Adjunct Pool in Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Employer
University of North Carolina at Asheville
Location
Asheville, NC

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Social Sciences, Anthropology & Archaeology, Sociology

Job Details

Posting Number:

F0076

Department:

Adjunct Pool in Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Rank:

Adjunct

Tenure Status:

Non Tenure Track

Position Summary:

The UNC Asheville Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites applications for teaching as an adjunct instructor. To apply, please submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae. The cover letter should discuss relevant teaching and/or professional experience, the fields or courses in which the applicant has interest in teaching, and expertise and credentials which would qualify the applicant to teach in Sociology and Anthropology. Other materials may be requested to finalize employment. Each applicant must renew the application every two years to remain in the pool of applicants.

UNC Asheville is deeply committed to fostering a culture of fairness, equity, and inclusion among its diverse students, faculty, and staff. This commitment, reflected in our Strategic Plan, stems from a core belief that different perspectives create the intellectual and experiential foundation through which the richest learning occurs, and this focus adds value to the liberal arts environment. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds and interests align with this commitment.

Qualifications:

Doctorate or master’s degree in Sociology or Anthropology (minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline). Exceptions may be granted for candidates with exceptional professional and/or teaching experience.

Months per Year:

N/A

Division:

Academic Affairs

Department:

Sociology & Anthropology

Special Instructions Summary:

This posting may not signify a temporary opening at this time. This is an on-going, as-needed, pool of temporary candidates. As departmental temporary needs are identified, this pool will be reviewed periodically to obtain potential candidates. If selected, candidates will be contacted directly by the hiring officials to arrange an interview.

All positions are temporary and will vary in length of time. You may choose to withdraw your application from this pool at any time. Please note that any documents submitted to Human Resources or the hiring departments become property of UNC Asheville and will not be returned.

Official transcripts will be requested upon employment. Any expense will be the responsibility of the employee. Educational degrees required must be from an appropriately accredited institution.

It is the policy of UNC Asheville to conduct pre-employment background investigations on all candidates selected for employment. If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. New employees are paid only by direct deposit to the financial institution of their choice.

Posting date:

07/17/2018

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Company

UNC Asheville, North Carolina’s designated public liberal arts university and The Princeton Review’s No. 1 university for “Making an Impact,” brings together rich relationships among faculty, students, and staff with a high value on diversity and inclusion, innovation and sustainability, and prepares students to be engaged citizens and curious problem solvers, ready for the careers of today and tomorrow.

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One of 17 institutions in the University of North Carolina system, and international headquarters of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC), UNC Asheville offers more than 30 undergraduate majors and a Master of Liberal Arts and Sciences degree. Enrolling 3,900, UNC Asheville encourages students to take part in a nationally acclaimed undergraduate research program and participate in interdisciplinary learning. From internships and hands-on projects, to study abroad and community engagement, students experience an education that extends beyond campus into the vibrant city of Asheville, the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains and the world.

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UNC Asheville’s 400-acre campus is located in the heart of Asheville, N.C., less than two miles from a thriving downtown and within driving distance of more than 250 independent restaurants and 500,000 acres of National Forest. The campus connects to the community through recently constructed greenways, shared studio space in the River Arts District, and numerous events and activities including summertime Concerts on the Quad as well as cultural events and special academic programs. UNC Asheville fields 16 NCAA Division I teams, competing in the Big South Conference, and in 2016 the university earned national attention as both the men’s and women’s basketball teams ended their regular seasons with conference championships and advanced to the NCAA tournament.UNC Asheville student in class

Known nationally as one of the top 10 public liberal arts universities, UNC Asheville also makes the list as a Best Buy (Fiske Guide) and Best Value (Kiplinger’s). In 2016, The Princeton Review ranked UNC Asheville first in the nation for “Making an Impact,” citing community service opportunities, student government, sustainability, and on-campus student engagement as driving factors, as well as recognizing graduates with high job meaning.

The university is committed to living the core values of diversity, innovation, and sustainability. Numerous university centers and programs extend this mission beyond the academic courses, caring for the community through a focus on diversity education, health and wellness, environmental resiliency, and lifelong learning, and serving as a community hub for creative entrepreneurship. These mission-driven initiatives ensure that UNC Asheville expands access to higher education, supports its scholars and employees, and makes an impact in the local area and throughout the state. 

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