Please feel free to use these examples in your faculty job advertisement or tailor them more specifically for your school/department.

Intellectual Language

General example

We prefer candidates who can contribute to the University’s distinctive educational objectives, which include interdisciplinary perspectives, intercultural understanding, and concern with social responsibility and the ethical implications of knowledge and action. (SAFS)

Natural Science example

The (SPECIFIC DEPARMENT) has a goal of creating a dedicated team of educators capable of enabling our students to successfully explore and interpret the rich array of disciplines and perspectives contained within (SPECIFIC DISCIPLINE). (SEFS)

Social Science/Policy example

We are especially interested in candidates whose work has a specific focus on understudied peoples, communities, and nations.

Geosciences example

This position will offer opportunities for interaction with researchers in a wide range of disciplines, including (SPECIFIC DISCIPLINES).

Who we are (UW)

At the University of Washington, diversity is integral to excellence. We value and honor diverse experiences and perspectives, strive to create welcoming and respectful learning environments, and promote access, opportunity and justice for all. (UW, OMAD)

The University of Washington and (SPECIFIC DEPARTMENT) seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of Washington, to maintain the excellence of the UW, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. (UW Law, Societies and Justice)

The (SPECIFIC DEPARTMENT) resides in the College of the Environment, which fosters collaborations between the faculty, staff, and students engaged in the study of environmental sciences, engineering, and the human dimensions of environmental challenges. (Atmos)

Regional Setting

Natural Sciences

As one of the top universities in the world, the University of Washington has a unique natural setting from which to base (DISCIPLINE-SPECIFIC) research and education. (SAFS)

General

UW is located in the greater Seattle metropolitan area, with a dynamic, multicultural community of 3.6 million people and a diversity of ecosystems from mountains to ocean.

Candidate Qualifications

We are particularly interested in candidates whose research, teaching and service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to engagement and inclusion of culturally diverse audiences in the (SPECIFIC DISCIPLINE), and in higher education more generally. (SAFS)

(SPECIFIC DEPARTMENT) has a goal of creating a dedicated team of educators capable of enabling our students to successfully explore and interpret the rich array of disciplines and perspectives contained within (SPECIFIC DISCIPLINE). Thus, we are strongly seeking candidates whose research, teaching, and/or service have prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion, and given them the confidence to fully engage audiences from a wide spectrum of backgrounds. (SAFS)

We seek candidates whose research, teaching and/or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to engagement and inclusion of culturally diverse audiences in higher education, and particularly in (SPECIFIC DISCIPLINE). (Berkeley)

Application Materials

(Letter of application should…) highlight how you integrate quantitative approaches into your work and include a brief statement on how your teaching, research and/or service demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion through scholarship or by improving access to higher education for underrepresented individuals or groups. (SEFS)

The letter (of application) should highlight how you integrate quantitative approaches into your work and include a brief statement on how your teaching, research and/or service demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion through scholarship or by improving access to higher education for underrepresented individuals or groups. (Atmospheric Sciences)

Benefits

The University of Washington provides a wide range of networking, mentoring and development opportunities for junior faculty and a comprehensive benefits package (details can be found at http://www.washington.edu/admin/hr/benefits/index.html). (SAFS)

Faculty members at the University of Washington enjoy a number of both personal and professional benefits. University employees are offered an excellent benefits package that includes a range of networking, mentoring and development opportunities for junior faculty as well as policies and resources to support work-life balance and dual-career partners. More information can be found here: http://www.washington.edu/diversity/faculty-advancement/faculty-recruitment-toolkit/benefits-resources-for-new-hires/. (UW Faculty Advancement, SAFS)