Assistant Professor - Computer Science

Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences

In Computer Science
Position #00456801

Description: The Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater invites applications for one full-time tenure track faculty position in Mathematical and Computer Sciences beginning August 22, 2012.  Responsibilities include teaching 12 undergraduate credits per semester in computer science in support of the department’s programs.  In addition to teaching duties, the successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active program of scholarly development, and to participate in service activities including (but not limited to) advising students, committee responsibilities, program assessment and curriculum development.  Disciplinary affiliation and leadership ability in computer science is highly desirable.  Experience with grant writing is a plus. 
Starting Date: 8/22/2012

Qualifications:   An earned doctorate in computer science or ABD with expectation of completion by August 22, 2012 is required.   Preference may be given to individuals with expertise in Software Engineering, Operating Systems, Distributed Systems, Network Systems, Computer Graphics, or Visualization.

Rank:  Assistant Professor

General Information:   The UW-Whitewater Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences offers a range of
undergraduate programs in mathematics, computer science, and mathematics education, including an anticipated new major in computer science starting in Fall 2012. In addition, the department also lends support to a new Media Arts and Game Development major and the nationally recognized inter-college Management Computer Systems major.  There are currently 30 faculty and academic staff in the department.

Founded in 1868, UW-Whitewater is a premier regional public university with an enrollment of approximately 11,500 students in 45 undergraduate majors and 13 graduate degree programs.  It offers high-quality career-oriented programs integrated with a model general education curriculum.  UW-Whitewater is part of the 26-campus University of Wisconsin System.  Located in a community of approximately 14,000 residents near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest in southeastern Wisconsin, Whitewater is within convenient driving distance to the metropolitan areas of Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago.

Application:  A complete application credential packet consists of a letter of application, curriculum vita, reflective statement of teaching philosophy, a research statement,  three current letters of recommendation including at least one which evaluates teaching effectiveness, and copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Apply online at http://www.MathJobs.org.  For more information, please contact:

Dr. Lopamudra Mukherjee, Search Chair
Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 W. Main Street, Whitewater, WI 53190
e-mail: mukherjl@uww.edu
phone:  (262) 472-5160
fax:  (262) 472-1372

Deadline: Review of applications will begin January 16, 2012 and will continue until position is filled.

The program serves a diverse population of students and embraces the principles and practices of Inclusive Excellence that are reflected in UW System’s commitment to diversity and educational opportunity. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and all veterans.  Names of applicants may be disclosed unless requested otherwise.  Names of finalists will be released.  UW-Whitewater conducts criminal background checks as a contingency to employment.  A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment.

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