The Milgard School of Business at the University of Washington Tacoma is seeking applications from qualified candidates for non-tenure track, temporary part-time lecturer positions effective throughout the 2021-2022 academic year. The appointment period is generally in alignment with the academic quarter. The positions are dependent on curricular need and available funding. Part-time lecturers are non-voting members of the UW Tacoma faculty.
The successful candidate(s) will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in topics such as introductory microeconomics, introductory macroeconomics, intermediate microeconomics, intermediate macroeconomics, econometrics, financial markets, and international economics.
The positions may require on-site face-to-face availability for course instruction, online/hybrid instruction, and teaching assignments may include days and/or evenings. Teaching excellence is expected of all successful candidates. General responsibilities include:
Preparing and delivering rigorous course content that meets the academic standards befitting the University of Washington.
Ensuring that delivery of all course materials fits the catalog course description, meets the stated learning goals for each course, and aligns with existing standards.
Ongoing coordination with the corresponding Area Coordinator and the Milgard School of Business administration.
Using appropriate and effective teaching strategies and student evaluation methods.
Informing students of all course requirements and providing feedback on a continuing basis.
Holding regular office hours.
Using appropriate technology for the course.
Submitting course grades by the deadline.
The policies and practices of UW Tacoma are grounded in the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through an acknowledgement of the diverse backgrounds and goals of citizens of our community, we believe all its constituents can be better served. 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 further information, see https://www.tacoma.uw.edu/academic-affairs/diversity.
University and School Background
One of three campuses of the University of Washington, UW Tacoma is an urban-serving university that shares the University of Washington's commitment to high quality teaching and research and is committed to participating in the educational, cultural, and economic development of the South Puget Sound. Located largely in renovated historical buildings in Tacoma's downtown warehouse district, UW Tacoma serves students from diverse racial/ethnic and cultural populations. UW Tacoma has a strong commitment to interdisciplinary research and teaching. It offers a range of academic programs focused on sustainability including environmental sciences and sustainable urban development. It is also home to the Centers for Urban Waters and Leadership & Social Responsibility. Situated on the high-technology corridor of Puget Sound, UW Tacoma offers views of the historic Foss Waterway and Mount Rainier, providing an incomparable gateway to the Pacific Northwest recreation. For more information about UW Tacoma, please visit http://www.tacoma.uw.edu/.
The Milgard School of Business, named in recognition of a multi-million dollar gift from the Milgard family, enjoys strong relationships with businesses and the South Puget Sound community. The School's Center for Leadership and Social Responsibility and Center for Business Analytics offer opportunities for teaching, research and community outreach related to its mission. The AACSB-accredited Milgard School currently has more than 777 students in its undergraduate, MBA, Master of Science Accounting (MSAcc), Master of Science Business Analytics (MSBA), and Master of Cybersecurity and Leadership (MCL) programs. Additional information about the Milgard School of Business can be found at http://www.tacoma.uw.edu/business.
Candidates should have a Master's or PhD (or foreign equivalent) in Business or a related discipline.
Required Work Experience:
Candidates should have a demonstrated record of teaching effectiveness or a minimum of five years of experience in a relevant field. Candidates with limited prior teaching experience must be willing to commit to an initial on-boarding process that includes guided mentoring by experienced faculty.
Submit the following documents through Interfolio at:
Your qualifications for teaching the courses listed
Demonstrated evidence of prior teaching success (previous course evaluations are desirable)
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion work
Prior to issuing a letter of appointment, three letters of recommendation must be received directly by the Milgard School of Business.
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.