Faculty and Instructional Employment Opportunities

Become part of the UW-Superior community where we combine intellectual growth, honesty, individual attention, professionalism and respect for others and the diversity of people through the liberal arts tradition, fostering a work environment of trust and cooperation that centers on the worth of all individuals. 

The richness of programs lends to a very personalized educational environment that integrates theory and practice, liberal and professional education, service to the community and region, teaching, scholarship, and creativity.

Student-centered, faculty- and staff-driven

Engage in teaching, mentor students, and work one-on-one with them through faculty or student research. With our small class sizes, you will have the opportunity to really get to know your students and influence them to succeed. 

Our support of you

You can expect UW-Superior to be "green-conscious" and embracing new technologies each day, evidenced by 50% of our current buildings being new or renovated within the past 10 years.

Through our Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Teaching and Learning Tools, Technology Helpdesk and others, we provide resources and support for you as you join us in making excellence inclusive.

Current Opportunities



Academic Staff (Instructional)

We are continually accepting applications for temporary instructional staff, i.e. ad hoc lecturers, and part-time assistant athletic coaches. View the position description of athletic coaches.

Individuals are invited to send a resume, cover letter, and three references by e-mail to hr@uwsuper.edu or by US Mail to:

Office of Human Resources
PO Box 2000
Catlin & Belknap
Superior, WI 54880

UW-Superior: A Special Place:

The University of Wisconsin-Superior is Wisconsin's public liberal arts college. Established in 1893 with a mission to train teachers, it later became a part of the University of Wisconsin-System, and in 1998 was designated as Wisconsin's Public Liberal Arts College by the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents. The University serves 2,500 traditional and non-traditional students and is dedicated to the integration of liberal and professional studies and to serving a diverse student population.

UW-Superior maintains its foundational teacher education college values through its emphasis on excellence in teaching, as well as service to the community and region. Its core mission is student-centered. The institution fosters intellectual growth and career preparation within a liberal arts tradition that emphasizes individual attention, embodies respect for diverse cultures and multiple voices, and engages the community and region. The richness of its programs creates a personalized educational environment that integrates theory and practice, liberal and professional education, teaching, scholarship, and creativity. The University has a significant investment in and commitment to campus-wide Liberal Arts High Impact Practices (HIPs) that includes a First Year Experience, Academic Service Learning, Global Awareness, Writing Across the Curriculum, Undergraduate Research Scholarly and Creative Activity, and a Senior Year Experience.

At UW-Superior, we promote the values of academic excellence, integrity, and community within a collegial environment. At the core of our values is the appreciation for, and examination of, diversity, inclusivity, and equity. UW-Superior offers day, evening, weekend, and distance learning classes at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The University reserves the right to check additional references with notice given to the candidates at the appropriate time in the process.

Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

Employment is subject to federal laws that require verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

For UW-Superior campus safety information and crime statistics/Annual Security Report, see https://www.uwsuper.edu/safety/clery or contact the Office of Campus Safety at (715) 394-8114 for a printed copy.

UW-Superior is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity and inclusivity.

UW-Superior is committed to making excellence inclusive in every aspect of the institution. Diversity, inclusion and equity are prioritized learning resources for all community members. We strive to offer quality programs in an environment of trust and cooperation that centers on the worth of all individuals. The University is seeking candidates who will contribute to the achievement of this goal.