The Department of Biological Systems Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking candidates for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level specializing in advanced agricultural machinery systems and automation engineering.
The successful candidate will be responsible for developing a nationally recognized research program through extramural funding. Research areas may include, but is not limited to:
Candidates should demonstrate an interdisciplinary approach in their research and a willingness to work with other faculty members engaged in a college-wide data science initiative. The candidate should demonstrate the potential to develop, externally fund and maintain an active research program. The candidate should be able to teach core engineering courses in the Machinery Systems area and have a passion for mentoring graduate and undergraduate students. The Department of Biological Systems Engineering is committed to advancing diversity in all areas, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these areas in their cover letter and indicate their experience, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.
This tenure-track position will be a nine-month research and teaching appointment. In addition, the appointment requires a commitment to outreach and service to the university and external stakeholders. The position’s principal duties will include:
To be eligible, a candidate must have a Ph.D. in an accredited engineering field or a field closely related to engineering. The preferred candidate will also have research and teaching experience in machinery systems, preferably applied to agricultural or environmental systems.
A review of applications will begin in December 15, 2018 with a project start date of August 2019. To apply for this position, visit:
Applicants will be asked to upload the following materials: