Sustainable and Renewable Energy Systems
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville (UWP) invites applications for a tenure track position in its Renewable and Sustainable Energy Systems (SRES) program. This is a full time 9-month faculty position starting January 2, 2014. This is the first of several tenure-track positions the SRES program expects to fill in the near future. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The successful candidate must have Ph. D. in an engineering/science field or a closely related area. A minimum of one year of teaching experience is required; two years' teaching experience is preferred, one of which may be TA experience.The candidate must have the background to teach courses in bioenergy systems. The candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills and must demonstrate the ability and interest in undergraduate teaching. Candidates with the qualifications to contribute to or complement existing departments in Chemistry or Agriculture will be given preference.
The primary responsibilities include teaching courses in SRES, work with the Renewable Energy Council to expand the new major and develop/teach new courses in the area of bioenergy, and contribute to the program in outreach, service, and/or research. Depending on the background and qualifications, the applicant may also have the opportunity to teach in Chemistry or Agriculture providing release time for other faculty members to teach in SRES.
Sustainable and Renewable Energy Systems (SRES) is a new major that was approved by the UW System Board of Regents in 2012. The major is administered by the electrical Engineering Department in the College of Engineering, Mathematics, and Science (EMS) and has "Renewable Energy Design and Analysis" and "Renewable Energy Development and Management" emphases. UW-Platteville currently has a Renewable Energy minor with more than 80 students and 20 students in the major.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville
, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by Oct 1, 2013; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Applications must be submitted via the online application system in PDF format and must include 1) a letter of application addressing all qualifications, 2) a resume, 3) a statement of your teaching philosophy, 4) graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial are acceptable with official transcripts required of all finalists), 5) the names and contact information for three professional references, and 6) a separate statement describing a history of working with or demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
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