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.
The Museology Graduate Program at the University of Washington invites applications for a full-time, non-tenured Lecturer or Senior Lecturer with strong professional experience and teaching proficiency in the area of informal science education and community engagement. The successful applicant will be appointed as a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, full-time, in the University of Washington Information School for three years, with the possibility of renewal. Rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The position is a 9-month appointment, with an anticipated start date of September 16, 2020. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching and service.
The position requires a Ph.D. in a museum-related field. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years professional experience in the museum field. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in informal science education, community engagement, and leadership. The ideal candidate will also have a minimum of 3 years teaching at the graduate level, including course development and instruction. In addition, the candidate will have experience chairing master’s thesis committees.
Please go here for full position announcement and application instructions. This position is open until August 31, 2019.
The University of Washington seeks applications for the Director of the Master of Library and Information Science Law Librarianship Specialization. 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 one month of summer support) with an anticipated start date of January 2, 2020. This position includes faculty voting rights and is not tenure eligible. Compensation will be commensurate with applicant’s qualifications.
The successful candidate will join the faculty of a broad-based, inclusive Information School that offers multiple degree programs and is committed to the values of leadership, innovation, and diversity.
This position requires a minimum of a Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) degree and an MLIS or equivalent from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited institution.
The ideal candidate will have 5 or more years of professional experience in librarianship with a record of increasing responsibility for leadership and administration.
The ideal candidate will also have 5 years of experience teaching and developing courses, as well as experience and a knowledge base regarding equity and inclusion.
Please go here for full position announcement and application instructions. This position is open until filled with a preferred application deadline of September 15, 2019.
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.