Job description

JOB NO.: 96157-FA

Work Type: Faculty-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Engineering

Employment Class: Faculty

Position Vacancy ID: 96157-FA

Working Title: Assistant or Associate Professor


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 19, 2019

Term: N/A

Advertised Salary:

ACADEMIC (9 months)

Degree and Area of Specialization:

PhD in Computer Engineering or closely related field and demonstrated excellence in research and teaching.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Candidates will have a distinguished academic record, exceptional potential in establishing a world-class power engineering research program in microgrids, dynamic distribution, and/or sustainable electrical energy, and a commitment to high-quality undergraduate and graduate instruction and mentoring.

Preference is to hire at the Assistant Professor level, although exceptionally well-qualified candidates at the Associate Professor level may be considered. Candidates for Associate Professor must possess academic credentials to qualify for a tenured faculty appointment at UW-Madison.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is growing its faculty in the area of microgrids, dynamic distribution, and sustainable electrical energy and is seeking tenure-track faculty candidates for a tenure-track position in this area. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in topics that include, but are not necessarily limited to, microgrid/bulk-grid interface, energy system control and stability, power electronic control and analysis of renewables, storage technologies, power electronic interfaces for storage, clean energy manufacturing, and advanced distribution system architectures, components, and control.

The new faculty member will be appointed as a Fellow within the Grainger Institute for Engineering ( The Grainger Institute for Engineering serves as a research incubator within the College of Engineering. The Institute fosters a transdisciplinary research and educational environment and provides the infrastructure to address grand technological challenges. Current areas of focus are advanced manufacturing, energy and sustainability, biomanufacturing, neuroengineering, big data and machine learning, sensors and sensing, and smart and connected healthcare. New research directions will continue to be launched and nurtured within the Institute.

Additional Information:

Applications beyond the deadline may be considered until the position is filled. The department is strongly committed to having a diverse faculty and student body. Under-represented candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.


Lori Burrow
[email protected]
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. )

Instructions to applicants:

Please apply directly to the website by clicking on "Apply Now". A cover letter, names and contact information for three references, as well as a detailed curriculum vitae (CV) is required. The CV should include a complete list of publications, as well as research and teaching statements describing how the applicant's research and teaching goals fit the solicitation described above.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is December 15, 2018, however the position will remain open and applications may be considered until this position is filled.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: Sep 28 2018 Central Daylight Time





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Posted: 12/22/2018
Application Due: 2/20/2019
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