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IMSE opens search for two new full professors with expertise in Optimization and AI/ML for fall 2024

The Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering (IMSE) at the University of South Florida (USF) invites applications for two tenure-track/tenured faculty position at the Full /Associate/Assistant Professor level starting in August 2024. 

The research and educational interests of the applicants should intersect with the departmental core methodological research thrusts in developing algorithms and methodologies for enhancing machine learning, optimization, and data analytics methods to support decision-making applications in smart city/urban infrastructure (including cybersecurity, healthcare systems, energy, water, transportation, and public health), logistics, and manufacturing. Minimum qualification will be a doctoral degree either in industrial engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, or a related field from an accredited research institution. Preferred qualifications include 1) research expertise in one or more areas, including machine learning, large-scale robust optimization and game theory, data analytics, and computing methods, 2) a strong record of publications in top-tier peer-reviewed journals/conferences, and, if seeking an associate/full rank a high citation h-index, 3) significant potential (or demonstrated record) for conducting research, as principal investigator, funded by grants and contracts from federal agencies and state/private sources, 4) potential/demonstrated ability to form multi-level, interdisciplinary research collaborations, 5) a strong potential/record of successfully funding and mentoring doctoral students and post-doctoral scholars, and 6) demonstrated experience/potential for developing and teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses, particularly Ph.D. level courses. Successful candidates are expected to have leadership and communication skills, be able to work effectively in diverse teams, integrate research, education, and service activities, and be actively engaged in leadership in professional societies. 

The cover letter should be addressed to Dr. Hadi Gard, Search Committee Chair, Industrial and Management Systems Engineering. Applicants must electronically submit the application packet as one PDF file to the following website: (Applicants search Job Opening ID#).  Applications will be considered starting immediately until the positions are filled.

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