The University of Wisconsin invites applications for Johnson Controls Endowed Professorship in energy storage research in any relevant field of engineering or physical sciences. This endowed professorship results from a recent significant philanthropic support from Johnson Controls Inc. to establish a statewide partnership to foster innovative, collaborative, and internationally recognized research in the area of energy storage devices, and to deepen and expand the existing mutually beneficial partnership among Johnson Controls, UW-Milwaukee and UW-Madison. The successful candidate holding the professorship will have tenure at both UW- Milwaukee and UW-Madison and is expected to maintain laboratories and supervise graduate students at these campuses.
Details on the faculty position are at: http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/pvl/pv_075158.html
Candidates must be recognized as a national and international expert in energy storage technology education and research. Required qualifications include: Ph.D. degree or equivalent in a relevant field, willingness and ability to develop strong research relationships with industries and/or government, a publication record of high-quality and high-impact research, and commitment to teaching excellence. Candidates with a strong track record of securing external funding, proven ability to work in an interdisciplinary environment, experience in supervising students at all academic levels, and superior public speaking skills are preferred.
The UW-Madison campus is located in the heart of the city of Madison that offers a vibrant living and learning community (http://www.uc.wisc.edu/slideshow/slideshow.html). UW-Milwaukee is a doctoral/research extensive university and Wisconsin’s premier public urban institution. The College has a long history of industrial collaboration and research support. More details about the College can be found at http://www.uwm.edu/CEAS/.
How To Apply:
Application materials should include: a letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position; a curriculum vitae; a brief research plan; a teaching statement; requested departmental affiliation; and a list of three references that includes names, addresses (including email), and telephone numbers. The complete application package must be submitted to the email address below. Screening begins on January 22, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions should be directed to:
M. Corradini: Chair, Search Committee
143 Engineering Research Bldg
1500 Engineering Drive
Madison WI 53706-1691