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Lecturers/Visiting Faculty

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Lecturers/Visiting Faculty

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Non-Tenure Stream

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University Information:

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

Lecturers/Visiting Faculty/Clinical Faculty

Position Summary:

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

The Positions*
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) occasionally seeks applicants for full-time, term appointments as lecturers, visiting faculty, clinical faculty (School of Nursing, School of Education), academic professional track (College of Arts & Sciences, School of Music, Theatre and Dance, School of Health and Human Sciences). These are non-tenure-track appointments that include the possibility of renewal based on factors including, but not limited to, continued need, satisfactory performance, and availability of funding. The positions may be day or evening. In many cases, the minimum degree required is the doctorate or terminal degree; the Master’s degree may be appropriate in other instances, based on the requirements of the position. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in an academic setting that is ethnically/culturally diverse is highly desirable.

For the 2024-2025 academic year, positions in the following disciplines and departments may be available.

Dean, College of Arts and Sciences (UNCG, P. O. Box 26170, Greensboro, NC 27402-6170)
African American and Diaspora Studies, Anthropology; Liberal & Professional Studies Program; Biology; Chemistry and Biochemistry; Classical Studies; Communication Studies; Computer Science; English; Freshman Seminars Program; Geography; History; Informatics & Analytics Program; Interior Architecture; Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (Spanish, French, German, Russian, Japanese, Chinese and American Sign Language); Mathematics and Statistics; Media Studies; Philosophy; Physics and Astronomy; Political Science; Psychology; Religious Studies; Sociology; Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program.

Dean, Bryan School of Business and Economics (UNCG, P. O. Box 26170, Greensboro, NC 27402-6165)
Accounting and Finance; Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies; Economics; Information Systems and Supply Chain Management; Management; Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality, and Tourism

Dean, School of Education (UNCG, P. O. Box 26170, Greensboro, NC 27402-6170)
Counseling and Educational Development; Specialized Education Services; Educational Research Methodology; Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations; Library and Information Studies; Teacher Education and Higher Education

Dean, School of Health and Human Sciences (UNCG, P. O. Box 26170, Greensboro, NC 27402-6170)
Communication Sciences and Disorders; Community and Therapeutic Recreation; Human Development and Family Studies; Genetic Counseling; Gerontology; Kinesiology; Nutrition; Public Health Education, and Social Work

Dean, College of Visual and Performing Arts (UNCG, PO Box 26170, Greensboro, NC 27402-6170)
Various needs in art, arts administration, dance, music, and theatre.

Dean, School of Nursing (UNCG, P. O. Box 26170, Greensboro, NC 27402-6170)
Professional Nursing Education; Advanced Nursing Education and various needs related to nursing education, administration, and clinical practice
Dean, Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (2907 East Gate City Blvd, Greensboro, NC 27401)
Various needs in nanoscience education.

Minimum Qualifications:

Is determined by the classification of the position to be filled.
Could be Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must indicate in which of the below-listed disciplines employment is sought (be specific). Submit a letter of interest to the unit in which you are interested. Please include a curriculum vitae and names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three references. Send all materials to the following address:

University of North Carolina at Greensboro
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P. O. Box 26170,
Greensboro, NC 27402-6165

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is committed to equality of employment opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, political affiliation, genetic information, veteran’s status, disability, or age. Moreover, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is committed to recruiting and advancing women and minorities at all faculty/staff levels.


Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue through November 30, 2024. The applicant pool resulting from this advertisement will only remain active for the 2024-2025 academic year. Any applicant interested in a position beyond the 2024-2025 academic year must reapply. A similar advertisement will be placed in December 2024 for positions available in the 2025-2026 academic year.

Recruitment Range:

Varies by position

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Human Resources - 58401

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UNCG at a Glance

Founded in 1891, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro is the largest and most diverse state university in the Piedmont Triad. Standing apart from other universities, the UNCG community is joined together by a shared value: We define excellence not only by the people we attract, but by the meaningful contributions they make. 

With more than 19,400 students and 2,500 faculty and staff, UNCG is the largest state university in the Piedmont Triad and has an annual economic impact of more than $1 billion. The campus has grown to include 30 residence halls and 30 academic buildings on 210 acres.

UNCG takes pride in being a learner-centered public research university. The College of Arts & Sciences and seven professional schools offer 79 undergraduate majors, 65 master's programs and 30 doctoral programs.

The university holds two classifications from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, as a “research university with high research activity” and for “community engagement” in curriculum, outreach and partnerships. More than $35 million in grants and contracts for research and creative activity are awarded to faculty members annually. Among the most prominent of UNCG's research initiatives are the Gateway University Research Park and the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering. Both are partnerships with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

Globalization of the curriculum has expanded opportunities for international education, through new programs such as the UNC Exchange Program and the Lloyd International Honors College. In addition, innovative signature programs such as Building Entrepreneurial Learning for Life (BELL), Communication Across the Curriculum, Undergraduate Research and Freshman Seminars enhance the student experience.

As a cultural leader, UNCG offers concerts, lectures, dance and theater performances, exhibitions at the internationally known Weatherspoon Art Museum and readings by nationally known authors. In athletics, Spartan teams compete in nine women's and nine men's sports in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. With ethnic minority students making up 26 percent of the student body, UNCG is the most diverse of the UNC system's historically white campuses.

Although much has changed, some things remain the same. The university motto — “Service” — continues to be a guiding principle put into practice through all aspects of university life.

UNCG Schools and College of Arts & Sciences

The University's Academic Affairs Division consists of seven academic schools, the College of Arts & Sciences, the Graduate School and the Lloyd International Honors College. The names below are the ones currently in use. In some cases, the names have changed since the academic units were founded. The schools and their dates of establishment are: Graduate School 1921-22;College of Arts & Sciences 1969, Lloyd International Honors College 2005, Joint School of Nanoscience & Nanoengineering 2007, Joseph M. Bryan School of Business & Economics 1969, School of Education 1921, School of Health and Human Sciences 2011, School of Music, Theatre and Dance 2010, and School of Nursing 1966.

Achievements & Accolades

UNCG is garnering national attention and awards for its challenging academic programs, supportive environment and engaged community. Take a look at some of our latest accomplishments and meaningful contributions on campus, in the community and around the globe. Curious about more accolades, achievements, our student body, faculty and staff excellence and other signs of our success? Find out more at UNCG Now:

Challenging Academic Programs

U.S. News & World Report ranked three UNCG online programs among the best in the nation in the 2015 list of Best Online Programs.

UNCG’s slate of online programs has earned a top 10 ranking for affordability from

The graduate program in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies has earned a Top 10 ranking by the The HDFS Report.

Supportive Environment

UNCG is a Military Friendly School for the fourth straight year, putting it in the top 15 percent of colleges and universities nationwide that are doing the most to support veterans and ensure their success.

UNCG is ranked among the best colleges for your money nationwide by College Factual, a new site that guides students through the college selection process.

The Education Trust singles out UNCG among the nation’s universities for its success at closing the gap in graduation rates between black and white students.

Engaged Community

For the fifth year in a row, UNCG has earned the “Tree Campus USA” designation for promoting healthy trees and encouraging the spirit of conservation. 

UNCG’s innovative dynamic mailbox system has been honored as one of University Business Magazine’s Models of Efficiency.

For the eighth consecutive year, UNCG is highlighted on Washington Monthly’s list of American universities that contribute most to the public good.

Careers at UNCG

UNCG is committed to the creation of an inclusive, collaborative and responsive university by attracting, retaining and developing a diverse community of talented individuals in support of the university's mission.

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