The Department of Geography at the University of Washington invites applications for a full-time Acting Assistant Professor of Human Geography. The Department seeks a dynamic, innovative instructor who will complement and extend the department's existing strengths, and has experience with face-to-face and online pedagogies. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in urban geography, research design, geographies of inequality, globalization, digital geographies, and/or environmental justice. This is a nine-month position. The candidate will teach a total of six courses during Autumn, Winter and Spring Quarters. This is an annually appointed, non-tenure track position which can be held for a maximum of four years.
Anticipated start date is September 16, 2021.
The successful candidate's record will include teaching experience and creative pedagogies in human geography and/or related fields. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in geography or a related field.
Applicants should include a curriculum vita, a 1-page statement describing teaching experience and pedagogies, 1-page statement describing past and/or future contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, 1 sample syllabus, up to 3 teaching evaluations (or other evidence of teaching effectiveness), names and contact information for 3 references.
Priority will be given to applications received by July 14, 2021.
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