JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021

University of Florida

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Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Associate or Full Professor in Quantitative Analysis and AI for FinTech and Blockchain Applications

JOE ID Number: 2021-01_111466445
Date Posted: 02/01/2021
Date Inactive: 07/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Associate or Full Professor in Quantitative Analysis and AI for FinTech and Blockchain Applications
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Gainesville, Florida, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
G0 -- General
D0 -- General
Artificial intelligence
diffusion and financial instrument models
high performance computing
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The College of Engineering at the University of Florida (UF) invites applications for a full-time tenured faculty position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE). The position focuses on ISE applications of AI for FinTech and blockchain technology. The new senior faculty position is expected to bring complementary expertise and form a thrust area in quantitative analysis for FinTech and blockchain applications by using AI and contemporary modeling approaches (e.g., diffusion and financial instrument models). Potential research opportunities include collaborations with other engineering departments and Warrington College of Business.

In addition a doctorate degree in ISE, operations research or a closely related discipline, the applicant must have high performance computing experience to qualify for this position. Candidates will also be expected to have a clear agenda for substantially adding to current department funded research combined with a passion for mentoring and leading early-career faculty to success. Additionally, candidates will be expected to develop a high-quality publication record at UF, supervise Ph.D. students, and teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in ISE.

The search committee will continue to receive applications until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted at: (Job Requisition #67993).

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 12/31/2021