Lecturer in Chemistry

University of Washington School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences

Lecturer Part Time Temporary Chemistry

Position Overview

Organization: School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences

Title: Lecturer Part Time Temporary Chemistry

Position Details

Position Description

The Division of Science and Mathematics at University of Washington Tacoma invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of “lecturer part-time (temporary)”, to teach undergraduate courses in General Chemistry, for Spring quarter 2021 (March 16-June 15 with instruction dates of March 29 - June 11).  The successful candidate(s) is/are expected to engage with culturally diverse populations in higher education, integrate evidence-based and inclusive pedagogical techniques and technologies, and maintain high expectations for student learning. Experience using remote teaching technologies is beneficial but not required.

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).


Applicants should hold a Ph.D. or M.S. degree or foreign equivalent in Chemistry or related field. Priority will be given to candidates with previous experience teaching introductory level Chemistry courses at the undergraduate level.


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Applications must include a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and a cover letter outlining qualifications and approach to improving student success.   In their letter, applicants should detail how their teaching 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 diversity.  Questions can be emailed to Joyce Dinglasan-Panlilio (jdingpan@uw.edu), the chair of the Division of Sciences and Mathematics.

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.

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