Full-time non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Associate Engineer

The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering at the University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida
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    Employee
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    1st Shift

Associate Engineer 

Florida Applied Research in Engineering 

Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering 

University of Florida 

The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering at the University of Florida invites applications for a time limited, full-time non-tenure track faculty position at the rank of Associate Engineer in the Florida Applied Research in Engineering (FLARE) Center. 

The FLARE Associate Engineer will be responsible for the creation and maintenance of a database and associated documentation including tracking opportunities, engagements, publications, and other information central to FLARE.  The incumbent will assist the Director with administration and coordination of the operation of FLARE including all aspects of research development logistics. The Associate Engineer will be in regular contact with industry and government partners, sharing announcements and updates on applied research progress, disseminating data collected from FLARE applied research affiliates, and conducting surveys.  This position will perform or provide oversight of research progress, burn rate and deliverables.  The incumbent will oversee and supervise communication by staff members reporting to this position and pursue continuous improvement in administration of FLARE to ensure effective communication across security, compliance, and research development functions. In addition, the incumbent will assist the FLARE Director and FLARE Program Area Leads with strategic planning, identifying and prioritizing research needs, proposal development, and liaising with potential partners and stakeholders. This position will report to Richard Vigeant, Director of the Florida Applied Research in Engineering Center. 

UF is currently ranked as one of the top-10 best public universities, 6th according to the 2021 U.S. News & World Report of Best Colleges. The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering is currently implementing a major expansion of faculty and state-of-the-art research and education facilities. The College will reach 300 faculty members in the near future. For more information about our College initiatives, please visit http://eng.ufl.edu. The University and College count among its greatest strengths a value of broad diversity among faculty, students and staff and a robust, inclusive, and welcoming climate for learning and research. UF is committed to equal educational and employment opportunity and access and seeks individuals of all races, ethnicities, genders and other attributes who, among their many exceptional qualifications, have a record of including a broad diversity of individuals in research and learning activities. 

Qualifications  

This position requires a PhD in a related field and an individual who has a background in systems engineering including electrical, mechanical and/or software research and development best practices. Applicants with a Master’s degree and appropriate industry experience may also be considered. 

Application Instructions  

Application review is ongoing by the Search Committee and will continue to receive applications until the position is filled. You must apply by submitting an application through Interfolio via apply.interfolio.com/82267 (Job 68318). The application consists of attached PDF files of the following required documents: 1. Cover letter (summary and introduction; relate to hiring emphasis areas) 2. Personal statement (include synergy with UF DEPT, as well as UF investigators, centers & institutes) 3. Curriculum vitae (include 1-page CV highlights) 4. Names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of five references. The final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/The anticipated start date for this position is Spring 2021 with some flexibility for an earlier start based on individual needs. For additional questions, contact Richard Vigeant at rvigeant@ufl.edu. 

If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352-392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800-955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. 

The University of Florida is committed to nondiscrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information, and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement  

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. 

 

 

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