The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at UW-Platteville offers an undergraduate degree in Sustainability and Renewable Energy Systems. This program is designed to provide students with strong foundational knowledge in renewable as well as traditional energy systems and their economic, social and environmental impacts on society.
We are currently looking to establish a pool of candidates who are interested in teaching courses as the opportunities arise. We will call on candidates as needs arise based on enrollment.
The ideal instructor is passionate about teaching undergraduate students and interested in interdisciplinary course instruction and design.
- Teaching undergraduate courses in sustainability and renewable energy systems.
- Ability to engage modern pedagogy to teach undergraduate students through field, classroom, and laboratory settings.
- Willingness, interest, or experience in cross-disciplinary collaborations.
- Ability to effectively interact and collaborate with colleagues to complete tasks and goals.
What You’ll Need to Succeed:
- Master’s degree in sustainability and renewable energy systems or related field.
- Strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education and a willingness to collaborate with both students and faculty.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Experience teaching undergraduate courses during graduate school (an instructor of record supervising is acceptable) or at least two semesters as a graduate teaching assistant for a lab, leading sections, OR two years’ industry related experience.
Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer:
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls students in 42 baccalaureate and 9 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice, and business. The campus is 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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The Sustainability and Renewable Energy field is expected to grow significantly over the next decade, and there’s never been a better time to get involved. The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Sustainability and Renewable Energy Systems program will help develop student's comprehensive skills to address solutions to technical, economic, and environmental challenges related to energy, efficiency, and renewable resource management. Come join us and help students earn a degree in renewable energy or sustainability, where they'll be empowered to lead the nation on a greener path toward a better and more efficient use of Earth's resources. UW-Platteville is proud to be one of the only colleges with renewable energy programs in the United States.
How to Submit Application Materials:
The following documents are required for applicant consideration:
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. As a member of the campus community for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, it is essential that you support and foster a diverse, inclusive, and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students.
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.