Evans School of Public Policy and Governance – Senior Lecturer, Part-time (AA23309)


Position Overview


Organization: Daniel J. Evans School of Public Policy and Governance

Title : Senior Lecturer, part-time

Search Number : AA23309


Position Details


The Daniel J. Evans School of Public Policy & Governance, at the University of Washington, invites applications for a non-tenure faculty position at the rank of Senior Lecturer, Part-Time (50% FTE, 9-month appointment, UW Job Class Code: 0178).

The position focuses on environmental and regulatory policy, with a teaching load of three regularly scheduled courses per year in our Master’s of Public Administration program. We seek a senior practitioner with extensive experience in public policymaking in the greater Seattle area and/or Washington State. The position requires close advising of capstone projects that MPA students conduct in the greater Seattle area and the Washington State Capitol in Olympia. The position therefore requires someone with extensive contacts in local and/or state government who can develop client-based capstone projects. Preference given to applicants who have taught environmental policy and can oversee environmental capstone projects. Minimum qualifications include either terminal degree (e.g., PhD or JD) or a master’s degree with a minimum of 7 years of policymaking experience.

Applicants should provide a formal letter of interest indicating teaching interests, curriculum vitae, at least three letters of recommendation, samples of teaching experience (with course evaluations if available), and a statement noting how their teaching and service have the potential to support the Evans School’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The University of Washington’s Daniel J. Evans School of Public Policy & Governance is recognized as one of the best public affairs programs in the country. Named after three-term Washington governor Daniel J. Evans, the School is located in close proximity to a strong public sector environment, and has partnerships with organizations leading the way to drive change for the public good. The UW offers one of the most exceptional research and teaching environments in the United States. Seattle is a region of explosive growth, global trade, technological advancement, a thriving nonprofit community, and a long history of progressive government. It is also a cultural metropolis surrounded by the unparalleled natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest. Seattle offers a quality of life that is among the highest in the country, with beautiful lakes and parks, incredible walkability, bike lanes, and a lively music and cultural scene.

In accord with the University’s expressed commitment to excellence and equity, all University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

Application Instructions

Applications should be submitted via Interfolio (apply.interfolio.com/41361). Initial review will begin April 24, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates who fail to satisfy minimum qualifications cannot be considered for this position. Contact: Kimberly Hay, Assistant Director of Academic Services, kfs3903@uw.edu.

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.