Human Services 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 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.
The Human Services Program offers a baccalaureate degree in Human Services in Bellingham, Distance-Learning, and Everett. For more information about the Department of Health and Community Studies please see our webpage: https://wce.wwu.edu/hcs/health-and-community-studies
About the Position
Woodring College of Education, Department Health and Community Studies is seeking exceptionally qualified faculty at the rank of Instructor in the Human Services undergraduate program. Teaching positions are assigned for the quarter (fall, winter, spring and summer) and are temporary and typically part-time, based upon the needs of the Program. Courses may include face to face, online and hybrid instruction; face-to-face classes are primarily offered during the afternoon and/or evening hours.
Master’s degree from an accredited institution
Relevant experience in the human services profession
Previous successful teaching experience
Experience working with diverse populations
Basic competency in word processing and communication tools
Doctorate from an accredited institution
Successful teaching experience in higher education
Experience with instructional technology
Experience teaching via distance education (web based instruction)
Commensurate with experience and qualifications
As part of a complete application, you will be required to submit: 1) a cover letter and current curriculum vitae addressing the required and preferred qualifications, the specific courses you are qualified to teach, and the specific program location(s) you are available to work from; 2) scanned unofficial academic transcript showing highest degree; and 3) the names, addresses and phone numbers of three references (no reference letters).
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With 15,000 students, 160 academic programs, and an energized campus community, Western offers the focus on students and the faculty access of a smaller college and the academic choice, resources, multicultural diversity, and room to grow of a large university. Western is located in beautiful Bellingham, a scenic coastal city of approximately 80,000 situated between Seattle, Washington and Vancouver, British Columbia. With easy access to both the Cascade mountain range and the Pacific coast, the region is rich in cultural events and attractions as well as many recreational activities. Western is known nationally for its successes, including being named the top public master’s granting university in the Pacific Northwest by U. S. News and World Report and one of the best colleges in the nation to work for by the Chronicle of Higher Education.