The Grainger College of Engineering: Open Rank Faculty - Nuclear, Plasma & Radiological Engineering
University of Illinois

Urbana, Illinois


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Department of Nuclear, Plasma & Radiological Engineering

The Grainger College of Engineering

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

The Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign invites applications for multiple full-time tenure-track faculty positions. Qualified candidates at all ranks will be considered, but those at the Assistant Professor level are especially encouraged to apply. Primary target areas of interest are nuclear power, nuclear materials, and radiological applications. In addition to these areas, exceptional applicants in all areas relevant to the department will be considered.

The Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering has strong efforts in nuclear power, nuclear materials, fundamental and applied plasma physics, radiation detection and measurements, security and safeguards, reliability and risk, and biomedical applications. We are seeking faculty who can teach in these areas, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, while demonstrating the ability to establish strong research and academic programs. The department is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment, with faculty who are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service endeavors.

The Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering has a strong undergraduate program with three professional concentration areas and a number-6th ranked graduate program. The Department has 14 FTE faculty members within the highly-regarded and world-renowned Grainger College of Engineering. More information regarding our department can be found at https://npre.illinois.edu/ and at https://ws.engr.illinois.edu/sitemanager/getfile.asp?id=80 . Our facilities include HIDRA, a large-scale plasma device that is unique within U.S. academia.

In addition, the UIUC campus is home to the Carle Illinois College of Medicine , the Beckman Institute of Advanced Science and Technology , the Holonyak Micro & Nanotechnology Lab , the Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory , and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications . These units facilitate innovative research derived from interdisciplinary collaboration across the UIUC campus.

A doctorate degree in nuclear engineering or related disciplines is required at the start date, and rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by December 1st, 2022. Early applications are strongly encouraged as applications will be evaluated as received and interviews may take place during the application period. A decision will not be made until after the closing date. Applications received after this date may be considered until the positions are filled. The anticipated start date is August 16th, 2023; however, this is negotiable.

To apply, please create a candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu . The application package should include: 1) a detailed curriculum vitae, 2) a concise written synopsis of your research plans and educational goals, 3) a statement on commitment to diversity, 4) a publications list, and 5) names and contact information of a minimum of three professional references, all in a single PDF file as an upload in the "CV/Resume" section. The statement on diversity should address past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service. For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact nuclear@illinois.edu .

We have an active and successful dual-career partner placement program and a strong commitment to work-life balance, and family-friendly programs for faculty and staff ( https://provost.illinois.edu/faculty-affairs/work-life-balance/ ).

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify .

Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations portal , or by contacting the Accessibility & Accommodations Division of the Office for Access and Equity at 217-333-0885, or by emailing accessibility@illinois.edu .

Requisition ID: 1012455
Job Category: Faculty
Apply at: https://jobs.illinois.edu



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