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Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty openings at Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Miami FL

  • 1.  Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty openings at Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Miami FL

    Posted 8 days ago

    University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida

    The College of Engineering at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida invites applications for two full-time positions - a tenure track appointment at the Assistant Professor level (Health or Energy Analytics) and a tenured position in the Associate or Full Professor level (Innovation & Entrepreneurship) in the Department of Industrial Engineering. These positions are 9-month academic appointments with a possible start date of August 2021 or January 2022. Salary, teaching load, and research support are commensurate with those of other major research institutions. 


    Candidates are expected to hold a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, Management Science, or related field. Candidates must also demonstrate a strong background and commitment to high-quality research and excellent teaching. The successful applicants will reside in the Department of Industrial Engineering and have the opportunity of courtesy or joint appointments in departments such as the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Department of Management Science (School of Business).

     We welcome applications at the Assistant Professor level from individuals with research interests in the broad domains of Health or Energy Analytics, artificial intelligence, stochastic optimization, big data informatics and cybersecurity, sustainable resilient and smart systems, healthcare systems, and systems optimization. At the Associate/Full Professor level, we seek individuals with interest in innovation and entrepreneurship, tech start-ups, tech transfer, and patents. Responsibilities of these positions include developing and maintaining a strong externally funded research program and a commitment to excellence in teaching.

     About the University, College and Department

    The University of Miami is a top 50 U.S. research institution committed to attracting a talented workforce to support the common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, innovation, and service. The College of Engineering is also excited to focus its research activities under seven main research thrusts, including Innovation and Entrepreneurship. One of the goals of the college-wide thrusts is to facilitate collaborations across different disciplines. The Department of Industrial Engineering has a long history of successful interdisciplinary research. The department's research is currently funded by various agencies and industries, including the National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, Department of Energy, Air Force Office of Scientific Research, and National Institutes of Health (NIH).

     Application Procedure and Preliminary Interviews

    For full consideration, please submit the following via email at : 1) Cover letter; 2) Current curriculum vitae; 3) Research and Educational plans; and (4) contact information for at least three references. Initial screening of applications will begin immediately, with hires expected to start in August 2021 or January 2022. The search will continue until the position is filled. The University of Miami embraces diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We are an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer.

    Murat Erkoc
    Associate Professor
    University of Miami
    Hialeah FL