A tenure-track appointment is intended in Swedish studies. Applicants should have the Ph.D. degree (or foreign equivalent) by the start of appointment and will be expected to participate in undergraduate and graduate teaching and independent research. University faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. Research specialization within Swedish studies is open, but candidates should demonstrate a record of excellence and promise to publish influential, visible research in Scandinavian studies that is also relevant to adjacent fields. Evidence of teaching excellence is also expected. The UW offers many interdisciplinary and interdepartmental research and teaching opportunities, including collaboration with the UW’s Simpson Center for the Humanities.
The Department of Scandinavian Studies is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds or interests align with this commitment, and who foresee it impacting their research, teaching, and service. Candidates are welcome to include a brief statement in this regard in their application.
Applications should be submitted to Professor Andrew Nestingen via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/39065. Priority will be given to those received by 3 January 2017. Applications should include a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a writing sample, a teaching portfolio, and may include a diversity statement. The appointment is expected to begin on 16 September 2017.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.