The UW (Seattle campus) is one of the world's premiere research universities and a leader in undergraduate and graduate education. UW offers rigorous academic programs, outstanding faculty, and diverse cultural and social opportunities in a stimulating and collegial intellectual environment. The College of the Environment, including its six Schools and Departments and multiple programs, institutes, and centers, connects educators, researchers, students and the public, cultivating communities who work with and learn from each other while tackling critical environmental and social challenges. The new faculty will join the SEFS community, which is dedicated to generating and disseminating pioneering knowledge for the stewardship of natural and managed environments and the sustainable use of their products, services and functions through teaching, research, and engagement. SEFS currently serves approximately 400 undergraduates and 100 graduate students in our degree programs.
The UW is located in the greater Seattle metropolitan area, with a dynamic, multicultural community of 4 million people and a range of ecosystems from mountains to ocean. The UW serves a diverse population of 80,000 students, faculty and staff, including 25% first-generation college students, over 25% Pell Grant students, and faculty from over 70 countries. The UW is a recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the advancement of women faculty in science, engineering, and math (see http://advance.washington.edu/).
Benefits: The UW offers a generous benefits package to its faculty, including medical and dental insurance, paid sick leave, multiple retirement plans, life insurance, employee assistance programs, and more. Please see the description of available benefits here: https://hr.uw.edu/benefits/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2018/02/benefits-faculty-9-to-12-mos- 20210208.pdf.
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.
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
(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