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The University of Washington is committed to creating future generations of global citizens. That commitment doesn't stop with its students. From recruiting and retaining diverse faculty and staff to supporting affinity groups and celebrating cultures from across the globe, at UW you will find a place where you can bring your whole self to work.

Diversity is one of UW’s core values and it is expressed, championed, and celebrated in many ways. From inspiring our students to become global citizens, ready to think beyond themselves, to faculty and staff affinity groups that meet to share common cultural experiences—the UW thrives because of the cultural richness of its community.

Building Connections: Faculty and staff affinity groups provide networking and mentorship opportunities. Active groups include: Asian & Pacific Islander American Association; Black Association; Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered, Queer Association; Latino/a Association; Native Association.

Core Commitments: You can find diversity champions at every level of the UW. Our Vice Provost for Diversity/Vice President for Minority Affairs provides leadership for university-wide diversity initiatives and oversees a full spectrum of programs and services that foster institutional change on behalf of diversity.

Equal Opportunity & Disability Accommodation: The University of Washington is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. View the UW's complete posting of federally required Equal Employment Opportunity is the law Posters and Supplements. As a federal contractor, The University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. View the UW's complete Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at: 206-543-6450 (voice), 206-543-6452 (TTY), 206-685-7264 (fax), or email at dso@uw.edu. The University of Washington makes every effort to honor disability accommodation requests. Requests can be responded to most effectively if received as far in advance as possible.

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