Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Deadline for Applications is 12/12/2021

Code: 17759 Posted: 11/10/2021

Visiting Assistant, Associate or Full Professor position in computer science: teach multiple computer science courses, conduct research and provide service to multiple entities with the university, community and profession. Courses could include Research Methods, Operating Systems, CS Seminar, general computer science. Tenure track faculty may teach day, evening, undergraduate, graduate and online classes.

Position is for Spring 2022 through Spring 2023.


The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a dynamic learning community grounded in academic excellence and focused on student success, diversity, inclusion and community engagement. One of 13 four-year institutions within the University of Wisconsin System, Parkside provides an educational value to our students that’s unparalleled. An affordable, high-quality education is an investment in one’s future, and we believe the cost of an education should not prevent any student from achieving his or her educational and professional goals.

UW-Parkside is a great place to start or enhance your career. The campus is nestled in 700 acres of woodland and prairie and two miles west of Lake Michigan in Kenosha, WI. At Parkside we offer competitive pay and benefits, as well an engaging and supportive work environment. Parkside is a community that’s easy to call home. Find out why.

Essential Job Functions


  • Teach undergraduate computer science courses and graduate computer and information system courses as assigned by the department; maximum 12 credits per semester
  • Participate in teaching in courses potentially including statistics, data science, operating systems, system administration, C.S. ethics, and general programming courses
  • 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 committees; assisting with department events; potentially contributing to community projects
  • Perform scholarly work; publish in conference and journals; perform consulting type activities

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
  • Ergonomic 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.
  • Equipment 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


Education, Experience, Training And/or Certifications


  • PhD degree (or ABD) in Computer Science, software engineering, data science or similar area.
  • Active scholarship and strong teaching record.
  • Teaching or work experience or publications related to computer science within the last five years.
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 must 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: 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
  • Resume
  • References

Review of Applications

Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Sunday December 12th, 2021 are ensured full consideration. Position 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.


Laura Menarek
Available Until: 12/13/2021

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