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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

 

 

Academic Fieldwork Coordinator
Full-time, Non-Tenure
Application Review Begins: Wednesday, January 15, 2020 . Position will remain open until filled.
 
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The Academic Fieldwork Coordinator is a faculty member with an appointment in the Occupational Therapy Doctoral Program who has administrative reassigned time to supervise and mentor students in field placements. The faculty member also advises and teaches in the Occupational Therapy Program. Reporting to the Program Director of Occupational Therapy. The Academic Fieldwork Coordinator is a full participant in the success of the entry-level Occupational Therapy doctorate program and the fulfillment of the mission of the Occupational Therapy Program. Strong candidates should have experience in the design and coordination of all fieldwork rotations, oversight of fieldwork relations and activities, oversight of fieldwork site selection and facility contracts, as well as conducting duties of scholarship and data management.  Job Description
 

 
Assistant Professor of Education - School Administration
Full-time, Non-Tenure
Application Review Begins: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 . Position will remain open until filled.
 
Although the position has not been filled, we are no longer accepting applications at this time. 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
 

 
Director of Clinical Education
Full-time, Non-Tenure
Application Review Begins: Tuesday, February 4, 2020 . Position will remain open until filled.
 
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The Director of Clinical Education (DCE) is a Whitworth University (WU) faculty member with an appointment in the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program. Reporting to the DPT Program Director, the DCE will hold a 12-month appointment with administrative, academic, service and scholarship responsibilities consistent with the mission and philosophy of the DPT program and WU, as well as accreditation standards set forth by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). Strong candidates should have experience in clinical education, multi-site clinical coordination, and clinical administration. Experience in teaching and curriculum development is preferred.  Job Description
 

 
Doctoral Capstone Coordinator
Full-time, Non-Tenure
Application Review Begins: Tuesday, January 15, 2019 . Position will remain open until filled.
 
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The Doctoral Capstone Coordinator is a faculty member with an appointment in the Occupational Therapy Doctoral Program who has administrative reassigned time to coordinate doctoral capstone placements for students in that program. The faculty member also advises and teaches in the Occupational Therapy Program. Reporting to the Director of Occupational Therapy, the Doctoral Capstone Coordinator is a full participant in the success and fulfillment of the entry-level Occupational Therapy doctorate program. Qualified candidates should have experience in the design and coordination of Doctoral Capstone experiences and projects.  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.
 
Although the position has not been filled, we are no longer accepting applications at this time. 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.