The position involves teaching in the School’s teacher education programs, as well as support in the foundational curriculum (CORE) in the School’s Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies program. Much of the program courses focus on education in a general education setting, with a particular emphasis on K-12 social studies and multicultural education.
As a collaborative, scholarly and professional community, the University of Washington Bothell School of Educational Studies Vision is to develop and support educators who have the commitments and capabilities to promote the learning of all students in diverse contexts. We support interdisciplinary scholarship that explores the multifaceted dimensions of learning and schooling. We give particular focus to (a) the purposes of education in a social and political democracy, (b) the responsibility of universities to collaborate with community partners, and (c) the critical role of professional educators in supporting equity in learning. Learn more about our mission at https://www.uwb.edu/education/about.
Duties and Responsibilities
Teach classes in School of Educational Studies' programs, including: Bachelor of Arts (at least one CORE course), teacher certification, social studies endorsements, and Master of Education. Courses typically utilize a combination of face-to-face instruction, online-learning, and applied experiences and performance tasks.
Provide individual coaching in conjunction with school-based internships
Participate with faculty working groups for teacher certification
Advise undergraduate and graduate students in appropriate content areas
Participate in faculty governance for school and university direction
Engage in teaching, research, and service as per the expectations of all university faculty
PhD in education, or foreign equivalent, (earned by August 2019), in one of the areas of social studies or multicultural education; however, successful candidates will be able to demonstrate expertise in both areas
Expertise in undergraduate and graduate-level education and/or social studies instruction
Evidence of teaching university level coursework, particularly demonstration of success delivering offerings in social studies and multicultural education.
Demonstrated potential for teaching excellence, for conducting and publishing scholarly research, and for articulating a research agenda contributing to knowledge of social studies and multicultural education
3-5 years of K-12 public school teaching experience in social studies or equivalent
Commitment to strategies that support social justice
Ability to demonstrate respect for and a commitment to diversity
Ability to thrive in a collaborative environment
Additional experience in teaching and/or research that bridges social studies and multicultural education in K-12 education
Additional experience in the writing of personnel preparation grants in support of preservice teacher education
Expertise in field supervision of preservice teacher candidates
This position is open until filled. Applications received by Sunday, November 25, 2018 will have priority consideration. Please submit the following materials: 1) letter of application that speaks to the responsibilities and qualifications of the position as described above; 2) statement about your demonstrated commitment to diversity in research, teaching, mentoring, and/or service. 3) statement of your research interests and research sample; 4) evidence of teaching success or teaching dossier, 5) curriculum vita; 6) Contact references: information for three individuals who can provide upon request recommendations addressing professional accomplishments related to the position responsibilities and requirements.
For additional information or questions about the position and the search, reach out to the committee chair listed at SES Employment Opportunities.
About University of Washington Bothell School of Educational Studies
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 5,500 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 wetlands and a river just nort...h of Seattle, UW Bothell builds vibrant regional partnerships, creates and disseminates new knowledge, and prepares students for leadership throughout Washington and beyond.
Diversity is a core value of the University of Washington Bothell. 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 learn more, read our Diversity Statement.