Diversity Statement
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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Visiting Assistant Professor

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Platteville
Categories: Humanities

Position Summary:

The Humanities Department is looking for a dynamic Visiting Professor of English with anticipated start date of August 2022. This is a two-year position. Employment beyond two years is possible but not guaranteed. Salary $55,000-58,000.

Responsibilities:

  • The primary duty will be teaching undergraduate courses in English.  The visiting professor will teach four courses per semester, typically two literature courses in their specialization and two in the College Writing program.
  • Ability to engage modern pedagogy to teach undergraduate students from freshman to seniors.
  • Record of professional development, or a willingness to develop in the area, related to teaching, research, or scholarly work.
  • Ability to effectively interact and collaborate with colleagues to complete tasks and goals.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

  • PhD in English, to be completed by August 2022.
  • Program preferences are in pre-1700 British and/or World literature
  • The ideal candidate has demonstrated ability to teach Shakespeare, and the first half of British literature.  Ability to teach the first World literature survey or pedagogy courses for English Education students is a plus. 
  • Strong commitment to teaching college writing
  • Knowledge and/or practice using innovative approaches to teaching literature, such the integration of as using contemporary theories of race, gender, globalization, and other approaches that engage students.
  • Experience teaching college-level literature or composition courses

To be considered for this position, applicants must respond to all required qualifications.

Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer:

Campus Information: The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, offers 42 baccalaureate and 6 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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Department Information:

The English program engages a large number of students through general education as well as majors in English Education, Professional Writing, and Literature. It is housed within the large, vibrant Humanities program, dedicated to the university’s mission of providing a transformative education.  The Humanities Department includes Foreign Languages (Spanish, German, French) and Philosophy and thus provides opportunities for cross- and interdisciplinary teaching and research.

Application Deadline:

Applications must be submitted through our online applicant portal, applications due by: January 15, 2022

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 curriculum vitae
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for three professional references

A statement that illustrates the candidate’s experience, appreciation, and engagement with diversity, equity, and inclusion and their application of these principles to their teaching (please limit to two (2) pages) 

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.

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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 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 2021. 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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