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Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science & Software Engineering

University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Platteville, Wisconsin
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Mar 30, 2023

Job Details

Position Summary:
The college of Engineering, Mathematics, and Science at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Software Engineering for the 2023-2024 academic year. This is a full-time, nine-month position with anticipated August 2023 start date. 


The successful candidate will have a demonstrated competency teaching multiple existing and the capacity to develop and teach courses within their area of expertise

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

  • Ph.D. in computer science, software engineering, or related field.
  • An ABD (all but dissertation), if hired, will be contractually obligated to have earned their Ph.D. by January 1, 2024. The preferred candidate would be on track to achieve their Ph.D. by the start date.
  • Minimum experience of one semester teaching computer science or software engineering at the college level as an instructor or a teaching assistant.
  • Applicants must have evidence of a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education in an engineering environment and a willingness to collaborate with both students and faculty.
  • Ability to teach a variety of Computer Science and Software Engineering courses.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer:

The Computer Science and Software Engineering Department currently has 13 full-time faculty members and offers B.S. degrees in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, and Software Engineering. In collaboration with our sister UW institutions, we also offer an online M.S. in Cybersecurity and an online B.S. in Applied Computing. The department has experienced growth in recent years in terms of new programs as well as student enrolment. Our software engineering program is now the second-largest ABET-accredited program in Wisconsin. The department recently moved into the new engineering complex on our campus.

Campus Information:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, offers 47 baccalaureate and 10 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

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Application Deadline:

Applications must be submitted through our online applicant portal, and are due by: April 28, 2023. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

How to Apply:

The following documents are required for applicant consideration:

  • Letter of application addressing all required qualifications
  • A current resume
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references.
  • Additional documents as needed

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Dr. Joshua Yue, Associate Professor of Computer Science & Software Engineering


We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

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


Since 1866, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville has been a regional leader among 4-year colleges with challenging academics; renowned faculty; and notable alumni.

On all three campuses—UW-Platteville, UW-Platteville Richland, and UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County—we are leaders in science, technology, agriculture, and engineering fields, with unique initiatives in microsystems and nanotechnology, forensic investigation, and renewable energy. While the challenges facing us now may seem daunting, we are applying this expertise to be here for you, now and in the future.

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