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Assistant Professor-Computer Science & Software Engineering - Notice of Filing

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Platteville
Categories: Computer Science


The position has been filled. This posting is mandatory to meet a United States Department of Labor requirement. See the job posting for more details. 

Position Summary: 

Do you want to join a collegial, dynamic, and growing department? The Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville is looking for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with teaching interests in computer games and software engineering. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is August 22, 2022. 


The primary duty will be teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in computer science (including the computer game design and development courses) and software engineering. Faculty are also expected to participate in curriculum development, assessment and revisions, research and scholarly activities with undergraduate students, and university/community service and outreach activities. 

What You’ll Need to Succeed: 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • PhD in computer science, software engineering, or a related field. 
  • Experience of teaching computer science or software engineering at the college level as an instructor or a teaching assistant is required. 
  • A strong commitment to undergraduate education and teaching excellence is required. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required. 

Department Information: 

The Computer Science and Software Engineering Department currently has 13 full time faculty members and offers B.S. degrees in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, and Software Engineering.  In collaboration with our sister UW-institutions, we also offer an online M.S. in Cybersecurity and an online B.S. in Applied Computing. The department has experienced growth in recent years in terms of new programs as well as student enrolment. Our software engineering program is now the second largest ABET-accredited program in Wisconsin.  We are excited about moving into the Engineering Hall adjacent to the Sesquicentennial Hall-a $55 million, 200,000 sq ft facility slated to open in Fall 2022 ( Additional information about the department can be found at  

 Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer: 

UW-Platteville 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.  Dubuque, the largest city in the Tri-State region has a population of approximately 100,000 and is located 19 miles from UW-Platteville. Dubuque has been named one of America's top 100 places to live and one of the most livable small cities in America. 

Application Deadline: 

A competitive recruitment and selection process was conducted for this employment opportunity and a U.S. worker was not selected. An application for Alien Employment Certification is being filed on behalf of an alien to fill the employment opportunity.
Anyone with documentary evidence relative to the application, or available workers, wages and/or working conditions, may contact the Regional Certifying Office of the Department of Labor at the following address:
U.S Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration Office of Foreign Labor Certification
200 Constitution Avenue, NW Room N-5311
Washington, DC 20210 

How to Apply: 

The following documents are required for applicant consideration: 

  • Letter of application addressing all required qualifications  
  • A current resume 
  • A separate statement of teaching philosophy and experience 
  • Completed course expertise form  
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references.  

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.  We have a deep commitment to diversity and encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups including African Americans, Latino, and women. 

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.

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Annual Security & Annual Fire Safety Report is available for review. Call the UW-Platteville Campus Police Office at 608.342.1584 for a paper copy of the annual report.

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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