This position focuses on executive leadership and management, and has a teaching load of three regularly scheduled courses per year in our Master's of Public Administration program beginning in Autumn 2019, for a total of three years. There are potential additional responsibilities, including developing client-based capstone projects and developing executive education curriculum. The successful candidate will possess the ability to engage in high-quality teaching and should have extensive senior-level leadership and management experience in the public and nonprofit sectors. A deep understanding of the issues facing Washington state nonprofits and public agencies, plus extensive experience and contacts in the local and regional area will be welcomed, as well as prior experience in an academic higher-education setting.
The University of Washington's Daniel J. Evans School of Public Policy & Governance is recognized as one of the best public affairs programs in the country. Named after three-term Washington governor Daniel J. Evans, the School is located in close proximity to a strong public-sector environment, and has partnerships with organizations leading change for the public good. The UW offers one of the most exceptional research and teaching environments in the United States. Seattle is a region of explosive growth, global trade, technological advancement, a thriving nonprofit community, and a long history of progressive government. It is also a cultural metropolis surrounded by the unparalleled natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest. Seattle offers a quality of life that is among the highest in the country, with beautiful lakes and parks, incredible walkability, bike lanes, and a lively music and cultural scene.
MINIMUM: A terminal degree (e.g., a PhD or JD) or a master's degree with a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience.
Applicants should provide a formal letter of interest indicating teaching interests, curriculum vitae, at least three letters of recommendation, samples of teaching experience (with course evaluations if available), and a statement noting how their teaching and service have the potential to support the Evans School's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Applications should be submitted to Interfolio. Initial review will begin June 10, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates who fail to satisfy minimum qualifications cannot be considered for this position.
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.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.