Positions: The Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE) Department at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville invites applications for two full-time Teaching Academic Staff (Lecturer) positions for the 2018/2019 school year. The positions will likely continue for additional years. The positions are well suited for MS graduates or recent doctoral graduatea 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.
Qualifications: M.S. or Ph.D. in civil engineering, environmental engineering, or closely related field is required. The ability to teach at least two of the following courses – Statics, Mechanics of Materials, Introductory Fluid Mechanics, Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering, Introduction to Structural Engineering – is required. Applicants must have a strong commitment to undergraduate education and present evidence of, or aptitude for, excellent teaching. Excellent communication skills are essential. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to or experience with diverse populations. Preference will be given to candidates with at least one year of teaching experience; two semesters as a half-time teaching assistant in graduate school meet this qualification. Some professional/field experience is desirable.
Responsibilities: The primary responsibility will be to deliver sophomore and junior level civil and environmental engineering courses and associated labs in a student-centered learning environment. Applicants will teach both the lectures and the laboratories. The typical teaching load will be approximately 15 contact hours per week, including laboratory sessions.
About University of Wisconsin-Platteville
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 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.