Employment Opportunities

Working in the Department of Engineering Physics

The Department of Engineering Physics at UW-Madison has a rich heritage in nuclear engineering; plasma physics; and experimental, numerical and theoretical mechanics. Over the past several decades, our faculty have published influential texts and are recognized as global leaders in cutting-edge research. We currently have 21 faculty and more than 30 scientists and research staff, and we are ranked nationally for research activity in excess of $20 million annually. Our undergraduate enrollment exceeds 300 students, and we also have more than 100 master’s and PhD students. Departmental and campus facilities include a 1 MW research and training reactor, large-scale computing capability, and an array of thermal-fluid experimental facilities.

We’d love to have you join us! We are seeking faculty in both mechanics and nuclear engineering. Click each link below to view the job posting.


Professor of Engineering Physics-Nuclear Systems Engineering (web form)

Professor of Materials for Nuclear Energy Systems (web form)

Professor of Engineering Physics-Nuclear Systems Engineering (web form)


Project Assistant Grader/Reader Application (web form)

Teaching Assistant Application (web form)

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