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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee ASSISTANT PROFESSOR in Milwaukee, Michigan

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Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), is Doctoral/Research extensive and a premier public urban university committed to academic excellence, located in the commercial and industrial hub of Wisconsin. UW-Milwaukee is one of the two “doctoral cluster” campuses in the 26 campus University of Wisconsin System with a student enrollment close to 28,000.

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is a Research 1 institution located on the north side of Milwaukee. The department of Geosciences offers B.S./B.A., M.S., and Ph.D. degree programs and is staffed by 10 full-time faculty.

Job Summary

The Department of Geosciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in physical hydrogeology at the rank of Assistant Professor with a start date of August 19, 2019. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in hydrogeology or related field at the time of appointment, and have demonstrated research experience in physical hydrogeology. Post-doctoral experience is desirable. The successful candidate is expected to conduct an active, internationally recognized, externally funded research program that will attract and support graduate students. The successful candidate will teach an undergraduate/graduate course in physical hydrogeology, an introductory course, upper level undergraduate and graduate level courses in their field of expertise, and advise graduate student thesis projects. A normal teaching load is 3 courses per academic year. Information is available online regarding the Department of Geosciences at http://www.uwm.edu/geosciences and the College of Letters and Sciences at http://www.uwm.edu/letsci.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in hydrogeology or related field by date of hire Demonstrated research experience in physical hydrogeology

Preferred Qualifications

Post-Doctoral Experience Demonstrated evidence of teaching excellence Demonstrated evidence of securing extramural funding Demonstrated evidence of strong publication record

Application Instructions

Review of applications will begin December 11, 2018. Priority will be given to applications received by this date, but the position remains open until filled. To apply, please go to http://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/28007. Candidates will upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statement of teaching philosophy and research interests. They will also submit three to five e-mail addresses for letters of recommendation online. Candidates should also submit three examples of published work uploaded with the application in the following Application Document areas: Publication 1 in ‘Other Document 1’, Publication 2 in ‘Other Document 2’, and Publication 3 in ‘Other Document 3’. Any applicant wishing to submit additional documents for consideration, including additional published works, should upload those submissions to Application Documents areas ‘Reference Letter 1’ and ‘Reference Letter 2’.

Application Notes

For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

Legal Notices

AA/EO Statement UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodations UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact uwm-jobs@uwm.edu or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin’s Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin’s Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

* CBC and Reference Check Policy* Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act) For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see http://www.cleryact.uwm.edu/, or call UWM’s Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.



Position Number: 02206838

Division: College of Letters and Science

Department: B4853 GEOSCIENCES

Position Type: Faculty

Appointment Type: Tenure Track Faculty

FLSA Status: Exempt

Percent: 100

Posting Type: Faculty & Instructional

Continuous (Open Until Filled?): Yes

If Continuous, Initial Review Date: 12/11/2018

Position Contact Name: Shangping Xu

Contact Phone: (414) 229-6148

Contact Email: xus@uwm.edu