ASSISTANT PROFESSOR of Mathematics Notice of Filing

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Wisconsin Colleges invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Mathematics at its UW-Waukesha campus to start in the fall of 2017.

QUALIFICATIONS

A master’s degree in Mathematics (or closely related field) with 18 graduate credits beyond the master’s degree is required. A doctoral degree is preferred.

A competitive recruitment and selection process was conducted for this employment opportunity and a U.S. worker was not selected. An application for Alien Employment Certification is being filed on behalf of an alien to fill the employment opportunity.  Anyone with documentary evidence relative to the application, or available workers, wages and/or working conditions, may contact the Regional Certifying Office of the Department of Labor at the following address:

U.S Department of Labor
Employment and Training Administration
Foreign Labor Certification National Processing Center
Harris Tower

233 Peachtree Street, Suite 410
Atlanta GA 30303
Phone: 404-893-0101, Fax: 404-893-4642

RESPONSIBILITIES

We seek candidates with a desire to provide quality instruction in university freshman-sophomore level courses. Previous instructional experiences at that level are preferred, especially involving teaching and engaging student populations that are diverse in regards to culture, academic background, and/or age. Also desired are candidates with knowledge and interest in the effective use of instructional technology and teaching different delivery methods.

This tenure-track position requires scholarly activity in the discipline, a commitment to professional development, participation in campus and institutional service, and active community service. 

The academic year teaching assignment is 24 contact hours. This faculty member will teach a broad range of freshman-sophomore courses of a liberal arts curriculum ranging from algebra to calculus/differential equations.

 

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES

The University of Wisconsin Colleges is the freshman-sophomore liberal arts transfer institution of the world-renowned University of Wisconsin System. The UW Colleges comprises thirteen two-year campuses around the state, plus UWC Online, each of which offers an excellent liberal arts and pre-professional education for students beginning work toward a bachelor’s degree.  The UW Colleges also offers a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree at six of its campuses and provides opportunities for its students to earn bachelor’s degrees through a variety of UW collaborative degree programs.  See http://www.uwc.edu for more information about the UW Colleges.

THE UW–WAUKESHA CAMPUS

The UW–Waukesha campus enrolls about 2000 students with approximately 70 full-time and part-time teaching staff. UW–Waukesha is the largest of the UW Colleges 13 campuses. The campus is located in the city of Waukesha (population 70,000), the county seat of Waukesha County (population 394,000). Waukesha County is the western portion of the greater Milwaukee metroplex. We seek candidates who share our passion for teaching and engaging a diverse freshman-sophomore student population through proven, creative, and technological resources, techniques, and methodologies. Our faculty and staff contribute to the academic and civic life of the campus through civic engagement, public scholarship, service learning, interdisciplinary studies, and initiatives that engage students in their first year.

APPLICATION

The position has been filled. This posting is mandatory to meet a United States Department of Labor requirement.  See the job posting for more details.

Online applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  For assured consideration, applications with all required application materials must be received no later than midnight, May 7, 2017.

Online application is required.  Required application materials include: (1) a letter of interest; (2) current vita; (3) one-page teaching philosophy to include how that philosophy influences your broader professional goals; (4) unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts; and (5) names and contact information (addresses, email and telephone numbers) for three professional references.  If requested, confidentiality of candidacy can only be maintained until an applicant is deemed a finalist in the search.  

For questions regarding this tenure-track faculty position, please contact:

Kavita Bhatia

Chair, Department of Mathematics, UW Colleges

kavita.bhatia@uwc.edu, 715-389-6548

 

Stephen E. Schmid

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Southeast Region, UW Colleges

stephen.schmid@uwc.edu,  262-521-5214

 

For technical questions or assistance, please contact the UW Service Center at (888) 298-4159. 

BENEFITS & FRINGES

This tenure-track faculty appointment is eligible for the Unclassified WRS Eligible Benefits Package. Winterim and summer sessions offer opportunities for additional compensation, when assigned. 

OTHER INFORMATION

UW Colleges values diversity and inclusion.  We define Inclusive Excellence as “the intentional engagement of the broadest range of perspectives, backgrounds, needs, experience, and circumstance in order to maximize success.” We value diversity within our students, faculty and staff, and strive to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people. We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups, including persons with varied backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. 

It is the policy of UW Colleges to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you require an accommodation to participate in any part of the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at hrstaff@uwex.uwc.edu.

Employment is contingent upon a completion of a successful background check and establishment of identity and verification of employment eligibility as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Additionally, UW Colleges reserves the right to verify any/all information you state or imply within your application materials to confirm your qualification(s) prior to appointment to the position.