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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.

Mission Statement
The mission of the Division of Diversity and Inclusion 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.

Vision Statement
We strive to create a campus that:

  • provides access and support for underserved populations;
  • has an inclusive and just culture;
  • values understanding, compassion, and acceptance;
  • is committed to the ideals of social justice;
  • prepares students for global citizenship;
  • and is collaborative, safe, and respectful.

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Assistant/Associate/Professor Computer Science and Software Engineering

Apply now Job no: 494921
Work type: Faculty
Location: Platteville
Categories: Engineering, Computer Science

Position Summary:

Do you want to join a collegial, dynamic, and growing department? You are in luck because the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville is looking for a Cybersecurity expert. Applications for a tenure-track faculty position at any rank (assistant is minimum rank) with an anticipated start date of August 24, 2020 will be considered until the position is filled. A doctorate in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related field must be completed by January 1, 2021.  A transcript must be provided.

Responsibilities:

The primary duty will be teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in cyber-security. Additionally, there may be opportunities to teach courses in computer science, software engineering, and data science.  Faculty are expected to participate in curriculum assessment and revisions, engage in scholarly and professional development activities that enhance teaching effectiveness and professional skills, and/or provide opportunities for students to engage in research.  In addition, faculty members advise students, participate in university/community service and outreach activities.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or Information Systems 
  • Teaching experience preferred; a strong commitment to undergraduate education and teaching excellence. Teaching experience minimums include 3 months (Assistant Professor,) 5 years (Associate Professor,) and 8 years (Full Professor.)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Commitment to scholarly and professional activities is required. This is based on the number of publications, conferences, books, trainings, etc. that have been completed and when. Minimums include 5 events (Assistant Professor,) 10 events (Associate Professor,) and 15 events (Full Professor.) 
  • Knowledge of and ability to teach Cybersecurity, Computer Science, and Software Engineering courses.

Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer:

Department Information:

The Computer Science and Software Engineering Department currently has 11 full time faculty members and offers an ABET accredited B.S. degree in Software Engineering, B.S. degree in Computer Science and an online B.S. in Applied Computer Science that is a collaboration with four other UW institutions. Graduate and undergraduate programs in Cybersecurity are  planned. The department has experienced growth in recent years in terms of new programs as well as student enrollment. We are excited about moving into the new Sesquicentennial Hall-a $55 million, 200,000 sq ft facility slated to open in Fall 2022 (https://www.uwplatt.edu/sesquicentennial-hall).

Additional information about the department can be found at http://campus.uwplatt.edu/computer-science, http://campus.uwplatt.edu/ems/software-engineering and https://appliedcomputing.wisconsin.edu/applied-computing-program/program-overview/

Application Deadline:

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by March 29, 2020 for Fall appointment.  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
  • A separate statement of teaching philosophy and experience
  • Completed course expertise form
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references.

Questions about this position may be addressed to

Dr. Lisa M. Landgraf

Computer Science and Software Engineering Professor and Search Committee Chairperson

608-342-6064

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

As a member of the campus community of 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.

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures.  As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2020.  Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same.  For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/.

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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.

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 is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study.

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