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Tenure-Track/Tenured Faculty Positions at University of Florida, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

  • 1.  Tenure-Track/Tenured Faculty Positions at University of Florida, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

    Posted 11-29-2018 22:57
    Edited by Hongcheng Liu 03-13-2019 17:59

    Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - ISE Engineering Data Analytics and Operations Research (


    The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering at the University of Florida (UF) is seeking applications for multiple full-time tenure-track or tenured faculty positions in the areas of data analytics and operations research. Applicants with both strong methodological and application focuses are particularly encouraged to apply. Application areas include, but are not limited to smart production and manufacturing systems, supply chain management, energy systems and health systems. Applications at all levels will be considered.

    UF Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering offers BS, ME, MS, and PhD degrees. We have over 450 undergraduate students and 150 graduate students. The Department hosts active research in various application areas including healthcare systems, energy systems, finance, transportation systems and supply chain systems. We also currently host methodological research in data analytics, human-systems, optimization and stochastic analysis. 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 interdisciplinary 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 University of Florida is one of the top-10 best public universities, according to the 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings.


    In addition to having a doctorate degree in ISE or a related discipline, the applicant must possess a strong academic background and demonstrate potential for research and teaching excellence. Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to our research and educational programs, including developing and sustaining an externally-funded research program, developing a high-quality publication record, supervising Ph.D. students, and teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses in ISE. Any potential candidates at the associate level should have the capability to develop/co-develop center-level research activity. Any potential candidates at the full professor level will be expected to have a clear agenda for substantially adding to current department funded research combined with a passion for mentoring and leading junior faculty to success.

    Application Instructions

    For consideration, interested candidates must submit an application package and include a cover letter, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching interests, a statement of interest and experience in working with diverse and under-represented groups in engineering, and a detailed curriculum vitae, together with contact information for at least three academic references. Review of applications will begin November 27, 2018. The search will continue until all positions are filled. The anticipated start date for positions is January 1, 2019 with some flexibility based on individual needs. For additional questions, you may contact the search committee chair Dr. Yongpei Guan. The (updated) link to  application is at:

    Selected candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).

    If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

    Hongcheng Liu
    University of Florida
    Gainesville FL