Political Science - Non-Tenure Track Faculty Vacancy Pool
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Political Science - 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 Humanities and Social Sciences College and the Political Science Department support Western's mission to bring together individuals of diverse backgrounds and perspectives in an inclusive, student-centered university that develops the potential of learners and the well-being of communities. 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 visit:https://chss.wwu.edu/political-science
About the Position
The Political Science Department maintains a vacancy pool of qualified persons interested in temporary part-time teaching positions. In anticipation of possible openings throughout the academic year, applications are accepted continuously. Positions may become available at any time and are typically filled on a quarterly basis.
Position Responsibilities:The department, college and University value teaching, and we expect you to be an excellent teacher; to be current in your discipline; to engage students actively in their own learning including discussion, writing, and analysis; and to set high standards regarding course content. You are expected to provide students with feedback on their coursework and examinations, and to be available to students through regularly scheduled office hours in keeping with department policy. You must have your students evaluate your course(s) using the standard University evaluation forms, or others approved by the provost, and you must make those evaluations available to the department chairs and faculty for annual review.
+ ABD or MA in Political Science or related field
+ Demonstrated ability and commitment to cultivating learning environments that are equitable and inclusive of students with diverse social identities and backgrounds
+ Ph.D. in Political Science or related field
+ Preference will be given to those with teaching experience
Commensurate with experience and qualifications
United Faculty of Western Washington
Please log in and submit your application via Western PageUp. A cover letter and curriculum vitae are required and should address your experience related to the position responsibilities and the required and preferred qualifications. Additional materials are required as outlined below. Please upload your materials as noted in Western PageUp.
You will be asked to provide names and contact information of three professional references.
Required Supplemental Materials
Sample syllabi and teaching evaluations are required.
Closing Date Notes
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Advertised:Sep 27 2018 09:00Pacific Daylight Time