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Assistant Professor - Computer Science & Information Science

Position Information

WORKING TITLE: Assistant Professor - Computer Science & Information Science
UW SYSTEM OFFICIAL TITLE: Assistant Professor
POSTING DATE:  March 16, 2023
START DATE: August 21, 2023

Essential Job Functions

Computer Science, and Information Science Departments at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay seek applicants for one tenure-track positions, beginning in August 2023.  Applicants from all areas in Computer Science and/or Information Science will be considered. The successful applicant will contribute to a growing Computer Science program and Information Science Program in conjunction with a new STEM Innovation Center, a partnership with Microsoft, and an expanding Engineering School.

What You'll Do

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Teach a course load of 21 contact hours per academic year with a 3-credit remission in the first academic year.
    • Primary responsibilities will be to teach lower-level courses in the undergraduate Computer Science program.
    • Design and deliver a course curriculum that covers a range of topics related to Unity for a broad spectrum of students.
    • Teach upper-level information science courses (1-2 per semester in both face-to-face and online contexts) including, but not limited to: Introduction to Data Science, Analytics and Information Problems, Statistical Techniques and Decision Modeling, and Data Mining and Predictive Analytics.
  • Supervise capstone projects, independent studies, and internships.
  • Maintain a research program and produce scholarly contributions consistent with rank and the interdisciplinary goals of the institution.
  • Advise students.
  • Perform institutional service and contribute to the ongoing programmatic enhancement of the department.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Earned doctorate in Computer Science, or closely related field, from an accredited institution.  ABD candidates will be considered; however, an earned doctorate in Computer Science, or closely related field, from an accredited institution is a necessary condition for contract renewal.  ABD candidates will be hired into a terminal appointment at the rank of Instructor with a rate determined at the time of hire. Upon degree conferral during the terminal period, the contracted appointment with the rank of Assistant Professor will be reinstated.
  • Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching
  • Demonstrated potential for excellence in scholarship

The Successful Candidate

The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice civility in the workplace.  The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational excellence.

In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship and a commitment to undergraduate education. The candidate should also possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with a diverse array of students and colleagues.

Conditions of Appointment

Position is an academic year, tenure-track appointment.  Applicants must be considered for tenure and promotion in six years, although tenure decisions may be at any time.  Promotion from Assistant to Associate Professor is simultaneous with tenure.  Excellence in teaching, sustained scholarly activity, and institutional service required for retention and promotion.  Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s).  A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s).  In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the university does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. 

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.

Compensation and Benefits

Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Benefit Details

The UW System provides an excellent benefits package to meet the diverse needs of its employees. This includes several health insurance options, with annual deductibles as low as $250/individual and $500/family. Our benefits package also includes dental, vision, several life insurance options, AD&D and Accident insurance and Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts. We participate in the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS), where employer contributions begin immediately and employees are fully vested after 5 years of service. The UW System also provides supplemental retirement savings programs including a 403(b) and Deferred Compensation.

In addition, employees receive several types of paid leave benefits, which are prorated for employees working less than 100%. This includes 9 legal holidays, 36 hours of personal holiday and between 96-130 hours of sick leave annually. Employees earn 13-27 days of vacation each year, depending on years of service and employment type.

For more details, please review the benefit quick guide linked below.

Apply

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: From "Search Jobs" screen,
  • Click "View All Jobs"
  • Select "Assistant Professor - Computer Science & Information Science‚Äč"
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Sign In."
    • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter specifically addressing qualifications for the essential job functions and eligibility to work in the United States
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of research interests
  • Statement of teaching interests and experience
  • Names and contact information for three references 
  • Unofficial transcripts of all graduate work
 

You must select "Submit" to forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Amanda Wildenberg
Phone:  (920) 465-2995
Email:  wildenba@uwgb.edu

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Sunday, April 16, 2023.

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community section. For Campus Safety information see our University Police website and our Annual Security Report (for a paper copy please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390). This report includes statistics about reported crimes, as well as information about crime prevention and campus security policies and procedures.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.