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Visiting Assistant Professor

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 10, 2024

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Visiting Assistant Professor

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Position Number: 02374605

UWM Description
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is Wisconsin’s second-largest university, with a unique dual mission of access and research to provide high-quality education for students from all backgrounds. UWM is one of 146 top research universities recognized as “R1” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Along with its main campus in Milwaukee, UWM has branch campuses in Waukesha and Washington County.

UWM celebrates, values and promotes the diverse voices and experiences of its students and employees and our community partners. We believe diversity enriches and strengthens our institution. UWM is committed to providing equitable access to opportunities for students and employees from every background. We aspire to create a campus climate that is welcoming to all. Learn more here:

School/College/Division Description
The College of Engineering & Applied Science at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor working in the Department of Biomedical Engineering in the College of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee.

The College of Engineering & Applied Science (CEAS) is committed to excellence in scholarly research and teaching across all seven departments—Biomedical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. The College has approximately 1750 undergraduate students and 450 graduate students, both Master’s and Doctoral. Greater Milwaukee, the third-ranked manufacturing center in the United States, is home to 400+ engineering firms and 1300+ manufacturing firms with annual receipts of 24 billion dollars. The College has a long history of industrial collaboration and research support. More information about the College can be found at

We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

Job Summary
Teach assigned biomedical engineering courses and participate in research to meet the objectives of the College of Engineering & Applied Science. Responsibilities are teaching lecture and laboratory courses in biomedical engineering, assisting and mentoring students to learn research skills, and doing research in the field of biomedical engineering.
  • Prepare and teach assigned course(s)
  • Fulfill curriculum and academic standards
  • Facilitate textbook selection; complete and timely submit syllabus; present lectures
  • Prepare and administer student assessments, quizzes, examinations following department, college and university standards.
  • Calculate and submit final grades
  • Advise and counsel students
  • Hold regular office hours
  • Respond to student requests for learning assistance.
  • Engage in CEAS Research and collaborate with CEAS researchers

Minimum Qualifications
  • Doctoral degree in biomedical engineering, or a closely related engineering discipline
  • Teaching experience in core BME courses

Preferred Qualifications
  • Expertise in one or more of the following areas: biomedical instrumentation and devices, medical imaging, biophotonics, and smart and connected healthcare

Application Instructions
Interested applicants are required to apply online and provide:
  • A letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position
  • A detailed curriculum vitae
  • A teaching statement - Please submit under option titled “Teaching Philosophy”
  • A document listing the name, position, and contact information (phone & email) for three professional references. Finalists will be expected to submit 3 reference letters

In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate’s application materials whether they meet any of the qualifications, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications.

The review date for this position is 05/11/2024. Applications received after 05/10/2024, will not receive consideration. The complete application package must be submitted online at:

Application Notes
For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

Legal Notices AA/EO Statement

UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodations

UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials

UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin’s Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin’s Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC and Reference Check Policy

Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)

For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see, or call UWM’s Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.

Employment Authorization

In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

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