The University of Washington Bothell School of Educational Studies (SES) invites applications for Lecturer Part-Time faculty positions. The length of the appointment is 9 months and may be annual or multiple year (1-5 years). The appointment is part-time (minimum .50 FTE) and a non-tenure track appointment. The appointment may be renewed, depending upon annual instructional needs, School lecturer reappointment guidelines, and school and university approval. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The appointment is contingent upon adequate enrollment.
Instructional needs are focused in the following areas:
Multicultural Education and Secondary/Mid-Level Social Studies
As a collaborative, scholarly and professional community, the University of Washington Bothell School of Educational Studies exists to develop and support educators who have the commitments and capabilities to promote the learning of all students in diverse contexts. We support interdisciplinary scholarship that explores the multifaceted dimensions of learning and schooling. We give particular focus to:
(a) the purposes of education in a social and political democracy,
(b) the responsibility of universities to collaborate with community partners, and
(c) the critical role of professional educators in supporting equity in learning.
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.
Diversity is a core value of University of WA 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.
Part-time faculty may teach in the undergraduate and graduate degree curricula and across any of our School programs: Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies (with or without the Elementary Teacher Certification option), K-8 Teacher Certificate program (post-baccalaureate), Master of Education (M.Ed.), and Secondary and Middle Level Teacher Certification M.Ed.
In addition to a strong focus in teacher preparation, other areas of specialization covered in our programs include: Early Literacy, Elementary Mathematics, English to Speakers of Other Languages, Multicultural Education, and Special Education. Our Educational Studies curriculum spans several disciplines, both in the study of education and teacher education. Disciplines are varied and include, but are not limited to: multicultural education, education and equity, special education, English language acquisition, history and philosophy of education, curriculum theory, design and assessment, educational research and teaching methodology and pedagogy.
Ph.D., M.A., K-12 teaching experience (for teacher preparation programs) or equivalent professional experience are required at time of appointment
Experience working with interdisciplinary and portfolio-based curricula
A demonstrated commitment to innovative and effective pedagogy, and should be prepared to teach lower and/or upper-division core courses that introduce students to interdisciplinary inquiry in a portfolio-based curriculum
A record of teaching excellence, evidence of engagement with current scholarship, demonstrated commitment to working with diverse student and community populations
This position may require successful completion of a criminal background check.
Applications should include:
1) A current Curriculum Vita
2) A letter of interest, including:
Your scholarly and pedagogical qualifications for working in SES
Evidence of teaching success or teaching dossier
A list of our School's courses in which you feel qualified for teaching
Statement of research/creative interests and samples of research/creative work
Program area of interest (Educational Studies undergraduate, teacher preparation (Elementary, Mid-Level, or Secondary), and/or Master's In Education and/or Secondary teacher preparation.
Your experience in teaching in either a K-12 or 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) Letters of Reference
Positions are open until filled. In order to be considered for openings, the preferred deadline is Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Direct any questions to our search teams to uwbedsrc @ uw.edu.
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.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.