The University of Washington's William E. Boeing Department of
Aeronautics & Astronautics (A&A) invites applications for a
full-time Assistant Teaching Professor position. Assistant Teaching
Professors are non-tenured faculty members who are hired on
multi-year appointments with a 9-month service period (September 16
through June 15) that may allow for additional opportunities to
teach during the summer. The anticipated start date is September 1,
2023. The initial appointment duration and compensation will be
commensurate with the applicant's qualifications.
The expected teaching responsibility portfolio for the Assistant
Teaching Professor position is variable based upon assigned
combination of lecture courses, laboratory courses, service and
curriculum management. This position will engage partners and
collaborators to teach across the range of aerospace subject areas
with project-based, multidisciplinary, and interdisciplinary
learning. Opportunities exist for coordinating and delivering
project-based learning curricula. Educational and manufacturing
activities are supported by a full-time instructional machine shop
supervisor and a full-time instructional lab manager. A&A
offers a highly collaborative culture, with a range of teaching and
curriculum-development opportunities in undergraduate and master's
level courses. Positive factors for consideration include, but are
not limited to, practical, teaching, industrial and/or professional
experience in design.
UW faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. While
Assistant Teaching Professors at UW are primarily evaluated with
regard to their teaching and service, the successful candidate will
be encouraged to participate in the wide-range of research
activities in the department and collaboratively across the College
of Engineering and the three UW campuses.
The successful candidate will join a vibrant faculty conducting
multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary ground-breaking research,
instruction, and collaboration in controls and autonomous systems,
fluids, plasma science and space systems, and materials and
structures. (For more information on our research and labs, please
We also routinely engage in research projects with affiliates from
the region's noted high-tech industry. In addition, the successful
candidate will be expected to:
o engage in project-based, multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary
o teach and mentor students, and
o implement a thoughtful strategy for teaching and service that
supports our commitment to diversity and inclusion.
A&A is committed to being a model of diversity in the UW
College of Engineering. We are actively engaged in broadening our
offerings to better serve all demographics of learners and the
spectrum of societal and industry needs.
The position requires a PhD or foreign equivalent in Aerospace or
Mechanical Engineering or a related field. In addition, candidates
must have demonstrated excellence in teaching.
UW is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search.
Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can
send all application materials, including confidential letters of
recommendation, free of charge.
To apply, please visit: http://apply.interfolio.com/112200
Please provide pdf files for the following requested
1. Cover letter indicating interest and fit with the
2. A current curriculum vitae.
3. Three letters of reference.
4. A statement of teaching interests and/or philosophy (2 pages
5. A statement of diversity/equity/inclusion (2 pages max)
reflecting how your approach to teaching and/or service contributes
to positive social change and supports people who represent
differences in gender, class, race, ethnicity, religious
affiliation, national and cultural boundaries, national origin,
worldview, intellectual origin, ability, and other identities. We
invite you to reflect and describe your related experiences in
teaching and service and also where you stand to grow with regard
to issues of diversity, inclusion, equity, and justice, and your
potential to mentor and educate students.
6. A teaching portfolio that illustrates teaching capability to
include, but not limited to, sample syllabi, sample assignments,
example in-class activities, sample grading rubrics.
7. A set of teaching or course evaluations that provide both
quantitative and qualitative evidence of teaching.
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