Official Job Title ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Working Title: Biomedical and Health
Division College of Engineering and Applied Science
Department B193500 BioMedical Engineering
Position Type Faculty
Appointment Type Tenured Faculty, Tenure Track Faculty
FLSA Status Exempt
Posting Type Faculty & Instructional
Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is a doctoral/research intensive
university, R1 in the Carnegie Classification, and is also Wisconsin's premier
public urban institution offering comprehensive professional, science, and
liberal arts education at the undergraduate and graduate level to its 25,000
students. The College of Engineering & Applied Science (CEAS) is committed
to excellence in scholarly research and teaching across all seven
departments—Biomedical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering,
Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Industrial and Manufacturing
Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.
The College has approximately 1750 undergraduate students and 450 graduate
students, both Master's and Doctoral. Greater Milwaukee, the third-ranked
manufacturing center in the United States, is home to 400+ engineering firms
and 1300+ manufacturing firms with annual receipts of 24 billion dollars. The
College has a long history of industrial collaboration and research support.
More information about the College can be found at https:// uwm.edu/engineering/
The College of Engineering & Applied Science at the University of Wisconsin-
Milwaukee invites applications for tenure / tenure-track faculty positions at
all ranks starting in August 2022. The College is strategically hiring to
expand and enhance our capabilities in each of five key strength areas:
Advanced Manufacturing, Biomedical and Health, Embedded Systems,
Transportation, and Water Technology. Our strength areas draw from all
departments in the college; therefore, applicants will be considered from any
discipline. It is expected that successful candidates will develop strong
collaborations with existing faculty, while at the same time independently
contribute to these strength areas. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
(UWM) is a doctoral/research intensive university, R1 in the Carnegie
Classification, and is also Wisconsin's premier public urban institution
offering comprehensive professional, science, and liberal arts education at
the undergraduate and graduate level to its 25,000 students.
Biomedical and health is one of our fastest growing strength areas and
benefits from our collaboration with the Northwestern Mutual Data Science
Institute (DSI) and our relationships with the Veterans Administration and
the medical profession, including the nearby Medical College of Wisconsin.
Successful candidates will conduct independent research, collaborate with CEAS
faculty in existing centers and institutes, build highly effective research
teams consisting of post-docs, graduate and undergraduate students, teach
engineering courses as needed, and assist with engineering curricular
development. Candidates should also actively collaborate with current industry
partners and cultivate new partners.
Candidates must have completed a doctoral degree in an appropriate Engineering
or a closely related science field and have a strong research record
appropriate with their rank.
Desired attributes include a strong extramural funding record and teaching
experience as well as evidence of the potential to compliment and/or
strengthen existing CEAS research programs.
Application materials should include: a letter describing your interest in and
qualifications for the position and your desired home or joint department
appointment; a detailed curriculum vitae; a research plan; a teaching
statement; and a document listing the name, address (including e-mail), and
telephone number of three professional references. Review of the applications
will begin February 16th, and continue until the position is filled.
Applications received after February 15th may not be reviewed.
Continuous (Open Until Filled?) Yes
If Continuous, Initial Review Date 02/15/2022
Position Contact Name Brooke Slavens
Contact Phone 414-229-6933
Contact Email firstname.lastname@example.org
For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not
consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must
complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is
complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed
and you receive a confirmation number.
UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected
UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with
disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment
opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable
accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need
assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please
contact email@example.com or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other
material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request
to an individual with a disability.
Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWM will
not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality
in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In
certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the
identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.
CBC and Reference Check Policy
Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention
of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be
required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence
and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual
Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)
For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report),
which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus
security policies, see https:// www. cleryact.uwm.edu/, or call UWM's Dean of
Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.
In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date
will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United
States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form
Title and Total Compensation Project
The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total
Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation
structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job
postings may change in 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the
same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-
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