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Lecturer of Teacher Education

Apply now Job no: 498894
Work type: Academic Staff - 9 Month Terminal
Location: Platteville
Categories: Education

Position Summary:

The School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville invites applications for a Lecturer in Teacher Education with a focus on elementary/middle level mathematics teaching methods. Candidates must be qualified to teach the Elementary - Middle Level Mathematics I and II courses, observe students during practicum placements in elementary and middle level math and science classrooms, and teach Professional Education courses such as Instructional Design and Assessment.

This is a full-time, benefit eligible position with an anticipated start date of August 26, 2024. Salary range of $40,000 - $43,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience. 


  • Teach multiple courses including Elementary - Middle Level Mathematics I and II along with Math/Science Practicum and Professional Education courses. The typical teaching load is 15 credits per semester.
  • Utilize current best practices in teacher education to support student learning in the classroom and PK-12 classroom placements.
  • Complete course embedded assessments of program student learning outcomes.
  • Effectively interact and collaborate with faculty and staff colleagues within the School of Education, across campus, and in partner PK-12 schools to complete program tasks and goals.
  • Complete relevant trainings related to teaching.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

  • Master’s degree or higher in Education, Mathematics Education, or a closely related field.
  • Three or more years teaching experience in grades K through 12.
  • A strong commitment to undergraduate education for pre-service teachers.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively interact and collaborate with colleagues from the School of Education, across campus, and partner PK-12 schools.

Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer:

The School of Education in the College of Liberal Arts and Education serves as the academic home for the Elementary Education major and supports all campus programs leading to teacher licensure. The school models a place-based framework by partnering with school districts and other resources in the rural communities of the region.

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:

Applications must be submitted through our online applicant portal. Review of applications will begin July 17, 2024.  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
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

            Tim Buttles,

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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