Assistant Professor - Computer Engineering

Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Oct 09, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time


Posting Details

Recruitment Number

5324

Working Title

Assistant Professor - Computer Engineering

Position Type

Faculty/Instructional

Appointment Percentage

100

Division/College

College of Science and Health

Description of College / Department / Program / Division / Unit

The mission of the College of Science and Health is to provide an outstanding education in the diverse disciplines of science, health, and mathematics. The College is dedicated to student learning where enthusiastic faculty and staff intellectually challenge students in a supportive and professional environment. Fundamental to our mission is the belief in the value of education in the liberal arts and sciences and the creation of new knowledge. The College offers an outstanding academic and cultural environment for the university community and beyond.

Our vision is to be a premier comprehensive institution, excelling in both undergraduate and graduate education. We will provide academic programs that attract high-achieving students on a regional, national, and international basis. The College will have an outstanding reputation for the quality of its students learning, faculty and staff, state of the art facilities and technology, scholarly achievements, and community and professional service.

Position Summary

The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, College of Science and Health, Department of Computer Science invites applicants for a full time academic year tenure track Assistant Professor to start no later than Aug 30, 2021. We are offering a new undergraduate Computer Engineering program that complements our very successful undergraduate Computer Science program and graduate program in Software Engineering. The successful applicant is expected to make significant contributions to all aspects of this new program; including curricular development, spearheading new research agendas, and contributing to accreditation efforts.

We seek a colleague who shares the Department’s values and who will be a dedicated teacher, scholar and mentor for students with varied backgrounds, preparation and career goals. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses such as software design, digital logic, electronics, computer architecture, digital design, operating systems, digital signal processing, and virtual machines; engaging in an active program of scholarship; professional service; and advising undergraduate students.

General position summary statement for UWL faculty positions:
Under general supervision of department chair, a person in this position is responsible for teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses, and advising students. In addition to preparing for and holding classes [face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online], teaching involves maintaining currency in the content area related to the teaching assignment, evaluating students’ work, assessing student outcomes, maintaining appropriate records, and holding office hours. The individual is expected to maintain an active, on-going program of scholarship appropriate to the discipline. In addition, this individual will provide service to the department, college, and university and is likely expected to provide service to the community and/or the profession. Other duties may be assigned by the chair or dean.

Required Qualifications

Candidates for the appointment should have or be near to completing a doctorate degree in Computer Engineering or a closely related field by the start date. Degree must be earned by the first personnel review, no later than May 15, 2022.

Applicants must demonstrate evidence of teaching and research skills. Application letters should include information on prior teaching experience and interest as well as areas of research interest. Information about the department, its faculty and its programs can be found at https://cs.uwlax.edu.

Preferred Qualifications

Exceptional candidates in all areas of Computer Engineering or closely related fields will be considered, but of particular interest are candidates specializing in the areas of embedded systems, Internet of Things (IoT), VLSI design, controls, and networking.

Physical Demands

Working conditions and environment

Miscellaneous Information

Duties/Responsibilities

These are the job duties required for the position.

Responsibility Statement

Teaching

Duties to Support Responsibility

Percentage Of Time

Essential

Yes

Responsibility Statement

Advising/Mentoring Students

Duties to Support Responsibility

Percentage Of Time

Essential

Yes

Responsibility Statement

Scholarship

Duties to Support Responsibility

Percentage Of Time

Essential

Yes

Responsibility Statement

Service to department, college, university and the computer science/engineering profession

Duties to Support Responsibility

Percentage Of Time

Essential

Yes

Posting Detail Information

Special Instructions

Application letters should include information on prior teaching experience and interest as well as areas of research interest.
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At the time of application, you will be required to include information for a minimum of two references, including name, title, email address, phone number and how you know the reference.

Once you have provided the required reference information and submitted your application, the reference providers will receive an email which is generated automatically from the application system. The email will provide them a link within which to upload a confidential reference letter on your behalf.

You will not be able to view the reference letters but will be able to see how many have been submitted on your behalf.

Application letters should include information on prior teaching experience and interest as well as areas of research interest.
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For your Reference Contact Information document, please include the names, email addresses and phone numbers of 3 professional references.
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Please contact the Search and Screen Chair if you have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process.

Per UPS Operational Policy: TC 1, UW System requires reference checks related to sexual harassment and sexual violence to be conducted at a minimum with a final candidate’s most recent employer and with all previous UW System institution and State of Wisconsin agency employers from the past seven (7) years. https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/download/2018-12-10- UPS -OP-TC-1-Recruitment_FNL.pdf

Posting Date

Close Date

Continuous Recruitment

Yes

Continuous Recruitment First Review Date

01/20/2020

Position Contact Name

Dr. Kenny Hunt, Search and Screen Chair

Position Contact Email

khunt@uwlax.edu
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Reference Contact Information
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Statement of Research Interests
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * 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).
    • I prefer my identity remain confidential and have read and understand that if I am the successful candidate for this position, my name may be released.
    • I do not request that my identity remain confidential.
  2. * Are you currently employed by or have you been employed by a UW System institution or a State of Wisconsin agency during the last seven (7) years? Please answer yes or no. If yes, provide the institution or agency name, your supervisor and contact information, including phone number and email address.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please provide your most recent employer, supervisor name and contact information, including phone number and email address. (Per UPS Operational Policy: TC 1, UW System requires reference checks related to sexual harassment and sexual violence to be conducted at a minimum with a final candidate’s most recent employer and with all previous UW System institution and State of Wisconsin agency employers from the past seven years.)

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education Web Site
    • Discipline-Specific Publication/Web Site
    • HERC Web Site
    • HigherEdJobs.com Web Site
    • Job Center of Wisconsin Web Site
    • Minority Publication/Web Site
    • University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Social Media (i.e. Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter)
    • University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Web Site
    • La Crosse Tribune
    • Personal Referral


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