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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering

Position Overview

School / Campus / College: College of Engineering

Organization: Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering

Title: Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering

Position Details

Position Description

The University of Washington’s Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering has one or more full-time or part-time positions for Lecturers and Senior Lecturers. Lecturers and Senior Lecturers are non-tenure eligible faculty members who are hired on multi-year appointments with a 9-month service period plus summer opportunities with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2020. We seek candidates with a strong commitment to teaching and student mentoring.

Our Lecturers are long-term educational professionals who combine instructional excellence with a variety of leadership, community building, outreach, pedagogy advances, and scholarship. Our school offers a highly collegial and collaborative culture, with a range of teaching and curriculum-development opportunities in lower-division and upper-division courses for majors and non-majors.  The Seattle area is particularly attractive given the presence of significant industrial research laboratories as well as a vibrant technology-driven entrepreneurial community that further enhances the intellectual atmosphere.

The Allen School fosters a diverse and inclusive academic community as a fundamental part of our mission as a public educational institution (see  We encourage applicants with a similar commitment to diversity and welcome learning how the applicant's experiences and future plans for teaching and service would support our commitment to diversity and inclusion. The University of Washington is a recipient of a National Science Foundation's ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the advancement of women in academic science and engineering careers. 


Applicants for lecturer positions must have earned at least a Master’s degree OR have acquired the equivalent expertise via several years of industry and/or teaching experience.


Applications received by November 30, 2019 will be given priority consideration.  Applications will only be accepted via Interfolio.

Please provide pdf files for the following requested materials: your cover letter, a complete curriculum vitae, teaching portfolio, and diversity statement.

The teaching portfolio should address the following: teaching experience and interests, teaching philosophy and methods, and evaluation of teaching effectiveness.  Additionally, Senior Lecturer applications should address course and curriculum design.

We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds or interests align with our commitment to diversity and the diversity statement should reflect on the applicant's past experiences and address future plans to contribute to a diverse and inclusive learning environment in the Allen School and the broader university community.

You are also asked to provide three (3) letters of reference.  For any administrative issues or inquiries related to the search, please contact For technical issues, please contact Interfolio staff at 877-997-8807 or


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 (