Belk-Woodward Distinguished Professor of Engineering
Professor of Engineering
William States Lee College of Engineering
The William States Lee College of Engineering (COE) at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites nominations and applications for the Belk-Woodward Distinguished Professor in Engineering. The position will be filled at the rank of Professor within any of the College’s five departments (Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Computing Engineering, Engineering Technology and Construction Management, Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science, and Systems Engineering and Engineering Management).
An experienced, dynamic candidate who can collaboratively lead the College’s pursuit of excellence in research is desired. Candidates should have a clear vision for advancing the research mission of the College through the development of a long-term research agenda that opens new avenues of research while complementing and enhancing existing research programs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The successful candidate will maintain a high level of productivity in research as evidenced through sustained level of scholarly publications, extramural funding, and graduate student mentoring. Additional responsibilities include teaching, mentoring faculty, participating in programmatic development in the college, and engaging in professional and university service.
Qualifications: This position is open to applicants with credentials and experience appropriate for appointment at the rank of Professor in the College of Engineering. Candidates should have 1) an earned doctorate in Engineering or a related field, 2) an outstanding record of scholarly accomplishments and funded research, 3) a demonstrated ability to work across disciplines to build and lead a collaborative research enterprise, and 4) a strategic vision for a transformative research area.
Applications: Applications must be submitted electronically at https://jobs.uncc.edu (Position # 004504). Candidates should provide: (1) a cover letter, (2) a detailed CV, and (3) names and contact information of at least three references. Address inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The College: The Williams States Lee College of Engineering has approximately 4000 students in five departments. Research awards in COE represent nearly a third of the university total. The College of Engineering prides itself on its excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, and is home to several interdisciplinary research centers: the Energy Production Infrastructure Center (EPIC), the Center for Biomedical Engineering Systems (CBES), the Center for Precision Metrology (CPM), the Infrastructure, Design, Environment and Sustainability Center (IDEAS), the NC Motorsports and Automotive Research Center (NCMARC), the Asset and Infrastructure Management (AIM) Center, and the Center for Advanced Multimodal Mobility Solutions and Education (CAMMSE).
The University: UNC Charlotte is North Carolina’s urban research university, and the only doctoral research university in the Charlotte metropolitan area. It is the fourth largest of 17 institutions in the University of North Carolina system with over 1100 full-time faculty, 23 doctoral programs, 62 master’s programs, and 77 bachelor’s programs. Fall 2017 enrollment exceeds 29,000 students, including almost 5,400 graduate students. UNC Charlotte is the fastest growing campus in the UNC system, accounting for over 50% of enrollment growth in the UNC system since 2009.
The Charlotte Region: Charlotte is one of the nation’s fastest growing metropolitan areas and is the second largest banking/financial center in the nation. Construction, energy, healthcare, and manufacturing industries are also key components of the Charlotte business community. The Greater Charlotte region is home to more than 270 Fortune 500 Companies. The community enjoys a multicultural population, an array of artistic offerings, a wealth of public health and healthcare resources, a world-class airport, thriving professional sports franchises, and the beauty of the nearby Blue Ridge Mountains.
UNC Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer and an ADVANCE institution that is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. The University of North Carolina at Charlotte strongly encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.