UA President's Professor of Energy

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Classification:Term Professor (A9)
Grade:UNAC Grade 10
Work type:Faculty Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:College of Engineering & Mines
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Engineering/Computer Science, Research/Science/Grants

Position Summary:

The Alaska Center for Energy and Power (ACEP) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) is seeking outstanding and accomplished applicants for the President’s Professor of Energy to broaden and deepen ACEP’s research on renewable power generation and dispatch, electrical and thermal energy storage, hybrid-diesel microgrids, advanced control systems, and grid modeling.


ACEP's mission is to develop practical and cost-effective energy solutions for Alaska and beyond. We accomplish this by working on all areas of the R&D pipeline from developing a basic understanding of energy streams in closed and open systems to supporting the final steps of product development with industry and utility partners, including high fidelity integration testing and monitoring the performance of deployed systems. Our R&D work is supplemented by active workforce development through custom tailored training programs. ACEP operates a 500 kW islanded hybrid-diesel microgrid laboratory, a river hydrokinetic systems test site, and has access to UAF's Arctic Region Supercomputing Center.  Our research program leverages numerous global partnerships with industry, research facilities, and other universities, and we have a close working relationship with the Alaska utility industry in order to apply our research in the field.

Salary: DOE

To ensure your application is considered you must apply by May 6, 2017. Review of applications will begin May 7, 2017.

Please submit curriculum vitae, research statement and contact information for three professional references. Letters of reference are optional.

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check.  Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Term Position:

This position term-funded and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.


This position is part of the United Academics union (UNAC) and is subject to union dues as a condition of employment in a collective bargaining unit.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF.  The policy can be located at:

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