Assistant Professor in Power Electronics

University of Wisconsin Madison Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Assistant Professor

Job no: 241586-FA

Work type: Faculty-Full Time, Onsite

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 area of energy systems and is seeking candidates for a tenure-track position in the broad discipline of power electronics. The department is especially interested in candidates with a strong background and experimental expertise in areas such as power converter topologies, hardware integration, and controls implementation for emerging electrification applications and grid-energy systems. 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; mentoring graduate students and supervising their research; 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.

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 power electronics, 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 42 full-time tenure-track/tenured faculty (more than 20% of which are women), more than 300 graduate students, and approximately 1000 undergraduate students. Our undergraduate and graduate programs are all ranked in the top 10 among all public institutions in the U.S. The ECE Department has a rich history of excellence in research and teaching in the energy systems area, and is home to the world-renowned Wisconsin Electric Machines and Power Electronics Consortium (WEMPEC).
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.

Department(s):
A192500-COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING/ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENG

Work Type:
Full Time: 100%

This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:
Ongoing/Renewable

Anticipated Begin Date:
AUGUST 22, 2022

Salary:
Minimum $105,000 ACADEMIC (9 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:
Please apply directly to the website by clicking on "Apply Now." Upload a SINGLE PDF document containing 1) a cover letter, 2) a detailed CV, 3) research, teaching, and diversity statements describing how the applicant's research and teaching goals fit the solicitation described above and how the candidate's previous activities and future plans in diversity, equity, and inclusion are aligned with the department's priorities. Applicants should also provide names and contact information for three references.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is December 20, 2021. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The position will remain open and applications may be considered until this position is filled.

Contact:
Daniel Ludois
ludois@wisc.edu
608-262-8211
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:
241586-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.

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Applications Open: Sep 20 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: