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Western Kentucky University is a member of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC), a non-profit coalition of over 700 colleges, universities, hospitals and research labs committed to diversifying the pipeline of faculty, staff and administration in academia.  HERC also accommodates dual-career searches, and offers a search engine to explore jobs within a commutable distance.  Visit  https://main.hercjobs.org/jobs/dualsearch for more information and resources.

Why Choose WKU?

Founded in 1906, Western Kentucky University (WKU) is located in Bowling Green, Kentucky, an ethnically and racially diverse city of just over 68,000 people, situated approximately 65 miles north of Nashville, TN, and just over 100 miles south of Louisville, KY. More than 50 different languages are spoken in and around Bowling Green and people from 35 nationalities call the area home. Core to our mission, WKU strives to foster a sense of community where people of all backgrounds, identities and perspectives feel welcomed and enriched, and is committed to employing a diverse and inclusive workforce. We seek to attract research- and teaching-active faculty, as well as staff members, from academically and culturally diverse backgrounds.

The university's population of approximately 18,000 students includes 33% first generation university/college, 16% underrepresented minority and 2% international students. A regional comprehensive university, WKU is student-centered and focuses on applied research that expands knowledge; improves learning; and serves the region, state and nation.

We proudly offer a comprehensive benefits package to you and your family, including domestic partners and other qualified dependents.  In addition, we offer generous vacation, medical and holiday paid time off and an outstanding tuition discount program for employees and dependents.

 

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Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs 

Department:Provost/VP Academic Affairs

Posted On: Oct, 23rd 2020
  • Location: Bowling Green, KY
  • Category: Featured Jobs
Apply Now for Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Posted On: Nov, 13th 2019
  • Location: Somerset, KY
  • Category: Faculty (Part Time)
Apply Now for Faculty (Part Time) - Biology (Somerset, Kentucky)
Posted On: Nov, 13th 2019
  • Location: Somerset, KY
  • Category: Faculty (Part Time)
Apply Now for Faculty (Part Time) -Science/Math - SkyTeach-SMED (Somerset, Kentucky)

Assistant Professor, Physics & Astronomy 

Department:Physics & Astronomy

Posted On: Nov, 13th 2019
  • Location: Bowling Green, KY
  • Category: Faculty
Apply Now for Assistant Professor, Physics & Astronomy

Application Programmer / Analyst I or II 

Department:Application & Prgm Services

Posted On: Nov, 7th 2019
  • Location: Bowling Green, KY
  • Category: Staff
Apply Now for Application Programmer / Analyst I or II

Team Lead, Zone Maintenance 

Department:Housing & Residence Life

Posted On: Nov, 5th 2019
  • Location: Bowling Green, KY
  • Category: Staff
Apply Now for Team Lead, Zone Maintenance

Director of School of Media 

Department:School of Media

Posted On: Oct, 16th 2019
  • Location: Bowling Green, KY
  • Category: Staff
Apply Now for Director of School of Media
Posted On: Oct, 16th 2019
  • Location: Bowling Green, KY
  • Category: Faculty
Apply Now for Assistant / Associate Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy

Faculty (Part Time) - Citizenship and Social Justice 

Department:Sociology and Criminology

Posted On: Sep, 12th 2019
  • Location: Bowling Green, KY
  • Category: Faculty (Part Time)
Apply Now for Faculty (Part Time) - Citizenship and Social Justice

Coordinator, Education 

Department:Training/Technical Assistance Svcs

Posted On: Aug, 19th 2019
  • Location: Bowling Green, KY
  • Category: Staff
Apply Now for Coordinator, Education
Posted On: Aug, 14th 2019
  • Location: Elizabethtown, KY
  • Category: Faculty (Part Time)
Apply Now for Faculty (Part Time) - School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox)

 

 


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