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Assistant Professor of Mathematics - full-time

The Department of Mathematics (http://depts.uwc.edu/math/) of the University of Wisconsin Colleges, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Mathematics at UW-Richland (www.richland.uwc.edu).

Qualifications:  A master’s degree in Mathematics (or closely related field) with 18 graduate credits beyond the master’s degree is required.

Responsibilities:  The academic year teaching assignment is 24 credits.  This faculty member will teach a broad range of freshman-sophomore courses of a liberal arts curriculum ranging from algebra to calculus/differential equations. 

This tenure-track position requires teaching excellence, scholarly activity in the discipline, a commitment to professional development and participation in campus and institutional service.  Campus and institutional services includes participation in shared governance, student advisement, first-year programming, and community outreach.

As teacher-scholars, we seek candidates with experience engaging diverse populations, teaching university freshman-sophomore level courses, interest/experience in first-year experiences, interest/experience in teaching in interdisciplinary teams, instructional technology, and distance education. 

University of Wisconsin Colleges:  The University of Wisconsin Colleges is the freshman-sophomore liberal arts transfer institution of the world-renowned University of Wisconsin System. The UW Colleges comprises thirteen two-year campuses around the state, plus UWC Online, each of which offers an excellent liberal arts and pre-professional education for students beginning work toward a bachelor’s degree. The UW Colleges also offers its own Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences at six of its campuses, including UW-Richland, and provides opportunities for its students to earn bachelor’s degrees through a variety of UW collaborative degree programs. Visit www.uwc.edu for more information about the UW Colleges.

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY:  UW-Richland is located on a 136 acre property in the Driftless Area of Wisconsin.  The campus is located 60 miles west of Madison, the capital city.  The setting includes a trout stream and the campus facilities consist of seven buildings, six of which were designed in the Frank Lloyd Wright style by an architectural firm in Spring Green, Wisconsin.  A distinguishing feature is the copper roofs.  Richland County has a 100-year tradition of higher education.  Before UW-Richland opened in 1967, the County Teachers College existed for sixty years. As a result, the community and the county look to UW-Richland for higher education, continuing education, and cultural events.  The campus has 30 years of experience educating international students and currently has 49 international students from 13 countries and territories.  6% of the student population is African American.  Like two other UW-College campuses, UW-Richland houses the UW-Extension division of Cooperative Extension's Richland County office.  UW-Richland has a very strong foundation with assets totaling over $12 million.  Included in these assets is the campus's Joe and Mae Senneke Smart Farm and Campus View housing accomodating 150 students. 

Starting DateAugust 29, 2016

Applications:  Online application is required and the following application documents must be included at the time of submission:  (1) a letter of interest, (2) a current curriculum vita with (3) contact information for three references, (4) unofficial transcripts, (5) a statement of teaching philosophy and professional goals; and (6) we strongly encourage submission of three letters of reference. At least one letter must be from someone familiar with the candidate’s teaching.

Online applications are accepted at the following link: https://www.careers.wisconsin.edu/?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&JobOpeningId=11329&PostingSeq=1

ASSURED CONSIDERATION:  Applications will be accepted until the positon is filled.  For assured consideration, application with all required application materials must be received no later than  January 22, 2016.  If requested, confidentiality of an applicant can be maintained until an applicant is deemed a finalist in the search.

For questions regarding this tenure-track faculty position, please contact Dr. Kavita Bhatia, Chair, Department of Mathematics, kavita.bhatia@uwc.edu, (715)-389-6548).  For technical questions or assistance, please contact the UW Service Center at (888) 298-4159.  For all other questions, please contact UW Colleges/UW-Extension Office of Human Resources at hrstaff@uwex.uwc.edu .

OTHER INFORMATION:  UW Colleges values diversity and inclusion.  We define Inclusive Excellence as “the intentional engagement of the broadest range of perspectives, backgrounds, needs, experience, and circumstance in order to maximize success.”  We value diversity within our students, faculty and staff, and strive to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people.  We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups, including persons with varied backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. 

It is the policy of UW Colleges to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you require an accommodation to participate in any part of the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at hrstaff@uwex.uwc.edu

A background check will be conducted for finalist candidates. Employment is contingent upon a completion of a successful background check and establishment of identity and verification of employment eligibility as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.