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Rehabilitation Counseling Masters Program - Non-Tenure Track Faculty Vacancy Pool

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Location: Everett, WA
Categories: Woodring College of Education


Position Title

Rehabilitation Counseling Masters Program - Non-Tenure Track Faculty Vacancy Pool

About the University

Western Washington University, with over 15,000 students in seven colleges and the graduate school, is nationally recognized for its educational programs, students and faculty. The campus is located in Bellingham, Washington, a coastal community of 83,000 overlooking Bellingham Bay, the San Juan Islands and the North Cascades Mountain range. The city lies 90 miles north of Seattle and 60 miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia. Western is the highest-ranking public, master’s-granting university in the Pacific Northwest, according to the 2017 U.S. News & World Report rankings.

About the Department

The Woodring College of Education and the Department of Health and Community Studies support Western’s mission, which states that together with our students, staff, and faculty, we are committed to making a positive impact in the state and the world with a shared focus on academic excellence and inclusive achievement.  We encourage applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, and other candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and with diverse experiences interested in this opportunity. 

For more information about the department, please see our webpage:

About the Position

Woodring College of Education, Department of Health and Community Studies is seeking exceptionally qualified faculty at the rank of Instructor to teach for the graduate program in Rehabilitation Counseling.  Teaching positions are assigned for the quarter (fall, winter, spring and summer) and are temporary and part-time, based upon the needs of the program.  Face to face classes are primarily offered during the afternoon and/or evening hours. 

Required Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree from an accredited institution or related field from an accredited institution
  • Candidates appointed ABD must complete degree requirements by June 15th of the year of hire in order to be eligible for reappointment
  • Relevant experience in the field of Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Relevant experience in content area
  • Previous successful teaching experience
  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • Basic competency with word processing and communication tools
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience teaching successfully in higher education
  • Experience with instructional technology
  • Experience teaching via distance education (web based instruction)
Salary Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Bargaining Unit United Faculty of Western Washington
Application Instructions

As part of a complete application, you will be required to submit:

  • Scanned unofficial academic transcript showing highest degree
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Names, addresses and phone numbers of three references (no reference letters)
  • Cover letter addressing: required and preferred qualifications and specific courses qualified to teach
Closing Date Notes Open continuously

Western Washington University (WWU) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, WWU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. See WWU’s Policy on Ensuring Equal Opportunity and Prohibiting Discrimination and Retaliation. Inquiries may be directed to the Vice Provost for Equal Opportunity and Employment Diversity, Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Equal Opportunity Office, Western Washington University, Old Main 345 (MS 9021), 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; 360.650.3307 (voice) or 711 (Washington Relay);

WWU is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources Disability Services, 360.650.3774 or 711 (Washington Relay).

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