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Job ID: 184983

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Date Posted May 4, 2022
University University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI, United States
Department Engineering & Applied Science
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Mechanical Engineering


University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Position Number: 02303912

Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is a doctoral/research intensive university, R1 in the Carnegie Classification, and is also Wisconsins premier public urban institution offering comprehensive professional, science, and liberal arts education at the undergraduate and graduate level to its 25,000 students.

The College of Engineering & Applied Science (CEAS) is committed to excellence in scholarly research and teaching across all seven departments-Biomedical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. The College has approximately 1750 undergraduate students and 450 graduate students, both Masters and Doctoral. Greater Milwaukee, the third-ranked manufacturing center in the United States, is home to 400+ engineering firms and 1300+ manufacturing firms with annual receipts of 24 billion dollars. The College has a long history of industrial collaboration and research support. More information about the College can be found at

Job Summary
The successful candidate will lead undergraduate and graduate courses and lectures with an expectation of teaching four courses per term. This will include conducting lectures, directing teaching assistants, organizing discussion sections, and organizing lab sections. It will include service such as participating in department meetings, as well as serving on committees related to teaching and curriculum within the department of Mechanical Engineering.

Minimum Qualifications
Candidates must have completed or will complete a doctoral degree by the start date in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related science field and the capability of leading core junior and senior level undergraduate classes in control, mechatronics, machine design, kinematics, vibrations, mechatronics, controls, system dynamics, thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, and heat transfer.

Preferred Qualifications
Desired attributes include teaching experience as well as evidence of the potential to compliment and/or strengthen existing Mechanical Engineering programs or portfolio

Application Instructions
This is a continuous recruitment with an initial review date of May 30, 2022. Candidates applying after the initial date of review may not be reviewed. For guaranteed consideration, please apply by May 29, 2022. Interested applicants are required to apply online and provide:

    • A cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position;
    • A detailed curriculum vitae;
    • A teaching philosophy statement; and
    • A document listing the name, address (including e-mail), and telephone number of three professional references.

In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from the candidates application materials whether they meet any of the qualifications, they may be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications. Apply electronically at following the instructions above.

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 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 Wisconsins Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsins 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. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or 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, or call UWMs Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.

Employment Authorization

In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Title and Total Compensation Project

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit:

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