Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 25, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 234840-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Engineering, Instructional

Position Summary:

The Teaching Professor is a non-tenure track appointment that enables and recognizes a concentrated excellence in instruction. The individual in this position will contribute to the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department's educational mission at the undergraduate and graduate levels through their instructional leadership, teaching excellence, and educational innovation in support primarily of ECE BS and MS degree programs. The position includes an emphasis on support of degree and non-degree programs that prepare our students to meet the technological demands of our rapidly changing world.

The ECE Department at the UW-Madison has a long tradition of excellence in educating, mentoring, and inspiring future leaders; conducting research that is of vital importance to society; and serving Wisconsin, our nation, and the world through professional pursuits. Our mission is to foster a diverse and inclusive community that advances the frontiers of engineering, disseminates discoveries and inventions, and prepares students to make the world a better place for all. The Department currently enrolls approximately 300 graduate students and 900 undergraduate students. Our undergraduate and graduate programs are all ranked in the top 10 among all public institutions in the U.S.

The Department’s five-year strategic plan includes the following priorities: increasing and embracing diversity, and cultivating a thriving and inclusive community that is welcoming, supportive and respectful. The Department is committed to having a diverse faculty, staff, and student body. Candidates from traditionally under-represented groups in engineering are strongly encouraged to apply.

Principal Duties:

Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses and contributing to curriculum updates and innovations; assessing pedagogical methods and student learning; providing academic advice and career guidance to students; fostering an environment that supports student success and is welcoming and inclusive to all; providing visionary leadership in support of degree and non-degree programs; participating in departmental, college, and university shared governance.

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:

Ph.D in Electrical and Computer Engineering with an emphasis on Machine Learning and Signal Processing required by the start of the appointment.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

The applicant must have at least one year of industry experience in the field of data science, as well as evidence that supports the potential to develop an impressive and sustained record of outstanding teaching and supporting student success. A record of success in the management and completion of prior teaching-related activities is required. The following is strongly preferred: experience in developing and/or revising courses or curricular materials, a demonstrated interest in the pedagogy and scholarship of teaching and learning, experience in assessing student performance, and experience serving as an academic advisor or mentor to students. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills and experience communicating data science concepts across disciplinary boundaries.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

JULY 01, 2021


Minimum $100,000 ACADEMIC (9 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "" button to start the application process. To apply for this position, you will need to upload a curriculum vitae, a written statement about teaching, and the names of three references.


Katrina Olson
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Official Title:

Asst Teaching Professor(D73NN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


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Applications Open: May 25 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jun 25 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time