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GE EPISCenter Professor in Aerospace Electrical Power Systems

University of Dayton


Location:
Dayton, Ohio 45469-0232
Date:
10/05/2017
2017-10-052017-11-04
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Categories:
  • Aerospace and Electronic Systems
  • Electronics Engineer
  • Faculty
  • Power Engineering
  • Research
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Job Details

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the Universitof Dayton invites applications for the GE EPISCenter Professor in Aerospace Electrical Power Systems. This tenured position is partially supported by the GeneraElectric Electrical Power Integrated Systems Center (GE EPISCenter), a new $53 millioresearch centerwhich opened in December 201on our campus. The EPICenter ithe headquarterfor GAviationElectrical Power Systems businessThe successful candidatwill lead a research  team in collaboratiowitthe GE EPISCenter and will expand our academic  program in areas relating telectrical power systems. The GEPISCenter Professor is expectetforge partnerships with government laboratories and with local industry tsecure funded researcfrom federal agencies and industry and will establish a consortium on aerospace electrical power and power electronics to advance the regional, national and international stature of the Universitithis field.

For appointment at the rank of Associate Professor the successful candidate will possess an established record of scholarship and funded research commensurate with that rank. For appointment at the rank of Full Professor the successful candidate will possess an established record of scholarship that demonstrates authoritative contributions to their discipline and an established record of competitively funded and individually directed research. The successful candidate will have a strong research agenda in at least two of three areas of interest: Electrical Power Systems, Power Electronics, and Electrical Machines, will possess an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field, and a doctorate in engineering, with evidence of effective teaching in their research area. Because of the need for collaborations with the GE EPISCenter and U.S. government agencies, and the need to access research facilities, U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status is required.

Leadership experience in an academic or industry research environment as well as evidence of effective mentoring of a diverse population of students, experience of academic course and program development is desired. Knowledgof materials science is also preferred. The successful candidate should have strong written and oral communication skills.

The department currently has 13 full time faculty, 320 undergraduate students, 100 masters students, and 70 doctoral studentsThe ECE department has three centers of excellencincludinthe CETRASE (Center of Excellence for Thin-Film Research and Surface Engineering)the Mumma Radar Lab (a center of excellence for distributed sensing, and the Vision Lab (a center of excellence for computer vision). The University of Dayton (UD), and the University of Dayton  ResearcInstitute (UDRI), generated $117 million in research in 2016. The Sensor Technology Office of UDRI works very closely with ECE faculty on a large number of research projects.  UD is ranked first among all Catholic universities for sponsored engineering research and second among all colleges and universities in the nation in materials research. The University of Dayton is also home to a new $30 million Emerson Innovation Center, which opened in March 2016. Additionally,Dayton is the home of Wright Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB), where the largest U.S. Air Force research laboratory is located and is a significant source of research collaboration and funding for many faculty in the ECE department.

For a full list of qualifications anto applypleasgto: http://jobs.udayton.edu/postings/24402. A cover letter; a curriculum vitae; a teaching statement includinevidence of teaching effectiveness and curricular innovation; a detailed research plan; and the names and contact information of four references are required for submission. Review of applications will  begin oOctober 28t2017, and continue until the position is filled. UD offers a competitivsalary, attractive fringe benefitand a generous start-up package.

The University oDaytonfounded i1850 bthSociety of Maryis a toten Catholic researcuniversityThe University seeks outstanding, diverse facultand stafwho valuits mission and share its commitment to academic  excellence iteaching, researcand artistic creativity, the development of the  whole person, and leadership and servicithe local and global communityTo attain itCatholic and Marianist missionthe University is committed tthe  principles of diversity, inclusioand affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. As an Affirmative Action and EquaOpportunity Employerwe will not discriminatagainst minorities, females, protected  veterans, individuals witdisabilities, or othe basis osexual orientation or gender identity.

Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 The successful candidate will have:

  1. For appointment at the rank of Associate Professor, an established record of scholarship.
  2. For appointment at the rank of Associate Professor, an established record of funded research.
  3. For appointment at the rank of Full Professor, an established record of scholarship demonstrating authoritative contributions to their discipline.
  4. For appointment at the rank of Full Professor, an established record of competatively funded and individually directed research.
  5. A strong research agenda in at least two of three areas of interest: Electrical Power Systems, Power Electronics, and Electrical Machines.
  6. An undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field;
  7. A doctorate in engineering;
  8. Evidence of effective teaching in their research area;
  9. U.S. citizenship or permanent resident status.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

The successful candidate should preferably have: 

  1. Leadership experience in an academic or industry research environment;
  2. Evidence of effective mentoring with a diverse population of students;
  3. Experience of academic course and program development;
  4. Strong written and oral communication skills;
  5. Effective collaborative partnerships with other researchers;
  6. Success in securing funded research from federal agencies or industry;
  7. Knowledge of materials science.

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