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Adjunct-Natural Resources

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applications are continually invited for part time instructors in Natural Resource Conservation and Management. The Department of Geosciences and Natural Resources is home to this program and commonly, but not always, has the need for part time instructors. We invite applications to be submitted for these potential openings. In general, the responsibilities are to teach lecture sections of introductory courses that are a part of the University Liberal Studies requirement. These classes typically enroll 30 to 40 students. Scheduling of classes has some flexibility. If a job position becomes open, we will contact qualified candidates about the opportunity. Applicants must have a master’s degree in field of instruction; some prior teaching experience is preferred. To be considered, you must apply online. Required application materials are 1) a letter of interest, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) graduate school transcripts (unofficial copies are okay), and 4) a list of three references (please include complete contact information).

Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number
Quick Link for Internal Postings http://jobs.wcu.edu/postings/3012
Classification Title Adjunct Faculty
Working Title Adjunct-Natural Resources
Department Geosciences & Natural Resources
Salary Range
Position Summary

Applications are continually invited for part time instructors in Natural Resource Conservation and Management. The Department of Geosciences and Natural Resources is home to this program and commonly, but not always, has the need for part time instructors. We invite applications to be submitted for these potential openings. In general, the responsibilities are to teach lecture sections of introductory courses that are a part of the University Liberal Studies requirement. These classes typically enroll 30 to 40 students. Scheduling of classes has some flexibility. If a job position becomes open, we will contact qualified candidates about the opportunity. Applicants must have a master’s degree in field of instruction; some prior teaching experience is preferred. To be considered, you must apply online. Required application materials are 1) a letter of interest, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) graduate school transcripts (unofficial copies are okay), and 4) a list of three references (please include complete contact information).

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

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
Physical Demands

Posting Text

Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications are continually invited for part time instructors in Natural Resource Conservation and Management. The Department of Geosciences and Natural Resources is home to this program and commonly, but not always, has the need for part time instructors. We invite applications to be submitted for these potential openings. In general, the responsibilities are to teach lecture sections of introductory courses that are a part of the University Liberal Studies requirement. These classes typically enroll 30 to 40 students. Scheduling of classes has some flexibility. If a job position becomes open, we will contact qualified candidates about the opportunity. Applicants must have a master’s degree in field of instruction; some prior teaching experience is preferred. To be considered, you must apply online. Required application materials are 1) a letter of interest, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) graduate school transcripts (unofficial copies are okay), and 4) a list of three references (please include complete contact information).

Background/E-Verify
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.

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

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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

Supplemental Questions

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