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Visiting Assistant Professor-Biology

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Work type: Academic Staff - 9 Month Renewable
Location: Platteville
Categories: Life Sciences

Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, Biology Department seeks applications for a full-time visiting professor position. This will be a 100%, 9-month appointment, offering competitive salary and excellent benefits. This position reports to the Biology Department Chair and has a fast approaching start date in August 2022. Relocation reimbursement is not eligible for this position. 

Responsibilities:

  • Teach undergraduate, biology courses.
  • Teaching responsibilities will include teaching lecture and laboratory sections of Microbiology.
  • Time outside the classroom will be required for student access, course preparation, and instructor meetings. 
  • Additionally, tasks related to teaching for the department.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in biology or closely related field from an accredited institution completed by September 1, 2022
  • Demonstrable skills in oral and written communications
  • A strong commitment to undergraduate education required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior teaching experience
  • Background experience with hands-on laboratory exercises preferred

Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer:

Department Information:

The Biology Department has 17 faculty and staff members. The department offers an undergraduate degree in biology with emphases in botany, cytotechnology, ecology, health sciences, molecular/genetics, secondary education, and zoology. We emphasize experiential learning and have up-to-date, well-equipped labs.

Campus Information:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, offers 47 baccalaureate and 10 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.

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Application Deadline:

To ensure full consideration applications must be submitted through our online applicant portal. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

How to Apply:

The following documents are required for applicant consideration:

  • Letter of application addressing all required qualifications
  • A current resume
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references.
  • Additional documents as needed

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

            Dr. Amanda Trewin, trewina@uwplatt.edu, 608-342-1527

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.

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, pregnancy, political affiliation, arrest or conviction record, identity as a veteran, disabled veteran, Vietnam era veteran, membership in the national guard, state defense force or any other reserve component of the military forces of the United States or this state. Sexual harassment is illegal and will not be tolerated. Co-workers and supervisors may not retaliate against any employee, student, or job applicant because he or she filed a complaint, assisted in an investigation or participated in any proceeding alleging discrimination on the foregoing basis.

The University ensures physical accessibility to work environments for persons with disabilities and will provided reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to employment. Upon request, the University will provide reasonable accommodations for religious observances and practices. The University is committed to a program of affirmative action for women, racial minorities, persons with disabilities, disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era. While the Chancellor assumes overall responsibility for the success of the program, university administrators and supervisors are responsible and accountable for implementation. Authority for monitoring the program is delegated to Human Resources.

Each individual associated with the University is called upon to pledge a new and revitalized commitment to build and maintain a campus environment free of harassment and discrimination, an environment that fosters mutual respect, recognizes the dignity and worth of all people, and promotes to the fullest, equal employment opportunity through affirmative action.

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The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

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