Part-Time Assistant Teaching Professor of Swedish

Washington, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 09, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Part Time

The Department of Scandinavian Studies at the University of Washington invites applications for the position of Part-Time Assistant Teaching Professor of Swedish in Scandinavian Studies. Applicants must have at least an M.A. in Scandinavian studies, or equivalent. The initial appointment, starting September 16, 2021, is for a 1-year term, with the possibility of renewal. This position requires teaching language courses as well as lower- and upper-division high-enrollment courses in English on modern Scandinavia. The lecturer is expected to prepare course material, evaluate student work, assign grades by established deadlines, hold office hours, advise students, and interact with students outside of class both in person and online. Applicants who will contribute to the diversity mission of the Department of Scandinavian Studies are especially encouraged to apply.


·      Native or near-native language ability in Swedish

·      Expertise in Scandinavian culture (M.A. required)             

·      Experience with on-line pedagogy, course design and teaching

·      Record of outstanding language teaching experience

·      Demonstrated ability to develop new courses

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit the following documents through Interfolio. The application must include

·      Cover letter

·      Curriculum vitae

·      Teaching portfolio

·      Three letters of reference

·      Diversity and Equity statement

The Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is closed. Please contact Prof. Andrew Nestingen at with any questions.


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.

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 (