Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Washington Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
United States

Affiliate Track: Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor - Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Position Overview

Organization: Civil & Environmental Engineering

Title: Affiliate Track: Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor - Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Position Details

Position Description

The ability to collect, manipulate, analyze, and make informed decisions based on large data sets is becoming an important skill for professionals aspiring to senior supply chain & logistics roles.  The Supply Chain Transportation & Logistics Master’s Program (SCTL) in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Washington, is seeking an Affiliate Instructor who can teach students the fundamentals of the discipline of data analytics, helping them to understand both the basic concepts, as well as how to apply them. This 2-credit course will be first offered in Autumn quarter 2021.

The Affiliate track is a part-time, non-benefits eligible, with a 12-month service period. Teaching duties for this position take place each Autumn quarter. Compensation is set by a salary schedule and delivered in the quarters in which the successful candidate teaches. When not in paid teaching status, the candidate will switch into courtesy unpaid academic status and will enjoy access to certain UW resources such as a UW email and UW Libraries.

This is an open-rank search and successful candidates will be appointed with a rank within the Affiliate track (Affiliate Instructor, Affiliate Assistant Professor, Affiliate Associate Professor, Affiliate Professor) that is commensurate with experience. Reappointments are contingent upon instructional needs, performance, and funding. Position will be on a annual basis. Affiliate faculty will be reviewed and reappointed yearly. 

Responsibilities: Key job responsibilities include creating a course syllabus, identifying appropriate readings and other materials, preparing asynchronous lectures, leading live course sessions held over Zoom, holding office hours, preparing, administering, and grading assignments, holding examinations and/or other assessment activities, and issuing final grades.


Experience teaching data analysis and related concepts in a University setting, preferably in an online environment at the graduate level.  Expertise in the application of the analysis of large data sets and visualization tools (Tableau) to address complex business problems.  Experience, or familiarity, with pedagogical best practices in an online learning environment.  Advanced degree in Data Science, Supply Chain, Logistics, Operations, or other relevant discipline.  Willingness to engage with students to help ensure student satisfaction and achievement of learning objectives. Candidates must be affiliated outside of the University of Washington and must have a primary job or position outside the University. Affiliate appointments are designed to be a secondary job or position.


The University of Washington is using Interfolio to conduct this search. To apply, applicants should upload the following application materials to Interfolio:

  1. A one-page cover letter describing your teaching interest and philosophies, including your expertise in teaching the discipline of data analytics, as well as your key qualifications.
  2. A one-page diversity statement that describes the candidate's contributions to and vision for promoting justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion with particular attention to teaching. 
  3. A curriculum vitae. 
  4. The names and contact information of 3 individuals who can provide a reference. 

Questions about the details of this search or position should be directed to the search committee by email to Bill Keough, Managing Director, Supply Chain Transportation and Logistics Master’s Program, University of Washington, at 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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.

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