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University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 29, 2024


University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Position Number: 02368501

Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

Job Summary
The successful candidate must lead and collaborate with CEAS faculty and faculty from across campus, conduct independent Industry 4.0 research, collaborate with existing centers and institutes, build highly effective research teams consisting of professional staff, post-docs, graduate and undergraduate students, teach engineering or computer science courses as needed, mentor and advise students, and assist with engineering or computer science curricular development. In addition to research and teaching, successful candidates will contribute to the university through service on University, College, and Department committees. As the CSI Research Director, the candidate will be a member of the CSI leadership team that will mold and implement the research vision and mission for CSI. Candidates will actively collaborate with current industry partners and cultivate new partnerships.

Minimum Qualifications
  1. A doctoral degree in an appropriate Engineering, Computer Science, or closely related science field
  2. A strong record of external funding, research, and scholarship appropriate with their rank

Preferred Qualifications
  1. A proven research record in Industry 4.0 research topics such as, but not limited to: lights-out manufacturing, robotics, system integration, sensing and control, industrial software engineering and cybersecurity, edge computing, advanced human-machine interface (including AR/VR, haptics, etc.), cyber-physical systems, additive manufacturing, digital twin, real-time and low latency communications including wireless (5G, WiFi6), constrained networking including Single Pair Ethernet, industrial process simulation and emulation, big data analytics, cloud computing, explainable artificial intelligence, and others.
  2. Demonstrated administrative and research leadership in a Center/Institute
  3. Teaching experience related to Industry 4.0
  4. Track record of forming and leading cross-disciplinary research teams that include industrial partners
  5. Evidence of the potential to compliment and/or strengthen existing CEAS and CSI research programs.

Application Instructions
Application Instructions: Interested applicants are required to apply online and provide:

  • A cover letter addressing your education/experience as it applies to all minimum and preferred qualifications and your desired home or joint department appointment.
  • A detailed curriculum vitae
  • A research plan- please submit document(s) under Research Interest
  • A teaching statement-please submit document(s) under Teaching Philosophy
  • A document listing the name, position, and contact information (phone & email) for three professional references. Finalists will be expected to submit 3 reference letters.

In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate’s application materials whether they meet any of the qualifications, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications.

This is a continuous recruitment with an initial review date of February 20, 2024. To ensure consideration, applications must be submitted by February 19, 2024. Applications submitted after February 19, 2024, may not be reviewed. The complete application package must be submitted to:

Application Notes
For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

Legal Notices AA/EO Statement

UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodations

UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials

UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin’s Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin’s Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC and Reference Check Policy

Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)

For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see, or call UWM’s Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.

Employment Authorization

In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

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