Evans School of Public Policy and Governance – Senior Lecturer, Part-Time (AA23310)


Position Overview


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

Title : Senior Lecturer, part-time

Search Number : AA23310


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 (75% FTE, 9-month appointment, UW Job Class Code: 0178).

This position focuses on nonprofit management and social innovation, with both teaching and administrative duties. The position has a course load of three regularly scheduled courses per year with additional responsibilities, including developing client-based capstone projects, developing the executive education curriculum, and co-directing the Nancy Bell Evans Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy. Preference given to candidates with extensive experience teaching nonprofit management to masters’ and/or executive-level students, including overseeing client-oriented capstone projects with nonprofit and/or social-sector clients. The successful candidate will possess the ability to engage in high-quality teaching along with a demonstrated ability to engage in successful strategy and leadership development based on previous experience developing and building a business and/or other programs. Successful candidates should have senior-level management experience in the social sector as well as experience researching social-sector issues specific to communications and fund development. A deep understanding of the issues facing Washington state nonprofits, plus extensive experience and contacts in the local and regional area will be welcomed, as well as prior experience in an academic higher-education setting. Minimum qualifications include a terminal degree (e.g., a 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 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.

All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

Application Instructions

Applications should be submitted to Interfolio (apply.interfolio.com/41360). Initial review will begin April 15, 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.