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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS ENGINEERING: ADVANCED MACHINERY SYSTEMS

Univeristy of Wisconsin - Madison


Location:
Madison, Wisconsin 53706
Date:
08/09/2017
2017-08-092017-09-08
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Categories:
  • Mechanical Engineering - University, Academic and Education
Univeristy of Wisconsin - Madison
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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 machinery systems engineering for the efficient and environmentally sustainable production of food, animal feed, energy feedstock and bio-products. Research areas may include, but are not limited to:

  • Integration of machines, mechatronics, sensors, communication, artificial intelligence and novel control and drive technologies
  • Autonomous and robotic machines
  • Advanced machine design applied to sustainable agricultural and bio-products production systems.

Principal duties include:

  1. 1.     Develop a grant supported research program and publish in reputable archival journals;
  2. 2.     Teach an undergraduate course in Agricultural/Biological Systems Engineering and contribute to other courses in the curriculum; demonstrate innovative, student-centered teaching;
  3. 3.     Offer a graduate course in area of expertise;
  4. 4.     Mentor graduate and undergraduate students.
  5. 5.     Contribute to outreach, extension and service functions of the Department, College, University and professional societies.

Requirements

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Biological/Agricultural Engineering or related field.  This is a 9-month academic appointment that carries a commitment to the three functions of resident instruction, research and outreach/service, as well as professional and university service as appropriate to the position and rank. 

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