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Western Washington University Philosophy - Non-Tenure Track Faculty Vacancy Pool in Bellingham, Washington

Philosophy - Non-Tenure Track Faculty Vacancy Pool

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Location: Bellingham, WA

Categories: College of Humanities & Social Science

Position TitlePhilosophy - Non-Tenure Track Faculty Vacancy Pool

About the UniversityWestern 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 90,000 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 2022 U.S. News & World Report rankings.

About the DepartmentThe College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Department of Philosophy 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.

Department Mission Statement

The mission of the Philosophy Department is to provide an outstanding undergraduate education to the students at Western Washington University, as well as to contribute to the overall mission of the University through our research and service activities. Our Department offers a variety of courses in traditional areas of study, including ethics, epistemology, logic, metaphysics, and the history of philosophy. Through a collaborative study of these topics, we help our students to become better critical thinkers, readers, writers, and speakers. Our Department also supports the strong liberal arts foundation at Western Washington University by contributing many courses to the General University Requirements Program.

About the Position

The Philosophy Department maintains a vacancy pool of qualified persons interested in temporary teaching positions. In anticipation of possible openings throughout the academic year applications are accepted continuously for temporary, full, and part-time, non-tenure track positions at the lecturer level. Although most limited-term faculty receive their course assignments for the upcoming academic year by June 30, positions may become available at any time and are filled on a quarterly basis.

The Department, the College, and the University value teaching and we expect you to be an exemplary teacher, to be current in your discipline, to engage students actively in their own learning, including discussion, writing, and analysis, and to maintain high standards regarding course content. We expect you to provide students with feedback on their course work and examinations, and to be available to students through regularly scheduled office hours. You will be expected to have your students evaluate your courses using the standard University evaluation forms and to make those evaluations available to the department chair and faculty for annual review.

Required Qualifications

  • MA in Philosophy

  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to teach at the university level

  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to cultivate learning environments that are equitable and inclusive of students with diverse social identities and backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in Philosophy

  • Active research agenda

  • Successful teaching experience

Conditions of EmploymentAll employees must comply with our Immunization policies, includingCOVID vaccination (https://hr.wwu.edu/covid-19-employee-vaccination-information) by time of hire andProof of Rubeola Measles Immunity (https://policy.wwu.edu/POL-U1300.01-Requiring-Proof-Of-Rubeola-Measles-Immunity) within 60-days of hire. Please reach out toHR@wwu.eduif you need information regarding medical or religious exemption and applicable accommodations.

SalaryCommensurate with experience and qualifications

Benefits Information2022 Benefits Overview for Faculty Positions (https://hr.wwu.edu/files/2022-06/Benefits-Faculty.pdf)

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.

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

Closing Date Notes

Applications are accepted continuously for potential NTT faculty openings; please apply at your earliest convenience. Vacancy pool closes no later than October 31, 2023.

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 (https://policy.wwu.edu/POL-U1600.02-Ensuring-Equal-Opportunity-and-Prohibiting-Discrimination-and-Retaliation) . Inquiries may be directed to the Office of Civil Rights and Title IX Compliance, Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Western Washington University, Old Main 126 (MS 9021), 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; 360.650.3307 (voice) or 711 (Washington Relay); crtc@wwu.edu

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 (https://wp.wwu.edu/hr/2015/09/02/i-need-a-workplace-accommodation/) , 360.650.3303 or 711 (Washington Relay).

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report: This report is provided pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act ("The Clery Act"). It includes statistics for the previous three calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on Western's campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Western; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. You can obtain a copy of this report in printed or alternate formats by contacting the Office of the Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services atvpsa.office@wwu.edu. The report can be found at:Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (https://vpess.wwu.edu/files/docs/ASRCleryreport.pdf) .

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 and rehires, which includes a sexual misconduct background check.

Job no: 500312

Advertised: Oct 19 2022 09:00 Pacific Daylight Time

Applications close: Oct 31 2023 23:55 Pacific Daylight Time