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Engineering Management & Systems Engineering - Assistant Professor

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Please provide: (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) a brief description of how your work relates to and will contribute to the focus area, (3), unofficial graduate transcripts, (4) statement of research Interests and (5) contact information for three professional references.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Engineering Management & Systems Engineering - Assistant Professor
Position Number F0332A
Job Description

Old Dominion University (ODU) invites applications for tenure eligible faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor in its Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering (EMSE) capable of contributing to our modeling and simulation supported systems engineering design and analysis thrust. Employment is to commence no later than July 25, 2018.

The EMSE department offers a variety of masters and doctoral degrees, as well an undergraduate minor, and certificates. It has been recognized numerous times by the American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) for the quality of its graduate programs. EMSE supports extensive research initiatives in areas related to engineering management and systems engineering.

Faculty in the department teach graduate and undergraduate level courses, and advise and mentor masters and doctoral students. Faculty are expected to develop substantial research programs supported by external funding that generate publications and contributing to the scholarly recognition of the faculty, the department, and the college. Faculty collaborate in interdisciplinary groups, and with individuals in industry and government. Faculty members are required to be active, collegial, contributory members to the EMSE department’s goal to provide continuous excellence in teaching, research, and service.

The department is building a core capability in Modeling and Simulation supported Systems Engineering (and Engineering Management) practices. The prospective faculty is expected to contribute to this focus area by deploying modeling and simulation skills to systems design and systems analysis. Contexts of application for this research may include, among others, Defense, Defense Industries, Healthcare, Manufacturing, and Service Organizations.

Type of Recruitment General Public
Type of Recruitment General Public
Minimum Qualifications - knowledge, skills, and abilities

The applicant must have;
- Taught systems engineering, engineering management, or related courses in an academic setting.
- Knowledge and expertise of Modeling and Simulation tools and techniques as they apply to Systems Engineering Design and Systems Engineering Analysis.
- The capability to secure, and work, on funded research.
- A [public] record of publications in journal(s) and conference proceeding(s).

Minimum Qualifications - Education or training

Applicants must have:
- A Ph.D. or equivalent terminal doctoral degree in Systems Engineering, Engineering Management, Industrial Engineering, or related field.
- At least one degree in an engineering discipline.

Minimum Qualifications - Special licenses, registration or certification
Preferred Qualifications

- A record of funding that they have obtained to support research.
- A commitment to service, and contributions to relevant academic and professional groups.
- A clearly articulated research agenda, with evidence of contributions having been made to the focus area.

Location Norfolk, VA
Job Open Date 12/04/2017
Application Review Date 01/15/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants / Additional Materials Required

Please provide: (1) a curriculum vitae, (2) a brief description of how your work relates to and will contribute to the focus area, (3), unofficial graduate transcripts, (4) statement of research Interests and (5) contact information for three professional references.

Telework Friendly No
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It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact Information for Professional References
  4. Statement of Research Interests
  5. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document