Adjunct Faculty - School of Health Sciences

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Posting Information

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Classification Title Adjunct Faculty
Working Title Adjunct Faculty - School of Health Sciences
Department School of Health Sciences
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Position Summary

Applications are currently invited for part-time instructors in the School of Health Sciences. Academic degrees include Athletic Training, Emergency Medical Care, Environmental Health, Nutrition & Dietetics, Recreational Therapy, Dietetic Internship, and Master of Health Sciences.

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.

Carnegie statement

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 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.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands

Posting Text

Open Date 01/05/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Thank you for your interest in this position. Baseo be considered, you must apply online. Applicant should attach a current resume, a letter of interest, and a list of three references (include names, addresses and complete contact information).


For administrative purposes during the implementation of Career Banding this journey position is considered a Salary Grade 59.

If no applicants apply, who meet the required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities/Competencies and Training and Experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants.
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Credential Verification

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.


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.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  4. List of references
Optional Documents

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