College of Engineering & Mathematical Sciences
The University of Vermont
The College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences at the University of Vermont is searching for faculty to fill two tenure-track positions in support of our NSF-funded IGERT program in Smart Grid and Human Behavior. The first position is in Power Systems, or related areas such as power electronics or control systems. The second position is in Complex Systems, with a focus on research problems in the behavioral, social or economic sciences. Successful applicants will benefit from engagement with the Vermont Complex Systems Center, and may also wish to interact with UVM's Transportation Research Center, the Vermont Advanced Computing Core, the Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources, and the UVM College of Medicine. The appointments are expected to be made as tenure-track assistant professors, but qualified candidates may also be considered at the tenure-track or tenured associate professor level. The College includes the School of Engineering, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, and the Department of Computer Science. Appointment within the College's academic units will be determined based on the qualifications, interest and experience of the successful candidates.
Qualifications for the positions include an earned doctorate in engineering, computer science, mathematics, or a related discipline, a proven record of scholarly activities, and the ability to successfully teach undergraduate and graduate courses in one of the College's degree programs. In particular, the power systems candidate must have the qualifications to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in electrical engineering. Successful candidates will be expected to build an externally-funded internationally-recognized research program, to excel at teaching, and to actively participate in recruiting and mentoring PhD students in the IGERT program.
Founded in 1791, the University of Vermont is consistently ranked as one of the top small public universities in the United States. The University is located in Burlington, Vermont, often rated as the best small city in America for quality of living. Greater Burlington has a population of approximately 150,000 and enjoys a panoramic setting on Lake Champlain, bordered by the Adirondack and Green Mountains. The University of Vermont recently identified three Initiatives in which it will strategically focus institutional investments and growth over the next several years. These include Neuroscience, Behavior and Health; Complex Systems; and Food Systems. Candidates whose research, scholarship, and/or creative work interests align or intersect with these three areas are especially encouraged to apply. The University encourages and supports faculty diversity. Successful candidates should demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to diversity.
Qualified applicants should apply online at www.uvmjobs.com. (Position number 0040985 for the power systems position and number 0040987 for the complex systems position.) Inquiries can be addressed to Jeffrey S. Marshall, Chairperson, IGERT Faculty Search Committee (firstname.lastname@example.org). The search will continue until the positions are filled, but candidates are encouraged to submit applications by December 1, 2013, when reviews will begin. UVM is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.