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Civil Engineering/Water Resources Lecturer

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Location
Platteville, Wisconsin
Salary
67,000 + excellent benefits
Closing date
Jun 28, 2024

Job Details

Position Summary:

The Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE) Department at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville invites applications for a full-time Teaching Academic Staff (Lecturer) position in Water Resources for the 2024/2025 school year. This role offers a Springboard to Success program that would begin August 12th. The position may continue for additional years. The position is well suited for MS graduates, ABDs, or recent doctoral graduates who would like to develop their teaching skills and establish a record of experience as an instructor. UW-Platteville offers a New Instructor Learning Community and will provide mentorship. UW-Platteville is proud to be a student-focused and teaching school. This position is year long with the intent for continued services as our programs continues to grow and thrive. Salary for this position is $67,000. 

Responsibilities:

  • Deliver undergraduate civil and environmental engineering courses and associated labs in a student-centered learning environment.  Typical teaching load will be approximately 15 contact hours per week, including laboratory sessions
  • Participate in ABET accreditation and assessment efforts.
  • Office Hours-all full-time instructional staff must allocate 10 hours per week outside of class for student engagement with at least five (5) hours reserved for meeting students in office hours.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in civil engineering, water resources, environmental engineering, or closely related field.
  • Ability to teach introductory civil or environmental engineering courses, such as fluid mechanics.
  • Ability to teach other introductory courses and participate in advising the senior design students.
  • A strong commitment to undergraduate education and present evidence of, or aptitude for, excellent teaching.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to or experience with diverse populations.

 Campus Information:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, offers 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, 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. The Platteville campus has an on-site children's center providing child care for children of students and staff. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

Application Deadline:

Applications must be submitted through our online applicant portal. Review of applications will begin immediately, and 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 list of UW-Platteville engineering courses the candidate is able to teach
  • A current resume/CV
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references, at least one of whom can address the candidate's teaching ability or potential.
  • Additional documents as needed

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.

Company

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 7,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, 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.

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