About the College/Department: The Department of Mathematics has about 25 full-time faculty and 25 contract faculty whose interests extend over a wide range of areas in applied and pure mathematics, statistics and math education. Besides our primary focus on undergraduate instruction, we offer a Masters program in mathematics with about 20 students. The Department of Mathematics appreciates diversity and encourages applications from a wide range of candidates.
Western Washington University has about 650 faculty and 15,000 students. It is located in Bellingham on a hill overlooking Bellingham Bay. Bellingham, a city of approximately 85,000, is a physically and culturally active, environmentally friendly, liberal family community with access to good schools. Its proximity to Seattle (90 miles), Vancouver (55 miles), the ocean, lakes and mountains, provides access to many recreational opportunities as well as to metropolitan facilities, major international companies and major research institutions.