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Faculty Positions by Department

professorBelow you will find an automated list of available faculty positions by department. These availability for openings for faculty vary from time to time. Please be sure to check often as faculty positions are often posted here and are updated. For more information on University of Connecticut Faculty available positions, please visit the UConn Jobs website at: http://jobs.uconn.edu/



Faculty Position(s) Available in Engineering (please view the summaries below): 5

For more details about the faculty hiring initiative across the entire university, please visit Faculty Hiring


Position: Assistant Professor in Residence, Materials Science and Engineering

Department: Material Science and Engr

Search ID: 2018704

Position Summary:

The School of Engineering (SOE) at the University of Connecticut (UConn) seeks qualified candidates for a non-tenure track position of Assistant Professor in Residence in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE).

The University of Connecticut (UConn) is entering a transformational period of growth supported by the $1.7B Next Generation Connecticut (http://nextgenct.uconn.edu/) and the $1B Bioscience Connecticut (http://biosciencect.uchc.edu/) investments and a bold new Academic Plan: Path to Excellence (http://issuu.com/uconnprovost/docs/academic-plan-single-hi-optimized_1).  As part of these initiatives, UConn has hired more than 450 new faculty members at all ranks during the past three years.  We are pleased to continue these investments by inviting applications for an In-Residence faculty position in the MSE Department at the rank of Assistant Professor in Residence. The responsibilities of applicants to this position are as described below:

The MSE Department has strengths in the entire spectrum of materials research with access to some of the best state-of-the-art infrastructure, and extensive funding from federal agencies and industry. It is home to 20 full-time core faculty members, 4 faculty members with joint appointments with the UConn Health Center, and 6 graduate faculty members. The Department offers B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degree programs. Further information on the Department can be found at: http://www.mse.engr.uconn.edu/.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The successful candidate will be expected to teach regular and especially lab courses at the undergraduate level; manage the operation of the MSE laboratories; hire, train, supervise and evaluate undergraduate and graduate students and research assistants; mentor senior design and research projects; coordinate outreach programs; act as safety officer; maintain lab equipment and supplies, and develop new lab modules. The successful candidate will share a deep commitment to effective instruction at the undergraduate level, innovatively teach and mentor students, and work closely with other MSE faculty to enhance undergraduate research, outreach, and professional development. Successful candidates will also be expected to promote participation among members of under-represented groups and employ pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Earned Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering or related field.  Proven record of excellence in teaching Materials Science and Engineering. Deep commitment to promoting diversity.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Ability to effectively communicate with students in both large and small audiences. Experience with laboratory and group management.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a full-time (11-month appointment) as Assistant Professor in Residence within the Department of MSE. The successful candidate’s primary academic appointment will be at the UConn main campus in Storrs, CT.  Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.

TO APPLY

Please select “Apply” to submit the following on Academic Jobs Online: a cover letter; curriculum vitae, teaching statement (teaching philosophy, teaching experience, commitment to effective learning, concepts for new course development, etc.). Additionally, please follow the instructions on Academic Jobs Online to submit three letters of reference.

Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2018704)

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

____________________________________________________________________

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty, and staff. The diversity of students, faculty, and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural, and diverse community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.


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Position: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor

Department: Mechanical Engineering

Search ID: 2019007

Position Summary:

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Connecticut is growing the faculty to develop existing strengths of the department and expand in exciting new directions. This year, the department invites applications for multiple tenured or tenure-track faculty at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor focused on advanced and digital manufacturing with a strong emphasis on scientific rigor. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to: computational design & manufacturing, robotics and control, uncertainty quantification and reliability, and machine learning informed by physics. Candidates with a distinguished record of achievement as evidenced by leadership in their field of expertise, significant extramural funding, as well as a commitment to excellence in teaching will be considered in all areas of mechanical engineering.

Senior faculty will be considered for the Pratt and Whitney Chair within the department.

The successful candidates will develop an internationally recognized and externally funded research program, and have demonstrated outstanding scholarly contributions in research as well as a passion for engineering education. Furthermore, successful candidates will also be expected to broaden participation among members of underrepresented groups; demonstrate through their research, teaching, and/or public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools; and provide leadership in developing pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.

The Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Connecticut provides a vibrant, stimulating and supportive environment for exchanging ideas that advance the frontiers of knowledge. Our faculty have international stature in their fields recognized by prestigious awards, are engaged in ground breaking interdisciplinary research, and actively pursue a dynamic educational atmosphere for our students. The ME Department serves as a UTC Pratt & Whitney Center of Excellence, the department’s yearly research expenditures range between 5 and 7 million dollars, and its student population currently consists of over 160 graduate students as well as more than 700 undergraduate students.  The School of Engineering and the University of Connecticut continue a momentum of unprecedented growth as evidenced by significantly increased research expenditures, and a 20-year state-funded $2.3B initiative to enhance the physical infrastructure as well as research and teaching activities. In response to transformative new partnerships with the industry and a state-bonded $1.8B investment in STEM infrastructure and education at the University of Connecticut, the University expects to hire over 500 new faculty by 2023. Key developments driving this growth also include the establishment in 2013 of a General Electric Partnership for Advanced Materials, Pratt & Whitney Additive Manufacturing Innovation Center, Fraunhofer Center for Energy Innovation, FEI Center of Excellence in Microscopy, Eversource Center for Energy Resiliency, and UTC Institute for Advanced Systems Engineering.

The state is home to a large number of international, high technology companies. The University campus is located in a beautiful area of New England, with a moderate cost of living and proximity to major cultural, recreational and urban centers of the Northeast. The University community affords residents a rich diversity of cultural, athletic, artistic and historic experiences, affordable quality housing and top schools for faculty families.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related discipline by the time of appointment; strong background and research interests in at least one of the areas identified above; a record of or demonstrated potential in scholarship and establishing a successful, externally funded research program; a proven record of/or commitment to excellence in teaching; and dedication to promoting diversity through teaching, service and/or research. Equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Demonstrated outstanding scholarly contributions in research; passion for engineering education; experience in developing research grant applications to funding agencies; experience in conducting research in a competitive interdisciplinary research environment; demonstrated ability to contribute through research, teaching and/or public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

These are full-time, 9-month, tenure-track positions with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2019. The successful candidate’s primary academic appointment will be at the Storrs campus. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

TO APPLY

Visit Academic Jobs Online at https://academcjobsonline.org/ to complete your application. Applications should include a cover letter; curriculum vitae; teaching statement (including teaching philosophy, teaching experience, commitment to effective learning, concepts for new course development, etc.); research and scholarship statement (innovative concepts that will form the basis of academic career, experience in proposal development, mentorship of graduate students, etc.), representative publications; and a commitment to diversity statement (including broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in instruction and research and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, etc.). Additionally, please submit the names and contact information for 5 references.  Please reference search #2019007 on your application materials. 

For further information or questions, please send an email to Laurie.Hockla@uconn.edu.

Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.  (Search # 2019007)

These positions will be filled subject to budgetary approval.  

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

___________________________________________________________________

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty, and staff. The diversity of students, faculty, and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural, and diverse community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.


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Position: Assistant/Associate Professor

Department: Mechanical Engineering

Search ID: 2019023

Position Summary:

The University of Connecticut Department of Mechanical Engineering invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position open at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the general area of thermal-fluid sciences. We seek outstanding candidates to introduce novel directions and complement the strengths of the department in areas including but not limited to first principles approaches to heat and mass transfer, energy materials, combustion diagnostics and modeling, microfluidics with biological applications including organs-on-chips and drug delivery, soft matter mechanics, and complex fluids. The successful candidate is expected to develop or has developed an internationally-recognized, externally funded research program and contribute to the education of our students.

The Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Connecticut provides a vibrant, stimulating and supportive environment for exchanging ideas that advance the frontiers of knowledge. Our faculty have international stature in their fields recognized by prestigious awards, are engaged in ground breaking interdisciplinary research, and actively pursue a dynamic educational atmosphere for our students. Our department faculty are also engaged in research and development efforts under the UTC Pratt & Whitney Center of Excellence.  The ME Department’s yearly research expenditures range between 5 and 7 million dollars. 

