Professor, Applied Controls - University of Wisconsin, Madison

POSITION SUMMARY: The Department of Mechanical Engineering at UW-Madison seeks candidates whose research interests include applied controls. The department is especially interested in candidates whose research is focused on real-world application of novel control approaches used to address current challenges in mechanical engineering. Candidates who pursue both experimental and computational work are invited to apply. Application areas of particular interest include (1) electric vehicle powertrain, power storage, large-scale energy systems and electrification and (2) autonomous vehicles, systems, and intelligent robotics.

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.

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.
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DEGREE AND AREA OF SPECIALIZATION: PhD in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field, with demonstrated excellence in research and teaching.
MINIMUM YEARS AND TYPE OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE: Candidates will have 0 to 5 years experience. Candidates will have a distinguished academic record, exceptional potential in establishing a world-class research program and a commitment to high-quality undergraduate and graduate instruction.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Applications beyond the deadline may be processed until the position is filled. The department is strongly committed to having a diverse faculty and student body. Women and under-represented candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
WORK TYPE: Full Time: 100%
SALARY: Negotiable
ACADEMIC (9 months)
INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: Please apply directly to the website by clicking on "Apply Now." Upload a SINGLE PDF document containing a cover letter and detailed curriculum vitae (CV). The CV should include a complete list of publications, as well as research and teaching statements describing how the applicant's research and teaching goals fit the solicitation described above. Applicants should also provide names and contact information for three references.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is December 1, 2019; however, the position will remain open and applications may be considered until these positions are filled.

CONTACT: ME Search Committee
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