Part-Time Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - University of Washington

The Comparative History of Ideas Program (CHID) at the University of Washington, Seattle, invites applications for a Part-Time Lecturer or Part-Time Senior Lecturer position to begin September 16, 2017.

The successful candidate will have experience teaching project-oriented classes, demonstrate expertise working with individual students on capstone projects, and have a background in critical pedagogy as well as comparative cultural studies or intellectual cultures. The position requires teaching four courses over three quarters for an approximate total of 125 students. Two of the courses will be the CHID introductory capstone class, CHID 491: Senior Thesis; the third and fourth courses will be 200- or 300-level classes expected to draw 25 to 40 students each.

This is a part-time, 50% FTE, 9-month appointment, renewable up to 5 years. A PhD or foreign equivalent is required prior to the appointment start date.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience; a full range of fringe benefits is available.

University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. The University of Washington was a recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan award for Faculty Career Flexibility and is committed to supporting the work-life balance of its faculty.

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Application Instructions:

Submit the following to

  • Letter of introduction, including research and teaching interests
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by March 1, 2017. 

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.