[ES_JOBS_NET] Job postings, University of Washington - Bothell

Avery Cook Shinneman alcs at uw.edu
Thu Oct 12 23:24:14 MDT 2017

Two full-time positions, tenure-track (100% FTE, 9-month term appointment)

The School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences (IAS) at the University
of Washington Bothell (UWB) seeks dynamic scientists who can integrate
teaching, research, and practice in biodiversity conservation, ecological
restoration, or earth systems sciences.  Ph.D. or equivalent degree
required at time of appointment. *We encourage applicants with expertise in
one or more of these areas: spatial modeling and conservation;
watershed/landscape ecology; or geohazard risk assessment (climatic,
hydrologic or geologic), with an emphasis on GIScience*.  Preference will
be given to candidates with interest and experience in integrating local or
regional field sites into their teaching and research mentoring activities,
collaborating with partner organizations to address planning, policy or
management challenges, and interest in teaching introductory courses in
data visualization and/or statistics, as well as their area of specialty.
Individuals who address social and environmental justice concerns, and/or
who employ community science or indigenous knowledge in their teaching and
research practice are particularly encouraged to apply.

IAS houses eighteen undergraduate and graduate programs, is located in the
Seattle metropolitan area, and provides faculty members with access to the
research and funding resources of the entire UW system.  Part of an
institution with one of the most diverse student populations in Washington
State, IAS as a whole stresses connections among fields and methods of
inquiry.  Our school-wide Mission, Values, and Goals
<https://www.uwb.edu/ias/about/mission-values-goals> commit us to engaged
scholarship and experiential learning relevant to the diverse student
populations and communities we serve.  Successful candidates must have a
demonstrated commitment to innovative and effective pedagogy, and should be
prepared to teach upper-division core courses that introduce students to
interdisciplinary inquiry in a portfolio-based undergraduate curriculum.
Candidates should also expect to teach at all levels of the undergraduate
and graduate curriculum.

Diversity is a core value of IAS and UW Bothell.  We recognize that we are
bound together in a collective experience and that our actions impact all
in our community. We believe the power of diversity enriches all of us by
exposing us to a range of ways to understand and engage with the world,
identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions to
create conditions of equity, justice and academic excellence for all.
Successful candidates will show meaningful engagement with diversity in
previous teaching, mentoring, and/or service, and the potential to address
questions of diversity, equity, and inclusion in their courses and
scholarship.  To learn more, read our campus Diversity Statement

The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation’s
premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most
important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education,
research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding
benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment
noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement,
artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

The University of Washington Bothell is one of the most dynamic public
universities in the state of Washington. We offer a participatory student
experience grounded in hands-on learning, close relationships with faculty
members as teachers and mentors, and the personalized support of staff who
are dedicated to student success. The academic work of the campus focuses
on cross-disciplinary research and creative practice, connected learning,
and community engagement. UW Bothell’s current enrollment is approximately
5,000 students. More than 90 percent of undergraduates are from Washington
State, and almost half are first-generation college attendees or come from
underrepresented groups. Located along riverine wetlands just north of
Seattle, UW Bothell builds vibrant regional partnerships, creates and
disseminates new knowledge, and prepares students for leadership throughout
Washington and beyond.
All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and
Application Instructions

For more information about IAS and UW Bothell, go to http://www.uwb.edu/IAS/
<http://www.uwb.edu/IAS/>.  Questions about this search may be directed to
the search committee chair, Professor Martha Groom: groom at uw.edu.
Preferred deadline: November 20, 2017.  Applications should include a
letter addressing the candidate’s scholarly and pedagogical qualifications
for working in IAS; CV; statement of research interests and research
sample; evidence of teaching success or teaching dossier, statement about
demonstrated commitment to diversity (as defined in the campus Diversity
Statement) in research, teaching, mentoring, and/or service.  Submit
applications through Interfolio via this URL:
http://apply.interfolio.com/46021.  Three confidential letters of
recommendation will be requested of candidates who advance in the search

*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.*
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