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Lecturer in Computer Science

Menomonie, Wisconsin 54751
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time, Part Time

LECTURER IN COMPUTER SCIENCE
University of Wisconsin-Stout
Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science Department 

POSITION: Lecturer in computer science for the Fall 2019 academic semester (September–December, 2019). Strong possibility to extend to the entire 2019-2020 academic year pending departmental needs, budgetary funding, and interest of the applicant. 

DUTIES: The main duty will be to teach lower and possibly upper division coursework in computer science.   Specific courses may include introductory programming (Java, C++, JavaScript) and possibly IOS programming. Precise load to be negotiated with commensurate salary.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • An earned doctorate in computer science or closely related field is preferred. Master’s degree in computer science or closely related field required.
  • Evidence of excellence in undergraduate teaching.

  • Eligibility to work in the United States.

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION:

The Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science Department has 27 full-time members, a strong tradition of excellence in teaching, and a growing program of scholarship and research in computer science, mathematics, statistics, and related areas. The department received the 2008 University of Wisconsin System Regents Teaching Excellence Award for Academic Departments and Programs. The department is committed to student centered and technology enhanced instruction. Technology usage includes students working on laptops in the classroom, web enhancements (e.g., course management and on-line homework systems), and interactive distance education courses. The Computer Science program’s concentration in Game Design and Development continues to be nationally recognized, ranking 21st in the Princeton Review’s 2018 Top Game Design programs.  

The department offers all the core courses necessary for the Computer Science (~260 students) and Applied Mathematics and Computer Science (~175 students) programs as well as coursework supporting the Computer and Electrical Engineering program (~150 students). It also provides service courses (in all three disciplines: computer science, mathematics, and statistics) for the numerous programs within the university. The department also has a Master's Degree in Industrial and Applied Mathematics. Typical computer science class size is about 30 students.

Department Website: http://www.uwstout.edu/mscs/

CAMPUS INFORMATION:

The University of Wisconsin-Stout offers a rich, dynamic and collaborative environment in which to work and grow. A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is unique within the system--it is named after its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of being Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, a designation which highlights our combination of applied learning, real-world experiences and a solid liberal arts foundation.

UW-Stout offers 48 undergraduate and 26 graduate degrees, including two terminal degrees. Student enrollment is just over 9,500.

UW-Stout faculty enjoy opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, state-of-the-art facilities, and a modern digital environment. UW-Stout values innovative approaches to solving problems in society and industry, and faculty are encouraged to maintain strong ties and seek collaborative projects within their disciplines and industries.

All undergraduate students participating in traditional, on campus-based programs are issued laptops. Faculty use the university’s online course delivery system and must be available for online interactions and/or alternate time frames for teaching. Faculty members teach, advise students, conduct research, assess student learning and engage in service activities.

Menomonie, Wisconsin, is a town of 16,000 located in the beautiful Chippewa River Valley, 25 miles west of Eau Claire and 60 miles east of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.

More information about the UW-Stout community and region: http://www.uwstout.edu/about/community.cfm. Facts and data about the university:  http://www.uwstout.edu/about/facts.cfm.

SPECIAL NOTES:

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans and individuals with disabilities.

In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, employment will be contingent upon a criminal background check and authorization to work within the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

In response to a public records request, the University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

For campus safety information and crime statistics visit: http://www.uwstout.edu/police/clery.cfm

SCREENING OF APPLICATIONS: Screening of applications will begin immediately, and positions filled as they become available. Candidates selected for on-campus interviews will be required to travel at their own expense. Alternately, a virtual interview may be held.

TO APPLY: Submit a letter of application, particularly addressing your interest in a short-term position, vita, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy and contact information for three references to Dr. Petre Ghenciu, MSCS Department chair, at ghenciup@uwstout.eduQuestions: email or call 715-232-1149.

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Posted: 2019-05-03 Expires: 2019-06-02

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Lecturer in Computer Science

University of Wisconsin-Stout
Menomonie, Wisconsin 54751

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