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Assistant Professor of Recreation
Western Washington University

Date Posted Sep. 20, 2018
Title Assistant Professor of Recreation
University Western Washington University
Department Health and Human Development
Application Deadline Dec. 1, 2018
Position Start Date Sep. 15, 2019
  • Bellingham, WA
    United States
  • Assistant Professor
  • Recreation/Leisure studies

Assistant Professor of Recreation, tenure-track in Department of Health and Human Development, Western Washington University, beginning September 2019.

Required qualifications: Earned doctorate with at least one degree in recreation, therapeutic recreation, or closely related discipline by time of appointment. Current CTRS certification or ability to obtain certification within one year of appointment. Responsibilities include providing quality instruction in the Recreation Program core curriculum, community and therapeutic concentrations, and other courses as assigned. Develop and conduct program of research related to community recreation, social justice, therapeutic recreation, and inclusion. Assist in developing a graduate program. Provide program leadership and contribute to planning program activities.

Direct inquiries and material not submitted through Page Up to: Sue Hutchings (, Search Coordinator, HHD Department, Western Washington University, 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225-9067. Review of applications begins December 1, 2018. The position will remain open until filled. For full description and instructions on how to apply see: Position Description and Application Instructions at:

  • 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 Vice Provost for Equal Opportunity and Employment Diversity, Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Equal Opportunity Office, Western Washington University, Old Main 345 (MS 9021), 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; 360.650.3307 (voice) or 711 (Washington Relay);

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Contact Information

  • Sue Hutchings
    Health and Human Development
    Western Washington University
    516 High St MS9067
    Bellingham, WA 98225
  • 360-650-7227
  • 360-650-7447


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