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    The Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISE) at
    North Carolina State University invites applications for an academic
    tenure-track position in ergonomics. The anticipated start date for the
    position is August 16, 2010.

    The Fitts ISE Department has four core areas, including ergonomics,
    manufacturing, production systems, and systems analysis and optimization.
    These are complemented by three new research thrusts through the Fitts
    Institute, including health systems engineering, bioproduction and
    logistics. There are approximately 170 graduate and 185 undergraduate
    students currently enrolled in degree programs. Responsibilities will
    include graduate and undergraduate teaching in physical and cognitive
    ergonomics, coursework development in new areas, such as human-robotic
    interactions and rehabilitation engineering.

    Candidates must hold an earned doctoral degree and be committed to original
    and independent research, to establish research facilities, to lead
    interdisciplinary research teams and to network with industry, and
    collaborate with the Ergonomics Center of North Carolina (housed in the ISE
    Department) on applied research projects. ABD candidates may be considered,
    but doctorate must be attained by date of hire. Candidates also need to
    illustrate a clear potential for significant sponsored research program

    development in their areas of interest, including a record of scholarly

    To apply for this position, go to: . Search vacancies for
    position number 611. Applicants should submit a cover letter with a complete
    resume, detailing educational background, research and professional
    experience, teaching experience and publications, along with three letters
    of references. A one page description of past, current and future research
    activities and interests should also be submitted. Review of applications
    will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until suitable
    candidates are found.

    NCSU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified
    applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
    color, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, or disability.
    In its commitment to diversity and equity, NCSU seeks applications from
    women, minorities and persons with disabilities. Individuals with
    disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should
    contact Debbie Allgood-Staton, University Business Officer or email,, ph/vm 919-515-6401, fax 919-515-5281.