INFORMS Open Forum

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Advanced Manufacturing at ISE, University of Florida

  • 1.  Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Advanced Manufacturing at ISE, University of Florida

    Posted 26 days ago
    Edited by Yu Yang 26 days ago

    The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) at the University of Florida (UF) invites applications to a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. The position focuses on advanced manufacturing with applications of data analytics and/or artificial intelligence (AI) for the digitization of manufacturing management. The anticipated start for the position is Fall 2022 with some flexibility for an earlier start based on individual needs.

    The search committee will begin reviewing applications immediately, with the first full committee screening occurring on November 1, 2021, and will continue to receive applications until the position is filled. For more information and to submit applications, please visit:

    Job Qualifications

    In addition to having a doctorate degree in ISE or a closely related discipline, the applicant must possess an academic record and potential for research and teaching excellence in the manufacturing field. Potential candidates will be expected to provide a clear agenda for future research directions including funding opportunities and collaborations both within the department and externally. Candidates will be expected to have awareness of future trends in funding and research opportunities in advanced manufacturing and target application areas such as AI for manufacturing management, AI for advanced manufacturing, manufacturing using collaborative robots, regenerative medicine, and bio-manufacturing. Candidates will be expected to develop a high-quality publication record at UF, supervise Ph.D. students, and teach manufacturing courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

    About ISE

    UF ISE offers BS, ME, MS and Ph.D. degrees. We have approximately 500 undergraduate students and 200 graduate students. The Department hosts research in various application areas including energy systems, healthcare systems, supply chain systems and transportation systems. We also currently host methodological research in data analytics, human systems engineering, optimization, simulation, and stochastic analysis. There are also outstanding opportunities for interdisciplinary work across the UF campus. More information about the department can be found at

    About UF
    UF is currently ranked as one of the top-10 best public universities, 5th according to the 2022 U.S. News & World Report of Best Colleges. The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering is currently implementing a major expansion of faculty and state-of-the-art research and education facilities. The College will reach 300 faculty members in the near future with the ISE Department currently comprised of 23 permanent members. For more information about our College initiatives, please visit The University and College count among its greatest strengths a value of broad diversity among faculty, students and staff and a robust, inclusive and welcoming climate for learning and research. UF is committed to equal educational and employment opportunity and access and seeks individuals of all races, ethnicities, genders and other attributes who, among their many exceptional qualifications, have a record of including a broad diversity of individuals in research and learning activities.

    Yu Yang
    Assistant Professor,
    Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
    University of Florida, Gainesville, FL