Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, University of Washington Tacoma

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Position ID:UWT-Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences-PBLW [#2870]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Public Law
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Tacoma, Washington 98402, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Economics / K - Law and Economics
Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
Appl Deadline:2013/10/31 finished (posted 2013/07/29, finished 2014/02/10, listed until 2014/01/29)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences

Assistant Professor of Public Law

The University of Washington Tacoma invites applications for a full time tenure-track Assistant Professor in Public Law in the Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (IAS) Program. The successful candidate will be an intellectually expansive scholar with excellent research and teaching potential. The ideal candidate will teach Law in Society, Constitutional Law, and other public-law related courses. Public Law scholars with an interest in US economic, labor, or social policy are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will also be expected to work with diverse student populations, involve students in faculty research, and integrate new pedagogical techniques and technologies into teaching/learning.

The position primarily contributes to majors in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics and in Law and Policy. This position also contributes to other majors at UW Tacoma, such as Ethnic, Gender and Labor Studies and Global Studies. The position begins September 16, 2014, requires a terminal degree (U.S. or foreign equivalent) in Political Science or related field at the time of appointment, and is contingent on funding. A candidate in the final stages of his/her dissertation would be appointed on an acting basis.

IAS offers a range of innovative interdisciplinary majors. We welcome applicants representing diverse perspectives and approaches. One of three University of Washington campuses, UW Tacoma is located in new and historic facilities in downtown Tacoma and serves students of a wide range of ages and backgrounds in the South Puget Sound region. The South Sound is a beautiful place to live with outstanding opportunities for both cultural and recreational activities. It also has vibrant business and nonprofit communities including organizations like the world-renowned Museum of Glass, Tacoma Art Museum, Amazon, Boeing, Microsoft, Nordstrom, RealNetworks, Starbucks, Weyerhaeuser, the Port of Tacoma, and more. For more information on UW Tacoma, visit our website at

To apply, please submit:

  1. letter delineating your interests and qualifications, a description of research projects underway, your teaching experience, and previous activities mentoring minorities and/or advancing minorities, women, or members of other under-represented groups,
  2. curriculum vitae, including a list of courses taught,
  3. statement of your teaching philosophy,
  4. an article-length writing sample,
  5. evidence of teaching effectiveness, and
  6. three letters of reference.

Submit all application materials through Application materials, including letters of recommendation, received via email will not be considered. Priority will be given to candidates who apply by October 1, 2013. For further information, e-mail Dr. Katie Baird at

Applicants are strongly encouraged to complete the Equal Employment Opportunity questionnaire that is linked to the confirmation email. This information will not be shared with the search committee. The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, racial/ethnic minority group members, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. All University of Washington Tacoma faculty engage in teaching, research and service.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
1900 Commerce Street, Box 358436
Tacoma, WA 98402

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