The University of Washington (UW) Tacoma invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Labor History in the Division of Social and Historical Studies within the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (SIAS) with an emphasis on working-class, and social justice movements across the Americas and in all time periods. This is a full-time tenure-track, position with a 9-month service period and will begin with an expected start date of September, 16, 2024. Initial appointment will be for a three-year term, eligible for reappointment after a successful second-year review.
All faculty at the University of Washington engage in teaching, scholarship and service within their school, the University, and their professional community. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in multiple modalities, including online, hybrid and in-person, in an urban-serving campus environment. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in research and teaching focused on labor and labor related issues as they pertain to social and/or liberation movements, transnational migration and/or diaspora studies, or related topics.
The successful candidate will be expected to support diverse student populations through inclusive teaching practices; will integrate effective pedagogical techniques and technologies into teaching/learning; and will also demonstrate a commitment to institutional, professional, and community service.
Positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to:
Compensation and Benefits
The base salary range for this position will be $8,222- $8,667 per month ($74,000-$78,000 per academic year) commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. Other compensation associated with this position may include a one-time relocation allowance. A summary of benefits associated with this title/rank can be found at hr.uw.edu/benefits/benefits-orientation/benefit-summary-pdfs
Minimum of an earned doctorate (U.S. or foreign equivalent) in History, or related field, at the time of appointment start date. Applicants pending conferral of the doctoral degree may be selected and appointed on an acting basis.
Must be able to provide evidence of successful research and teaching diverse learners, as well as demonstrate their commitment to equity and inclusion.
To apply, please submit the following via the Interfolio system. apply.interfolio.com/135894
Applicant’s statements should detail how their teaching, service, and/or scholarship have supported the success of students from diverse racial, ethnic, and gender background.
Submit all application materials through Interfolio. Application materials, including letters of recommendation, received via email will not be considered. Screening of applicants will begin December 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. For further information, e-mail Luther Adams – Free Man of Color, search chair, at email@example.com.
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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.
A summary of benefits associated with this title/rank can be found at hr.uw.edu/benefits/benefits-orientation/benefit-summary-pdfs Appointees solely employed and paid directly by a non-UW entity are not UW employees and are not eligible for UW or Washington State employee benefits.
Commitment to Diversity
The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW 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.
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