[pccgrads] FW: Project for Interdisciplinary Pedagogy (PIP) Fellow Selection Process

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Project for Interdisciplinary Pedagogy

School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, University of Washington

2017-2018 Fellowship Opportunity

Deadline: Tuesday, November 15, 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 capacities in the context of
an integrative interdisciplinary program that spans the arts, humanities,
social and natural sciences. Project fellows 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

Prior to the start of autumn quarter, PIP fellows 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 on interdisciplinary courses
(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.


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 2017) 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 <mailto:pipias at uw.edu> pipias at uw.edu by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday,
November 15, 2016:

1) Cover letter of no more than 500 words addressing 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 syllabus or proposal 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
<mailto:pipias at uw.edu> pipias at uw.edu by the recommender with your name in
the subject line. This letter needs to be received by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday,
November 15, 2016.

Only complete application files received by the stated deadline will receive

Selection Process

Semi-finalists will be interviewed on campus, with notification of outcomes
anticipated by December 9, 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 further questions about PIP, contact the director, Linda Watts
(lswatts at uw.edu).

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