Faculty Associate in Computer Science

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Feb 08, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
The Department of Computer Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison currently seeks candidates for an appointment as Faculty Associate to begin in August 2021. Duties of faculty associates include teaching (primarily) introductory and (occasionally) advanced computer science courses, and participating in department service.

Applicants must have a PhD Degree in Theoretical Computer Science and post-doctoral experience that includes significant teaching missions. Duties will include teaching, overseeing, and developing materials for a variety of undergraduate computer science courses. Associated duties include but are not limited to: maintaining course web pages; developing exams and assignments; managing student grades; developing and maintaining course management tools to support grading and testing; holding weekly office hours; training and supervising teaching assistants. Duties also include service on departmental committees associated with undergraduate education and advising, teaching a 1-credit course, developing new curricula, or other similar duties.

Required experience includes five years of college-level teaching experience in computer science or a related technical or scientific field; excellent classroom communication skills; proficiency with two or more programming languages such as Java, Python, C/C++, C#, Matlab, or JavaScript. Relevant (developer, IT consultant) industry experience. Experience teaching / managing large classes (250 + students), including the management of instructional staff such as teaching assistants. Preferred additional experience includes an exceptional record of classroom instruction and curricular innovation in computer science that can further enhance our undergraduate offerings; experience teaching large-enrollment lectures; the ability to teach advanced undergraduate courses; professional expertise in software and application development and/or designing user experiences.

All applications must be submitted through the University of Wisconsin-Madison Jobs at UW site: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/508293/faculty-associate Application materials, including a curriculum vitae, statements of teaching objectives, summary of teaching evaluations, a sample of previous syllabus, and names and contact information for at least three references, must be electronically submitted. Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible and no later than May 15, 2021 to ensure full consideration.

The Department of Computer Sciences is among the oldest and top-ranked computer science departments in the world, renowned for its groundbreaking research in computer architecture, database systems, distributed and grid computing, nonlinear optimization, and many other areas of computer science. The department has a strong track record of support of transformative research and building large-scale computing infrastructures, such as HTCondor and CloudLab, and of new interdisciplinary collaborations, programs, and centers, including the Wisconsin Institutes of Discovery (WID) and the Wisconsin Institute on Software-defined Datacenters of Madison (WISDoM).

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. A background check is required prior to employment.