University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 91332



Working Title:
Professor - Chemical & Biological Engineering
Official Title:
Degree and area of specialization:
Ph.D. and a strong background relevant to Chemical and Biological Engineering or a related field.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Distinguished academic record in the research area of hard material synthesis and their engineering applications, exceptional potential for world-class high-impact research and a commitment to both undergraduate and graduate instruction. For more senior applicants, an outstanding reputation in the field of specialty is a prime requirement.

Candidates for this tenured positon (associate or full professor) must have an outstanding scientific background and excellent academic credentials that is consistent with a tenured faculty appointment at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Candidates must have demonstrated high quality research with publications in top journals, a promising vision for research in Chemical and Biological Engineering.
  Position Summary:
 The Chemical and Biological Engineering Department has a long tradition of academic excellence in research and teaching. The consistently strong emphasis on fundamentals provides our students with the solid background needed to succeed in their careers in both academic and industrial environments. As a result, many of our graduates are leaders in chemical engineering throughout the world. Undergraduate and graduate students at Wisconsin experience an environment that is characterized by a unique diversity of opportunities, ranging from cutting-edge highly impactful world-class research, to service and outreach activities and to international educational programs, both within the department and across campus ¿ UW-Madison as a whole ranks consistently as one of the world¿s leading universities and for decades our department has maintained the highest rankings in both undergraduate and graduate programs
Principal duties:
The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering seeks faculty candidates with a research focus on hard material synthesis, to enhance present departmental strengths in research and teaching in this area. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a world-class research program in hard materials synthesis and their engineering applications, provide undergraduate and graduate instruction and teaching in areas of technical competence, and to engage in public service as appropriate.

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 01, 2018
Number of Positions:1

Application must be received by: AUGUST 04, 2017
Applicants will be asked to upload a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and Statement of Research and Teaching Interest in one complete file upload. Please direct any questions to Christi Balas Levenson.
Questions about the position can be directed to:
Christi Levenson
Phone: 608-262-1094
1415 Engineering Dr   
Fax: N/A
Engineering Hall   
Madison, WI 53706-1607   
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

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UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.