University of Central Florida, School of Modeling, Simulation, and Training
Associate Professor or Professor or Director of the Modeling and Simulation Graduate Program (JC # 501609)
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Florida, United States|
|Position:||Associate Professor, Full Professor|
The University of Central Florida (UCF) is accepting applications for a tenured faculty position at the rank of associate professor or professor, and director of the graduate programs in the School of Modeling, Simulation, and Training (SMST). This is a 9-month, state-funded appointment within the Modeling and Simulation (M&S) graduate programs, https://msgrad.ist.ucf.edu, to begin no later than August 2022.
We seek applicants with a demonstrated record of rigorous research and scholarship, a record of external contract and grant funding, and excellence in teaching (especially mentoring and training graduate students) within topics relevant to M&S. We are interested in faculty with a demonstrated record of academic leadership such as initiating new programs; aligning existing programs with the strategic directions of the university and the region; interacting with business, government, and K-12representatives on how our M&S program can serve their future workforce needs; and the development of strategic partnerships to advance the education of the existing workforce.
The selected candidate will serve as the M&S graduate program director (initially for up to a 5- year term, renewable). While serving as graduate program director, the faculty member will: have a full teaching release for the first year and a reduced teaching load for the remainder of the directorship terms and receive a commensurate summer stipend. For a description of typical program director responsibilities, see https://graduate.ucf.edu/graduate-guide.
The University of Central Florida is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf.
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For more information about this position, see http://www.ucf.edu/jobs