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Lecturer - Mathematics - 20575

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Feb 16, 2024


The Department of Mathematics in the College of Letters and Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater invites applications for a full-time Academic Staff Lecturer in Mathematics, starting Fall 2024 for the 2024-25 academic year. Teaching assignments will be primarily courses below the calculus level.

This will be a 9-month fixed-term appointment. Reappointment for subsequent terms is dependent upon the needs of the University, funding, staffing requirements, and external forces. For information on fixed-term contracts, please see UW System Admin Policy 1250: Job Security.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in mathematics or in a related field
  • 18 graduate credit hours in mathematics.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Strong commitment to teaching. Preference will be given to those who present evidence of successful classroom teaching experiences in mathematics.
  • Commitment to creating inclusive learning environments centered around active and innovative pedagogy, particularly in general education mathematics courses.
  • Experience teaching mathematics education courses.
  • Experience teaching co-requisite support courses.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Willingness and ability to be an active participant in following applicable safety rules and regulations including necessary training drills.
  • Ability to interact respectfully with people from diverse socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.

Full-time teaching responsibility consists of teaching twenty-seven credits of undergraduate mathematics courses per year. Instructors in the Department of Mathematics at UW-W are expected to teach in person and participate in professional developmental activities.


The UW-Whitewater Department of Mathematics is one of fifteen departments in the College of Letters and Sciences. The college offers more than sixty majors, minors, and nine pre-professional programs. More information about the college can be found at .

The Department of Mathematics offers a general mathematics major as well as a mathematics major with emphasis in one of three areas: actuarial science, secondary education, or statistics. More information regarding the programs offered can be found at . More information on the department, its faculty, and students can be found at .


UW-Whitewater is a thriving public university located in southeastern Wisconsin. It leads the way in providing world-class, affordable higher education programs to more students than neighboring regional comprehensives in the University of Wisconsin System. A collaborative team of 1,300 faculty and staff are devoted to the success of the university's 11,000 students at its main and Rock County campuses. The team provides high-impact practices and academic programs - online and in person - from associate to doctoral levels. Recognized nationally for affordability, inclusion, and career development, UWW has approximately one-third first-generation students and boasts strength in many areas, especially business and education. The campus and community embrace the Warhawk Family spirit, supporting the university's arts and nationally recognized NCAA Division-III level championship athletics. As a proud institution of access, more than 10 percent of undergraduate students use the acclaimed Center for Students with Disabilities - a priority mission since the 1970s.

UW-Whitewater's campuses are located centrally near Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago, offering easy access to the cultural and commercial opportunities of major metropolitan areas. Near both Lake Geneva and the Wisconsin Dells, the area attracts numerous visitors from across the country. Whitewater is a vibrant college community near the Kettle Moraine State Forest offering area residents seasonal outdoor enjoyment. The nearby Rock County campus is located in Janesville, a town of 60,000 located on the Rock River and known as Wisconsin's Park Place.

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans.


The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is part of the 13-campus University of Wisconsin System ( ).

Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(b) provides that applicants may indicate in writing that their identity should be kept confidential. In response to a public records request, the University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(a).

Per Regent Policy Document 20-19, University of Wisconsin System Criminal Background Check Policy and UW System Administrative Policy 1275 Recruitment Policies, UW-Whitewater requires criminal background checks as a contingency to employment. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment. All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater requires that all employees be active participants in following applicable safety rules and regulations including necessary training and drills.

For UW-Whitewater Campus safety information and crime statistics/annual Security Report, see Annual Security and Fire Safety Report . If you would like a paper copy of the report please contact the UW-Whitewater Police at 262-472-4660.


Well-qualified candidates can expect a starting annual salary commensurate with the candidate's education, related experience, and qualifications

UW System employees receive an excellent benefit package. To learn more about the UW System's comprehensive benefit package, review the UW System Employee Benefits Brochure .


University of Wisconsin-Whitewater does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources. UW-Whitewater is not an e-verify employer, therefore STEM extensions are not options for work authorization.


Applications received by April 15th, 2024, are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. The most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment or if you are unable to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact us at (262) 472-1024 or

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Dr. Wesley Hough

Search Committee Chair



Only complete application packages will be considered . This includes online submission of the following documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  • Name and contact information for three professional references
  • One-page reflective statement of teaching philosophy.
This Job ID is 20575 .

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