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Job ID: 129766

Assistant or Associate Professor
Univeristy of Wisconsin-Madison

Date Posted Sep. 24, 2019
Title Assistant or Associate Professor
University Univeristy of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI, United States
Department Mechanical Engineering
Application Deadline Dec. 1, 2019
Position Start Date Aug. 17, 2020
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Energy Technology
    Mechanical Engineering

Position Summary:
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at UW-Madison seeks candidates in the broad areas of energy systems modeling, integration, and control. The department is specifically interested in candidates who have expertise in both component-level and system-level modeling and control applicable to larger scale energy systems including the power grid. The ideal candidate will focus on technologies and approaches that enable increasing deployment of renewable energy sources, including solar and wind. Candidates that have expertise in energy storage technologies and the integration of these technologies with each other and the grid are of particular interest. Any candidate must have a strong background in physics-based modeling of thermal-fluid components and energy systems.

Candidates who transcend the traditional boundaries of Mechanical Engineering to bring into the research effort insights from Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related disciplines in order to address high impact societal problems related to areas described above are especially encouraged to apply.

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

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.
Please see full position description, requirements, and application instructions in the official position vacancy listing:

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

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Contact Information

  • Faculty Hiring Committee
    Mechanical Engineering
    University of Wisconsin-Madison
    1513 University Ave
    Suite 2107
    Madison, WI 53706


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