The University of Washington’s Department of Chemical
Engineering invites applications for one full-time Assistant
Teaching Professor (100% FTE).
The Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of
Washington has an excellent opportunity for a non-tenured faculty
position at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor. We offer a
highly collegial and collaborative culture, with a range of
teaching and curriculum-development opportunities in both
undergraduate and graduate level courses. The expected teaching
responsibility portfolio will include Unit Operations laboratory
curricula along with core additional lecture and elective courses.
Up to 20% of the position will be departmental and university
service with an expected 80% teaching load.
The Assistant Teaching Professor will be 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. While the UW does not offer a path for tenure
for teaching-track positions, the position can be renewed, and
promotion and advancement are possible. The anticipated start date
is September 16, 2022. The initial appointment duration and
compensation will be commensurate with the applicant’s
Opportunities exist for coordinating and delivering
project-based learning curricula and capstone projects. The
successful candidate will join a vibrant faculty conducting
multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary ground-breaking research,
instruction, and collaboration. Successful candidates for this
position may be expected to teach any of our core undergraduate
courses and several courses within the graduate curriculum.
UW faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.
Assistant teaching professors at UW are primarily evaluated with
regard to their teaching and service. Our Teaching Professors are
long-term educational professionals who combine instructional
excellence with a variety of leadership, community building,
outreach, pedagogy advances, and scholarship. The Seattle area is
particularly attractive given the presence of significant
industrial research laboratories as well as a vibrant
technology-driven entrepreneurial community that further enhances
the intellectual atmosphere.
Additional information about the department can be found
The Chemical Engineering Department 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
The position requires a PhD in Chemical Engineering or a related
field (or foreign equivalent) and the following prior work
- Prior teaching experience in Chemical Engineering including,
but not limited to, graduate teaching assistantships
- Ability to demonstrate sufficient knowledge and expertise, via
either prior research or teaching, to teach the undergraduate
Chemical Engineering Unit Operations laboratory
Positive factors for consideration include, but are not
- Demonstrated excellence in teaching with specific experience in
process and/or capstone design
- Industry/professional experience with a vision toward
project-based, multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary
- A commitment to teaching and student mentoring
- Experience and a thoughtful strategy for teaching and
service that supports our commitment to diversity, equity and
- Demonstrated interest in pedagogical scholarship in Chemical
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.
Please provide pdf files for the following
- Cover letter indicating interest and fit with the
- A current curriculum vitae.
- Complete contact information for three references.
- A statement of teaching experience, interests and/or
philosophy. Please also highlight your interests in and/or
experience teaching and innovating in the ChemE undergraduate unit
operations curriculum (2 pages max).
- 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.
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opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed,
religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status,
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disability, or protected veteran status.
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among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and
articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/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 (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).
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be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For
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