Faculty Employment Opportunities
The University of Washington is committed to being one of the top information schools in the world. As part of this effort, we seek outstanding individuals to join our exceptional, interdisciplinary faculty. These new colleagues join a faculty eager to participate in a broad-based, inclusive Information School with academic programs at the bachelors, masters, and doctoral levels. Faculty in the Information School teach across all programs.
Senior Lecturer Full-Time/Director of the Master of Human-Computer Interaction + Design (MHCI +D) program
The University of Washington seeks applications for the Director of the Master of Human-Computer Interaction + Design (MHCI+D) program. The successful applicant will be appointed as a Senior Lecturer, full-time, in the University of Washington Information School for three years, with the possibility of renewal. This is a full-time position (nine-month appointment with three months of summer support) with an anticipated start date of August 1. This position includes faculty voting rights and is not tenure eligible. Compensation will be commensurate with applicant qualifications.
The position requires a minimum of a Masters (or foreign equivalent)— in a field related to human-computer interaction and design. A doctoral degree (or foreign equivalent) in such a field is also acceptable. The ideal candidate will have 3 or more years of work experience in this area and a record of leadership and administration. The ideal candidate will also have documented expertise in teaching and developing design-oriented/studio-based courses.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to applications submitted by April 15, 2019. Selected candidates will be invited for campus visits. Application packages should include: (1) Letter of intent; (2) Current CV; (3) Statement of teaching goals/ philosophy; (4) Diversity statement* (5) Link to a portfolio of your own work and student work, if available; (6) Complete contact information for three academic
Please go here for full position announcement and application instructions. This position is open until filled with a preferred application deadline of April 15, 2019.
The University of Washington Information School seeks a truly outstanding scholar to broaden and deepen our research and scholarship in any area relevant to the information fields. We seek a creative, collaborative, and forward-thinking individual, who demonstrates excellence in research and education, to join our faculty in forging the future of the information fields. The individual should be excited by, able to thrive in, and eager to contribute to our diverse, intellectually stimulating, multi-disciplinary environment that respects a wide variety of research traditions and methods, and is open to new areas and methods.
The successful candidate will join a broad-based, inclusive Information School that offers multiple degree programs and is committed to the values of leadership, innovation, and diversity. Candidates should show a commitment to bridging research and practice. Faculty members in the Information School teach across programs, and University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.
The position is a full-time 9-month appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor. Rank and tenure status is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Applicants may find further information about the Information School at ischool.uw.edu.
Applicants must have a PhD, JD, EdD, or foreign equivalent by date of appointment.
We are building an innovative research program in the Future of Libraries and Librarianship. We seek a creative, forward-thinking Professor of Practice to catalyze this strategic initiative.
This distinguished practitioner in residence will serve as a bridge between academia and the public library field, and lead the way towards enhancing the education of future librarians. The Distinguished Practitioner in Residence will have the opportunity to bring their vision, expertise, and leadership experience to bear on a particular aspect of the library field to which they wish to contribute new ideas and knowledge in the form of a research or design project. The distinguished practitioner in residence will teach courses in the Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) program as well as conduct a practice-based project with practical outcomes for the future of the field. This may involve engagement with students, other faculty, and other institutions, depending on the scope and nature of the project, but the results will be made available to the field through presentations, publications, and other dissemination methods appropriate to the work. The distinguished practitioner in residence will also be asked to contribute to the teaching mission of the school and the shaping of the MLIS curriculum to better reflect the needs of the future of public libraries. This may consist of the revision of current core courses, the development of new courses and new specializations within the curriculum, or the integration of some of the iSchool’s cross-disciplinary courses into the MLIS curriculum, as well as special courses directly related to this individual’s area of expertise and interest.
This position is a two year full-time 9-month appointment anticipated at the rank of Professor of Practice, not tenure eligible.
Please go here for full position announcement and application instructions. This position is open until filled with a preferred application deadline of December 1, 2018.
The Information School is seeking part-time lecturers to join our pool of Guest Faculty to teach courses in a variety of subjects across our Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs.
* This requisition has been temporarily closed. We will begin accepting applications again in November 2018.
Questions regarding openings at the Information School should be directed to iApply@uw.edu. We will do our best to respond to your inquiry within 2 business days.
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, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.