The University of Central Florida is accepting applications for Professor and Director of the School of Modeling, Simulation, and Training (SMST). This is a 12-month, state funded appointment within SMST at the rank of professor with tenure. The Director oversees all activities and personnel within SMST, providing strategic, technical, financial, and administrative leadership. Direct reports include the Deputy Director of the Institute for Simulation & Training, the program director of the Modeling and Simulation (M&S) graduate programs, and the fiscal & contract manager. We welcome qualified candidates whose background reflects the interdisciplinary nature of MST, and whose experience reflects a track record of successful research administration, including effective organizational and personal communication and motivation. The director has the opportunity to shape the future of the school, and to play a central role in the associated university, regional, state, national, and international impacts.
As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.