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Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering



Francis Marion University invites applications for a tenure track position as Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering.  The University has developed a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering degree program that will commence in Spring 2014.  Initially, 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 teach Industrial Engineering courses and will work with the Coordinator of Industrial Engineering to establish the new major.  The Physics and Astronomy Department website is:


Qualifications: Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and some teaching experience in an Industrial Engineering program


Start Date: August 2013 or January 2014


Responsibilities: This will be the first engineering program on campus. The successful applicant will teach 9-12 hours per semester of lectures and labs. He/she will be responsible for assisting in the implementation of the Industrial Engineering major and will be able to teach a wide variety of industrial engineering topics.


Location: Florence, SC, is a growing city with a vibrant arts culture.  FMU is within easy driving distance of beach resorts and areas of historical interest, including Charleston and Savannah.


Professional Faculty Development: Francis Marion provides generous support for conference travel when presenting.  Start-up grant funds and summer 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 13-41); 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 6, 2013 8:14 AM
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