Assistant / Associate / Full Professor of Computer Science

Code: 15365 Posted: 03/21/2019

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Assistant / Associate / Full Professor of Computer Science.

Primary responsibilities for this tenure track position are teaching undergraduate and graduate classes for the Department of Computer Science, conducting research, and providing service to the department, college, university, community, and profession. The Department of Computer Science recognizes multiple types of research including basic, applied, and pedagogical. The department particularly values teaching, research and professional engagement that connects the faculty and students to the vibrant SE Wisconsin region. The department also encourages high impact practices such as supervising student organizations, participating in competitions, and undergraduate/graduate student research.

Applicants should have or be pursuing a Ph.D. or similar terminal degree in Computer Science or related area. The department is especially interested in faculty members with expertise in data analtyics and big data. The teaching load for the position is 24 credits annually (4/4 load is the norm). Applicants should be interested in teaching in a variety of formats including face-to-face, online, and hybrid. Opportunities to teach additional courses in the summer and winterim semesters may be available in both programs for additional compensation depending upon the needs of the Computer Science Department.

Essential Job Functions

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Teach undergraduate computer science courses and graduate computer and information system courses as assigned by the department
  • Participate in teaching courses for the World Wide Web Publishing Certificate, the Unix System Administration Certificate, the Mobile Development Certificate and the Cyber-Security Certificate
  • Prepare classes, syllabi, and coursework; develop new classes; provide instruction during class time; help students outside of class; provide feedback to students; provide student grades
  • Student mentoring; serving on department, college, and university committees; assisting with department and university events; contributions to community projects

Scholarly research and creative activity

  • Perform scholarly work; publish in conference and journals; write grant applications; perform consulting type activities

Service to department, university, and community

  • Service includes student mentoring, serving on departmental and university committees, assisting in departmental and university events. Contribute to community projects and events.

Essential Knowledge And Abilities

  • Knowledge and ability to teach classes in computer science (onsite, online, and hybrid)
  • Knowledge and ability to conduct research and scholarly activities
  • Ability to effectively communicate with students and staff, orally and in writing
  • The position is not responsible for money or university funds of accounts which hold financial information
  • Requirements: Ability to work in office, computer science lab, and classroom. Ability to use computers, mobile devices, copiers, printers, document cameras, and other equipment as needed for teaching.
  • to be used on the job: laptop or desktop computer, mobile devices, printer, copier, projector, document cameras, telephone including voice mail and FAX, other equipment as needed for teaching


  • PhD or similar terminal degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Data Science or similar area. All But Dissertation (ABD) candidates may apply. Doctorate must be completed by start date. Candidates at the Associate or Full Professor level must have the academic credentials, including active scholarship and a strong teaching record, to qualify for these positions. Interdisciplinary experience in these areas a plus.
Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

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Application Process

Applications are encouraged to be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

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: Under "Basic Job Search" choose:

  • "More Options"
  • Job Opening ID: "15365"
  • "Search"
  • Select "Assistant / Associate / Full Professor of Computer Science"
  • Click "Apply"
  • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login"
  • 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. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter addressing qualifications
  • CV/Resume
  • Summary of teacher evaluations
  • Official transcripts upon hire

Review of Applications

Applications received by Monday April 22nd,  2019 are ensured full consideration. Position is open until filled.

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

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.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Janet Mrazek

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