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Thanks for your interest in a career at Whitworth University. Below you will find links directing you to our current faculty openings. If you have any questions please email jobs@whitworth.edu

To Apply

Below each position title you will find a link titled Submit Whitworth Application. This link will take you to the Whitworth application system. The following documents are required to complete the online application:

1. Cover letter

2. Résumé

3. The names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of three academic/professional references

4. A one-page document describing your personal commitment to the Christian faith



 

Click here to view a message from the provost providing guidance and resources for writing the essay on Christian faith that is requested as part of the application for all Whitworth University faculty positions.

Click here for a statement regarding Whitworth’s Christ-Centered Rationale for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

 

 

Assistant Professor of Education - School Administration
Full-time, Non-Tenure
Application Review Begins: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 . Position will remain open until filled.
 
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Reporting to the Associate Dean of Graduate Studies in Education and Diversity Initiatives, provide program leadership and teach courses in school administration; teach courses in graduate and/or undergraduate teacher preparation programs. Provide energetic collegial leadership; participate in innovative program development and refinement, and collaborate with university and P-12 school system personnel. The position has three months of academic leave yearly.  Job Description
 

 
Assistant Professor of Graphic Design
Full-time, Tenure Track
Application Review Begins: Thursday, October 18, 2018 . Position will remain open until filled.
 
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The Art Department is announcing a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor. The Art Department is committed to excellent teaching, providing students with a rigorous intellectual environment, in a modern, fully-equipped art facility featuring dedicated studios, two galleries, and a MAC computer lab. Students gain knowledge and skills that support their creative process in the visual arts. The core art courses provide the foundation in artistic form and content, while upper division offerings expand each student’s artistic vision and conceptual foundation for content in their work, and all courses encourage lifelong learning and a passion for making and understanding art. Graphic Design is currently a track within the Art Major  Job Description
 

 
Assistant Professor of Political Science (International Relations)
Full-time, Tenure Track
Application Review Begins: Thursday, September 5, 2019 . Position will remain open until filled.
 
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The Political Science department, a four-member department with a strong teaching and publication tradition, is announcing a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor. The political science faculty at Whitworth has a common interest in justice and reconciliation—both international and domestic. We are looking for a candidate who will add to our strength in that area. This position is advertised pending administrative approval.

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Computer Science
Full-time, Tenure Track
Application Review Begins: Friday, November 1, 2019 . Position will remain open until filled.
 
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The Computer Science and Mathematics Department at Whitworth University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Computer Science faculty position. Experience in artificial intelligence or cybersecurity is preferable. Candidates with relevant industry experience are encouraged to apply.  Job Description
 

 
Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology
Full-time, Non-Tenure
Application Review Begins: Friday, January 17, 2020 . Position will remain open until filled.
 
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The Sociology Department at Whitworth University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Sociology with an emphasis on criminal justice. This is a two-year position with the possibility of extension.  Job Description
 

 
Visiting Assistant Professor of Theology
Full-time, Non-Tenure
Application Review Begins: Monday, November 11, 2019 . Position will remain open until filled.
 
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The Theology department is seeking candidates for a non-tenure track position at the rank of visiting assistant professor; the appointment is anticipated to be for three years, assuming satisfactory performance. Candidates who are passionate about and committed to teaching and mentoring a diverse student population, embracing our commitment to a Christ-centered mission and educational excellence, and advancing diversity, equity and inclusion through course curricula are encouraged to apply. Candidates should be excited to commit to Whitworth’s distinctive “mind and heart” mission as a Reformed, evangelical, and ecumenical university. The area of specialization is open within church history or biblical studies, but applicants must demonstrate the ability also to teach historical and biblical theology more broadly and to connect their scholarship to the life of the church.  Job Description
 

 

Whitworth complies with all federal, state, and local nondiscrimination laws that are applicable to religious nonprofit institutions and does not engage in unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability. With our Christ-centered commitment to building a diverse and inclusive community, the university encourages applications from populations underrepresented at Whitworth including members of racial/ethnic communities, women, and persons with disabilities.