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Huxley College on the Peninsulas - Non-Tenure Track Faculty Vacancy Pool - Environmental Policy

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Position Title Huxley College on the Peninsulas - Non-Tenure Track Faculty Vacancy Pool - Environmental Policy
About the University Western Washington University, with over 16,000 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 2019 U.S. News & World Report rankings.
About the Department Huxley College on the Peninsulas is an off campus extended degree program offering two bachelor degrees: a BA in Planning and Environmental Policy and a BS in Environmental Science. The degree program is offered via Interactive Teleconferencing connecting sites at Port Angeles, Poulsbo, and Everett. Huxley on the Peninsulas is home to diverse faculty and students who are committed to interdisciplinary environmental problem solving. This program is largely interdisciplinary, though programs maintain a strong disciplinary identity.  The Environmental Policy degree program faculty are trained in geography, GIS, environmental economics, natural resource management, urban and regional planning, law, political science, professional writing, and related fields. Find out more at http://www.wwu.edu/ee/huxley

Huxley College on the Peninsulas supports 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.

About the Position

Huxley College of the Environment on the Peninsulas maintains a vacancy pool of qualified persons interested in temporary, non-tenure track teaching positions with the program.  In anticipation of possible openings throughout the academic year, applications are accepted continuously for temporary, non-tenure track teaching positions on a part-time basis. Positions may become available at any time and are typically filled on a quarterly basis.

This position is limited-term (non-tenure track) at the rank of Instructor for the duration of each assigned courses and/or labs specified. There is no expectation of continued employment. The Program and the University value teaching and the candidate is expected to be an exemplary teacher; to be current in the discipline; to engage students actively in their own learning, including discussion, writing, and analysis; and to provide students with feedback on their course work and examinations; and to be available to students through regularly-scheduled hours in keeping with program policy. The instructor is required to have the students evaluate the course(s) using the standard University evaluation forms and to make those evaluations available to the dept. chair and faculty for annual review.  

Required Qualifications
  • Masters, JD, or PhD in related field OR Bachelors degree plus 10 years work experience in related field
  • Current in discipline
  • Available to teach evenings and weekends
  • Available to commute between Everett, Kitsap Peninsula, and Port Angeles campuses
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to cultivating learning environments that are equitable and inclusive of students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
Preferred Qualifications
  • Terminal degree in applicable discipline or subject area
  • Teaching experience via Interactive Teleconferencing or online

Salary

 Commensurate with experience and qualifications

Bargaining Unit

 United Faculty of Western Washington

Application Instructions

A cover letter and curriculum vitae are required and should address your experience related to the position responsibilities and the required and preferred qualifications, including your demonstrated ability and commitment to cultivating learning environments that are equitable and inclusive of students with diverse social identities and backgrounds.

You will be asked to provide contact information of three references.

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); eoo@wwu.edu

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All new employees must comply with the immunization policy and show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Service before beginning work at WWU. A thorough background check will be conducted on all new hires.

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