The University of Washington (UW) Tacoma invites applications for a temporary part-time lecturer position in Sociology within the Division of Social and Historical Studies (SHS), an academic unit of the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences (SIAS). This is a part-time, non-renewable position, teaching one class per quarter during the 2021-2022 academic year, beginning on September 15, 2021. Each quarterly appointment is dependent upon curricular need and available funding. Part-time lecturers are non-voting members of the UW Tacoma faculty.
The successful candidate will teach Introduction to Sociology to an undergraduate student body and have experience with online and in-person instruction, with the flexibility to offer both. Teaching excellence is expected of all successful candidates. General responsibilities of part-time lecturers include:
Preparing and delivering course content that meets the academic standards befitting the UW Tacoma
Ensuring the delivery of all course materials
Fits the catalog description
Meets the state learning goals for course
Using appropriate and effective teaching strategies and student evaluation methods
Submitting course grades by deadline
UW Tacoma's commitment to diversity is central to maintaining an atmosphere wherein students, staff, faculty and residents find abundant opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth. For more information about UW Tacoma, visit https://www.tacoma.uw.edu/.
Candidates must have a Master's degree or higher (or foreign equivalent) in Sociology or related field.
Required Work Experience:
Candidate should be an intellectually expansive scholar with demonstrated training and professional experience specializing in race, ethnicity, labor, gender, and/or social justice and social inequality in the United States.
To apply, please submit the following via Interfolio:
Curriculum Vitae or Resume
Letter of Interest, including:
Your qualifications for teaching the course listed
Detail how their teaching, service and/or scholarship has supported the success of students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic field.
Applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further UW Tacoma's commitment to equity and inclusion.
3. Contact information for 3 or more professional references available to provide letters recommendation.
Submit all application materials through Interfolio. Application materials, including letters of recommendation, received via email will not be considered. For priority consideration, completed materials should be received by 5:00 PM on May 28, 2021. For further information, e-mail Prof. Velasquez, search chair, 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 veteran status.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.