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Affiliate Instructor | URBDP 585: Intro to Historic Preservation Planning


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School / Campus / College: College of Built Environments

Organization: Urban Design & Planning

Title: Affiliate Instructor | URBDP 585: Intro to Historic Preservation Planning


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Position Description

The Department of Urban Design & Planning at the University of Washington, Seattle, is seeking an Affiliate Instructor to teach URBDP 585: Intro to Historic Preservation Planning. This is a 3 credit, graduate-level course offered by the Department of Urban Design and Planning. The class serves as a core course in the Historic Preservation track of the Master of Urban Planning (MUP) degree as well as a core course in graduate-level Historic Preservation Certificate open to students across the University of Washington. The class is structured as a lecture/discussion course with a total enrollment of around 20 students. The term of employment is Autumn Quarter, Sep 16, 2021- Dec 15, 2021. This course is expected to be taught in-person.

The Affiliate Instructor will serve as the primary instructor for this course and is responsible for shaping the course content; developing and delivering lecturers and/or other instructional activities; assessing student work and assigning grades; responding to student requests and concerns; and performing other duties normally associated with an instructional role of this nature. It is expected that the affiliate instructor will also hold office hours for students outside of the regularly scheduled class time. As per University policy, this position will include non-voting faculty status with the Department.

Course Overview

The course is an introduction to Historic Preservation Planning that integrates and draws from a diverse set of disciplines. The class explores the history and theory of historic preservation, the changing nature of preservation practice, and current and future challenges the field faces. Historic Preservation in the United States has evolved dramatically over the last five decades from a rather narrow, generally Eurocentric enterprise focusing on high-style monumental architecture, to a more broad-based approach to urban design, sustainability, livability and place-making. Today the field attempts to integrate disciplines as diverse as sociology, geography, anthropology, ecology, landscape architecture and urban planning. From its patriotic and nostalgic roots, the field has become more socially conscious and self-critical, signaling the dawn of a new era of theory and practice.

Students will become familiar with literature pertaining to the history, theory and practice of historic preservation and develop abilities to think critically and conduct research on historic preservation topics.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in urban planning or disciplines related to the subject matter
  • Advanced knowledge of historic preservation
  • Demonstrated ability as an instructor or facilitator

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion as outlined in the departmental diversity plan UDP Diversity Plan
  • Experience working with professional planners or in a planning-related context
  • Experience teaching at the graduate level
  • Ability to communicate effectively within multiple cultural environments
  • Knowledge of University student support and academic services
  • Knowledge of UW policies and procedures

The Department especially encourages people of color and others who are under-represented in the urban planning or historical preservation fields to apply.

Application Instructions

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but preference will be given to applications received by May 31. Applicants should submit the following:

  • Cover letter describing their knowledge of the field and teaching experience
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy, including how issues related to equity, diversity, and inclusion are incorporated
  • Sample of representative teaching materials, if available
  • Three letters of recommendation ( if needed)

Questions pertaining to the application process, position, or disability accommodations can be addressed to Larissa Maziak la0@uw.edu

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The 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.

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).

 

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or above in urban planning or related disciplines
  • Advanced knowledge of historic preservation
  • Demonstrated ability as an instructor or facilitator

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion as outlined in the departmental diversity plan UDP Diversity Plan
  • Experience working with professional planners or in a planning-related context
  • Experience teaching at the graduate level
  • Ability to communicate effectively within multiple cultural environments
  • Knowledge of University student support and academic services
  • Knowledge of UW policies and procedures

The Department especially encourages people of color and others who are under-represented in the urban planning or historical preservation fields to apply.

Instructions

Application Instructions

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but preference will be given to applications received by May 31. Applicants should submit the following:

  • Cover letter describing their knowledge of the field and teaching experience
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching philosophy, including how issues related to equity, diversity, and inclusion are incorporated
  • Sample of representative teaching materials, if available
  • Three letters of recommendation ( if needed)

Questions pertaining to the application process, position, or disability accommodations can be addressed to Larissa Maziak la0@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).