Instructor (Part-Time), Certificate in Technical Writing
|Workplace||Seattle, Washington, USA|
School / Campus / College: Continuum College
Organization: Continuum College
Title: Instructor (Part-Time), Certificate in Technical Writing
Position DescriptionThe University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service.
UW Continuum College expands the reach of the University of Washington by delivering educational programs that meet the needs of learners at all phases of their lives. We’re focused on removing obstacles to relevant educational opportunities by addressing geographic, financial, length of commitment, and time constraints, increasing access to knowledge for more people. As a diverse community that values inclusivity and collaboration, we foster a respectful, supportive workplace where innovation comes to life. By looking ahead and experimenting with new approaches, we’re creating new educational opportunities to help people thrive in a world of change.
UW Continuum College (UWC2) has a range of outstanding opportunities for part-time instructors in Professional & Continuing Education (PCE) non-credit certificate programs. Instructors serve a key role in certificate programs, engaging with students, serving as subject matter experts, presenting learning content, and assessing whether learners have achieved course competencies. PCE students consistently say that the instructor is the single most important element of their course.
Professional and Continuing Education Instructors...
We are hiring for two courses of a three course series. Information regarding the full certificate may be found at ?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.pce.uw.edu%2Fcertificates%2Fprofessional-technical-writing&module=jobs&id=2255388" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.pce.uw.edu%2Fcertificates%2Fprofessional-technical-writing&module=jobs&id=2255388" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://www.pce.uw.edu/certificates/professional-technical-writing .
The instructors for each Technical Writing course will provide 3 hours of online teaching per week (course class time) in collaboration with an Instructional Assistant, an average of 3 hours per week of preparation time. Course preparation time includes provision of student assessment and feedback, readiness to use UW online platforms and learning technologies, and other activities.
PCE courses are generally 10 weeks in duration and align with the UW academic quarter calendar. PCE offers courses in a variety of formats - see the course webpage to find out about the available formats. Information on PCE programs may be found at ?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.pce.uw.edu%2F&module=jobs&id=2255388" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.pce.uw.edu%2F&module=jobs&id=2255388" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">https://www.pce.uw.edu/
UWC2 Extension Lecturers / Instructors are Academic Staff, not faculty. This is a part-time, temporary position.
InstructionsTo apply to teach a Technical Writing certificate course, please submit the following:
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and review of applications will occur intermittently dependent on program needs. Applications received by November 8th, 2021, will receive priority consideration.
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religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information,
gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
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