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Teaching Faculty II / III

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 15, 2024

Working Title: - Teaching Faculty II / III
Position Number - 02374767
Division - College of Engineering and Applied Science
Department - B192600 Computer Science Engineering
Position Type - Teaching Academic Staff
Appointment Type - Fixed Renewable
Pay Basis - Academic
Salary Grade - Cat B
FLSA Status - Exempt
Percent - 100%

Posting TypeFaculty & Instructional
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 Teaching Faculty II or III (with the level to be determined based on years of experience and other qualifications) working in the Department of Computer Science 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
This position will teach undergraduate or graduate courses in Computer Science and will be responsible for the coordination, planning, preparation, presentation, and evaluation of classroom instruction, including assessment of outcomes for ABET accreditation and related activities. A full teaching load is 4 instructional classes per semester, with a possibility for additional summer teaching or for the replacement of some teaching by activities outside the classroom to support the goals of the department. The required duties will include:

  • Works with faculty to identify and develop new methods of advancing instruction in the discipline
  • Assesses learner performance and prepares reports recommending instructional improvements
  • Develops teaching techniques that enhance course effectiveness in alignment with desired outcomes and established strategy and may train other staff in use of these techniques
  • Provides classroom, online and/or laboratory instruction, including grading
  • Supervises the day-to-day activities of work unit employees involved in instructional support as needed
  • Assists in development of grant proposals for funding of model instruction programs
  • Assists in defining the objectives of the program and plays a major role in carrying out program duties

    Examples of duties outside the classroom to support the department goals might include:
  • Presentations to faculty and to staff members on instructional programs and techniques
  • Participation in workshops on improving teaching and learning for students
  • Collaboration on grant proposals for teaching and learning

    Minimum Qualifications
  • At least one year of teaching Computer Science at an accredited U.S post-secondary institution
  • A Master's degree (MS) in Computer Science or a closely related area (e.g., MIS, IT)

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience as primary instructor for courses in either Computer Theory or Software Engineering
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching (e.g., provide samples of teaching evaluations)
  • Advanced graduate study in computing beyond the Master's, (e.g., a PhD in Computer Science)
  • Evidence of achievements outside the classroom, especially ones to enhance student success or broaden participation in computing

    Target Salary Range
    Final salary offer will be commensurate with experience.

    Benefits and Total Rewards
    As part of UWM's commitment to supporting the success of our team members through positive experiences, employees are provided with Benefits to Benefit You and Your Life. UWM offers a comprehensive benefits package and contributes towards the cost of several benefit plans. Employees with a qualifying position also receive an extensive leave package including vacation, sick leave (with no expiration), personal holiday, and paid legal holidays. Please visit this link to view summary benefits information. (Compensation figures are for example purposes only.) UWM Benefits to Benefit You and Your Life

    Application Instructions
    Interested applicants are required to apply online and provide:
  • A cover letter addressing your education/experience as it applies to all minimum and preferred qualifications
  • A Resume/CV
  • Student/peer teaching evaluations related to intended areas of instruction - Submit under “Other Document 1”
  • A “Teaching Statement” describing your experience and approach to teaching- Submit under “Teaching Philosophy”
  • A description of “Activities Outside the Classroom to Advance Student Success or Broaden Participation in Computing”- Submit under “Other Document 2”
  • A document listing the names, 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 complete application package must be submitted to:

    Application Deadline - 04/11/2024
    Continuous (Open Until Filled?) - No
    Position Contact Name - Susan McRoy
    Contact Phone - (414) 229- 6695
    Contact Email -

    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.

    Job Categories
    Faculty/Instruction - Engineering and Applied Science, Computer Science


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