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Lecturer Part-time - School of Business

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School / Campus / College: University of Washington, Bothell

Organization: Business

Title: Lecturer Part-time - School of Business

Position Details

Position Description

Position Details

The School of Business at the University of Washington Bothell is seeking applications from qualified candidates for part-time, non-tenure track, 9-month contract positions effective throughout the 2019-2020 academic year. The start date is negotiable and will ideally start at the beginning of any given quarter (Fall-September, Winter-January, Spring-March, Summer-June or July). After an initial appointment, these positions are eligible for renewal contracts after successful end-of-year review. Part-time lecturers are non-voting members of the UW faculty. 

The successful candidate(s) will teach undergraduate courses in one or more of the following topics: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Management & Organization, Marketing, Operations & Management Information Systems, Business Communications, Entrepreneurship and Statistics. Course descriptions can be found at:

The position requires on-site face-to-face availability for course instruction, and teaching assignments may include days and/or evenings. Teaching excellence is the norm and is expected of all successful candidates. General responsibilities include:

  • Preparing and delivering rigorous course content that meets the academic standards befitting the University of Washington
  • Ensuring that delivery of all course materials
    • fits the catalog course description
    • meets the stated learning goals for each course
    • aligns with existing standards (text books, tools, etc.)
  • Ongoing coordination with the corresponding Area Coordinator and the School of Business administration
  • Using appropriate and effective teaching strategies and student evaluation methods
  • Informing students of all course requirements and providing feedback on a continuing basis
  • Holding regular office hours
  • Using appropriate technology for the course
  • Submitting course grades by the deadline.

Diversity is a core value of 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 

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. 

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 5,500 students. More than 90 percent of undergraduates are from Washington State, and approximately half are first-generation college attendees or come from underrepresented groups. Located along wetlands and a river north of Seattle, UW Bothell builds vibrant regional partnerships, creates and disseminates new knowledge, and prepares students for leadership throughout Washington and beyond. 

The UW Bothell School of Business is a dynamic, passionate, and ambitious community of students, scholars, business leaders, and staff.  Our school works closely with industry leaders, as well as smaller innovative and rapidly growing companies primarily but not exclusively in the software, e-commerce, medical equipment, biotech, electronics and aerospace industries. Our students are purposive, diverse, motivated, and collaborative, and work at companies such as Amazon, Deloitte, Microsoft, Boeing, Expedia, Starbucks, Amgen, KPMG, Paccar, and Phillips, as well as a broad spectrum of regional and local firms. We transform the lives of students and enhance the vitality of the community through innovative research and an exceptional education with a strong commitment to cross-disciplinary curriculum, community engagement, and learning both inside and outside the classroom. Our goal is to position our students for success on day one.

The UW Bothell School of Business is accredited by AACSB and is deeply committed to the success of its faculty. The culture is collegial and faculty members should expect to be able to interact with colleagues from other business sub-disciplines. For additional information, please see our website at  In addition to the Bothell campus, the School of Business also operates the Eastside Leadership Center in Bellevue, WA, where both undergraduate and graduate students are served. All faculty members in the School of Business should expect to teach at both Bothell and Bellevue locations. All candidates are encouraged to review our vision, mission and values that are available here -


Position Qualifications:

Required Education:

Candidates should have a Masters or PhD (or foreign equivalent) in Business or a related discipline.

Required Work Experience:

Candidates should have a demonstrated record of teaching effectiveness or a minimum of five years of experience in a relevant field.  Candidates with limited prior teaching experience must be willing to commit to an initial on-boarding process that includes guided mentoring by experienced faculty. 


Application Instructions

Submit the following documents through the online job portal: APPLY HERE.

1) Curriculum Vitae

2) Letter of interest, including:

  • A list of our courses ( for which you feel qualified to teach (sample syllabi are welcome)
  • Your qualifications for teaching the courses listed
  • Demonstrated evidence of prior teaching success (previous course evaluations are desirable)

3) A Diversity Statement outlining your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace.  (Please note: A condition of employment will be the completion of the University of Washington’s Implicit Bias Training.)

Prior to issuing a letter of appointment, three letters of recommendation must be received directly by the School of Business.

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
( 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 (