[pccgrads] FWD Project for Interdisciplinary Pedagogy pre-doctoral teaching fellowships, 2016-2017: application deadline Jan 29, 2016

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**Please circulate: We encourage applications from any doctoral student who
has advanced to candidacy with a serious interest in interdisciplinary
pedagogy and research.**

Project for Interdisciplinary Pedagogy
School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, University of Washington
2016-2017 Fellowship Opportunity
Deadline: Friday, January 29, 2016


The Project for Interdisciplinary Pedagogy (PIP) provides an opportunity for
a diverse, highly motivated cohort of 4 to 6 University of Washington
doctoral candidates to develop their teaching skills in the context of an
integrative interdisciplinary program that spans the arts, humanities,
social and natural and sciences. Project fellows will work closely with
faculty mentors in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences (IAS)
and create teaching portfolios that include evidence of hands-on experience
with various theories and practices of interdisciplinarity and
interdisciplinary pedagogy.

Prior to the start of autumn quarter, PIP fellows will participate with
their faculty mentors in a day-long workshop focused on interdisciplinarity
and interdisciplinary course design and pedagogy. During the autumn, winter,
and spring quarters, each fellow will teach one interdisciplinary course
(totaling three) in an area related to his or her teaching and research
interests, while engaging in quarterly workshops with the other students and
faculty in the cohort and continuing to work closely with mentors throughout
the year. Further teaching opportunities during the 2016-2017 academic year
may also become available.


Project fellows will be compensated at the appropriate annual Graduate
Student Service Appointment rate, including tuition waivers, and will
receive an additional stipend of $750 for their participation in the early
fall and quarterly workshops.


Applicants should be advanced to doctoral candidacy in their academic
program at the time of appointment (September 2016) and have at least one
year of teaching experience. We encourage applications from any doctoral
student with a serious interest in interdisciplinary pedagogy and research.
We also strongly encourage applicants with an interest in the theory and
practice of community-based learning and/or service-learning course design.

How to Apply

Please email the following application materials as a SINGLE PDF (please, no
zip files) to pipias at uw.edu<mailto:pipias at uw.edu> by 5:00 p.m. on Friday,
January 29, 2016.

1) Cover letter of no more than 500 words outlining your pedagogical
experience and research interests, and how they prepare you for teaching in
the School of IAS at UW Bothell. Please include your name, mailing address,
primary telephone, email address, department or program, date of advancement
to doctoral candidacy, and advisor's name in the top right corner of your

2) A two-page curriculum vitae.

3) A detailed proposal or syllabus for an interdisciplinary course you
have taught or would like to teach.

Please also arrange for one letter of support from a UW faculty member
familiar with your pedagogy and research. This letter may be written by your
advisor, but does not need to be. The letter should be emailed directly to
pipias at uw.edu<mailto:pipias at uw.edu> by the recommender with your name in the
subject line.

Selection process

Finalists will be interviewed on campus, with notification of acceptance by
March 4, 2016.

Further Questions

For more information about IAS: http://www.uwb.edu/IAS/. For information
about PIP: http://www.uwb.edu/ias/faculty-and-staff/pip.

If you have questions about PIP, contact the PIP co-directors Linda Watts
(lswatts at uw.edu<mailto:lswatts at uw.edu>) or Janelle Silva
(jmsilva at uw.edu<mailto:jmsilva at uw.edu>).

2015-16 PIP Fellows and IAS Mentors: Allen Baros (English) and mentor Wadiya
Udell; Elyse Gordon (Geography) and mentor Jin-Kyu Jung; Jennifer McClearen
(Communication Studies) and mentor Susan Harewood; Gabe Valle (Sociocultural
Anthropology) and mentor Christian Anderson; Jane Wong (English) and mentor
Sarah Dowling. Nicole Robert Hoyt (Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies) is
the second year PIP graduate student mentor.

Miriam Bartha
Director, Graduate Programs
School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences University of Washington
Ph: 425-352-5427
Email: mbartha at uw.edu

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