The Department of Sociology at Western Washington University invites applications for three full-time, tenure-track faculty positions beginning September 2019. The positions are in Social Demography, Organizations, and Environmental Sociology. Application review for the positions in social demography and organizations begins October 15, 2018. Application review for the position in environmental sociology begins November 15, 2018.
Applicants must be committed to teaching undergraduate courses in their areas of expertise as well as in the department’s core courses. Successful candidates will demonstrate commitment to undergraduate instruction, including interest in collaborative research with undergraduates. We are looking for evidence of an active and robust program of research/scholarship. The Sociology Department and the College of Humanities and Social Sciences support Western’s mission to bring together individuals of diverse backgrounds and perspectives in an inclusive, student-centered university environment. We strive to develop the potential of learners and the well-being of communities. We encourage applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, and other candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and with diverse experiences. Western Washington University is located in Bellingham, Washington (approximate population 90,000) located 60 miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia, and 90 miles north of Seattle. Approximately 16,000 students attend the University; about 94% of these students are undergraduates; students of color represent 26% of the campus population. For more information about our department, please visit our website: http://www.wwu.edu/depts/soc/. For more information about WWU, please see http://www.wwu.edu/. Applicants should have completed the Ph.D. by September 16, 2019.
WWU is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, Vietnam-era veterans and disabled veterans are encouraged to apply. 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. For disability accommodation, call 360.650.3774.
Please direct inquiries to Dr. Mick Cunningham, Chair of the Sociology Department, Mick.Cunningham@wwu.edu