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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of [description] in the [Department]. This tenure-track position will begin [Semester Start Date]. Salary is competitive and provides excellent benefits.
A doctorate in mathematics is required. Applicants must have a strong commitment to undergraduate education and present evidence of excellent teaching. A willingness to collaborate with both students and faculty, and to become involved in university service, is essential. It is expected that the candidate remain professionally active in the mathematics community.
The applicant must have demonstrable skills in oral and written communications. In addition, he or she must have observable dedication to undergraduate education; enthusiasm for professional engagement with students in and out of the classroom; and ability to work in teams in a collegial environment. The applicant may be required to teach courses through alternative delivery methods.
The primary responsibility will be to teach undergraduate mathematics courses. The typical teaching load is twelve credits per semester, with two or three preparations. Applicants will also be expected to participate in scholarly activities, provide academic advising to students, and participate in department, college, and university service.
The Mathematics Department, in the College of Engineering, Mathematics, and Science, has 20 full-time tenure/tenure track positions, and regularly employs an additional 4-6 academic staff. The department offers undergraduate degrees in mathematics, mathematics education, mathematics with an emphasis in actuarial studies, and mathematics with an emphasis in finance. The department also serves programs in engineering, science, technology, business, and education. Mathematics class sizes are approximately 30 students.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville
, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 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.
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. The names of nominees and applicants who have not requested in writing that their identities be kept confidential, and of all finalists, will be released upon request. Employment will require a criminal background check.
In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Crime Statistics Report
is available for review. Call the UW-Platteville Campus Police Office at 608-342-1584 for a paper copy of the annual report
Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2014, however, applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.
Submit 1) a letter of application addressing all qualifications; 2) a resume; 3) a one page summary of your teaching philosophy; 4) graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial are acceptable with official transcripts required of all finalists); 5) contact information for three professional references; and 6) a separate statement describing a history of working with or demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of history marginalization.
Questions may be directed to:
Phone: (608) 342-8888
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