Assistant Professor

Seattle, Washington State
Aug 03, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Daniel J. Evans School of Public Policy & Governance, at the University of Washington, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning in Fall 2018 (100% FTE, 9-month appointment, UW Job Class Code: 0113). We are interested in candidates whose scholarship is in one of the following areas: public finance, tax policy, federal budget process and programs, public capital markets, governmental accounting, and financial reporting. Our School values diversity, rigor, and innovative approaches to research and practice. Candidates whose scholarship on the above topics intersects with education, healthcare, housing, urban planning, economic development, or the nonprofit sector are strongly encouraged to apply.

All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. Applicants should submit a formal letter of interest indicating teaching and research interests, curriculum vitae, at least three letters of recommendation, samples of research work, a teaching statement and course evaluations, if available. Applicants must also submit a statement noting how their teaching, research, and service have the potential to support the Evans School’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. A PhD in relevant field or foreign equivalent is required. Candidates who fail to satisfy minimum qualifications cannot be considered for this position.

The University of Washington’s Daniel J. Evans School of Public Policy & Governance is recognized as one of the best public affairs programs in the country. Named after three-term Washington governor Daniel J. Evans, the School is located in close proximity to a strong public-sector environment, and has partnerships with organizations that lead the way to drive change for the public good. University of Washington offers one of the most exceptional research and teaching environments in the United States. Seattle is a region of explosive growth, global trade, technological advancement, a thriving nonprofit community, and a long history of innovative government. It is also a cultural metropolis surrounded by the unparalleled natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest. Seattle offers a quality of life that is among the highest in the country, with beautiful lakes and parks, incredible walkability, bike lanes, and a lively music and cultural scene.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. In accord with the University’s expressed commitment to excellence and equity, contributions in scholarship and research, teaching, and service that address diversity and equal opportunity are among the professional and scholarly qualifications for appointment and promotion.

Applications should be submitted to Interfolio ( Initial review will begin September 29, 2017, with on-campus visits expected late October through November 2017. Review will continue, on a rolling basis, until the position is filled. Contact: Kimberly Hay, Assistant Director of Academic Services,