Endowed Chairs

Endowed Chairs

Come help us finish the job. Join the ranks of our distinguished Faculty in an Endowed Chair.

For the past twenty years we have engaged in phenomenal growth, we’ve built a world-class university, while honing our strategic vision with a plan for 21st century excellence. With billions in unprecedented financial investment, we have hired 400 new tenure-line faculty over the last five years, with dozens of additional openings to fill. We are building our future with endowed chairs and tenure-line faculty in many areas: philosophy, genomics, additive manufacturing, finance, cognitive neuroscience, and human rights, to name just a few. You can view these openings below.

Endowed Chair in Ecology or Evolutionary Biology (Associate/Full Professor)

The University of Connecticut (UConn) invites applications for a faculty position in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB). The successful candidate will be named to a five-year term as the inaugural recipient of a rotating endowed Chair in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. We encourage applications from biologists working in all areas of ecology and evolution. Specific areas of interest include, but are not limited to, quantitative or theoretical ecology, plant biodiversity and systematics, global change biology, and population genetics/genomics. We value both theoretical and empirical work as well as the unique insights that can emerge from organism-centered research programs.

Nicholas E. Madonna Professorship in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Associate/Full Professor

The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department and Eversource Energy Center (EEC) at the University of Connecticut solicits applications for the Nicholas E. Madonna Endowed Professorship, a tenure-track faculty position at the associate or full professor level. The position has an expected start date of August 23, 2020. The successful candidate will advance education and research in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department with a particular emphasis in power engineering or related specialties and lead Eversource Energy Center’s research programs in the area of grid modernization.

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