Sustainable and Renewable Energy Systems

Job Details:
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville invites applications for a one semester, full-time lecturer position in SRES, with the expectation of renewal. This is a one semester, full-time teaching academic staff position due to the growth in the major. The successful candidate with appropriate qualifications will have the opportunity to apply for tenure-track positions when available. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment date is January 3, 2014.

A Ph. D. or an MS degree in an engineering/science field or a closely related area, or a BS with 15 years of related experience is required and teaching related experience is preferred. The candidate must have the background to teach courses in one or more of the following areas: sustainable systems; energy/renewable energy sources and systems; energy management; energy efficiency and energy audits. The candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills and must demonstrate the ability and interest in undergraduate teaching. Candidates with the qualifications to contribute or complement existing departments/programs will be given preference.

Teach courses including laboratories in SRES, work with the Renewable Energy Council to expand the new major and develop/teach new courses, and contribute to the program in outreach, service, and/or research. Depending on the background and qualifications, the applicant may also have the opportunity to teach in their other area of specialization providing release time for other faculty members to teach in SRES.

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

Special Notes:
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. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

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.

To Ensure Consideration:
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

To Apply:
Applications must be submitted via the online application system in PDF format and must include 1) a letter of application addressing all qualifications; 2) a resume; 3) a statement of your teaching philosophy; 4) a separate statement describing a history of working with or demonstrating a commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization; 5) and the names and contact information for three professional references. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Questions may be addressed to:
Dr. Timothy Zauche
Phone: 608-342-1678

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