LECTURER IN THE ISCHOOL

Job no: 228218-AS
Work type: Staff-Part Time
Department: L&S/THE INFORMATION SCHOOL
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional



Position Summary:

LIS: 612 User Experience Design 2
Under the general supervision of the Director of the Information School (iSchool), teach LIS 612 User Experience Design 2 in an online format during the spring semester of the 2020-2021 academic year.

LIS 705: Introductory Analytics for Decision Making
Under the general supervision of the Director of the Information School (iSchool), teach LIS 705: Introductory Analytics for Decision Making in an online format during the spring semester of the 2020-2021 academic year.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

LIS: 612 User Experience Design 2
Minimum of a Master's degree in Human Computer Interaction, Information Studies, Design, Computer Science or closely related field required.

LIS 705: Introductory Analytics for Decision Making
Minimum of a Master's degree and experience with statistical analysis required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

LIS: 612 User Experience Design 2
Experience working on UX, UI and other iterative design projects employing user research and testing required. Be able to lead students through an iterative cycles of ideation, prototyping and testing to develop UX design projects is required. Expertise in prototyping methodologies and tools, both basic and advanced required. Knowledge of visual design basics and common patterns for the screen preferred. Knowledge of ideation methodologies to assist students in brainstorming new designs is preferred. Knowledge of basic user testing methodologies to evaluate draft designs is preferred. Previous teaching experience and experience in an online learning environment preferred.

LIS 705: Introductory Analytics for Decision Making
Expertise with introductory analysis of quantitative data, including tests for significance, group differences, correlations, regression, chi square, and basic ANOVA required. Knowledge of how to develop good testable questions, choose appropriate study designs, and prepare numerical data for testing required. A thorough understanding of how issues in sampling, measurement, and research quality impact data quality is required. Previous teaching experience and experience in an online learning environment preferred.

Additional Information:

There is a possibility this position can be extended in subsequent semesters to teach one or more of the courses listed on this PVL, or similar courses within the department. This position may become renewable if there is a need for an ongoing appointment.

Department(s):

A485100-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/THE INFORMATION SCHOOL

Work Type:

Part Time: 33.4% - 66.7%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 4 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding

Salary:

Minimum $42,124 ACADEMIC (9 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "" button to start the application process. In order to be considered for one or more of these positions, applicants will be asked to upload a resume or C.V., a cover letter indicating course(s) of interest, and a list of references. Be sure to indicate the course number(s) for which you're applying in your cover letter.

Contact:

Steve Sylte
ssylte@wisc.edu
608-263-2900
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )





Official Title:

SENIOR LECTURER(D80BN) or LECTURER(D80DN) or ASSOC LECTURER(D80FN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

Job Number:

228218-AS

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applications Open: Oct 21 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Nov 4 2020 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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