HEAD AND PROFESSOR
Department of Nuclear, Plasma, & Radiological Engineering
College of Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications and nominations for the position of Head of the Department of Nuclear, Plasma, & Radiological Engineering (NPRE). The NPRE Department has a long history, now more than 55 years, of excellence in education, research, and service in the field of nuclear engineering. The NPRE faculty offers comprehensive research and education programs centered on three theme areas: (1) nuclear power engineering, (2) fusion and plasma science and engineering, and (3) radiological engineering and medical physics. Specific research and academic strategic directions include: Radiological imaging, risk and reliability analysis, nuclear non-proliferation, radiation detection, neutronics, thermal-hydraulics, fuel cycle, nuclear materials, radiation damage, plasma nanosynthesis and fusion plasma-material interaction. The Department Head serves as the chief executive officer, responsible for all administrative, budgetary, hiring, and promotion decisions in the Department. The incumbent has significant discretion and authority for leading the faculty in their missions of research, teaching, and public service. The search committee seeks candidates with a distinguished record of scholarly achievement and internationally recognized in their field for research excellence, leadership, and scholarship.
The desired start date for this position is August 16, 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter. Complete applications should be received by March 1, 2017 for full consideration, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Please visit http://jobs.illinois.edu to view the complete position announcement and application instructions.
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