Adjunct Geography Faculty

Location
Cullowhee, Jackson County
Posted
Jul 22, 2014
Faculty Jobs
Social Sciences, Geography
Working Title: Adjunct Geography Faculty

Posting Information: Applications are continually invited for adjunct Geography instructors, especially with expertise in human geography. The Geography program is in the Department of Geosciences and Natural Resources. There is commonly a need for adjunct geography instructors to teach courses in the University Liberal Studies program. We invite applications to be submitted for potential openings. Typical responsibilities are to teach one or two sections of introductory courses, especially population geography and cultural geography. Each class enrolls 35 to 40 students. Scheduling of classes may have some flexibility. If a job position becomes open, we will contact qualified candidates about the opportunity. 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 Training & Experience Requirements: Master's degree in the teaching discipline or a master's degree with a concentration in the discipline (a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in teaching discipline).

Preferred Qualifications:

Special Instructions to Applicants: Interested candidates must apply online. Attach a curriculum vitae and a list of three references (include complete contact information to include address, phone, & email). For more information, contact Dr. Mark Lord, Department of Geosciences and Natural Resources(mlord@wcu.edu). Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. In order to receive educational credit, degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at www.wes.org. Unless otherwise noted, degree must be obtained prior to start date. 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.

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