Mathematics, Statistics & Computer Science Dept., University of Wisconsin-Stout

Position ID: UoWS-ACAD18 [#11937]
Position Title: Possible Lecturer in Mathematics
Position Type: Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Menomonie, Wisconsin 54751, United States [map]
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: (posted 2018/04/27, listed until 2018/08/20)
Position Description:    

ACADEMIC STAFF POSITION: Possible one-semester/one-year Lecturer in Mathematics. 

NATURE OF POSITION: This could be a part-time or full-time position for either the Fall 2018 semester or the entire 2018-2019 academic year pending departmental needs, budgetary funding, and interest of the applicant. 

DUTIES: The main duty will be to teach 8 to 16 hours of coursework per semester in lower division courses in mathematics and elementary statistics. Total workload to be negotiated as noted above. The use of laptops and web-based technology as appropriate to enhance student learning is also expected.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • An earned doctorate in mathematics by August 2018 is preferred. Master’s degree in mathematics or a related field required.
  • Evidence of excellence in undergraduate teaching.
  • Interest in classroom use of laptops and web-based technology.
  • Eligibility to work in the United States.


DEPARTMENT INFORMATION:

The Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science Department has 26 full-time members, a strong tradition of excellence in teaching, and a growing program of scholarship and research in mathematics, computer science, 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. Faculty members involve undergraduate students in research and the department has hosted an NSF-sponsored REU site in Mathematics in three previous summers.

 

The department offers all the core courses necessary for the Applied Mathematics and Computer Science(~185 students) and Computer Science(~190 students) programs as well as coursework supporting five Engineering programs (~365 students). The department also provides service courses (in all three disciplines: statistics, mathematics, and computer science) for the numerous programs within the university. The department has recently launched a Master's Degree in Industrial and Applied Mathematics.

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.

 

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their application, except that the identity of the successful 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 three letters of reference (including current telephone numbers). 

For additional information, contact Dr. Petre Ghenciu, MSCS Department Chair, at 715-232-1149 or email at ghenciup@uwstout.edu

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
www.uwstout.edu/mscs/
715-232-1149
 
UW-Stout
MSCS Dept.
410 Tenth Avenue East
Menomonie, WI 54751
USA

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