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Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 80128



Working Title:
Professor-Mechanical Engineering
Official Title:
Degree and area of specialization:
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Demonstrated potential in scholarship, teaching and research in one of the indicated areas. Strong aptitude for teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and an outstanding ability to conduct collaborative externally funded research. For more senior applicants, an outstanding reputation in the field of specialty is a primary requirement. Candidates for a tenured position will possess academic credentials to qualify for a tenured faculty appointment at UW-Madison.
Principal duties:
Develop, adapt, and teach undergraduate, and graduate-level courses in Mechanical Engineering; supervise graduate student research; develop and direct funded research; participate in faculty governance and public service.
Research areas of interest include (but are not limited to):
- Advanced manufacturing especially in the areas of sustainable and additive manufacturing
- Biomechanics, biofabrication, and biomechatronics
- Advanced materials processing, nanomaterials processing, and hybrid/composite/heterogeneous materials processing
- Cyber-physical systems, combining physical components with information and advanced computing, human-system interaction, and modeling for virtual prototyping in the engineering design process.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

  Employee Class:
Full Time Salary Rate:Negotiable
ACADEMIC (9 months)
Appointment percent:100%
Anticipated begin date:JANUARY 20, 2015
Number of Positions:3

Application must be received by: OCTOBER 01, 2014
In order to apply, please provide one PDF file containing: 1. C.V., 2. Research statement (max. 5 pgs.), 3. Teaching statement (max. 5 pgs.), 4. Five references
Unless another application procedure has been specified above, please send resume and cover letter referring to Position Vacancy Listing #80128 to:
ME Faculty Search Committee
Department of Mechanical Engineering
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1513 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706-1609
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