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Decision Sciences - Poulsbo - Non-Tenure Track Faculty Vacancy Pool
Western Washington University in Poulsbo, Washington
Date Posted 04/20/2021
Faculty-Business-Other Business
Employment Type Part Time
Application Deadline Open until filled
About the University
Western 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 2019 U.S. News & World Report rankings.

About the Department

The College of Business and Economics and the Department of Decision Sciences 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 mission of the Department of Decision Sciences is to advance and disseminate knowledge in management information systems, manufacturing and supply chain management, and quantitative methods. We provide high quality educational programs, publish theoretical and applied research, and serve University, professional, and community organizations.

About the Position

The Department of Decision Sciences maintains a vacancy pool of qualified persons interested in temporary teaching positions in Poulsbo, WA for the teaching areas of applied business statistics, management information systems, and operations management. In anticipation of possible openings throughout the academic year and summer sessions, applications are accepted continuously for temporary, part-time, non-tenure track teaching positions. Positions may become available at any time and are typically filled on a quarterly basis.

Position Responsibilities:

Teach the equivalent of up to four courses per quarter (up to 16 classroom hours per week). The department, college and University value teaching, and expect Instructors to be excellent teachers; to be current in their discipline; to engage students actively in learning through discussion, writing, and analysis; and to set high standards regarding course content. Instructors are expected to provide students with feedback on their coursework and examinations, and to be available to students through regularly scheduled office hours in keeping with department policy. Instructors must have their students evaluate their course(s) using the standard University evaluation forms, or others approved by the provost, and must make those evaluations available to the department chairs and faculty for annual review.

Required Qualifications
  • MBA or master's degree in appropriate field
  • Demonstrated successful experience in teaching
  • Academically or professionally qualified in accordance with college and AACSB standards
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse students, faculty and staff and to teach an increasingly diverse student population that includes students traditionally underrepresented in business fields.

Preferred Qualifications
  • PhD
  • Experience teaching at the undergraduate level


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