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About the Position: Huxley College of the Environment on the Peninsulas maintains a vacancy pool of qualified persons interested in temporary, non-tenure track teaching positions with the program. 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.
About the College/Department: Huxley College on the Peninsulas is an off campus extended degree program offering two bachelor degrees: a BA in Planning and Environmental Policy and a BS in Environmental Science. The degree program is offered via Interactive Teleconferencing connecting sites at Port Angeles, Poulsbo, and Everett. Huxley on the Peninsulas is home to diverse faculty and students who are committed to interdisciplinary environmental problem solving. This program is largely interdisciplinary, though programs maintain a strong disciplinary identity. Environmental Science degree program faculty offer courses under the following emphases: freshwater ecology, forest ecology, marine ecology, energy conservation; organic chemistry and climate change. The Planning and Environmental Policy degree program faculty are trained in geography, GIS, environmental economics, natural resource management, urban and regional planning, law, political science, professional writing, and related fields. Find out more at http://www.acadweb.wwu.edu/eesp/huxley/index.shtml.
Position Responsibilities: This position is limited-term (non-tenure track) at the rank of Instructor for the duration of each assigned courses and/or labs specified. There is no expectation of continued employment. The Program and the University value teaching and the candidate is expected to be an exemplary teacher; to be current in the discipline; to engage students actively in their own learning, including discussion, writing, and analysis; and to provide students with feedback on their course work and examinations; and to be available to students through regularly-scheduled hours in keeping with program policy. The instructor is required to have the students evaluate the course(s) using the standard University evaluation forms and to make those evaluations available to the dept. chair and faculty for annual review.
Required Qualifications: Bachelors degree plus 10 years work experience in related field Masters. JD, or PhD in related field Current in disciplineAvailable to teach evenings and weekends Available to commute between Everett, Kitsap Peninsula, and Port Angeles campuses Preferred Qualifications: Terminal degree in applicable discipline or subject area Teaching experience with a diverse, nontraditional student body Teaching experience via Interactive Teleconferencing or online Academic Emphasis: Course emphasis, Environmental Science and Environmental Studies
Job Location: Program campuses are located in Poulsbo, Bremerton, Everett, and Port Angeles
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Bargaining Union: United Faculty of Western WashingtonApplication Instructions and Requested Documents: Please log in below and submit your application via WWU's Electronic System for Employment (EASE). Note: You will need to be using Internet Explorer to utilize our online application system.
A letter of application addressing the above qualifications, current curriculum vita and names and contact information of three references is required. You may cut and paste or upload your materials as noted on the EASE application.
In addition to submitting your materials online, please send a hard copy to:
Nancy Bluestein-Johnson
Huxley on the Peninsulas program manager
1502 East Lauridsen Blvd
Port Angeles, WA 98362
Other Information: N/A
Job Posted: 10/13/2009Closing Date Notes: Open continuouslyRecruitment #: 090475Western 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 Vice Provost for Equal Opportunity and

Employment Diversity, Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Equal Opportunity Office, Western Washington University, Old Main

345 (MS 9021), 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; 360.650.3307 (voice) or 711 (Washington Relay); eoo@wwu.eduWWU 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, 360.650.3774 or 711 (Washington Relay).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.