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University of Central Florida (UCF)

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE)

Assistant/Associate Professor, RISES University Research Center

The University of Central Florida (UCF) has established several interdisciplinary clusters to strengthen its academic offerings and research mission. In support of this effort, we are recruiting faculty in the area(s) of _Energy Storage Systems, Resilience, and Sustainability and plan to hire one tenured/tenure-track assistant professor or associate professor for the university research center on Resilient, Intelligent and Sustainable Energy Systems (RISES). This position has an anticipated start date of August 8, 2022. Prior work experience with energy storage systems is highly preferred.

This is an interdisciplinary position that will be expected to strengthen both the cluster and a chosen tenure home department and may include a combination of joint appointments. A strong advantage of this position is the ability of the candidate to choose multiple units for their appointment in College of Engineering and Computer Science or College of Sciences or both. Both individual/interdisciplinary infrastructure and startup support will be provided with this new position. The position will carry a rank commensurate with the candidate’s prior experience and record.

The ideal candidate will work at the intersection of several areas, such as:
a) Battery Storage Technologies,
b) Renewable electrolysis,
c) Grid Integration, and/or
d) Energy Storage Analysis.
They will have research impact, as reflected in high-quality publications and the ability to build a funded and sustainable research program. All relevant technical areas will be considered. We are looking for a team player who can help bring together current campus efforts in energy systems research.

UCF is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF’s Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

Review of applications will begin November 1st, 2021 and continue until the position is/positions are filled. Questions regarding this search can be directed to the faculty search committee, at ECE-FacultySearch@cecs.ucf.edu.

To apply, please go to the following link: https://jobs.ucf.edu/en-us/job/500854/assistant-professor-or-associate-professor-rises-university-research-center