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Lecturer Part-Time Temporary - UW Bothell Biological Sciences


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School / Campus / College: University of Washington, Bothell

Organization: Biological Sciences

Title: Lecturer Part-Time Temporary - UW Bothell Biological Sciences


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Position Description

The University of Washington Bothell is seeking multiple part-time lecturers in biological sciences to teach in the areas of Cell and Molecular Biology, Genetics, Evolution and Microbiology, potentially including labs.  All courses are in person, and instructors are expected to be available for course meetings. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to innovative and effective pedagogy; ability to address questions of diversity, equity and inclusion in courses; and expertise in working with diverse student populations. Applications are currently being accepted and the priority deadline is variable.  

Compensation is $6,000 per course over a three-month quarter. This is calculated using the base salary for this position of $6,000 per month, prorated based on FTE, or as mandated by a U.S Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. Lectures are one course equivalent (33.33% FTE) and labs count as 0.5 course equivalent (16.67% FTE), paid over the three-month quarter. Appointments are renewable on a quarterly basis, and are contingent upon instructional needs, part time faculty reappointment guidelines, and Division approval.

Positions in this title are not promotion eligible. The desired start date is subject to the quarter of appointment. Appointment service dates align with the annual academic calendar. Summer: June 16-August 15; Autumn: September 16-December 15; Winter: December 16-March 15; and Spring: March 16-June 15.

The School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics is the largest school at UW Bothell, and we remain committed to attracting diverse faculty and staff who create an exceptional student experience in support of our core values of COLLABORATION, OPPORTUNITY, RESPONSIBILITY, and ENGAGEMENT. We offer twenty-three undergraduate and graduate degrees and eight minors across four Divisions (Biological Sciences, Computing and Software Systems, Engineering and Mathematics, Physical Sciences). The School is housed in several buildings on a vibrant campus collocated on a restored 100-acre wetland with an active salmon stream, including the 74,000 square-foot Discovery Hall teaching and laboratory facility, with a new 77,000 square-foot STEM building in collaboration with Cascadia College opening in Fall 2023.

Located in the heart of the Puget Sound region, the University of Washington Bothell is one of the most dynamic public universities in the state of Washington. The campus is committed to increasing access to an excellent UW education and preparing students to be leaders throughout Washington and beyond.

UW Bothell provides students a participatory, cross-disciplinary experience grounded in hands-on learning, community-based research, close relationships with faculty as teachers and mentors, and the personalized support of staff who are dedicated to student success.

The campus offers more than 55 undergraduate and graduate degrees. Current enrollment is approximately 6,000 students. More than 90 % of undergraduates are from Washington State, approximately 40% are first-generation college attendees, and more than half are students of color. The University values hiring faculty and staff who have demonstrated experience and ability to work successfully with diverse student populations and who can contribute to a campus culture that promotes equity among colleagues.

Diversity and inclusion are core values at UW Bothell. Our work begins with the acceptance and celebration of the differences that are represented through the many diverse and minoritized communities on our campus and in the surrounding community. We recognize that we are bound together in a collective experience and that our actions impact all in our community. When we focus on the lives of the most marginalized groups among us, we also create conditions of equity, justice and academic excellence for everyone. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, visit visit https://www.uwb.edu/diversity.

The three priorities of the University’s current Strategic Plan, Increasing Access, Achieving Excellence are to strengthen diversity and equity, enhance community and campus engagement, and advance cross-disciplinary teaching and scholarship.

In addition to having award winning faculty and staff, UW Bothell has been recognized for innovations in academic programming and support services designed to help students graduate on time and debt-free. It has also earned both recognition and awards for its work in the area of environmental sustainability.

UW Bothell is designated as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) that participates in the AANAPISI program. This program provides grants and related assistance to enable MSI to improve and expand their capacity to serve Asian Americans and Native American Pacific Islanders and low-income individuals.

Qualifications

 

Qualifications

  • A Ph.D., or foreign equivalent in Biology or closely related field
  • Experience in modern teaching methods in Biology
  • Experience in the topic appropriate to the course.

Positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrated commitment to innovative and effective pedagogy
  • Demonstrated ability to teach courses in area of specialization
  • Expertise in working with diverse student populations

 

Instructions

Please submit the following application materials and provide names/contact information for one reference who will be prepared to submit letters of recommendation upon request.  

  • A brief letter addressing the candidate’s qualifications and interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy and interests including any available evidence of teaching excellence.
  • A statement describing your experience with diversity in your professional work, educational experience, and/or your potential to enhance diversity in the School of STEM.
  • A list of a minimum of one professional reference including their contact information.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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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COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information

Under University of Washington (UW) Policy, University-compensated personnel must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit https://www.washington.edu/coronavirus/vaccination-requirement/.

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