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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 Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Platteville
Categories: Engineering

 

Position Summary:

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in structural engineering at the Assistant Professor level to start in August, 2022. We are excited to find a new faculty member to join our group of dedicated educators to teach engineering at our public, access institution. We seek candidates who will collaborate with us to continually improve our pedagogy and curriculum to develop more diverse citizen engineers who will create the sustainable and equitable infrastructure of the future.

Responsibilities:

  •  Teach introductory junior-level classes and design-focused senior level classes in structural engineering, including steel design. Applicants must also have the ability to teach other civil engineering related courses (for example Introduction to Infrastructure, Foundation Design, Statics, etc.).
  • Provide academic advising to approximately 40 students.
  • Participate in scholarly and professional development activities that will enhance teaching effectiveness. Examples of such activities include technical discipline-specific research, engineering education research, and professional consulting. Ideally, these activities will include direct undergraduate student involvement.
  • Work with colleagues in the department and across campus to improve the diversity of the student body and provide a more inclusive educational experience for all.
  • Participate in department, college, and university service.
  • Participate in ABET accreditation and assessment efforts.
  • Office Hours-all full-time instructional staff must allocate 10 hours per week outside of class for student engagement with at least five (5) hours reserved for meeting students in office hours.

Desired skills and areas of expertise include:

• Demonstrated success in promoting diversity, inclusion, and equity, such as engagement in outreach activities, developing inclusive pedagogy, or other targeted activities
• Experience with discipline-relevant computer software
• Expertise in steel structure design
• Ability to develop and teach structural engineering classes for the online master degree program
• Ability to develop and offer curriculum in an emerging area such as resilient design, disaster mitigation, 3D printed structures, structural health monitoring, sustainable infrastructure, internet of things, or bridge engineering

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

• PhD in civil engineering or closely related engineering field required by the start date

• Ability to teach undergraduate courses in structural engineering including steel design, as well as other civil engineering-related courses

• Progress towards becoming a registered professional engineer 

• Strong commitment to undergraduate education, teaching excellence, and student success. 

• Excellent oral and written communication skills

• One semester college level or TA teaching experience

 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. The Platteville campus has an on-site children's center providing child care for children of students and staff. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin. 

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Application Deadline:

Applications must be submitted through our online applicant portal, applications due by: January 16, 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 resume/CV
  • A separate statement of teaching philosophy and experience (please include information on how you will provide an inclusive learning environment for all students)
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references.
  • A list of UW-Platteville engineering courses you are able to teach (course catalog
  • Additional documents as needed 

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.

For more information on the College of Engineering, Mathematics, and Science commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, see  https://www.uwplatt.edu/college/engineering-mathematics-science/diversity-equity-and-inclusion-plan

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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