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Assistant/Associate/ or Full Professor of Industrial Engineering

and Coordinator of Industrial Engineering Program



Francis Marion University invites applications for a tenure track Industrial Engineering faculty position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level.  Rank will depend on qualifications and experience.  The University has developed a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering degree program that will commence in Spring 2014.  The Industrial Engineering major will be housed in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, which oversees programs in physics, pre-engineering, and engineering technology.  The successful applicant will serve as coordinator of the program and will be responsible for implementing the Industrial Engineering major, leading searches for additional faculty, and cooperating with local business and industry on internships and senior design opportunities.  The Physics and Astronomy Department website is:


Qualifications: Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, teaching experience in an engineering program, and administrative ability.


Start Date: August 2013


Responsibilities: The successful applicant will serve as coordinator of the program, teach 9 hours of lectures and labs, and will be responsible for the implementation of the Industrial Engineering major.


Professional Development:  Francis Marion provides generous support for conference travel when presenting.  Research stipends are available on a competitive basis.


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


Application Process:  1) Provide a letter of application (referencing position number 13-06); 2) completed FMU faculty application; 3) curriculum vitae; 4) three letters of recommendation; and 5) copies of all transcripts (official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate).


Send all material to: Dr. David M. Peterson, Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Francis Marion University, PO Box 100547, Florence, SC 29502-0547.


Minorities and Women are strongly encouraged to apply.


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Last Published: August 30, 2013 10:20 AM
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