Assistant and Associate Teaching Professor in the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering


  • Professional
  • Seattle, WA
  • Posted 1 month ago
  • Expires on: November 30, 2021

University of Washington
Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering

The University of Washington’s Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering invites applications for full-time Assistant Teaching Professor and Associate Teaching Professor positions. Assistant and Associate Teaching Professors are non-tenured faculty members who are hired on multi-year appointments with a 9-month service period (plus summer opportunities) and an anticipated start date of September 1, 2022.

Teaching professors are educational professionals who combine instructional excellence with a variety of leadership, community building, outreach, pedagogy advances, and scholarship. Our school offers a highly collegial and collaborative culture, with a range of teaching and curriculum-development opportunities in lower-division and upper-division courses for majors and non-majors. Teaching professors expand the school’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through outreach, recruitment, retention, and support initiatives.

The Allen School fosters a diverse and inclusive academic community as a fundamental part of our mission as a public educational institution (see https://www.cs.washington.edu/diversity). We encourage applicants with a similar commitment to diversity and welcome learning how their experiences and future plans for teaching, research, and service would support and further these goals of the school. The University of Washington is a recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the participation of women in academic science and engineering careers.

Qualifications

These positions require at least a Master’s degree (or foreign equivalent) or relevant teaching experience. Additionally, the successful candidate will demonstrate evidence of:

  • Effective teaching practices and pedagogies for undergraduate computing courses.
  • Mentorship of teachers or teaching assistants in equity-centered pedagogies.
  • Engagement with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) through outreach, recruitment, retention, and support initiatives.

Application Instructions

Applications received by November 15, 2021, will be given priority consideration. Applications will only be accepted via Interfolio.

Prepare PDF files for the following requested materials: your cover letter, a complete curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio, and diversity statement.

The teaching portfolio should address the following: teaching experience and interests, teaching philosophy and methods, and evaluation of teaching effectiveness. Additionally, applications for Associate Teaching Professor should address course and curriculum design.

We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds or interests align with our commitment to diversity. The diversity statement should reflect on the applicant’s past experiences and address future plans to contribute to a diverse and inclusive learning environment in the Allen School and the broader university community.

You are also asked to provide three (3) letters of reference. For any administrative issues or inquiries related to the search, please contact frc-teaching@cs.washington.edu. For technical issues, please contact Interfolio staff at 877-997-8807 or help@interfolio.com.

Application Process

This institution 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.

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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.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity 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).

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information

Under Washington State Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, University of Washington (UW) workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit https://www.washington.edu/coronavirus/vaccination-requirement/.