Grainger Engineering: Research Professor (Open Rank) – Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering – 1021047-6689

University of Illinois

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The Grainger College of Engineering

Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

The Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering at the
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) invites applications for
a full-time Research Faculty (assistant, associate, full) position. The
incumbent will carry out responsibilities related to research and public
service. The duties associated with the position are to support the
research, education, and maintain and establish the vigorous and
externally funded research program at the Illinois Plasma Institute
(IPI) and serve as the Associate Director of the IPI. IPI is in the
Research Park and carries out translational research with resident
industrial personnel and equipment. Current partners at IPI are Tokyo
Electron, Tokyo Ohka Kogyo, and Lyten. The Department of Nuclear,
Plasma, and Radiological Engineering is committed to creating an
accessible, supportive environment and an educational experience that
recognizes diversity and cultural competence as integral components of
academic excellence. Research track faculty are expected to provide
professional leadership within the Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and
Radiological Engineering, other campus units, and the professional

This position requires a Ph.D. in plasma engineering or a related field.
The successful candidate must have experimental expertise in
low-temperature and/or atmospheric-pressure plasmas. Additionally, the
candidate is expected to have a record of scholarly achievement as
demonstrated by a combination of publications, invited talks, extramural
funding, professional service contributions, and other recognized
scholarly activities.

This is a twelve-month, full-time, benefits-eligible, non-tenure track,
renewable position. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and
experience. The preferred starting date is as soon as possible but is

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by December
15, 2023. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date;
however, no hiring decisions will be made until after that date.
Applications should be submitted by visiting
and uploading in a single PDF file in the “CV/Resume” section a cover
letter, a detailed statement of research interests, curriculum vitae,
and names/contact information for three references. Questions about the
application process should be referred to Kathy Atwood

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
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required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures,
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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 .

Requisition ID: 1021047

Job Category: Faculty

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