and small utilities in the metropolitan area. We encourage you to learn more about UCF at and the College of Engineering and Computer Science at

Position Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering or a closely related field from an accredited institution at the time of appointment.


Preference will be given to candidates with an expertise in industrial engineering, with a focus in areas such as modeling and simulation, operations research decision analysis, logistics, systems engineering, and work design.

•Applicants who have either demonstrated, or shown a clear potential for, creative and independent research that would lead to strong extramurally-funded research with development of inclusive and diverse partnerships and national/international recognition.
•Demonstrated (or potential for) teaching proficiency.

Special Conditions

This is a repost position. Previous applicants are still being considered and do not need to reapply.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Additional Application Materials Required

Applicants must complete the online application and submit the following documents at the time of application:
(1) a signed cover letter;
(2) a complete curriculum vitae;
(3) a maximum two-page statement outlining your research vision and teaching interests;
(4) a list of at least three (3) professional references which includes addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses.

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.

Review of application will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Questions regarding this search may be directed to:

UCF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

FTE 1.0-Full-Time
Requisition Number 700867
Job Open Date 09/09/2016
Job Close Date
Open until filled Yes
Division Academic Affairs
College/Area College of Engineering and Computer Science (ENGR)
Department ENGR-Industrial Engineering and Management Systems
Annual Salary Negotiable
Type of Appointment Regular
Job Category Faculty
Work Location Orlando (Main)
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