UW-Madison/UW-Milwaukee Johnson Controls Energy Storage Professor
Degree and area of specialization:
Ph.D. degree in a relevant field
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Candidates must demonstrate a sustained record of professional achievement as indicated by
outstanding research and publications, and demonstrated leadership activities as related to energy
storage technologies in any relevant field of engineering or the physical sciences. Applicants with
expertise in electrochemistry, renewable energy storage, innovative energy storage technologies, or
advanced materials are encouraged to apply.
Willingness and ability to develop strong research relationships with industries and/or government, a publication record of high-quality and high-impact research, and commitment to teaching excellence are required. Candidates with a strong track record of securing external funding, proven ability to work in an interdisciplinary environment, experience in supervising students at all academic levels, and superior public speaking skills are preferred.
The University of Wisconsin is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to these goals are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in these areas.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) in conjunction with the University of
Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) invites applications for the Johnson Controls Endowed Professorship in
Energy Storage. This endowed professorship results from a recent significant philanthropic support
from Johnson Controls Inc. to establish a statewide partnership to foster innovative,
collaborative, and internationally recognized research in the area of energy storage devices, and
to deepen and expand the existing mutually beneficial partnership among Johnson Controls and the
University of Wisconsin. The successful candidate holding the professorship will have 50% tenure
at UW-Madison and 50% tenure at UW-Milwaukee and is expected to maintain laboratories and supervise
graduate students at both campuses as appropriate with their research interests and program needs.
Dedicated gift funds will support this endowed professorship: the Johnson Controls Endowed
Professorship in Energy Storage.
The position requires instruction in undergraduate and graduate coursework in core disciplinary courses and/or renewable energy curricula. The successful candidate is expected to strengthen and capitalize on strong ties with industry, institutions and government agencies, and to be a nationally and internationally recognized individual. The faculty member will also be expected to participate in faculty governance and participate in her/his tenure department, university, professional, and public service.
The UW-Madison is a top-ranked premier research university and its campus is located in the heart of the city of Madison, offering a vibrant living and learning community (http://www.uc.wisc.edu/slideshow/slideshow.html).
UW-Milwaukee is a doctoral/research extensive university in Milwaukee, the third-ranked manufacturing center in the United States. The College has a long history of industrial collaboration and research support. (http://www.uwm.edu/CEAS/)
|Department(s):||ENGR/CHEM & BIOLOGICAL EN|
|Full time salary rate:||Minimum $100,000 ACADEMIC (9 months) |
Depending on Qualifications
|Anticipated begin date:||SEPTEMBER 01, 2013|
|Number of positions:||1|
TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION
Application must be received by: JANUARY 22, 2013
HOW TO APPLY:
Application materials should include: a letter describing your interest in and
qualifications for the position; a curriculum vitae; a brief research plan; a teaching statement;
requested departmental affiliation; and a list of three references that includes names, addresses
(including email), and telephone numbers. The complete application package must be submitted via
email to the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Screening begins immediately following the
assured consideration deadline stated above and will continue until the position is filled.
Questions should be directed to:
M. Corradini: Chair, Search Committee
143 Engineering Research Bldg
1500 Engineering Drive
Madison WI 53706-1691
Unless another application procedure has been specified above, please send resume and cover letter referring to Position Vacancy Listing #75158 to
|Michael Corradini||Phone: 608-263-1648|
|1500 Engineering Dr||Fax: N/A|
|Madison, WI 53706-1609||Email: email@example.com|
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