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Part-Time Lecturer Competitive Recruitment in Ecology and Evolution, Biological Sciences Division,

University of Washington Bothell
Washington, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jun 23, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Teacher Education, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biology & Life Sciences, Geology & Earth Sciences, Other Science & Technology
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Part Time
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School / Campus / College: University of Washington, Bothell

Organization: Biological Sciences

Title: Part-Time Lecturer Competitive Recruitment in Ecology and Evolution, Biological Sciences Division, UW Bothell

Position Details
Position Description

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 .

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 .

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 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 field
  • Experience in modern teaching methods in Biology
  • Experience in running early undergraduate laboratory exercises.

Positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrates teaching competence and effective approaches to teaching early undergraduate labs; shows potential for high quality teaching.
  • 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 .

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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