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Job Title: Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Optimization
Company Name: Florida A&M University- Florida State University College of Engineering, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Location: Tallahassee, FL United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 12/07/2017
Expire Date: 02/07/2018
Job Categories: Engineering
Job Description
Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Optimization
The Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at Florida A&M University- Florida State University College of Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of optimization. The preferred candidate would be hired at the assistant professor level, although applicants with outstanding qualifications and experience may be considered for appointment at a higher rank, and tenure can be considered. Successful candidates are expected to develop a strong externally-funded research program and demonstrate excellence in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and mentoring M.S. and Ph.D. students.

The FAMU-FSU College of Engineering is unique in combining two outstanding universities with overlapping but distinct missions - the nation's top Historically Black College/University with one of the nation's ~100 Highest Research Activity Universities. As such we provide an outstanding research and entrepreneurship based education to one of the most diverse student populations in the US.

The IME Department presently has 14 faculty members, ABET accredited B.S. programs in industrial engineering with 175 undergraduate students, and M.S. and Ph.D. programs in industrial and manufacturing engineering and engineering management with over 60 graduate students. Home to the High-Performance Materials Institute, the IME department annual research expenditures have averaged approximately $2.5 million over the last 5 years from multiple sources including active NSF and DoD grants.

Florida A&M University and Florida State University are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers that encourage applications from minorities and women, and comply with the American Disabilities Act. Both are public records agencies pursuant to Chapter 119, Florida Statutes.
Qualifications & Requirements
Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, Systems Engineering, Operations Research, Computer Science, or a related discipline. The desired research and teaching areas of interest are in optimization theory including stochastic programming and integer programming with applications in machine learning, data science, energy systems, healthcare systems, transportation systems or resilient infrastructure.

Applicants should submit:
• Cover letter
• Full curriculum vitae
• 2-page research statement
• 1-page teaching statement
• No more than four selected publications for review
• Names and contact information of three potential references
• EEOC form(https://www.eng.famu.fsu.edu/resources/pdfs/FAMU-FSU-COE-EEOC-Form-for-Applicants.pdf)

Application documents should be sent in pdf format to optimsearch@eng.famu.fsu.edu. Any questions about the position should be directed to Prof. Arda Vanli at oavanli@eng.famu.fsu.edu
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Contact Information
Contact Name:Prof. Arda Vanli
Company Name: Florida A&M University- Florida State University College of Engineering, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Phone Number:(850) 410-6354
Contact Email:oavanli@eng.famu.fsu.edu
Website:systemssearch@eng.famu.fsu.edu
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