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Urban and Environmental Planning & Policy NTT Vacancy Pool

Western Washington University

Western Washington University

Bellingham, WA, USA
Posted on Saturday, August 19, 2023

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Urban and Environmental Planning & Policy NTT Vacancy Pool

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Position Title Urban and Environmental Planning & Policy NTT 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.

Western Washington University is committed to achieving excellence through advancing inclusive success, increasing our Washington impact, and focusing on transformational education grounded in the liberal arts and sciences and based on innovative scholarship, research, and creative activity. Western's greatest strength is the outstanding students, faculty, staff, and alumni/ae who make up its community. Western supports an inclusive governance structure for all and provides a learning and working environment in which everyone can thrive. In pursuit of this excellence, individual employees are expected to establish and maintain productive and effective inclusive working relationships amongst diverse populations including staff, faculty, administration, student, and external constituents. Further, individual employees are expected to have the ability to operationalize sustainability concepts (economic, societal, environmental) into all aspects of performing their job duties.

About the Department The College of the Environment and the Urban and Environmental Planning & Policy 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, other candidates from underrepresented backgrounds, and those with diverse experiences interested in this opportunity.
About the Position Undergraduate teaching in the UEPP Department, with programs in urban planning/design, sustainability, studio courses, and environmental/natural resource policy. Our programs emphasize engaged pedagogies and critical perspectives. We encourage and collaboratively work within the nexus of urban/natural/environmental planning and policy. Please refer to the UEPP courses listed in the WWU catalog
Required Qualifications
  • Masters or doctorate in a related field from an accredited institution. Under exceptional circumstances, a candidate with a BA or BS and a minimum of 5 years experience can be considered.
  • Evidence of community designs, models, exhibitions, community service learning, and other applied works.
  • Demonstrated teaching abilities in planning and policy history, methods, applications, theory, and related planning and policy fields.
  • Demonstrated continued learning of current, advanced knowledge and practices in planning and policy fields.
  • Demonstrated continued engagement in related discipline and/or professional activity.
  • Demonstrated ability to cultivate learning environments that are equitable and inclusive of students with diverse social identities and backgrounds and the ability and commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion within the department.
  • Record of supporting the success of students or professionals traditionally underrepresented in the field.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Teaching, research, and service within the planning and public policy professions.
  • Skill in experiential and critical pedagogies suitable to classroom and field settings.
  • Ability to manage field practicum logistics and planning, including working with community partner organizations or other entities.
  • Successful teaching experience using an online learning management system, such as Canvas.
Conditions of Employment All employees must comply with our Immunization policies, including Proof of Rubeola Measles Immunity within 60-days of hire. Please reach out to HR@wwu.edu if you need information regarding medical or religious exemption and applicable accommodations.

Salary

Starting salary of $1,385 per credit. Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Benefits Information Benefits Overview for Faculty Positions

Bargaining Unit

 United Faculty of Western Washington

Application Instructions

The following materials are required:

  • A letter of application addressing the above qualifications, outlining teaching philosophy, and demonstrating student outcomes as applicable.
  • UEPP is committed to diversity and inclusive excellence in our faculty, students, and staff, and we especially encourage candidates who share and can contribute to this commitment. Please provide a separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to accessibility, diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Names and contact information for three references*
  • List of current UEPP courses that the applicant feels qualified to teach as well as potential new courses
  • Sample of complete syllabi of courses related to the applicant’s field
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Verification of highest degree (unofficial transcript is acceptable and may be scanned for electronic application and email purposes)

* Following the submission of your application, reference letters will be automatically requested from these individuals via the PageUp system.

Closing Date Notes

Applications are accepted continuously for potential NTT Faculty openings; please apply at your earliest convenience. Vacancy pool closes no later than August 31, 2024.

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); 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, 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 vpsa.office@wwu.edu. 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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