Scandinavian Studies – Lecturer, Full-Time, Competitive Recruitment (AA25814)

Position Overview

Organization: College of Arts and Sciences, Scandinavian Studies

Title : Lecturer, full-time, competitive recruitment

Search Number : AA25814

Position Details

The Department of Scandinavian Studies at the University of Washington invites applications for the position of full-time Lecturer in Scandinavian Studies. Applicants must have at least an M.A. in Scandinavian studies, or equivalent. The initial appointment, starting September 16, 2018, is for a 3-year term, with the possibility of renewal. This position requires teaching language courses as well as lower- and  upper-division high-enrollment courses in English on medieval and/or modern Scandinavia. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. The lecturer is expected to prepare course material, evaluate student work, assign grades by established deadlines, hold office hours, advise students, and interact with students outside of class both in person and on line. Applicants who will contribute to the diversity mission of the Department of Scandinavian Studies are especially encouraged to apply.

Required qualifications:

  • Native or near-native language ability in Swedish or Norwegian
  • Expertise in Scandinavian culture (M.A. required)
  • Experience with on-line pedagogy, course design and teaching
  • Record of outstanding language teaching experience
  • Demonstrated ability to develop new courses


Application Instructions

To apply, please submit an application through the following URL: Priority will be given to applications received before 15 November 2017. The application must include:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Teaching portfolio
  • Three letters of reference

Please contact Prof. Andrew Nestingen at with any questions.

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.