The School of Engineering and the University of Connecticut continue a momentum of unprecedented growth as evidenced by significantly increased research expenditures, and a 20-year state funded $2.3B initiative to enhance the physical infrastructure as well as research and teaching activities. In response to transformative new partnerships with industry and a state-bonded $1.8B investment in STEM infrastructure and education at the University of Connecticut, the University expects to hire over 500 new faculty by 2023. Key developments driving this growth also include the establishment in 2013 of a General Electric Partnership for Advanced Materials, Pratt & Whitney Additive Manufacturing Innovation Center, Fraunhofer Center for Energy Innovation, and an UTC Institute for Advanced Systems Engineering.

The state is home to a large number of international, high technology companies. The university campus is located in a beautiful area of New England, with a moderate cost of living and proximity to major cultural, recreational and urban centers of the Northeast. The University community affords residents a rich diversity of cultural, athletic, artistic and historic experiences, affordable quality housing and top schools for faculty families.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related discipline by the time of appointment; strong background and research interests in the general area of thermal-fluid sciences; a record of or demonstrated potential in scholarship and establishing a successful, externally funded research program; a proven record of/or commitment to excellence in teaching; and dedication to promoting diversity through teaching, service, and research.  Equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Outstanding record of research and scholarship excellence; experience in developing research grant applications to funding agencies; experience in conducting research in a competitive interdisciplinary research environment; record of or interest in engaging with industry in research; record of service to society; and experience in and/or commitment to integrating technology into instruction, and combining research into education.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure track position with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2019. The successful candidate’s primary academic appointment will be at the Storrs campus. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

TO APPLY

Visit Academic Jobs Online at https://academcjobsonline.org/ to complete your application. Please submit a cover letter; detailed curriculum vitae; teaching statement (including teaching philosophy, teaching experience, commitment to effective learning, concepts for new course development, etc.); research and scholarship statement (innovative concepts that will form the basis of academic career, experience in proposal development, mentorship of graduate students, etc.), as well as sample journal articles or books. Additionally, provide the names and contact information of five professional references. Please reference search #2019023 on your application materials. It is preferred that applications are received by February 1, 2019.

This position will be filled subject to budgetary approval.

For further information or questions, please send an email to tf-search@engr.uconn.edu.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

___________________________________________________________________

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty, and staff. The diversity of students, faculty, and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural, and diverse community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

 


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Position: Professor and Synchrony Financial Chair for Cybersecurity

Department: Computer Sci and Engineering

Search ID: 2019098

Position Summary:

The Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) Department at the University of Connecticut invites applications for the Synchrony-Financial Endowed Chair in Cybersecurity, a tenure-track faculty position at the associate or full professor level. The position has an expected start date of August 23, 2019. This position seeks to advance education and research in Computer Science with a particular emphasis in Cybersecurity or related specialties.

The University of Connecticut (UConn) is entering a transformational period of growth supported by the $1.7B Next Generation Connecticut (http://nextgenct.uconn.edu/), the $1B Bioscience Connecticut (http://biosciencect.uchc.edu/) investments, and a bold new Academic Plan: Path to Excellence (http://issuu.com/uconnprovost/docs/academic-plan-single-hi-optimized_1). As part of these initiatives, UConn has hired more than 450 new faculty members at all ranks during the past three years. We are pleased to continue these investments by inviting applications for a position in Cryptography, Computer Security and Security Engineering.

The Department of Computer Science & Engineering harbors a rich environment of instruction and research, offering three rigorous degrees (B.S., M.S., and Ph.D.) in the computing sciences and a world-class research enterprise. Additional information about the department can be found at http://www.cse.uconn.edu/.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop and sustain an internationally-recognized and externally-funded research program in at least one established or emerging cybersecurity field. The position offers the successful candidate the Synchrony Financial Chair for Cybersecurity, an endowed chair in cybersecurity.  The individual appointed to the Chair will be a nationally or internationally recognized researcher, scholar, and teacher, and will have made significant contributions to security fields.

