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Lecturer Part-Time, Temporary - Rhetoric and Composition


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School / Campus / College: University of Washington, Bothell

Organization: Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Title: Lecturer Part-Time, Temporary - Rhetoric and Composition


Position Details


Position Description

The First Year Pre-Major Programs and the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences (IAS) at the University of Washington Bothell (UWB) seeks dynamic educators with teaching expertise in Rhetoric and Composition to teach in UWB’s first-year writing program. Successful candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to best practices in composition studies; ability to address questions of diversity, equity and inclusion in courses; and expertise in working with diverse student populations.  We encourage applicants with expertise and/or interest in one or more of these areas: Writing Across the Curriculum, Multilingual Writing, Basic Writing or Anti-Racist/Intersectional Composition Pedagogy. Experience teaching widely in first-year programs is desired. This position is a 6-month service period with a quarterly start date and opportunities to teach during the summer. The anticipated start date is 12/16/2022.

First Year and Pre-Major Programs (FYPP) is the home of our first and second year (or pre-major) students at UW Bothell. The FYPP mission is to support the successful transition to college of First Year and Pre-Major students and to provide the foundation on which they will continue scholarly and professional development and commits us to creating an inclusive and ethically responsible learning environment.

The University of Washington Bothell is one of the most dynamic public universities in the state of Washington. We offer a participatory student experience grounded in hands-on learning, close relationships with faculty members as teachers and mentors, and the personalized support of staff who are dedicated to student success. The academic work of the campus focuses on cross-disciplinary research and creative practice, connected learning, and community engagement. UW Bothell’s current enrollment is approximately 5,000 students. More than 90 percent of undergraduates are from Washington State, and almost half are first-generation college attendees or come from underrepresented groups. Located along wetlands a river just north of Seattle, UW Bothell builds vibrant regional partnerships, creates and disseminates new knowledge, and prepares students for leadership throughout Washington and beyond.

Diversity is a core value of UW Bothell.  We recognize that we are bound together in a collective experience and that our actions impact all in our community. We believe the power of diversity enriches all of us by exposing us to a range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions. To learn more, read our campus Diversity Statement http://www.uwb.edu/diversity.

The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

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

The base salary range for this position will be $6353-$ 6,500 per month, commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination.

Qualifications

Minimum requirements for the position include:

  • Ph.D. or M.A. in Rhetoric and Composition or related field required by time of appointment.  

  • Demonstrated commitment to best practices in composition studies

  • Two-years of experience teaching first-year composition

  • Demonstrated ability to address questions of diversity, equity and inclusion in courses and scholarship

  • Expertise in working with diverse student populations

 

Preferred Qualifications include

  • Experience teaching across the first-year curriculum

  • Expertise in Writing Across the Curriculum, Multilingual Writing, Basic Writing or Anti-Racist/Intersectional Composition Pedagogy

Instructions

Application Instructions

For more information about IAS, go to http://www.uwb.edu/IAS/.  For more information about FYPP, go to https://www.uwb.edu/premajor. Questions about this search may be directed to Enrique Reynoso, Director of Composition, at ereynoso@uw.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately, as they are received.  Applicants should include a letter addressing their qualifications for the position; CV; evidence of their teaching success or teaching dossier, statement about their demonstrated commitment to diversity (as defined here) in research, teaching, mentoring, and/or service. Three confidential letters of recommendation will be requested of candidates who advance in the search process.

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University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Benefits Information

A summary of benefits associated with this title/rank can be found at https://hr.uw.edu/benefits/benefits-orientation/benefit-summary-pdfs/. Appointees solely employed and paid directly by a non-UW entity are not UW employees and are not eligible for UW or Washington State employee benefits.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/). Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).

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Disability Services

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu.

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