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Music Adjunct

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

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

Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number
Quick Link for Internal Postings http://jobs.wcu.edu/postings/4698
Classification Title Adjunct
Working Title Music Adjunct
Department School of Music
Salary Range
Position Summary

Western Carolina University is always looking for qualified part time (adjunct) faculty to enhance its academic programs. 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. Minimum qualification for teaching in the academic programs is a master’s degree in the teaching discipline or master’s degree with a concentration in the discipline (minimum of 18 graduate semester hours in teaching discipline). A terminal degree is preferred.

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 06/21/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Thank you for your interest in this position.

Application must be made online.

Applicant should attach a current resume, a letter of interest, and a list of three references (include names, addresses and complete contact information).

Background/E-Verify

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks.

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. Proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.

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. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. List of references
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

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