Adjunct Faculty - Engineering & Technology

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Classification Title Adjunct Faculty
Working Title Adjunct Faculty - Engineering & Technology
Department School of Engineering & Technology
Salary Range Commensurate with qualifications
Position Summary

Candidates will teach courses as required by the department. Teaching will normally entail preparing teaching materials, giving lectures, overseeing laboratories, project work, grading, and/or developing assessment mechanisms. Course assignments will be determined by department need and candidate background.

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). Industry experience in the discipline required.

Preferred Qualifications

Candidates with extensive practical laboratory and experimentation background are highly desirable.

Physical Demands

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Special Instructions to Applicants
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.

Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (828) 227-7218 or email at

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Research Statement

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