Whitman College wishes to reinforce its commitment to enhance diversity, broadly defined, recognizing that to provide a diverse learning environment is to prepare students for personal and professional success in an increasingly multicultural and global society. In their application, candidates should address their interest in working as teachers and scholars with undergraduates in a liberal arts environment that emphasizes close student-faculty interaction; how their cultural, experiential, and/or academic background contributes to diversity; and their interest in participating in the College's general education offerings.
Materials required include a letter of application; curriculum vitae; a comprehensive statement addressing the candidate's teaching interests, research agenda (including the possible involvement of undergraduate students), and potential interdisciplinary contributions to Whitman College through new courses, research focus, or both; three letters of reference; undergraduate and graduate transcripts; teaching evaluations or other evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in undergraduate instruction. Electronic versions of materials are preferred and should be sent as pdf attachments to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions concerning the position should also be sent to this email address. Full consideration will be given to materials received by October 15, 2010. No applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, creed, or disability.