Adjunct-Department of Biology

Employer
Western Carolina University
Location
Cullowhee, North Carolina, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 01, 2021
Closes
Aug 02, 2021
Ref
2343843883
Discipline
Biology, Statistics
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Please see Special Instructions for more details. Thank you for your interest in this position. To be considered, you must apply online. Applicant should attach a current curriculum vitae, cover letter, a list of three references (include names, addresses and complete contact information) and a copy of transcripts.For questions or additional information, please contact Sean O'Connell, Department of Biology, 828-227-2203.

Western Carolina University is always looking for qualified part-time (adjunct) faculty to enhance its academic programs.

Minimum qualifications for teaching in the academic programs are a doctor's or master's degree in the teaching discipline or master's degree with a concentration in the teaching discipline (a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline). A terminal degree is preferred. 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.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required for this Position

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum qualifications for teaching in the academic programs are a doctor's or master's degree in the teaching discipline or master's degree with a concentration in the teaching discipline (a minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in the teaching discipline).

Preferred Qualifications

A terminal degree is preferred.

Physical Demands

Open Date 12/21/2015

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Special 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, cover letter, a list of three references (include names, addresses and complete contact information) and a copy of transcripts.

For questions or additional information, please contact Sean O'Connell, Department of Biology, 828-227-2203.

Background/E-Verify

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, and 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 jobs@email.wcu.edu.

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.

Required Documents Curriculum Vitae Unofficial Transcripts Cover Letter/Letter of Application List of references Optional Documents
Supplemental Questions
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