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Teaching Fellow in Computer Science/Software Engineering

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Work type: Academic Staff - 9 Month
Location: Platteville
Categories: Computer Science

Position Summary:

The Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville invites applications for a one academic year (9 months) Teaching Fellow appointment in Software Engineering or Computer Science with an anticipated start date of August 21, 2019.  A successful applicant will also have access to professional development through a New Instructor Learning Community and other opportunities. The New Instructor Learning Community offers opportunities to learn and discuss best practices in the classroom.  The teaching load is negotiable to allow some release time for scholarly activities.  There may be an option for renewal based on performance.

Responsibilities:

Primary duties will be to teach undergraduate courses in Software Engineering and/or Computer Science.  A preferred applicant should have a strong software engineering, and/or computer science background.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Qualifications:

  • M.S. in Software Engineering or Computer Science or related field, ABD or PhD preferred.
  • Teaching experience preferred; a strong commitment to undergraduate education and teaching excellence.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Knowledge of and ability to teach Software Engineering and/or Computer Science undergraduate courses.

Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer:

Department Information:

The Computer Science and Software Engineering department currently provides an ABET accredited B.S. degree in Software Engineering, B.S. degree in Computer Science with an emphasis in either Computer Technology or Computer Information Systems and a B.S. degree completion program in Applied Computer Science that is a collaboration with four other institutions and is completely online.  Information about the department can be found at http://campus.uwplatt.edu/computer-science/

http://campus.uwplatt.edu/software-engineering/  and https://appliedcomputing.wisconsin.edu/applied-computing-program/program-overview/

 

Campus Information: The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

 

Application Deadline:

To ensure full consideration applications must be received by July 1, 2019. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

How to Apply:

The following documents are required for applicant consideration:

Application must include:

  • Letter of application addressing all required qualifications (required)
  • A [curriculum vitae/resume] (one required)
  • A separate statement of teaching philosophy and experience (as applicable)
  • Completed course expertise form (complete and upload with application)
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for three professional references (required)

Questions about this position may be addressed to:

Dr. Lisa M Landgraf, Chairperson, Computer Science and Software Engineering

landgraf@uwplatt.edu

608-342-6064

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

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Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.



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