University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

United States

June 12, 2022


Position Information

Posting Details


Working Title: Assistant Visiting Professor - Computer Science Position Number 02303886 Division College of Engineering and Applied Science Department B192600 Computer Science Engineering Position Type Teaching Academic Staff Appointment Type Fixed Term/Project FLSA Status Exempt Percent 100 Posting Type Faculty & Instructional Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

Active areas of research in Computer Science at UWM include Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Planning, Programming Languages, Proof Assistants, and Theoretical Computer Science. The Computer Science bachelor's program and master's program are the largest in the College of Engineering. Enrollment continues to grow, and hiring of additional faculty is anticipated. The department also offers a PhD degree with a concentration in Computer Science, as well as a PhD in Biomedical and Health Informatics.

The College of Engineering & Applied Science consists of seven departments—Biomedical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. Inter-disciplinary collaborations are encouraged. Opportunities for collaboration also exist through the Connected Systems Institute (CSI), the Data Sciences Institute (DSI) and the Lubar Entrepreneurship Center (LEC), and other industry-sponsored research programs on campus.

UWM is an R1 doctoral/research intensive university and Wisconsin's premier public urban institution, offering a comprehensive liberal arts, sciences and professional education at the undergraduate and graduate level to its 25,000 students. UWM has earned the highest rating for a research institution from the Carnegie Classification of Institution of Higher Education. UWM is one of only two R1 institutions in the state of Wisconsin. UWM is also a founding partner with EAB of the Moonshot for Equity.

Milwaukee is the seventh most affordable metropolitan market in the country and offers a vibrant quality of life in a globally competitive region. The city takes full advantage of its Lake Michigan location. The Southeast Wisconsin region is home to 2,360 tech companies and 14 Fortune 1,000 headquarters and is the third-ranked manufacturing center in the United States. The College has a long history of industrial collaboration and research support.

Job Summary

The College of Engineering & Applied Science (CEAS), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), invites applications for a non-tenure-track/ visiting faculty position in Computer Science (CS). We seek an individual with teaching expertise in core CS courses. The successful candidate would teach computing courses as needed, conduct independent research, collaborate with CEAS faculty with existing research and grant development, assist with CS curricular development, and mentor students in thesis or capstone projects.

Minimum Qualifications

Completed or will complete a doctoral degree by the start date in computer science, or a closely related STEM discipline, with ability to teach one or more core CS courses, including hardware, operating systems or security.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in teaching and research, especially in core areas. Expertise in one or more of the following areas: Architecture, Computer Science Education, Cybersecurity, Distributed Systems, Human-Computer Interaction, Networks, or Quantum Computing

Application Instructions

This is a continuous recruitment with an initial review date of June 13, 2022. Applications received after June 12, 2022, may not receive consideration. Application materials should include:

  • A letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position
  • A detailed curriculum vitae
  • A teaching statement
  • A research statement
  • A minimum of three references that includes names, addresses (including e-mail), and telephone numbers
  • In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate's application materials whether she/he meets any of the qualifications, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Apply electronically at: https: //

    Application Deadline Continuous (Open Until Filled?) Yes If Continuous, Initial Review Date 06/13/2022 Position Contact Name John Boyland Contact Phone (414) 229-6986 Contact Email Application Notes

    For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

    Legal Notices

    AA/EO Statement

    UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

    Reasonable Accommodations

    UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

    Confidentiality of Applicant Materials

    UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

    CBC and Reference Check Policy

    Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.

    Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)

    For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see https:// www., or call UWM's Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.

    Employment Authorization

    In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

    Title and Total Compensation Project

    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 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: compensation-study/

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • References
  • Research Interest
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Optional Documents

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