Friday, November 20, 2015

Job Opening at UNC Charlotte: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

The Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC) at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC Charlotte) invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position at all levels in the area of energy analytics and control systems.

EPIC was formed in response to the need for highly trained engineers qualified to meet the demands of the energy industry. EPIC is an industry/education partnership that produces a technical workforce, creates advancements in technology for the global energy industry, and supports the Carolinas’ multi-state economic and energy security. The EPIC initiative includes a 200,000 square foot, $76 million LEED Certified building that opened in July 2012. It houses classrooms, lecture halls, conference rooms, a clean room, a smart grid facility, and offices and laboratories for electrical, civil, environmental and computer research related to energy and energy delivery infrastructure; space for industrial partners is also available. The EPIC Building features several specialized laboratories in the different focus areas.

Candidates at the level of assistant/associate/full professor will be considered, commensurate with professional experience and academic record. Candidates for all levels must hold a doctoral degree in electrical engineering, control engineering, analytics, or a closely-related field of study. The ideal candidate has expertise to build a successful research program in the area of control systems and energy analytics.  Applicants with relevant experience in power systems control and energy analytics will be considered, but particular consideration will be given to applicants demonstrating a desire and potential for interdisciplinary research. Of particular interest are candidates with the potential to contribute to power system control, diagnostics and forecasting. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, with significant contributions to the graduate energy courses in Applied Energy and Electrical or Systems Engineering and contribute to EPIC, departmental, college, and university service.
Candidates that fit within EPIC’s mission ( are particularly encouraged to apply.

Application: For complete job descriptions and application procedures, see and search for position 004346. As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. All finalists are subject to criminal background checks.

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