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Lecturer Part-Time Temporary Physics - UW Bothell Physical Sciences


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School / Campus / College: University of Washington, Bothell

Organization: Physical Sciences

Title: Lecturer Part-Time Temporary Physics - UW Bothell Physical Sciences


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Position Description

The Physical Sciences Division in the School of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) at the University of Washington Bothell (UW Bothell) seeks multiple dynamic educators who have expertise in teaching for Lecturer Part-Time Temporary appointments beginning in Autumn Quarter 2022. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to innovative and effective pedagogy, have expertise in working with diverse student populations, and are open to collaborating with colleagues. Positions in this title are non-tenure and not promotion eligible.  Appointments are renewable on a quarterly basis, and are contingent upon instructional need, performance and funding. We encourage applicants whose interests align with our commitment to fostering diversity and inclusivity to apply.

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 cumulative instructional need currently for the 2022-23 Academic Year is as follows:

BPHYS 101, Introduction to Astronomy, Autumn 2022
BPHYS 117, General Physics I: Lab, Autumn 2022, Winter 2023
BPHYS 121 Lab, Mechanics Lab, Autumn 2022, Winter 2023
BPHYS 114, General Physics I, Winter 2023
BPHYS 118, General Physics II: Lab, Winter 2023, Spring 2023
BPHYS 122, Lab, Electromagnetism Lab, Winter 2023, Spring 2023
BPHYS 324, Quantum Mechanics I, Winter 2023
BPHYS 115, General Physics II, Spring 2023
BPHYS 119, General Physics III lab, Spring 2023
BPHYS 123, Lab, Waves and Optics Lab, Spring 2023
BPHYS 325, Quantum Mechanics II, Spring 2023

For more information on the courses listed above, please reference the UW Bothell course descriptions.  

The School of STEM is the largest school at UW Bothell, and we remain committed to attracting diverse faculty and staff who create an exceptional student experience in support of our core values of COLLABORATION, OPPORTUNITY, RESPONSIBILITY, and ENGAGEMENT.  Our faculty are dynamic educators who engage in innovative, evidence-based pedagogies.  Seventy-five percent of UW Bothell faculty engage students as research collaborators, and we continue to develop community and industry partnerships to expand internship, capstone, and collaborative research opportunities for students and faculty. We offer twenty-three undergraduate and graduate degrees and eight minors across four Divisions (Biological Sciences, Computing and Software Systems, Engineering and Mathematics, Physical Sciences). The School is housed in several buildings on a vibrant campus co-located on a restored 100-acre wetland with an active salmon stream, including the 74,000 square-foot Discovery Hall teaching and laboratory facility, with a new 77,000 square-foot STEM building in collaboration with Cascadia College opening in Fall 2023.

Located in the heart of the Puget Sound region, the University of Washington Bothell is one of the most dynamic public universities in the state of Washington. The campus is committed to increasing access to an excellent UW education and preparing students to be leaders throughout Washington and beyond.

UW Bothell provides students a participatory, cross-disciplinary experience grounded in hands-on learning, community-based research, close relationships with faculty as teachers and mentors, and the personalized support of staff who are dedicated to student success.

The campus offers more than 55 undergraduate and graduate degrees. Current enrollment is approximately 6,000 students. More than 90% of undergraduates are from Washington State, approximately 40% are first-generation college attendees, and more than half are students of color. The University values hiring faculty and staff who have demonstrated experience and ability to work successfully with diverse student populations and who can contribute to a campus culture that promotes equity among colleagues.

Diversity and inclusion are core values at UW Bothell. Our work begins with the acceptance and celebration of the differences that are represented through the many diverse and minoritized communities on our campus and in the surrounding community. We recognize that we are bound together in a collective experience and that our actions impact all in our community. When we focus on the lives of the most marginalized groups among us, we also create conditions of equity, justice and academic excellence for everyone. To learn more about our commitment to diversity click here.

The three priorities of the University’s current Strategic Plan, Increasing Access, Achieving Excellence are to strengthen diversity and equity, enhance community and campus engagement, and advance cross-disciplinary teaching and scholarship.

In addition to having award winning faculty and staff, UW Bothell has been recognized for innovations in academic programming and support services designed to help students graduate on time and debt-free. It has also earned both recognition and awards for its work in the area of environmental sustainability.

UW Bothell is designated as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI) that participates in the AANAPISI program. This program provides grants and related assistance to enable MSI to improve and expand their capacity to serve Asian Americans and Native American Pacific Islanders and low-income individuals.

Qualifications

Minimum requirements for the position include:

  • Applicants should hold a PhD, MS or foreign equivalent by time of appointment. 
  • Demonstrated commitment to innovative and effective pedagogy.
  • A record of teaching excellence.
  • Expertise in working with diverse student populations.

Instructions

Questions about this search may be directed to Division Chair Lori Robins (uwbpsds@uw.edu).  Review of applications will begin on May 27, 2022.

Applications should include:

1) A current Curriculum Vita

2) A letter of interest, including:

  • Areas of interest (please list the courses from the table above that you would be interested in teaching).
  • Your scholarly and pedagogical qualifications for working in the School of STEM
  • Evidence of teaching success or teaching dossier
  • Your experience in teaching 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.

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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