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Western Washington University Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics in Bellingham, Washington

Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics

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Location: Bellingham, WA

Categories: College of Business and Economics

Position TitleVisiting Assistant Professor of Economics

About the UniversityWestern 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 DepartmentThe College of Business and Economics and the Economics 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, and other candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and with diverse experiences interested in this opportunity.

The College of Business and Economics is AACSB accredited. The Department of Economics graduates roughly 100 majors per year (including combined majors) and has 17 full-time faculty members. The department values excellence in teaching and the faculty publish regularly in high quality journals. See for more information. The department is committed to Western’s strategic goal of recruiting and retaining diverse faculty, and welcomes applications from diverse candidates.

About the PositionThe Department of Economics is hiring for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics, beginning on September 16, 2024, through June 15, 2025.

Position Responsibilities:

• Teach undergraduate courses in economics.

• Teach 3 x 4 credit courses per quarter (total of 9 sections per year)

Required Qualifications• Masters Degree, Ph.D., or ABD in Economics;

• Record of teaching effectiveness;

• Demonstrated ability to teach Introduction to Microeconomics and Environmental Economics

• Demonstrated commitment to cultivating learning environments that are equitable and inclusive of students with diverse social identities and backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications• Ph.D. in Economics

Conditions of EmploymentAll employees must comply with our Immunization policies, includingProof of Rubeola Measles Immunity ( within 60-days of hire. Please reach out toHR@wwu.eduif you need information regarding medical or religious exemption and applicable accommodations.


$2,000 - $2,250 per Credit, with total salary range of $72,000 - $81,000 for the academic year

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Bargaining Unit

United Faculty of Western Washington

Application Instructions

Applications must be submitted through WWU's electronic system (PageUp).

Candidates should upload a cover letter and curriculum vita addressing their experience related to the position responsibilities and all of the required and preferred qualifications: (1) Masters, Ph.D. or ABD in Economics (required), Ph.D. in Economics (preferred), (2) record of teaching effectiveness, (3) demonstrated ability to teach Introduction to Microeconomics and Environmental Economics, and (4) demonstrated commitment to cultivating learning environments that are equitable and inclusive of students with diverse social identities and backgrounds.

You will be asked to provide contact information of three references. Please do not submit letters of recommendation. These will only be requested for finalists, and the PageUp system will send out requests automatically to your referees.

Closing Date Notes

Application review begins April 22, 2024; position is open until filled.

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);

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 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.

Job no: 501675

Advertised: Apr 03 2024 09:00 Pacific Daylight Time

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