The successful candidate must also share a deep commitment to effective instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels, development of innovative courses and mentoring of students in research, outreach, and professional development. It is the expectation that the candidate will broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their teaching, research, and/or public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools; and provide leadership in developing pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field by the time of appointment; an established record of research in computing sciences with a specialty in Cybersecurity or closely related field; demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching; and a commitment to promoting diversity through their academic and research programs. Candidates must also have a demonstrated commitment to graduate education. Candidates for full professor must have an established record of leadership excellence. Equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred candidates will possess an outstanding record of scholarship and research contributions in cryptography or security domains; expertise in several areas of Computer Science or Computer Engineering; an established record of excellence in teaching; the ability to effectively communicate with students in both large and small audiences, and a record of public engagement.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure track position.  Employment is conditional upon the timely completion of an approved I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification Form). The candidate is expected to begin work on August 23, 2019. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications.

TO APPLY

Select “Apply Now” to be redirected to Academic Jobs Online to complete your application. Please submit the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and scholarship statement; teaching statement (including teaching philosophy, teaching experience, commitment to effective learning, concepts for new course development, etc.); commitment to diversity statement (including broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in instruction and research and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, etc.); and sample articles or books. Additionally, please follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct three reference writers (five for Full Professor candidates) to submit letters of reference on your behalf. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.  (Search # 2019098)

This position will be filled subject to budgetary approval.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

___________________________________________________________________

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty, and staff. The diversity of students, faculty, and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural, and diverse community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

 


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Position: Assistant Professor

Department: Computer Sci and Engineering

Search ID: 2019099

Position Summary:

The Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) Department at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level. The position is expected to start on August 23, 2019. The department is seeking a Computer Scientist specializing in Machine Learning, Data Mining or Systems. 

The University of Connecticut (UConn) is entering a transformational period of growth supported by the $1.7B Next Generation Connecticut (http://nextgenct.uconn.edu/), the $1B Bioscience Connecticut (http://biosciencect.uchc.edu/) investments, and a bold new Academic Plan: Path to Excellence (http://issuu.com/uconnprovost/docs/academic-plan-single-hi-optimized_1).  As part of these initiatives, UConn has hired more than 450 new faculty members at all ranks during the past five years.  We are pleased to continue these investments by inviting applications for this new position. The Department of Computer Science & Engineering harbors a rich environment of instruction and research, offering three rigorous degrees (B.S., M.S., and Ph.D.) in the computing sciences and a world-class research enterprise. Additional information about the department can be found at http://www.cse.uconn.edu/.

Successful candidates will be expected to develop and sustain an internationally-recognized and externally-funded research program in Computer Science with specialization in the fields of Machine Learning, Data Mining or Systems.  Successful candidates must share a deep commitment to effective instruction in Computer Science at the undergraduate and graduate levels as well as development of innovative courses and mentoring of students in research, outreach and professional development.  Successful candidates are also expected to broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their teaching, research and/or public engagement the richness of diversity in the learning experience; and provide leadership in developing pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field by the time of appointment; an established record of research in computing sciences with a specialty in Machine Learning, Data Mining or Systems; demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching; and a commitment to promoting diversity through their academic and research programs. Candidates must also demonstrate a commitment to graduate education. Equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred candidates will possess an outstanding record of scholarship and research contributions in Computer Science; a record of excellence in teaching; the ability to effectively communicate with students in both large and small audiences, and a record of public engagement.

APPOINTMENT TERMS

This is a full-time, 9-month tenure track position.  Employment is conditional upon the timely completion of an approved I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification Form). Candidates are expected to begin work on August 23, 2019. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. The successful candidate’s academic appointment will be at the Storrs Campus.

TO APPLY

Visit Academic Jobs Online at https://academcjobsonline.org/ to complete your application. Please submit the following: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and scholarship statement, teaching statement (including teaching philosophy, teaching experience, commitment to effective learning, concepts for new course development, etc.); commitment to diversity statement (including broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in instruction and research and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, etc.); and sample articles or books.  Additionally, please follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct three reference writers to submit letters of reference on your behalf.  Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.  (Search # 2019099)

This position will be filled subject to budgetary approval.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.

________________________________________________________________       

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty, and staff. The diversity of students, faculty, and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural, and diverse community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.


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