ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Nov 06, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 228707-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Department: ENGR/ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENG
Location: Madison
Categories: Engineering, Research, Scientific



Position Summary:

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is growing its faculty in the areas of solid-state electronics and quantum technologies, and optics and photonics, and is seeking candidates for a tenure-track position in the area of wide-bandgap and ultrawide-bandgap semiconductor physics, materials, and devices. The department is specifically interested in candidates with a strong background and experimental expertise in the growth and synthesis of III-nitride materials for device applications in power electronics and sustainable energy systems, bioelectronics and biophotonics for healthcare technologies, and optoelectronics for computing and communications. Candidates who transcend traditional disciplinary boundaries are especially encouraged.

The ECE Department's mission is to foster a diverse and inclusive community that advances the frontiers of engineering, disseminates discoveries and inventions, and prepares students to make the world a better place for all. Candidates who have specific goals and plans that are aligned with this mission and whose research and teaching interests fall within the areas described above are strongly encouraged to apply.

Principal Duties:

Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and contributing to curriculum updates and innovations; supervising graduate student research and mentoring graduate students; developing and directing a strong, extramurally funded research program; participating in departmental and university faculty governance; and contribution 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:

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or closely related field and demonstrated excellence in research and teaching.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Candidates will have a distinguished academic record, exceptional potential in establishing an internationally recognized research program in next generation electronics and optoelectronics, specifically in the area of wide-bandgap or ultrawide-bandgap semiconductor devices (e.g., III-nitride materials), and a commitment to high-quality undergraduate and graduate instruction and mentoring.

Additional Information:

The ECE Department at the UW-Madison has a long tradition of excellence in educating, mentoring, and inspiring future leaders; conducting research that is of vital importance to society; and serving Wisconsin, our nation, and the world through professional pursuits. The Department currently has 43 full-time tenure-track/tenured faculty (more than 20% of which are women), approximately 300 graduate students, and roughly 900 undergraduate students. Our undergraduate and graduate programs are all ranked in the top 10 among all public institutions in the U.S.

The Department's five-year strategic plan includes the following priorities: increasing and embracing diversity, and cultivating a thriving and inclusive community that is welcoming, supportive and respectful. The Department is committed to having a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. Candidates from traditionally under-represented groups in engineering are strongly encouraged to apply.

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 .

Department(s):

A192500-COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING/ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENG

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 23, 2021

Salary:

Negotiable
ACADEMIC (9 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Please apply directly to the website by clicking on . Upload a SINGLE PDF document containing 1) a cover letter, 2) a detailed CV, and 3) research and teaching statements describing how the applicant's research and teaching goals fit the solicitation described above. Submitted materials should convey, in an integrated manner, the candidate's previous activities and future plans in supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion in relevant sections of the application. Candidates will also be asked to provide the names and contact information for 3 professional references.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is January 3, 2021. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 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.

Contact:

Amy Terpening
amy.terpening@wisc.edu
608-263-4279
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:

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(C40NN)

Employment Class:

Faculty

Job Number:

228707-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://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

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 .

Applications Open: Nov 6 2020 Central Standard Time
Applications Close:

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