Assistant Teaching Professor - Aeronautics & Astronautics
The University of Washington’s William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics (A&A) invites applications for a full-time Assistant Teaching Professor position. Assistant Teaching Professors are non-tenured faculty members who are hired on multi-year appointments with a 9-month service period (September 16 through June 15) that may allow for additional opportunities to teach during the summer. The anticipated start date is September 1, 2022. The initial appointment duration and compensation will be commensurate with the applicant’s qualifications.
The expected teaching responsibility portfolio for the Assistant Teaching Professor position is variable based upon assigned combination of lecture courses, laboratory courses, service and curriculum management. Opportunities exist for coordinating and delivering project-based learning curricula. Educational and manufacturing activities are supported by a full-time instructional machine shop supervisor and a full-time instructional lab manager. A&A offers a highly collaborative culture, with a range of teaching and curriculum-development opportunities in undergraduate and master’s level courses.
UW faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. While Assistant Teaching Professor at UW are primarily evaluated with regard to their teaching and service, the successful candidate will be encouraged to participate in the wide-range of research activities in the department and collaboratively across the College of Engineering and the three UW campuses.
The successful candidate will join a vibrant faculty conducting multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary ground-breaking research, instruction, and collaboration in controls and autonomous systems, fluids, plasma science and space systems, and materials and structures. (For more information on our research and labs, please visit https://www.aa.washington.edu/research/areas.) We also routinely engage in research projects with affiliates from the region’s noted high-tech industry. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to:
A&A is committed to being a model of diversity in the UW College of Engineering. We are actively engaged in broadening our offerings to better serve all demographics of learners and the spectrum of societal and industry needs.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT
The University 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.
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY
The University is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/). Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).
COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information
Under Washington State Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, University of Washington (UW) workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit https://www.washington.edu/coronavirus/vaccination-requirement/.
The position requires a PhD or foreign equivalent in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering or a related field. In addition, candidates must have:
We will prioritize candidates who can engage partners and collaborators to teach across the range of aerospace subject areas and, in particular, with project-based, multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary learning.
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