ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR NOTICE OF FILING

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ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR NOTICE OF FILING

Job no: 99521-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional
Department:DEPT-A1962

Position Summary:

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at UW- Madison seeks candidates in the broad areas of applied control, multi-body dynamics, computational modeling, and machine learning. The department is especially interested in candidates who have interests in one or both of the following two broad areas:

1. Applied controls, system modeling and optimization. Within this area, candidates are especially sought with an application focus of (a) electrified powertrain control, (b) robotics, (c) large-scale energy system control and optimization. Candidates who pursue both experimental and computational work are invited to apply.

2. Multi-body dynamics, machine learning, sensing, and virtual environments. Within this broad area, of particular interest are candidates who apply Artificial Intelligence techniques to autonomous vehicles and intelligent robots. Candidates who pursue both experimental and computational work are invited to apply.

Candidates who transcend the traditional boundaries of Mechanical Engineering and possess a demonstrated potential for bringing into the research effort insights from Electrical Engineering and/or Computer Science and/or Applied Math in order to address high impact societal problems related to areas 1 and 2 above are especially encouraged to apply.

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.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

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

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Hire can be at the Assistant Professor (0 to 5 years experience) or Associate (6 to 10 years experience) levels. Candidates for Associate Professor must possess academic credentials to qualify for a tenured faculty appointment at UW-Madison.

Additional Information:

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

A competitive recruitment and selection process was conducted for this employment opportunity and a U.S. worker was not selected. An application for Alien Employment Certification is being filed on behalf of an alien to fill the employment opportunity. Anyone with documentary evidence relative to the application, or available workers, wages and/or working conditions, may contact the Regional Certifying Office of the Department of Labor at the following address:
U.S Department of Labor
Employment and Training Administration
Foreign Labor Certification National Processing Center
Harris Tower
233 Peachtree Street, Suite 410
Atlanta GA 30303
Phone: 404-893-0101, Fax: 404-893-4642

Department(s):

A196200-COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING/MECHANICAL ENGR

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 19, 2019

Salary:

Negotiable
ACADEMIC (9 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Please apply directly to the website by clicking on "Apply Now". A SINGLE PDF document should be uploaded, containing a cover letter 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. Applicants must also provide the contact information for references within the application.

Applicants wishing to be considered only for a tenured appointment should state so clearly in their cover letter, as references 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 31, 2018, however the position will remain open and applications may be considered until these positions are filled.

The position has been filled. This posting is mandatory to meet a United States Department of Labor requirement. See the job posting for more details.

Contact:

The ME Search Committee
[email protected]
608-262-3543
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. )

Official Title:

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR(C30NN) or ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(C40NN)

Employment Class:

Faculty

Job Number:

99521-FA

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://oed.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Advertised: 02 Jul 2019 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 30 Oct 2019 Central Daylight Time

 

 

 

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