Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering (21-13)

  • Francis Marion University
  • Florence, SC
  • Apr 19, 2021
Full time Engineering & Applied Sciences

Job Description


Francis Marion University and the Department of Physics and Engineering invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Industrial Engineering. The department has thirteen faculty members and is home to undergraduate degree programs in industrial engineering, mechanical engineering, engineering technology, computational physics, and health physics. The FMU Industrial Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET. The department benefits from close ties with local and regional industry.

The department faculty are dedicated teacher-scholars committed to outstanding teaching, excellent scholarship, and the promotion of equity, diversity, and inclusion in physics and engineering. We encourage applications from candidates with an interest in teaching students from diverse backgrounds, particularly with respect to race and academic preparation.

Candidates with specialties in all areas of Industrial Engineering are invited to apply. Preference will be given to those candidates with expertise in operations research (modeling), quality control, industrial statistics, logistics, or supply chain. The successful candidate will support a variety of undergraduate engineering courses from the intro to upper levels.

More information on the department and its programs is available at the department's website:

 More information on the Industrial Engineering program can be found at:

Start Date: August 2021

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering or related field.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will teach 9-12 hours of engineering lectures and labs each semester and will conduct research and involve undergraduates in research projects. The candidate may also support introductory physics laboratory instruction as load and demand warrants.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Professional Development: Francis Marion University provides generous support for conference travel when presenting. Research stipends are available on a competitive basis. Equipment grants are also available to further educational experiences and research with students.

Application Process:

Prepare a single PDF file containing:

  1. Letter of Interest (Referencing Position Number 21-13);
  2. Curriculum vitae;
  3. Copies of all transcripts (official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate);
  4. FM Faculty Application; and
  5. Any other pertinent materials.

Use the following URL both to provide information about yourself and to upload your application PDF file:

Arrange to have three letters of recommendation submitted on your behalf using the following URL:

Minorities and Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

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