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UNC Charlotte is a public university with over 27,000 students in 80 bachelors, 64 masters, and 21 doctoral programs. The campus is located in the suburbs of one of the fastest growing U.S. cities and adjacent to a large research park. The College of Engineering has over 3,000 students and the Mechanical Engineering department has approximately 800 undergraduate and 130 graduate students. EPIC is a university-industry partnership that meets the education and research needs for a safe, reliable, and sustainable energy future. EPIC enhances the available technical workforce, advances technology, and facilitates strategic industry-university collaboration for the global energy industry while supporting the Carolinas' economic and energy security development. EPIC is well funded in terms of facilities, faculty, chaired positions, operations, energy focused laboratories, student scholarships, educational and research programs in the order of $100M. EPIC's main sponsors are the North Carolina State Government, Duke Energy, Siemens, AREVA, Westinghouse, URS, and others.


Current positions at EPIC



EPIC Director

The Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC) at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC Charlotte) invites applications for Director. Candidates must possess excellent teamwork, leadership, interpersonal, organizational, communication skills, and must be able to multi-task while serving a diverse student population. The EPIC Director is a tenure-track (tenured) faculty position in the area of power engineering, in any engineering discipline preferably in the area of sustainable energy systems. Candidates at the level of associate/full professor will be considered, commensurate with professional experience and academic record. To be considered, candidates must provide consistent evidence of scholarship, including: a portfolio of externally-funded research, journal paper publication, and graduate student advising; render service and provide leadership to the profession; and be committed to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels over a sustained period, commensurate with level. Candidates whose expertise also fits within EPIC’s mission ( are particularly encouraged to apply.
The Director leads the Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC) and reports to the Dean of the Lee College of Engineering.
For more information on Job posting 004403, click here.


Assistant Director for Programming/Outreach

The P&O Assistant Director will exercise professional expertise and discretion to grow a highly collaborative energy industry/education partnership. This position will facilitate a multi-faceted EPIC mission campaign through direct delivery of knowledge and research to public audiences and clients and/or to direct staff or programs in the development and administration of such programs which focus or extend academic resources and/or research products of the Energy Production and Infrastructure Center, addressing the need from industry to supply highly trained engineers qualified to meet the demands of the energy industry while supporting the Carolinas’ multi-state economic and energy security.
For more information on Job posting 004725, click here.


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