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The Museology Graduate Program at the University of Washington

Assistant Teaching Professor

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This position will be expected to engage in teaching areas such in exhibition design and development, interpretation, and/or storytelling. The successful applicant will be appointed as an Assistant Teaching Professor, non-tenure eligible, full-time, in the History Department of the University of Washington’s College of Arts and Sciences for three years, with the possibility of renewal. The position is a 9-month appointment, with a start date of September 16, 2022.

Responsibilities of the Museology Assistant Teaching Professor
This position is appointed within History Department of the College of Arts and Sciences, but all courses will be taught in the Museology Graduate Program. The position involves teaching a minimum of 2 Museology courses per quarter, over 3 quarters. The position also involves advising Museology students, chairing master’s thesis committees, and providing service to both the Museology Graduate Program and the History Department. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching and service.

Application Instructions
Review of applications will begin on January 30, 2022. Application packages should include: i) letter of intent; ii) CV; iii) statement of teaching goals/philosophy; iv) diversity statement (see below); v) an example of scholarship (i.e., a published article, a blogpost, a museum exhibit, a community project); and vi) three letters of recommendation.

– The position requires a Ph.D. in public history or a related field (or foreign equivalent).
– The ideal candidate must have at least one year of higher education teaching experience.

Positive Factors for Consideration
Positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to, experience supervising students in thesis research and/or capstone/portfolio projects and professional experience in the museum field or a related field.

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