Professor - Living Environments Laboratory Theme Area
PROFESSOR(C20NN) or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR(C30NN) or ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(C40NN)
Degree and area of specialization:
PhD, MFA, or related terminal degree required. Specialization may be in Computer Science, Engineering, Human Computer Interaction, Industrial Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Technical Textile Design, Library and Information Studies, Nursing, Public Health, Medical Informatics, Industrial Design, Psychology, Art or related field.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Post-doctoral research experience and teaching experience preferred but not required. Candidates for tenured appointment must have a record of excellence in teaching, research, and service.
The Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (WID) represents a bold new interdisciplinary research
initiative at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, funded by the State of Wisconsin, the Morgridge
Foundation and the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF). Each of the five themes--Systems
Biology, Epigenitics, Bio-nates/Tissue Engineering, Optimization, and the Living Environments
Laboratory for Acceleration of Homecare Technologies-- seeks to recruit three new faculty who will
take part in shaping this exceptional venture and blaze new trails in innovative research.
The Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (www.discovery.wisc.edu, http://www.discovery.wisc.edu) is an exciting opportunity for creative applicants to work in a multi-disciplinary environment while pursuing independent research in a state-of-the-art facility. WID is the public half of an exciting private-public pair of Institutes that will promote basic research and facilitate the translation of new discoveries to practice. The Living Environments Laboratory was created with the vision of its research having a lasting impact on the quality of the creation of healthcare products. This venture requires candidates who will boldly participate in the shaping WID through their participation in the Living Environments Laboratory.
The Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (www.discovery.wisc.edu) invites applications for faculty openings in the Living Environments Laboratory. The LEL-WID theme aims to accelerate the design and development of personal care technologies includingan innovative design space that employs a virtual reality CAVE ©, and collaborating facilities on the UW-Madison campus. Successful candidates will occupy a new state-of-the-art and centrally located WID research facility specifically designed to spark and support cross-disciplinary collaborations. Each candidate will interview both with the LEL theme members and the department of the University that most appropriately matches their experience and interests. Candidates will be expected to qualify for a tenure track appointment in one University department. The candidate will be expected to develop a vigorous, independent research program; attract and maintain extramural funding for their research program in the Living Environments Laboratory; teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses; develop new course(s) in their area of expertise as appropriate; supervise graduate and postgraduate research; participate in faculty governance activities in the department, college and/or University; and actively engage with the national and international scientific community.
Full time salary basis may be C (academic) or A (annual) depending on divisional policy of tenure home.
|Department(s):||ENGR/INDUSTRIAL & SYSTEMS|
|Full time salary rate:||Minimum $90,000 ACADEMIC (9 months) |
Depending on Qualifications
|Anticipated begin date:||MARCH 01, 2012|
|Number of positions:||3|
TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION
Application must be received by: FEBRUARY 02, 2012
HOW TO APPLY:
Candidates must apply on the following web
Documents must be submitted in PDF format, including a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests (up to 3 pages), a
research statement (up to 3 pages), three publications, and names and contact information (name, address, telephone and e-mail) of three persons knowledgeable of the applicant's research, leadership and/or teaching abilities whom we may contact for letters.
Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.
Unless another application procedure has been specified above, please send resume and cover letter referring to Position Vacancy Listing #72208 to
|Kendra Jacobsen||Phone: 608-316-4327|
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|Madison, WI 53715-1003||Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
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