Assistant Visiting Professor

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
College of Engineering & Applied Science


The College of Engineering & Applied Science (CEAS), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), invites applications for a non-tenure-track Visiting Assistant Professor position in Computer Science (CS). The successful candidate would teach computing courses as needed, conduct independent research, collaborate with CEAS faculty with existing research and grant development, assist with CS curricular development, and mentor students in thesis or capstone projects.

Required (minimum) qualifications: Expected doctoral degree in computer science, or a closely related STEM discipline, with ability to teach one or more core CS courses, including hardware, operating systems or security.

Preferred Qualifications: Ability to do research, and experience in teaching, especially in core areas.  Expertise in one or more of the following areas: Architecture, Computer Science Education, Cybersecurity, Distributed Systems, Human-Computer Interaction, Networks, or Quantum Computing.

Active areas of research in Computer Science at UWM include Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Planning, Programming Languages, Proof Assistants, and Theoretical Computer Science.  The Computer Science bachelor’s program and master’s program are the largest in the College of Engineering.  Enrollment continues to grow and hiring of additional faculty is anticipated.   The department also offers a PhD degree with a concentration in Computer Science, as well as a PhD in Biomedical and Health Informatics.

Inter-disciplinary collaborations are encouraged.  Opportunities for collaboration exist through the Connected Systems Institute (CSI), the Data Sciences Institute (DSI) and the Lubar Entrepreneurship Center (LEC), and other industry-sponsored research programs on campus.

UWM is an R1 doctoral/research intensive university and Wisconsin’s premier public urban institution, offering a comprehensive liberal arts, sciences and professional education at the undergraduate and graduate level to its 20,000 students.

Milwaukee is the seventh most affordable metropolitan market in the country and offers a vibrant quality of life in a globally competitive region. The city takes full advantage of its Lake Michigan location. The Southeast Wisconsin region is home to 2,360 tech companies and 14 Fortune 1,000 headquarters and is the third-ranked manufacturing center in the United States.

Application Procedure:  Application materials should include: a letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position, a detailed curriculum vitae, a teaching statement, a research statement, and a minimum of three references that includes names, addresses (including e-mail), and telephone numbers.

This is a continuous recruitment with an initial review date of May 30, 2022. Applications received after May 29, 2022, may not receive consideration.

The complete application package must be submitted online at:

Further information about UWM may be found at 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.  Employment will require a criminal background check.