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Three-quarter Visiting Instructor South Asian Studies
About the Position: A position in Liberal Studies as a three-quarter visiting Instructor of South Asian Studies, in Fall, Winter and Spring quarters of the 2012-2013 Academic Year, beginning September 25, 2013. Salary is competitive.
About the College/Department: Liberal Studies is an interdisciplinary humanities department with a focus on cultural history and the academic study of religion. The department offers two B.A. Humanities degree programs in History of Culture and Religion and Culture, and minors in Humanities and Study of Religion.
Position Responsibilities: To teach 7 courses: 3 sections of LBRL 271: Humanities of India; 3 sections of LBRL 378: Religion and Society of India; and one section of a 300-level course of your choice, with a cap of 25. (Sample syllabi are available upon request.)
Required Qualifications:
  • PhD or ABD, with training in social or cultural history of any period of South Asian history, and ability to teach both introductory and upper division courses on South Asia.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Some previous classroom teaching experience; and a background in the study of religion and/or gender studies.
Academic Emphasis: Liberal Studies/History
Job Location: Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications
Bargaining Union: United Faculty of Western Washington
Application Instructions and Requested Documents: Please log in and submit your application via WWU’s Electronic System for Employment (EASE). Note: you will need to be using Internet Explorer to use EASE. Go to http://www.acadweb.wwu.edu/hr  and choose Employment, Information for Applicants, and Instructions for applying online to Faculty Vacancy Pools.

A letter of application, a C.V., a graduate transcript, and three letters of reference are required.

In addition to applying online, please also mail your materials in hard copy form to:
Kim Ayre, Department Administrator
Liberal Studies Department, MS-9064
Western Washington University
516 High Street Bellingham, WA 98225-9064   
Other Information: Contact the Liberal Studies Department Administrator Kim Kolb Ayre at (360) 650-3031; or e-mail KimKolb.Ayre@wwu.edu.
Job Posted: 2/13/2013
Closing Date Notes: Application review begins March 29, 2013; positon open until filled
Recruitment #: 130038
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, 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 Providing Equal Opportunity and Nondiscrimination. EO/AA inquiries may be directed to the Vice Provost for Equal Opportunity and Employment Diversity, Title IX 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.

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