Energy Engineering: Chaired Professorship

Dartmouth's Thayer School of Engineering seeks to fill a distinguished, senior-level, tenure-track chaired professorship in energy engineering.

An outstanding candidate is sought with research interests that target disruptive innovations in energy-related technologies and consider the role of such innovations in transforming societal energy systems to be more resilient and sustainable. The successful candidate will have a doctorate in engineering or a related, relevant scientific field and have an established record of thought leadership and externally-funded research at a level appropriate for an appointment at the rank of full professor. Consideration will be given to candidates with specialization in one or more energy-related fields, with evaluation based on impact as well as alignment with Thayer's activity in bioenergy, energy materials, power electronics, batteries, energy systems and sustainable design. The successful candidate will have an interest in translating research to meet societal needs and also be a dedicated and effective teacher with motivation and expertise that complements the School's distinctive human-centered, interdisciplinary educational approach.

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BME: Chaired Professorship

BME/ECE Faculty Positions

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About Thayer

Dartmouth Engineering is in the midst of a significant expansion of faculty and programs, and this distinguished chaired professor position will join a large and thriving cluster of researchers in energy collaborating across multiple disciplines at Dartmouth. The successful candidate will be affiliated with the Arthur L. Irving Institute for Energy and Society, created to leverage Dartmouth's strengths in interdisciplinary teaching and learning, engineering, business, and sustainability by providing solutions to critical energy problems faced by communities and regions across the globe.

Dartmouth is a member of the Ivy League and consistently ranks among the world's most prestigious academic institutions. Home to a celebrated liberal arts curriculum and pioneering professional schools, Dartmouth has shaped the education landscape and prepared leaders through its inspirational learning experience. Dartmouth has forged a singular identity, combining its deep commitment to outstanding undergraduate and graduate education with distinguished research and scholarship in the arts and sciences and its three leading professional schools—Geisel School of Medicine, Thayer School of Engineering, and Tuck School of Business.

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To Apply

Applicants should state in their cover letter how their teaching, research, service, and/or life experiences prepare them to advance Dartmouth's commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

In addition to the cover letter, interested candidates should submit a complete CV, statement of research and teaching interests and philosophy, and contact information for three references via Interfolio at:

Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

Inquiries about the position should be directed to search Co-Chairs at

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