Faculty & Instructor Position - The University of South Florida - Tampa, FL

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The University of South Florida invites applications for a Faculty & Instructor position in
Industrial and Management Systems Engineering
The Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering (IMSE) at the University of South Florida invites applications for a faculty position at Assistant/Associate professor level & Instructor position starting in August 2017.
Faculty Position:
Research and educational interests of the applicants should intersect with the departmental core methodological research thrusts in data analytics with applications in smart city/urban infrastructure (including healthcare systems, electricity, water, transportation, and public health), and advanced manufacturing. Preferred qualifications include fundamental expertise in the intersection of the following: statistical data mining/modeling, data fusion, computing architecture, and analytics supported large-scale optimization with research applications in one or more of the above areas. Candidates with an established record of excellence in funding from competitive (preferably) federal sources are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in industrial engineering or related field or be in a position to clearly demonstrate earning such degree before the beginning of fall 2017.
Instructor Position:
Teaching and research interests of the applicants should intersect with the departmental core thrusts in data analytics with applications in smart city/urban infrastructure (including healthcare systems, electricity, water, transportation, and public health), and advanced manufacturing. Preferred qualifications include expertise in statistical data mining/modeling; programing knowledge on a subset of languages including C, C++, python, R, and VBA; computer database applications including Microsoft Access and SQL, and optimization modeling. Candidates with years of relevant experience of applying the above tools in industry are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a doctoral degree in industrial engineering or related field or be in a position to clearly demonstrate earning such degree before the beginning of fall 2017.
The University of South Florida is a high-impact, global research university dedicated to student success. USF is a Top 25 public research university in the nation in total research expenditures, according to the National Science Foundation. Serving over 48,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.5 billion and an annual economic impact of $4.4 billion. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference. At the heart of USF is a vibrant, diverse and engaged student body. The College of Engineering is on the Tampa campus, which is also home to USF Health, including the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Public Health and Pharmacy. This co-location offers significant interdisciplinary research opportunities.
The IMSE Department has 15 faculty members and offers B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Industrial Engineering, an M.S. degree in Engineering Management, and offers distance learning opportunities. The department currently hosts 215 undergraduates, 165 masters, and 25 full time doctoral students. Its faculty has strong collaborations with all departments in the College of Engineering, the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Public Health, Business, and Arts & Sciences. The Department also has strong ties with various centers and institutes such as the Center for Urban Transportation Research, the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute, USF Diabetes Center, and with organizations outside USF, such as the Florida Medical Manufacturers Consortium, Tampa General Hospital, and James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital. For more information: www..usf.edu/engineering/imse/
Successful candidates will be expected to establish a strong externally and competitively funded interdisciplinary research program and show commitment to undergraduate and graduate education. Candidates are expected to have excellent communication skills, be able to work effectively in teams, integrate research, education and service activities, and engage in leadership in professional societies. Candidates must be committed to diversity among students, faculty and staff.
Review of applications will begin immediately. Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 22, 2016. The review will continue until the position is filled. Applicants must electronically submit the application packet to: http://ift.tt/2d4INmU The packet must contain a cover letter, complete vitae with list of publications and research grants and contracts, names & detailed contact information for 4 references, a 1-page statement of the applicant’s teaching interests & vision, and a 1-page statement of the applicant’s research vision. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. To request disability accommodations in the application and interview process, please notify Brett Annette, EOL Coordinator at (813) 974-7736. USF is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution.
The cover letter should be addressed to: Dr. Alex Savachkin, Faculty Search Committee Chair, Industrial and Management Systems Engineering, University of South Florida, 4202 E. Fowler Ave, ENB 118, Tampa, Florida, 33620. Candidates wishing to speak to department faculty at the annual INFORMS meeting (November 13 and 14, 2016) are encouraged to contact Ms. Allison Torres-Sabetti at allisont2@usf.edu before November 8, 2016.

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