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Secondary Education - Non-Tenure Track Faculty Vacancy Pool

Western Washington University

Western Washington University

Bellingham, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, August 16, 2023

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Secondary Education - Non-Tenure Track Faculty Vacancy Pool

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Position Title Secondary Education - Non-Tenure Track Faculty Vacancy Pool
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 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 Department

The Woodring College of Education and the Secondary Education Department 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 Secondary Education Department maintains a vacancy pool of qualified persons interested in temporary, part-time teaching in secondary methods courses and supporting certification courses such as educational philosophy, culture and equity, reading, and educational psychology. 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. 

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.

About the Position Teach courses in general methods, literacy methods or social studies methods, educational foundations, adolescent development, high school and middle school practicum supervision.

Required Qualifications

  • MA or MEd in secondary education or related field.
  • PhD or EdD required to teach graduate level courses.
  • Demonstrated successful teaching experience at the middle or high school level.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with diverse students, faculty and staff, including a demonstrated ability and commitment to cultivating learning environments that are equitable and inclusive of students with diverse social identities and backgrounds.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Record of scholarship or engagement with local schools or education policy.
  • Awareness of Washington state teacher certification standards.
  • Demonstrated successful teaching experience in higher education.
Salary Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Benefits Information Benefits Overview for Faculty Positions
Bargaining Unit United Faculty of Western Washington
Application Instructions

Complete the PageUp online application. Applications will be accepted on an on-going basis. Required application materials are outlined below.

This vacancy pool is refreshed annually; please see applicable close date information below. Applicants who continue to remain interested in being considered for on-going opportunities should re-submit updated materials to the new pool, once posted.

Required Supplemental Materials

Required application materials include a letter of interest, current curriculum vita or resume, names and contact information for three professional references, and a one-page statement describing your teaching philosophy and pedagogy. The letter of interest should indicate your ability to meet the required and preferred qualifications, your experience, and courses you are qualified to teach.

Teaching evaluations, performance evaluations, and/or letters of reference sufficient to demonstrate successful teaching in higher education may also be included.

As part of the application, you will be asked to provide the names and contact information for at least three professional references. Reference letters will be automatically requested from the referees via the PageUp system.

Closing Date Notes Applications are accepted continuously for potential NTT faculty openings and materials are reviewed on an as-needed basis. You will only be contacted if an opportunity is available. This pool will close on December 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. 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);

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, 360.650.3303 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 at The report can be found at: Annual Security and Fire Safety Report.

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.

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