Skip to main content

This job has expired

Assistant Teaching Professor, Writing Foundations

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Location
Green Bay, Wisconsin (US)
Salary
Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Date posted
Apr 17, 2024
Website
https://www.uwgb.edu/jobs/position-listing/assistant-teaching-professor-writing-foundations/

View more

Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Speech & Rhetoric
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

WORKING TITLE: Assistant Teaching Professor, Writing Foundations
UW SYSTEM OFFICIAL TITLE: Teaching Assistant Professor
POSTING DATE: April 17, 2024
START DATE:  August 26, 2024 Essential Job Functions The Writing Foundations program at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay seeks applicants for an Assistant Teaching Professor position in Writing Foundations, which is comprised of first-year writing, rhetoric/argumentation, and creative nonfiction. Preference will be given to applicants who have specialty or sub-specialty in New Media Studies, Film, Journalism, Professional Writing, or Graphic Narrative Studies. 

 

This position will contribute to an academic program that strikes a balance between teacher autonomy and programmatic support. Our program is progressive, flexible, and collegial. Primary teaching load will be taught in-person on Green Bay campus, but the successful candidate must be available to teach on our Sheboygan/Manitowoc campuses as needed and must have experience with all virtual modalities. Experience integrating generative AI in the classroom is preferred.

This position will be responsible for enhancing UW-Green Bay's mission-driven inclusive teaching efforts and creating and maintaining an educational environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates those with diverse identities, beliefs, and cultural backgrounds.

What You'll Do

  • Teach 27 credits per academic year in lower- and upper-level courses (both online and in person) in Writing Foundations primarily, with the possibility of offering courses in our Humanities, Applied Writing and English, Business, and Communication units.
  • Implement inclusive instructional strategies to increase support for students from underrepresented and first-generation backgrounds at UW-Green Bay.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's degree in English or related degree at time of application
  • Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Earned PhD in English or related field

The Successful Candidate

The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice civility in the workplace. The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational excellence.

 

In addition, the successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, the ability to communicate with a diverse student population, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to be part of a collaborative team. The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource.

Conditions of Appointment The home campus of this position is Green Bay, and the successful candidate may be required to teach courses at the Sheboygan or Manitowoc Campus.

 

Position is a full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track, Instructional Academic Staff appointment. Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s).  A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s).  In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the university does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. 

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-Green Bay 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.

Compensation and Benefits

SALARY INFORMATION

Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

BENEFIT DETAILS

The UW System provides an excellent benefits package to meet the diverse needs of its employees. This includes several health insurance options, with annual deductibles as low as $250/individual and $500/family. Our benefits package also includes dental, vision, several life insurance options, AD&D and Accident insurance and Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts. We participate in the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS), where employer contributions begin immediately and employees are fully vested after 5 years of service. The UW System also provides supplemental retirement savings programs including a 403(b) and Deferred Compensation.

In addition, employees receive several types of paid leave benefits, which are prorated for employees working less than 100%. This includes 9 legal holidays, 36 hours of personal holiday and between 96-130 hours of sick leave annually. Employees earn 13-27 days of vacation each year, depending on years of service and employment type.

For more details, please review the benefit quick guide linked below.

Apply

To apply, please go to the full job posting at https://www.uwgb.edu/jobs/position-listing/assistant-teaching-professor-writing-foundations/, and select the applicable application link. 

Select the job title for which you are applying.  Click the "Apply for Job" button.  You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Sign In."  If you have not yet registered, click on "Register Now" to begin the registration process. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter specifically addressing qualifications for the essential job functions
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Names and contact information for three references 
  • Unofficial transcripts of the highest degree achieved 

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Amanda Wildenberg
Phone:  (920) 465-2995
Email:  wildenba@uwgb.edu 

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Sunday, April 28, 2024.

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community section. For Campus Safety information see our University Police website and our Annual Security Report (for a paper copy please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390). This report includes statistics about reported crimes, as well as information about crime prevention and campus security policies and procedures.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.

Company

Company info
Website

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert