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Professor of Practice - Public Finance and Budgeting

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School / Campus / College: Evans School of Public Policy & Governance

Organization: Evans School of Public Policy & Governance

Title: Professor of Practice - Public Finance and Budgeting

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Position Description

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 Professor of Practice, (initially 50% FTE, 9-month appointment with opportunities for expansion). The anticipated start date for this position is September 2023.

This position helps the Evans School benefit from the expertise of those with senior executive leadership and management experience at various levels of government or in private sector government relations.  As a top, nationally ranked policy school, we know that our professional students benefit from the ability to learn from experienced leaders.

The responsibilities will include teaching two to three courses per year in the School’s education programs, including the Master’s of Public Administration (MPA), Executive Master’s in Public Administration (EMPA), and other graduate professional certificates. There are potential additional responsibilities, including developing client-based capstone projects and working with senior leaders in the Evans Policy Innovation Collaborative (EPIC). 

The successful candidate should have extensive leadership and management experience in public sector organizations. We are interested in individuals with expertise in budget preparation, performance management, legislative processes, budget execution, and revenue administration. Individuals with expertise in state and local government taxes policy and revenue administration are preferred. The successful candidate should possess the ability to engage in high-quality teaching and be motivated to develop and apply an array of pedagogical approaches to support professional education. A candidate who possesses an extensive network in local or regional public sector organizations will be particularly welcomed.

The full time equivalent base salary range for this position will be $13,000-$17,000 per month, commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. 

The University of Washington’s Daniel J. Evans School of Public Policy & Governance is recognized as one of the best public policy schools in the country. Named after three-term Washington governor Daniel J. Evans, the School’s mission is to educate leaders, generate knowledge and host communities to co-create solutions to pressing societal problems.  Our best work focuses upon democratizing public policy and inspiring public service, living out our shared values of equity, service, and courage.  People who align with our mission, purpose and values are strongly encouraged to apply. 

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.


Bachelors degree in finance or related field, with a minimum of fifteen years of relevant experience.


Applicants should provide a formal letter of interest indicating teaching interests, curriculum vitae, samples of teaching experience and 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. Candidates will be asked to provide at least three letters of recommendation at later stages of the interview process.

Applications should be submitted to Interfolio. Initial review will begin March 30, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates who fail to satisfy minimum qualifications cannot be considered for this position.

Contact: Yvette Gutierrez-Morfin at

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