Employment Opportunities

Faculty and Staff: Current openings for faculty and staff can be found at jobs.uwstout.edu.

Students: The department lab facilities can almost always use more support! Check with our department chair for more information. Current openings for students can be found at www.uwstout.edu/jobs/studentjobs.


A member of the University of Wisconsin System, UW-Stout has 9,000 students enrolled in 20 graduate and 40 undergraduate programs. The university is located in Menomonie, situated in western Wisconsin, 60 minutes east of Minneapolis-St. Paul on Interstate 94. Located in the scenic Chippewa Valley Region with a population base of more than 200,000, Menomonie is a city of 16,000 surrounded by lakes, streams and woods.

The science departments at UW-Stout are a great place to pursue your career objectives. Here’s why:
  • Academic Community. The science faculty at UW-Stout are members of an intellectually vibrant learning community that includes students, instructors, and support staff.
  • Expertise. Faculty members are dedicated to teaching excellence and the application of best practices in the classroom.
  • Support. Facilities are well-supported by internal and external grants, and professional development and student travel funds are available. The NanoSTEM initiative provides significant internal funding for new faculty and staff, and we have ready access to molecular biology, environmental sampling, clean room, neurobiology, and other analytical chemistry equipment through collaborative agreements with nearby UW system schools and support organizations such as the Integrated Solutions Consortium and NanoRite.
  • New facility. The Jarvis Hall Science Addition was opened in 2009 as part of a $43 million expansion/renovation of facilities for UW-Stout's science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs.
  • Administrative structure. The College of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Management houses the sciences and synergistic departments. Further opportunities for interdisciplinary studies are supported through the Center for Interdisciplinary Collaboration on the UW-Stout campus.
  • Interdisciplinary environment. The science departments play a crucial role in cross-disciplinary applied science, engineering, environmental science, and technology programs, and support the construction, packaging, and vocational rehabilitation programs through service courses. We also provide general education instruction for students not majoring in STEM disciplines.

University of Wisconsin-Stout is a 2001 Baldrige Award Recipient, supporting a progressive, learning-centered, quality-based educational environment that is focused on continuous improvement. UW-Stout is a digital campus and all faculty and staff are required to use available technology in their positions including course delivery. Increasingly, courses are offered via alternative delivery methods and time frames. UW-Stout faculty members are responsible for teaching, advising, research and scholarly activity, and service. UW-Stout values diversity of people, ideas and experiences and is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer.