UNC Charlotte is a public university with over 29,000 students in 77 bachelors, 61 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. UNC Charlotte maintains a particular commitment to addressing the cultural, economic, educational, environmental, health, and social needs of the greater Charlotte region. The William States Lee College of Engineering, located on the Charlotte Research Institute Campus, has paired with the Energy Production Infrastructure Center (EPIC), to create programs, courses and energy concentrations within multiple departments that enhance technical skills and engineering.The College of Engineering has over 3,000 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
Assistant / Associate / Professor, Design & Manufacturing of Complex Systems
The candidate will leverage existing state-of-the-art energy and power, precision manufacturing and metrology facilities and will develop a funded research program that complements and supports the multidisciplinary energy research efforts in the Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC) as well as the Center for Precision Metrology (CPM). Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent and be an effective teacher at the undergraduate and graduate levels. For more information click here.
Assistant / Associate Structures Research Professor
This position will contribute to the teaching program in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and may lead special topic seminars and similar activities. It will lead the recruitment and retention of students from that department in the Energy Concentration and assist the manager of the EPIC Affiliates Program with related activities. An additional responsibility will be to mentor students, especially graduate students in Civil Engineering. For more information click here.