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Lecturer Part Time Temporary


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School / Campus / College: University of Washington, Bothell

Organization: Educational Studies

Title: Lecturer Part Time Temporary


Position Details


Position Description

The University of Washington Bothell School of Educational Studies (SES) invites applications for Lecturer Part Time Temporary positions for any prospective openings in all quarters of instructional years.  Faculty appointments are on a 3, 6, or 9 month appointment, are temporary, and are non-tenure track positions. All appointments are contingent upon available funding and School faculty and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs approval. 

Part time faculty may teach in the undergraduate and graduate degree curricula and across any of our School programs:  Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies (with or without the Elementary Teacher Certification option), K-8 and Secondary Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certificate programs and/or Master of Education (M.Ed.).

In addition to a strong focus in teacher preparation, other areas of specialization covered in our programs include:  Early Literacy, Elementary Mathematics, English to Speakers of Other Languages, Multicultural Education, and Special Education. Our Educational Studies curriculum spans several disciplines, both in the study of education and teacher education.  Disciplines are varied and include, but are not limited to:  multicultural education, education and equity, special education, English language acquisition, history and philosophy of education, curriculum theory, design and assessment, educational research and teaching methodology and pedagogy.

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 appointments are renewable on a quarterly or annual basis, depending upon instructional needs, part time/short term faculty reappointment guidelines, and School approval. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

As a collaborative, scholarly and professional community, the University of Washington Bothell School of Educational Studies exists to develop and support educators who have the commitments and capabilities to promote the learning of all students in diverse contexts. We support interdisciplinary scholarship that explores the multifaceted dimensions of learning and schooling. We give particular focus to:

      (a) the purposes of education in a social and political democracy,

      (b) the responsibility of universities to collaborate with community partners, and

      (c) the critical role of professional educators in supporting equity in learning.

 

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 6,000 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 and 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 the University of Washington Bothell.  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 Diversity Statement.

Qualifications

  • MA, K-12 teaching experience (for teacher preparation programs) or equivalent professional experience are required at time of appointment
  • Experience working with interdisciplinary and portfolio-based curricula
  • A demonstrated commitment to innovative and effective pedagogy, and should be prepared to teach lower and/or upper-division core courses that introduce students to interdisciplinary inquiry in a portfolio-based curriculum
  • A record of teaching excellence, evidence of engagement with current scholarship, demonstrated commitment to working with diverse student and community populations
  • All University of Washington faculty members engage in teaching and service.

 

Instructions

Please apply within Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/42108 Applications should include:

1) A current Curriculum Vita

2) A letter of interest, including:

  • Your scholarly and pedagogical qualifications for working in SES
  • Evidence of teaching success or teaching dossier
  • Statement of research/creative interests and samples of research/creative work
  • Program area of interest (Educational Studies undergraduate, teacher preparation (Elementary, Mid-Level, or Secondary), and/or Master’s In Education and/or Secondary teacher preparation.
  • Your experience in teaching in either a K-12 or university/college environment with either undergraduate or graduate students
  • Statement about demonstrated commitment to diversity in research, teaching, mentoring, and/or service.

3) Three (3) references who could write a letter of reference upon request.

The School of Educational Studies search teams review applications on an on-going basis, as program openings occur.   In the future, when a need arises that aligns with your teaching background, experience and qualifications, school faculty or staff will contact you, asking for additional information or to participate in interviews.

Your application materials remain on file and are available to you to update as needed throughout the entire time they are on file with us. 

Direct any questions to our search teams to Ann Busche abusche@uw.edu.

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.

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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).