The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville is looking for a dynamic individual with teaching experience in electrical engineering to fill a lecturer position (non-tenure track) with anticipated start date in fall 2021 or spring 2022. The incumbent will be passionate about teaching undergraduate engineering students. We are a strong, student-centered program located in Southwest Wisconsin that values hands-on undergraduate engineering education and strong teaching pedagogy. This is a full-time, 9-month basis, benefit-eligible position.
Teaching undergraduate electrical engineering courses with power systems emphasis.
Ability to engage modern pedagogy to teach undergraduate students through classroom and laboratory settings.
Ability to effectively interact and collaborate with colleagues to complete tasks and goals.
Participate in service and outreach activities.
What You’ll Need to Succeed:
- M.S. in Electrical Engineering or a closely related field.
- Experience teaching undergraduate courses (an instructor of -record supervising is acceptable) or at least two semesters as a -graduate teaching assistant for a lab, leading sections, OR two years’ industry related experience.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or a closely related field.
- Background in power systems planning and operations.
- Background/experience with solar systems design and operations.
- Full-time teaching experience.
- Experience with on-line and alternative delivery methods in education.
- Industry experience.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. Zippia.com ranked UW-Platteville as best value in the US for its lower tuition fees and the high starting salary of its graduates. UW-Platteville possesses institutional strengths in computer science, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin. Dubuque, the largest city in the Tri-State region has a population of approximately 100,000 and is located 19 miles from UW-Platteville. Dubuque has been named one of America's top 100 places to live and one of the most livable small cities in America.
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Electrical and Computer Engineering is one of the largest of UW-Platteville’s ABET-accredited programs, with 12 faculty and staff, serving approximately 400 majors, and graduating approximately 50 students per year. The main program is housed on the UW-Platteville campus with an additional site at the UW-Oshkosh branch campus, UW-Fox Valley.
The department has active student chapters of IEEE, HKN, and Wisconsin Association of Energy Engineers (WAEE). The faculty research areas in the department includes AI, advanced machine learning, neural networks, speech recognition, IOT, biofuels, and microgrids.
For more information, please see the program web pages: https://campus.uwplatt.edu/ems/electrical-engineering and https://campus.uwplatt.edu/ems/sustainable-and-renewable-energy-systems
Applications must be submitted through our online applicant portal, and are due by July 4, 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.
How to Apply:
The following documents are required for applicant consideration:
- Letter of application addressing all required qualifications
- A current curriculum vitae
- A separate statement of teaching philosophy and experience
- Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references.
Questions about this position may be addressed to:
Dr. Asad Azemi-Electrical and Computer Engineering Chairperson and Search Committee Chair
We Support Diversity and Inclusion:
Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/.