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 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.
IT System Administrator II
The position has 3 primary responsibilities: (1) support for custom computing needs in the EPIC laboratories, specifically related to embedded control and power-related simulation; (2) Linux system support for the College of Engineering’s Linux-based computing platforms; and (3) general user support for College of Engineering’s computing infrastructure. For more information, click here.