Assistant Professor - Computer Science

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

La Crosse , WI

ID: 7060249
Posted: September 10, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Description of College / Department / Program / Division / Unit
The mission of the College of Science and Health is to provide an outstanding education in the diverse disciplines of science, health, and mathematics. The College is dedicated to student learning where enthusiastic faculty and staff intellectually challenge students in a supportive and professional environment. Fundamental to our mission is the belief in the value of education in the liberal arts and sciences and the creation of new knowledge. The College offers an outstanding academic and cultural environment for the university community and beyond.

Our vision is to be a premier comprehensive institution, excelling in both undergraduate and graduate education. We will provide academic programs that attract high-achieving students on a regional, national, and international basis. The College will have an outstanding reputation for the quality of its students learning, faculty and staff, state of the art facilities and technology, scholarly achievements, and community and professional service.

Position Summary
The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, College of Science and Health, Department of Computer Science invites applicants for a full time academic year tenure track Assistant Professor to start no later than Aug 31, 2020. In addition to a vibrant Computer Science program, we are adding an undergraduate degree program in Computer Engineering starting in Fall 2020. We seek a colleague who shares the Department’s values and who will be a dedicated teacher, scholar and mentor for students with diverse backgrounds, preparation and career goals.

Primary responsibilities include teaching coursework in computer engineering and computer science at the undergraduate and graduate level, engaging in an active program of scholarship and professional service.

The Department encourages candidates from all areas of computer science and computer engineering to apply. Information about the department, its faculty and its programs can be found at

Applications received by October 15, 2019 will be included in the first review. The position will be open until filled.

General position summary statement for UWL faculty positions:
Under general supervision of department chair, a person in this position is responsible for teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses, and advising students. In addition to preparing for and holding classes [face-to-face, hybrid, and/or online], teaching involves maintaining currency in the content area related to the teaching assignment, evaluating students’ work, assessing student outcomes, maintaining appropriate records, and holding office hours. The individual is expected to maintain an active, on-going program of scholarship appropriate to the discipline. In addition, this individual will provide service to the department, college, and university and is likely expected to provide service to the community and/or the profession. Other duties may be assigned by the chair or dean.

Required Qualifications
Candidates for the appointment should have or be near to completing a doctorate degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a related field by the start date. Degree must be earned by the first personnel review, no later than May 15, 2021.

Applicants must demonstrate evidence of teaching and research skills.


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