Job no: 233373-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Engineering, Instructional

Position Summary:

The Teaching Professor is a non-tenure track appointment that will enable and recognize a concentrated excellence in instruction. The individual in this position will design and facilitate classroom, online, and/or laboratory instruction within the Department of Materials Science and Engineering to ensure quality delivery of instruction and integration of content. The contributions of this individual includes but is not limited to a strong record of teaching, classroom innovation, accomplishments in the scholarship of teaching and learning, independently developing and designing a range of courses in a field of expertise, assessing student performance, providing formal or informal advising on students' academic and career directions, supervising student employees delivering instruction, scholarly contributions to assessing engineering education practices, and collaborating with faculty and staff in the development of teaching strategies.

Principal Duties:

Job Responsibilities:
-Develops and designs curriculum and instructional material relevant to a course of instruction
-Advises students on academic and career direction within a specific field of study
-Facilitates classroom, online and/or laboratory instruction, including assessment of student performance
-Supervises student employees involved in development or delivery of instruction
-Collaborates with department faculty and staff to develop teaching strategies relevant to the discipline
-Contributes to the development of teaching and learning scholarly work including publications and presentations
-Contributes to the strategic development of curriculum and academic content through various mediums

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.

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Degree and Area of Specialization:

Ph.D in Materials Science and Engineering or relevant discipline required by the start of the appointment.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Applicants must have two or more years of recent experience teaching materials science and engineering to undergraduate students as well as evidenced outstanding teaching performance. This may have been attained as a teaching assist or lecturer. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills and experience communicating science across disciplinary boundaries.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 23, 2021


Minimum $75,000 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 three letters of reference


Izabela Szlufarska
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Official Title:

Asst Teaching Professor(D73NN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


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

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Applications Open: May 25 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jun 30 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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