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|About the Position: The Philosophy Department maintains a vacancy pool of qualified persons interested in temporary teaching positions. In anticipation of possible openings throughout the academic year applications are accepted continuously for temporary, full and part-time, non-tenure track positions at the lecturer level. Although most limited-term faculty receive their course assignments for the upcoming academic year by June 30, positions may become available at any time and are filled on a quarterly basis.
|About the College/Department: |
Department of Philosophy
|Position Responsibilities: The Department, the College and the University value teaching and we expect you to be an exemplary teacher; to be current in your discipline; to engage students actively in their own learning, including discussion, writing, and analysis; and to maintain high standards regarding course content. We expect you to provide students with feedback on their course work and examinations, and to be available to students through regularly-scheduled office hours. You will be expected to have your students evaluate your courses using the standard University evaluation forms and to make those evaluations available to the department chair and faculty for annual review.
|Required Qualifications: |
- PhD/ABD in any core area within the analytic tradition in Philosophy
|Preferred Qualifications: |
- Active research agenda with demonstrable excellence in teaching
- Teaching experience working with a diverse student body
|Academic Emphasis: Philosophy
|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 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 cover letter, current curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three references, a one-page statement describing your teaching philosophy and pedagogy, and a list of courses (name and number) that you have taught at the college or university level are required. You may cut and paste or upload your materials as noted on the EASE application.
In addition to submitting online, please mail your hard copies to:
Professor and Chair
Department of Philosophy
Western Washington University
516 High Street
Bellingham, WA 98225-9062
|Other Information: N/A
|Job Posted: 4/10/2009|
|Closing Date Notes: Open continuously|
|Recruitment #: 090051|
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