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Adjunct FacultyWorking Title:
Adjunct Faculty - Environmental Health Sciences Program - School of Health SciencesDepartment:
School of Health SciencesPosition Summary:
Applications are currently invited for part-time instructors in the Environmental Health Sciences Program housed in the School of Health Sciences.Carnegie statement:
The School of Health Sciences commonly has the need for part-time instructors. We invite applications to be submitted for these potential openings.
These appointments are on a course by course basis. Salary is commensurate with education, experience, and discipline . These postings are continuous in order to develop a qualified pool of interested candidates. If your academic area of interest/expertise meets the programmatic needs of WCU at any time you will be contacted to discuss proposed teaching opportunities. These needs change from semester to semester.
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:
Minimum qualifications for teaching in the academic program are a master’s or doctoral degree in the teaching discipline or master’s degree with a concentration (minimum 18 graduate semester hours) in the teaching discipline.Open Date:
10/25/2022Open Until Filled:
YesSpecial Instructions to Applicants:
Thank you for your interest in this position. To be considered, you must apply online. Applicant should attach a current curriculum vitae, a letter of interest, and a list of three references (include names, addresses and complete contact information), and unofficial transcripts.Background/E-Verify:
For questions or additional information, please contact Brian Byrd, Director, Environmental Health Sciences Program at [email protected] or Ericka Zimmerman, Director, School of Health Sciences at [email protected]
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. Credential Verification:
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 www.dhs.gov/E-Verify. Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.
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.AA/EOE:
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.University Safety:
Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at [email protected]
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