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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 in Sociology (Tenure Track)
Full-time, Tenure Track
Application Review Begins: Monday, November 22, 2021 . Position will remain open until filled.
 
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The Sociology Department at Whitworth University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor in Sociology with an emphasis on criminology and criminal justice. This person will be the primary professor for the relatively new Criminology and Criminal Justice BA. This is a unique opportunity to shape and build a growing program.  Job Description
 

 
Assistant Professor of Engineering (Tenure Track)
Full-time, Tenure Track
Application Review Begins: Tuesday, November 15, 2022 . Position will remain open until filled.
 
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The successful candidate will demonstrate a clear commitment to Whitworth’s mission, strong teaching skills, an emerging record of scholarship and/or significant industry experience, and a commitment to institutional service. Teaching responsibilities for this position will primarily focus on the department’s offerings in mechanical engineering, engineering design, and other required courses in our B.S. in Engineering. The typical teaching load is two courses and two associated laboratories per semester, and a January term course. A departmental research endowment will provide some course release for candidates who pursue scholarly activity that involves undergraduates throughout the academic year.  Job Description
 

 
Assistant Professor of English
Full-time, Tenure Track
Application Review Begins: Saturday, January 15, 2022 . Position will remain open until filled.
 
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The English Department at Whitworth University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor in English with an emphasis on medieval and early modern literature. Approaches focusing on diversity, equity, and inclusion are highly desirable. We value candidates who demonstrate interest in and preparation for teaching additional courses in areas such as classical literatures in translation, global literatures, book history, and/or digital humanities.  Job Description
 

 
Assistant Professor of Music (Music Education, Choral Music) Track II
Full-time, Non-Tenure
Application Review Begins: Tuesday, February 1, 2022 . Position will remain open until filled.
 
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Whitworth’s Department of Music invites applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Music (Music Education/Choral). Track II positions are continuing positions, based on performance and the needs of the university, that are eligible for promotion and undergo regular evaluation, but are not tenure-track. The Department of Music, housed in the recently renovated and expanded Cowles Music Center, offers both the Bachelor of Arts in Music and Bachelor of Arts in Music Education Degrees. The department has nine full-time faculty, two full-time lecturers, and over thirty part-time instructors, with approximately 100 music majors as well as many non-majors in elective courses, lessons, and ensembles. The music programs are fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music. We serve the Spokane community by performing nearly 100 recitals and concerts each year on campus, in schools and churches, and at the historic Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox.  Job Description
 

 
ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF MUSIC (Director of Jazz Studies) TENURE TRACK
Full-time, Tenure Track
Application Review Begins: Tuesday, February 1, 2022 . Position will remain open until filled.
 
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Whitworth’s Department of Music invites applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of Music (Director of Jazz Studies), tenure track. The Whitworth Jazz Program has been widely recognized as one of the top university jazz programs in the country. Each year the Whitworth Jazz Ensemble performs with internationally recognized artists, and past guest artists have included Branford Marsalis, Joshua Redman, Pat Metheny, and Maria Schneider. The Whitworth Jazz Ensemble has appeared at national, regional, and state conferences and festivals, and tours both nationally and internationally. Recent tours have included Italy, Cuba, Brazil, New Orleans, and New York.  Job Description
 

 
DPT Faculty Positions
Full-time, Tenure Track
Application Review Begins: Sunday, October 31, 2021 . Starting date for DPT Faculty positions is July 2022. Applications are viewed on a rolling basis.
 
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Whitworth University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program invites applications and nominations for multiple 12-month tenure-track and non-tenure-track faculty positions to join its founding DPT faculty. The program will prepare DPT graduates with the leadership, professional and clinical competencies, and moral courage to collaboratively lead health teams and be effective movement system experts in the promotion of health of individuals, communities, and our diverse society. Our program is avidly preparing to submit an Application for Candidacy to CAPTE in Fall 2021.  Job Description
 

 
Lecturer in Theatre
Full-time, Non-Tenure
Application Review Begins: Wednesday, December 1, 2021 . Position will remain open until filled.
 
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The Theatre Department at Whitworth University invites applications for a Lecturer in Theatre with an emphasis on acting and directing. The Whitworth University Theatre Department offers students the unique opportunity to explore theatre from a faith-based perspective through a wide range of experiences. A collaborative, supportive faculty of theatre practitioners facilitate the creativity and discipline of their students through classes in acting, directing, non-traditional performance, design, theory, history and literature. Numerous performance opportunities, including main stage productions, touring shows, an improv troupe, and student-directed productions give students experience in a variety of performance styles. Whitworth University Theatre encourages students to develop a vision for the role of theatre in both their communities and the world at large.  Job Description
 

 
SCHOOL COUNSELING PROGRAM DIRECTOR ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (TRACK 1/TENURE TRACK)
Full-time, Tenure Track
Application Review Begins: Monday, January 10, 2022 . Position will remain open until filled.
 
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Reporting to the Associate Dean for Graduate Studies in Counseling and Leadership, the Director for School Counseling serves as the lead for our School Counseling (SC) and Social Emotional Learning (SEL) programs. This position also teaches counseling courses in our SOE Graduate Studies in Education (GSE) counseling programs and supervises practicum and internship students in the School Counseling Program.  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.