Department of Electrical Engineering
Assistant Professor

Job Details:
A tenure track position at the assistant professor level in the Electrical Engineering Department.

An earned Ph.D. in electrical engineering or a closely related field by the start date of employment. The department is looking for candidates in the areas of power systems, power electronics and/or motor drives. Strong candidates in the areas of controls and/or digital signal processing will also be considered. The successful candidate must have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and other undergraduate activities. The successful candidate must have at least one academic year of teaching experience at the minimum level of teaching assistant in an engineering program. Teaching experience above the TA level, industrial experience and professional registration are preferred. Strong research background is a plus. The successful candidate should be able to teach a broad spectrum of EE courses including laboratories. The applicant must possess excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

The applicant is expected to work at UW-Fox Valley campus, where UWP has collaborative engineering programs. The primary responsibility will be to teach undergraduate electrical engineering courses including laboratories. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, curriculum development, academic advising to students, serving as advisor to student organizations, conducting research and seeking extramural funding, participating in outreach including visits to industry and recruiting local students, participation in department, college, and university service committees, and teaching at non-traditional times. The applicant will be required to teach courses through alternative delivery methods. Other specific duties may be assigned by the department chair or college dean.

Assistant Professor.

Commensurate with qualification and experience.

Effective Date of Appointment:
August 22, 2013.

Application Procedure:
Submit (as separate attachments) 1) a letter of application addressing all qualifications 2) a one-page statement of your teaching philosophy; 3) a resume; 4) a copy of a transcript of the highest degree earned or in progress (unofficial transcripts are acceptable with official transcripts required of all finalists); 5) the contact information of three professional references; 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 historic marginalization.

Review of applications will begin on January 22, 2013. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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Department Information:
The Department of Electrical Engineering is an ABET accredited program with ten tenure track faculty members and one teaching academic staff. The department has four emphasis areas: Computer Engineering, Electronics & Communications, Control, and Power & Energy. The EE program is a very hands-on program where laboratories are an integral part of EE courses. UWP has recently established three collaborative programs; one in Janesville WI (at UW-Rock County), one in Menasha WI (at UW Fox Valley), and a distance program delivered to all UW-System Colleges.

University of Wisconsin-Platteville:
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in primarily undergraduate programs in 40 majors, including institutional emphasis areas of agriculture, criminal justice, education, engineering, and technology management. The campus is located in scenic southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. UW-Platteville is recognized as a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State Region of Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin.

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