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Assistant Professor of Mathematics

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Platteville
Categories: Mathematics

The Mathematics Department of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville invites applications for one full-time tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning August 23, 2023.

This is a benefits and paid leave eligible position.  Salary of $52,000 - $60,000 commensurate with experience. 


The primary responsibility will be to teach undergraduate mathematics or statistics courses. The typical teaching load is twelve credits per semester, with two or three preparations. Faculty are expected to advise students and engage in scholarly and professional development activities that enhance teaching effectiveness and professional skills, and/or provide opportunities for students to engage in undergraduate research. In addition, faculty members, participate in department/university service and outreach activities. 

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

  • A doctorate in mathematics, mathematics education, or statistics must be completed with a transcript provided by January 1, 2024.  
  • A strong commitment to undergraduate education
  • Evidence of excellent teaching at the college level.
  • A willingness to collaborate with both students and faculty, and to become involved in university service, is essential.

It is expected that the candidate will remain professionally active in the mathematics community. We are excited to extend our outstanding teaching faculty with those who will be assets to the Department and the University.

Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer:

Department Information:  The Mathematics Department, in the College of Engineering, Mathematics, and Science, has 20 full-time tenure/tenure track positions, and regularly employs an additional 11-16 academic staff.  The department offers undergraduate degrees in mathematics, mathematics education, and mathematics with an emphasis in either actuarial science, applied mathematics or finance.  We also offer a B.S. degree in data science and a minor in applied statistics.  The department also serves programs in engineering, science, technology, business, psychology and criminal justice.  Class sizes are typically 25-30 students.  To learn more, visit the University's website at

The College of Engineering, Mathematics, and Science (EMS) enrolls approximately 3,100 students in ABET-accredited BS degree programs in Civil, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial Systems, Mechanical and Software Engineering, and Engineering Physics and BS degrees in Mathematics, Data Science, Chemistry, Computer Science, and Sustainable and Renewable Energy Systems. The College of EMS also participates in a statewide Collaborative Engineering Program that allows place-bound undergraduate students to complete their BS degrees in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering with minimal travel. In addition, the College has an online Master of Engineering program, which has been designated as a “Best Buy” in online education.

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, submit application by December 1, 2022; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Complete applications must be submitted via the online application system to receive consideration.

How to Apply:

Applications must be completed online via

Applications must include:

  • Letter of application addressing all qualifications
  • Curriculum Vitae/CV
  • One-page summary of your teaching philosophy
  • Graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial are acceptable with official transcripts required of all finalists)
  • Three current letters of recommendation (at least two of which address teaching effectiveness).   Letters of recommendation may be either submitted with the application or emailed to


Dr. Barb Barnet, Chair
Department of Mathematics  
Phone: (608) 342-1743

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.

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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