The Division of Biological Sciences in the School of Science,
Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) at the University
of Washington Bothell (UWB) invites applications for non-tenure
track Lecturer Part-Time faculty in Ecology and Evolution. We are
seeking a candidate to join our faculty on a part-time basis (40% -
100%) for a 9-month service period and with opportunities to teach
during the summer. Appointments may be for multiple years
(1-5 years). The start date is September 16, 2021.
Diversity is a core value of University of Washington 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 http://www.uwb.edu/diversity.
We seek colleagues who are excited to work in an inclusive and
interdisciplinary culture of learning, and the primary
responsibility of these positions are teaching and
service. Faculty share an essential commitment to excellence
in teaching and enhancing learning opportunities for a diverse
student population. Instructional responsibilities for this
position are focused, but not limited, to teaching laboratory
classes in Ecology and Evolution (BBIO 180) and potentially Cell
and Molecular Biology (BBIO 200). Further courses for early
undergraduates may be developed. A successful candidate will have
experience in early undergraduate education, and in team teaching
and developing labs. They will join a teaching team that is
enthusiastically committed to student access and excellence.
Attending professional development opportunities offered by the
School of STEM is encouraged. For information about the division
and school, please see our website at https://www.uwb.edu/stem.
The University of Washington Bothell is one of the most
dynamic public universitie
s 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 6,000 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.
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.
- A Ph.D., or foreign equivalent in Biology or closely related
- Experience in modern teaching methods in Biology
- Experience in running early undergraduate laboratory
Positive factors for consideration include, but are not
- Demonstrates teaching competence and effective approaches to
teaching early undergraduate labs; shows potential for high quality
- Experience with and capacity for furthering UW Bothell’s
commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
- Evidence of willingness to work with others, be collaborative,
and contribute to shared goals.
Please submit the following application materials and provide
names/contact information for three references who will be prepared
to submit letters of recommendation upon request.
- Cover letter addressing the candidate’s qualifications
- Curriculum vitae
- Statement of teaching philosophy and interests including any
available evidence of teaching excellence.
- A list of a minimum of three professional references including
their contact information,
- A statement describing your experience with diversity in your
professional work, educational experience, and/or your potential to
enhance diversity in the School of STEM.
Review of applications will begin upon receipt and the position
will remain open until filled. Complete applications received by
July 25, 2021 will receive priority consideration.
If you have a question about the details of this search/position
please contact the search committee Chair, Alaron Lewis. For
questions regarding Interfolio or potential disability
accommodations, please contact Annie Brelsford at email@example.com.
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
Commitment to Diversity
The University of Washington is
committed to building diversity among its faculty,
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