General Engineering Department
Assistant Professor

Job Details:
The General Engineering Department at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville invites applications for a full time tenure-track position at the assistant professor level, beginning August 20, 2013. Position offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits.

The position will be filled by an applicant with exceptional commitment to teaching and advising undergraduate engineering students. The individual must have the ability to teach a variety of general engineering courses and the ability to advise students. Applicants must have at least one degree in engineering with a Ph.D. in engineering or a closely related field. Two years of industrial and/or educational experience (postdoc research, TA/teaching, etc.) is preferred. Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills are essential. The candidate must have a demonstrated commitment to or experience with diverse populations.

The primary responsibility of the position is to teach undergraduate courses in the department in a student-centered learning environment. The department seeks an energetic faculty member to teach majority of the courses, which include Engineering Success Skills, Introduction to Engineering Projects, Engineering Graphics, Engineering Modeling and Design, Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Applications of Electrical Engineering, and Engineering Economy. The individual may also be expected to teach some courses using alternative delivery methods. The successful applicant will be expected to develop a strong professional development record, including undergraduate research. Additional responsibilities of the position include advising undergraduate students and university community service.

Competitive and excellent benefits.

Effective Date of Appointment:
August 20, 2013.

Application Procedure:
Applicants are required to submit their curriculum vitae; a description of the areas and/or courses they are willing to teach; brief statements of teaching philosophy and professional development philosophy; 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; and the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of at least three professional references.

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Questions may be addressed to:
Ms. Jeanne Robinson
Academic Department Associate
General Engineering Department
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Phone: 608-342-1711

To Ensure Consideration:
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by May 31, 2013, however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. In the event the position is not filled by the start date of August 20, 2013, the search will continue and the start date will be moved to January 2014.

University of Wisconsin-Platteville:
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.

Platteville is a friendly, progressive community of 11,000 set in the beautiful rolling landscape of Southwest Wisconsin. It offers an excellent school system, high quality municipal and medical facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and a vibrant business/industrial community. More information is available at

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, seeks to build a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applications from women and persons of color. 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.

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