Water and Water Technology

Monday, February 7, 2022
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Assistant or Associate Professor
Job Institution: 
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Job Description: 

Assistant or Associate Professor in Water and Water Technology

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Position Number: 02299471

Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is a doctoral/research intensive university, R1 in the Carnegie Classification, and is also Wisconsin’s premier public urban institution offering comprehensive professional, science, and liberal arts education at the undergraduate and graduate level to its 25,000 students.

The College of Engineering & Applied Science (CEAS) is committed to excellence in scholarly research and teaching across all seven departments—Biomedical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. The College has approximately 1750 undergraduate students and 450 graduate students, both Master’s and Doctoral. Greater Milwaukee, the third-ranked manufacturing center in the United States, is home to 400+ engineering firms and 1300+ manufacturing firms with annual receipts of 24 billion dollars. The College has a long history of industrial collaboration and research support. More information about the College can be found at http://uwm.edu/engineering/

Job Summary

The College of Engineering & Applied Science at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee invites applications for tenure / tenure-track faculty positions at all ranks starting in August 2022. The College is strategically hiring to expand and enhance our capabilities in each of five key strength areas: Advanced Manufacturing, Biomedical and Health, Embedded Systems, Transportation, and Water Technology. Our strength areas draw from all departments in the college; therefore, applicants will be considered from any discipline. It is expected that successful candidates will develop strong collaborations with existing faculty, while at the same time independently contribute to these strength areas.

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is a doctoral/research intensive university, R1 in the Carnegie Classification, and is also Wisconsin's premier public urban institution offering comprehensive professional, science, and liberal arts education at the undergraduate and graduate level to its 25,000 students.

Located on the shore of a Great Lake, Milwaukee has a deep connection to Water and Water Technology. UWM is the lead institution in the very successful Water Equipment and Policy (WEP) National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center. Successful water and water technology candidates are expected to work closely with WEP and also contribute to the Statewide Freshwater Collaborative, which is also housed at UWM.

Successful candidates will conduct independent research, collaborate with CEAS faculty in existing centers and institutes, build highly effective research teams consisting of post-docs, graduate and undergraduate students, teach engineering courses as needed, and assist with engineering curricular development. Candidates should also actively collaborate with current industry partners and cultivate new partners.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have completed a doctoral degree in an appropriate Engineering or a closely related science field and have a strong research record appropriate with their rank.

Preferred Qualifications

Desired attributes include a strong extramural funding record and teaching experience as well as evidence of the potential to compliment and/or strengthen existing CEAS research programs.

Application Instructions

Application materials should include: a letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position and your desired home or joint department appointment; a detailed curriculum vitae; a research plan; a teaching statement; and a document listing the name, address (including e-mail), and telephone number of three professional references.

Review of the applications will begin February 15, 2022. Applications received after February 15th may not be reviewed. The complete application package must be submitted online at: https://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/33474


Application Notes

For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

Legal Notices

AA/EO Statement

UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodations

UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact uwm-jobs@uwm.edu or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials

UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin’s Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin’s Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC and Reference Check Policy

Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)

For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see http://www.cleryact.uwm.edu/, or call UWM’s Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.

Employment Authorization

In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Title and Total Compensation Project

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/

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