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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now(opens in a new window) Job no: 264323-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Faculty

Job Summary:

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering seeks applicants with a distinguished academic record and exceptional potential for creative research in (1) all areas of strategic importance to the future of chemical engineering (2) topics specifically related to the synthesis, characterization, and modeling of next-generation energy storage technologies and/or the experimental design, synthesis, fundamental understanding, application of advanced 2D materials, and (3) areas related to robotics, automation, and advanced manufacturing.

The Chemical and Biological Engineering Department has a long tradition of academic excellence in research and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. A consistently strong emphasis on fundamentals provides our students with the skills they need to succeed in their careers. Many of our graduates are leaders in chemical engineering in both academia and industry. Graduate and undergraduate students at Wisconsin work closely with faculty on cutting-edge high-impact research. Opportunities abound for participation in service and outreach activities on campus and in the community, or in international education and research programs. UW-Madison is recognized consistently as one of the world's leading universities, and for decades our department has maintained the highest ranking in both graduate and undergraduate programs.


The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering seeks faculty candidates to enhance present departmental strengths in research and teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a world-class research program, to provide undergraduate and graduate instruction in areas of technical competence, and to engage in public service as appropriate.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion


Ph.D. and a strong background relevant to Chemical and Biological Engineering or a related field.

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: Please visit for the most up-to-date information.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 01, 2023


ACADEMIC (9 months)

How to Apply:

Applicants will be asked to upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statement of research and teaching interests in one complete file upload. Submitted materials should also include the candidate's thoughts on diversity, equity, and inclusion, including any previous activities and/or plans in these areas, in relevant sections of their application. Applicants must also provide the contact information for three references within the application.

The deadline for assuring full consideration is November 21, 2022, however, positions may remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.

The University of Wisconsin - Madison College of Engineering strives to foster a respectful, diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment.


Susann Ely
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.

Official Title:

Assistant Professor(FA040)



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  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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