University of Wisconsin - Whitewater, Department of Integrated Studies

Position ID: 3124-TTMATH [#21767, 18887]
Position Title: Assistant Professor Mathematics - Tenure Track
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Janesville, Wisconsin 53546, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2023/01/05 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/12/08, finished 2023/10/02, listed until 2024/01/05)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Integrated Studies in the College of Integrated Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater seeks a tenure-track faculty member in the area of Mathematics beginning August 2023 with rank to be determined at hire. This is a full-time position with responsibilities for teaching undergraduate courses in Mathematics, research, and service to the university, community, and profession. Research and teaching expertise should complement existing faculty expertise and may include the scholarship of teaching and learning.

The successful candidate will have a strong focus on pedagogy and course redesign relative to teaching Introduction to College Algebra, College Algebra, Quantitative Reasoning, Trigonometry, Finite Mathematics, and Calculus, as part of the Associate of Arts and Sciences program. Teaching is a primary focus of this position but the candidate will also be expected to pursue an active research agenda that engages undergraduate students, results in publications and contributes to advancing the department, university, the profession, and society. The candidate will also be expected to participate in service activities and embrace the principles of diversity and inclusion as a member of the university community.

Minimum Qualifications:

· Ph.D. in Mathematics or Math Education or closely related field. [ABD candidates may apply but must have their degree completed by the contract start date in August 2023; if not, they will be hired on a one-year contract with the understanding that their degree will be completed before January 2024 in advance of their first scheduled review.]

· Demonstrated excellence in and commitment to teaching with an emphasis on promoting the success of undergraduate students, clear evidence of scholarly potential, commitment to working with diverse populations and serving as active member of the university community.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

· Ability to interact respectfully with people from diverse socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

· Willingness and ability to be an active participant in university training and professional development and a commitment to following applicable safety rules and regulations.

Full-Time teaching responsibilities include: Introduction to College Algebra, College Algebra, Quantitative Reasoning, Trigonometry, Finite Mathematics, and Calculus. Teaching modality primarily is face-to-face, though alternate modalities may occasionally occur. Other courses may be assigned based on interest and experience. Candidates should demonstrate a clear record and/or evidence of potential in teaching and scholarly activity. Service responsibilities include committee service at the departmental, college, and university levels as well as participation in community organizations and the discipline as relevant to the candidate’s expertise and interest. The Department of Integrated Studies is a multi-disciplinary department of dedicated educators--currently more than 40 full and part-time faculty and instructional academic staff. The department is located in Janesville at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater at Rock County branch campus (known informally as “U Rock.”) The College of Integrated Studies enrolls approximately 600 students who are completing the first two years of their undergraduate program. The department offers the Associate of Arts and Sciences (AAS) degree as well as the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) degree. Founded in 1868, UW–Whitewater is one of eleven comprehensive universities in a public higher education system that also includes two doctoral institutions and a statewide Extension. UW-Whitewater’s main campus is located in Whitewater, with a branch campus in Rock County, in the city of Janesville. Together, these campuses form a preeminent academic institution driven by the pursuit of knowledge, powered by a spirit of innovation, and focused on transforming lives. UW-Whitewater’s campuses are located conveniently near Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago, and thus offer the advantage of beautiful small-town environments with easy access to the cultural and commercial opportunities of major metropolitan areas.

The Warhawk family — led by caring faculty and staff — is devoted to student success within a broad range of academic programs offered at the associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral levels. These include both on-campus and online programs, and span the disciplines, from the theoretical to the applied, and encompass study in the arts, business, education, humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, technology, and professional and interdisciplinary programs.

UW-Whitewater has a special mission within the UW System to serve students with disabilities and, as such, embraces the principles of universal design and is one of the most accessible campuses in the nation. The campuses have more than 200 student organizations and UW-Whitewater’s intercollegiate athletic teams compete at the NCAA Division-III level. UW-Whitewater is committed to seeking and sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment, building a diverse faculty and staff with expertise and interest in serving students with diverse needs, backgrounds, ethnicities, abilities and other distinct characteristics in respectful, sensitive and understanding ways. 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 veterans.

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is part of the 13-campus University of Wisconsin System (

Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(b) provides that applicants may indicate in writing that their identity should be kept confidential. In response to a public records request, the University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(a).

Per Regent Policy Document 20-19, University of Wisconsin System Criminal Background Check Policy and UW System Administrative Policy 1275 Recruitment Policies, UW-Whitewater requires criminal background checks as a contingency to employment. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment. All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater requires that all employees be active participants in following applicable safety rules and regulations including necessary training and drills.

For UW-Whitewater Campus safety information and crime statistics/annual Security Report, see If you would like a paper copy of the report please contact the UW-Whitewater Police at 262-472-4660.

Well-qualified candidates can expect a starting salary of $52,000.

UW System employees receive an excellent benefit package. To learn more about the UW System’s comprehensive benefit package, review the UW System Employee Benefits Brochure.

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources. UW-Whitewater is not an e-verify employer, therefore STEM extensions are not options for work authorization.

Applications received by January 5th, 2022 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. The most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment or if you are unable to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact us at (262) 472-1072 or

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Dr. Kim Kostka

Chair, Department of Integrated Studies



Only complete application packages will be considered. This includes online submission of the following documents:

Cover Letter/Letter of interest Statement of teaching philosophy Cirriculum Vita Name and contact information for three professional references (Letters of recommendation may be solicited at a later time) Copies of unofficial graduate transcripts (Official transcripts will be required if offered the position)

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