Skip to main content

Position Details

Academic Personnel

Lecturer Part-Time – Environmental Sustainability


Position Overview


School / Campus / College: University of Washington, Tacoma

Organization: School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences

Title: Lecturer Part-Time – Environmental Sustainability


Position Details


Position Description

The School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington Tacoma invites applications for a Lecturer Part-Time faculty position.  The length of the appointment is 3 months (March 15 – June 15, 2022) to teach one section of The Science of Environmental Sustainability (TESC 201) during the Spring quarter.  The appointment is contingent upon adequate enrollment. This is a lecture-based course that discusses the origins of sustainability and its development as a scientific discipline.  The interaction between natural and social systems and their impact on sustainability is also discussed.  In addition, students are taught about methodologies used by scientists to measure and develop sustainable systems.

The Tacoma campus of the University of Washington was founded in 1990 with an interdisciplinary approach at its foundation. It has evolved into a thriving downtown campus that serves students of a wide variety of ages and backgrounds in the South Puget Sound. Faculty have access to the resources of the University of Washington, a major research university, including an extensive library system, but work and teach within a small campus setting. Our campus provides a supportive environment for the development of creative teaching, research, and community collaborations. The campus commitment to equity and inclusion is central to maintaining an atmosphere where students, staff, and faculty find abundant opportunities for intellectual, personal, and professional growth within our campus and broader community.

For more information about UW Tacoma, visit http://www.tacoma.washington.edu.

Qualifications

Candidates should have a Master's degree or higher in a relevant environmental studies/science/sustainability field and/or 2 or more years experience teaching similar courses at the college/university level. The successful applicant will be a dynamic teacher with the ability to engage with students from a culturally diverse population. 

Instructions

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but preference will be given to applications received by February 14, 2022.  Applicants should submit the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • A teaching portfolio including:
    • a statement of teaching philosophy
    • sample syllabi
    • other course materials
    • recent student evaluations
  • Contact information for 3 references that can provide letters of recommendation upon request

Any questions about application procedures may be addressed to the chair of the Division of Science and Mathematics, Dr. Joyce Dinglasan-Panlilio, jdingpan@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.

Apply now

The University of Washington is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.


For help signing up, accessing your account, or submitting your application, please check out Interfolio's help and support section or get in touch via email at help@interfolio.com or phone at (877)997-8807.

Title IX Notice

Title IX, Title VII, VAWA, Washington State law, and University of Washington policy collectively prohibit discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, pregnant or parenting status, and LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) identity.

Anyone may contact the Office of the Title IX Coordinator about sex and gender discrimination, including sexual or gender-based harassment, sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, and other forms of sexual misconduct. Anyone who has experienced these behaviors has the right to make a complaint to the University, report to the police, to both, or not at all.

Please see the Title IX website to learn more about how to report or make a formal complaint of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, or other sexual misconduct. You will also find information about supportive measures and the grievance procedures that are utilized for complaints of sexual harassment and other sexual misconduct. Students and employees have access to support measures and resources, whether or not they choose to make a complaint.

Office of the Title IX Coordinator

Valery Richardson, Title IX Coordinator
Mags Aleks, Deputy Title IX Coordinator
4311 11th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98105
206-221-7932
TitleIX@uw.edu

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).