Adjunct Faculty – Master of Construction Management

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Adjunct Faculty

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Adjunct Faculty – Master of Construction Management


Kimmel School of Construction Management

Position Summary:

Candidates will teach online distance education courses in the Master of Construction Management program as required by the Kimmel School of Construction Management.

Teaching will normally entail developing and preparing teaching materials, facilitating online instruction, mentoring student project work, grading, and/or assessing student learning outcomes. Course assignment(s) will be determined by School needs and candidate background.

The Master of Construction Management program has been ranked as the No. 1 online graduate construction management program by both Best Colleges Review and Best Colleges Online.

Carnegie statement:

WCU embraces its role as a regionally engaged university and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a community engaged university. Preference will be given to candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to public engagement through their teaching, service, and scholarship.

Minimum Qualifications:

PhD degree in construction, civil engineering, architecture, or closely related discipline. 3 to 5 years of project-based, professional level U.S. construction industry experience. Candidates must have prior experience in teaching online courses in one or more of the topics offered in the program.

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with executive level management experience are highly encouraged to apply.

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must apply online in order to be considered. Hard copy materials will not be accepted. Please submit your application online, including your resume or curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts from your highest degree earned, a cover letter, and a listing of at least three professional references (include complete contact info).


Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks.

Western Carolina University uses E-Verify to confirm employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.

Credential Verification:

All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified within 30 days of employment. All new employees who will be teaching are required to provide official transcripts within 30 days of employment. Transcripts should be provided for the highest earned degree and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements.


Western Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; religion; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; national origin; age; disability; genetic information; political affiliation; National Guard or veteran status, consistent with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, and policies, and the policies of The University of North Carolina. Additionally, the University promotes the realization of equal employment opportunity for minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans through its affirmative action program.
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at [email protected]

University Safety:

The Western Carolina University Annual Safety Report is available online at University Annual Safety Report or in hard-copy by request at the office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, 114 Scott, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7234) or the Office of University Police, 111 Camp Annex, Cullowhee, NC 28723 (828-227-7301). The report, required of all universities participating in Title IV student financial aid programs, discusses crime statistics, procedures for reporting suspicious or criminal activity, security, police authority, crime prevention strategies, university policies on substance abuse and sexual offenses, workplace violence and fire safety.




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Posted: 3/19/2020
Application Due: 6/16/2021
Work Type: Full Time