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Tenure Track Positions at the University of Florida Industrial and Systems Engineering Department (Human Factors Engineering)

  • 1.  Tenure Track Positions at the University of Florida Industrial and Systems Engineering Department (Human Factors Engineering)

    Posted 12-06-2017 09:43

    The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering (HWCOE) at the University of Florida (UF) invites applications for multiple tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Human Factors Engineering beginning August 2018. We are specifically interested in candidates with research that has broad societal implications (e.g., improving healthcare delivery and improving transportation network design and operation). Collaborative and interdisciplinary opportunities exist both within ISE and HWCOE and across UF, including University of Florida Transportation Institute, Human-Centered Computing @ UF, University of Florida Informatics Institute, Clinical and Translational Science Institute, and UF Health.

    UF ISE offers B.S., M.E., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. It has over 500 undergraduate students and 150 graduate students. Individuals joining ISE will discover many opportunities to engage in interdisciplinary work across campus and will find a strong dedication to excellence in research and education. More information about the department can be found at The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering is currently implementing a major expansion of its faculty and is investing in state-of-the-art facilities to support their research and to enhance engineering education delivery. As part of this expansion plan, the college will reach 300 faculty members in the near future. For more information about these initiatives, please visit

    The Department of ISE welcomes applications from individuals with strong backgrounds who hold a doctorate in ISE or in any related discipline. It is desirable that the applicant has at least one degree in engineering. Successful candidates are expected to contribute to research and educational programs, including developing and sustaining externally-funded, interdisciplinary research programs, maintaining a strong publication record, supervising graduate students, and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in industrial and systems engineering.

    University of Florida counts among its greatest strengths –and a major component of its excellence– that it values broad diversity in its faculty, students, and staff and that it creates a robust, inclusive, and welcoming climate for learning, research, and professional service. The University of Florida is committed to equal educational and employment opportunity and access, and it 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 work and learning activities. The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Xiang Zhong
    Assistant Professor
    Univ. of Florida
    Gainesville FL