University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 95601

Please Note: A change was made to this position announcement on 12/03/18


Working Title:
Official Title:
Degree and area of specialization:
PhD in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or closely related field field and demonstrated excellence in research and teaching.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Hire can be at the Assistant Professor (0 to 5 years experience), Associate (6 to 10 years experience), or Full Professor (10+ years experience) levels. Candidates for Associate or Full Professor must possess academic credentials to qualify for a tenured faculty appointment at UW-Madison. Additionally, candidates at the Full Professor level must possess superior leadership skills and experience applicable to leading a large research center.
Principal duties:
Teaching and developing undergraduate and graduate courses; mentoring graduate students and supervising their research; developing and directing a strong, extramurally funded research program; participating in departmental and university faculty governance; and contributing to professional and public service.
  Additional Information
 Applications beyond the deadline may be processed until the position is filled. Both departments are strongly committed to diversity in their faculty and student bodies. Women and under-represented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
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:AUGUST 19, 2019
Number of Positions:1

Application must be received by: DECEMBER 01, 2018
Please apply directly to the website by clicking on "Apply Now". Upload a SINGLE PDF document containing a cover letter as well as a detailed curriculum vitae (CV), including a complete list of publications. Applicants should also submit research and teaching statements describing how the applicant's research and teaching goals fit the solicitation described above. A diversity statement outlining how the applicant's activities will foster a diverse and inclusive environment is also encouraged.

Applicants wishing to be considered should also provide names and contact information for three references. Applicants wishing to be considered only for a tenured appointment should state so clearly in their cover letter, and should NOT submit any additional reference materials within the uploaded file; this step will await a more formal process if tenure consideration goes forward at a later date.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is December 1, 2018, however the position will remain open and applications may be considered until this position is filled.
Questions about the position can be directed to:
The ME/ECE Search Committee
Phone: 608-262-3543
1513 University Ave. 3107   
Fax: N/A
Madison, WI   
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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NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. In the case where there are fewer than five finalists, the names of the five most qualified candidates must be released upon request.  

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